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History MA courses are intended to challenge students of the highest calibre, while providing specific and direct training in disciplinary practices, theories, approaches and methodologies. Our taught programmes are conducted with an emphasis on disciplinary training and inter-disciplinary engagement, offering opportunities for supported independent study. 

Our exceptional Master's degrees are also designed to offer choice, flexibility and the opportunity to specialise. Throughout each degree you will enhance your historical, professional and transferable skills, preparing you for many kinds of public and private sector careers. 

What else can I do after my undergraduate degree in History?

Durham History graduates in the past have progressed to Master’s courses in a wide range of inter-disciplinary subject areas, including many of the following: