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The award
MA (Hist)

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
February, April, October

International course fees
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About History at The Open University

This MA in History provides theoretical and practical training in major themes in local and regional history, research methods, project planning and writing. You'll explore aspects of British and Irish local and regional history between 1750 and 1950, and be introduced to the key themes of poverty and welfare, crime and policing, the role of families, urban history, religion and industrialisation. Using our world-class collection of online primary source materials, you'll be encouraged to produce an independent research project on a topic of your choice.

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  • The awardMA (Hist)How you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
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