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History PgDip
History PgDip

History PgDip

  • ID:UoGC440330
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • Application Fee:£160.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:£1,360.78
  • LivingFee/Month:£1,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Month:£25.00
  • OtherFee/Month:£860.00
  • Application Fee:£160.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:£1,360.78
  • LivingFee/Month:£1,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Month:£25.00
  • OtherFee/Month:£860.00

* Fee for re-assessment of a dissertation (PGT programme): £360 Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed: £340 Registration/exam only fee: £160

Estimated Total/program:
£30,652.02
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Engilsh Requirements

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training):

  • overall score 6.5

  • no sub-test less than 6.5

  • or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:

Common equivalent English language qualifications

All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:

  • ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than:

    • Reading: 23

    • Listening:23

    • Speaking: 23

    • Writing: 24

  • CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 176

  • CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 176

  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English, Academic test): 64 overall;  no sub-test less than 62

  • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests

For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The University is also able to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from any of the 1000 IELTS test centres from around the world and we do not require a specific UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme.

Course Information

  • ​This Masters offers courses across all periods from medieval to late modern, focusing on Scotland, Britain, Europe and America with increasing global perspective. You’ll study historical skills and methods and produce a research dissertation based on primary sources. History at Glasgow rates joint 4th in the UK for research excellence and impact. Our research directs our postgraduate teaching so that you'll explore cutting-edge topics.

  • Glasgow is an outstanding resource hub for the study of History. On campus, the University Library holds superb printed and manuscript collections from the medieval to the present. You can also use the Baillie Collection of printed medieval and modern sources in Scottish, Irish and English history.

  • The University’s Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery provides access to primary source materials in fields such as fine art, numismatics and ethnography.

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You’ll take:

  • One core course

  • Five optional courses

You’ll also produce a dissertation.

Core course

  • RESEARCH RESOURCES AND SKILLS FOR HISTORIANS 

Optional courses

You can choose courses from within History to suit your own interests, including (session 2019-2020):

  • APPROACHES TO HISTORY (FOR POSTGRADUATES)

  • SCOTTISH RADICALISM 1848-1950

  • ISSUES, IDEOLOGIES AND INSTITUTIONS OF MODERN SCOTLAND

  • CULTURE, POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN THE HIGHLAND CLEARANCES

  • GENDER, POLITICS AND POWER

  • GENDER, CULTURE AND TEXT

  • MILITARY SCOTLAND IN THE AGE OF PROTO-GLOBALIZATION, C.1600-C.1800 

  • MEDIEVAL PALAEOGRAPHY: AN INTRODUCTION TO READING MEDIEVAL DOCUMENTS 

  • THOMAS PAINE AS AN ENLIGHTENMENT REVOLUTIONARY (LATER 18TH CENTURY AND BEYOND) 

  • READING EARLY MODERN HISTORY

  • HERETICS AND INQUISITORS IN EUROPE,800-1600

  • SIN AND THE COURTS: SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CONFLICT IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND

  • US HISTORY SINCE 1945

  • WORKING WITH MANUSCRIPTS AS HISTORIANS

  • THE OTTOMANS IN HISTORY, 1300-1922

  • SEEKING REFUGE FROM SLAVERY: ENSLAVED RESISTANCE FROM AFRICA TO THE AMERICAS

  • POPULAR CULTURE AND THE REFORMATION IN EARLY MODERN SCOTLAND

  • GAELIC IN SCOTLAND: THE HISTORY OF A LANGUAGE, 1400-1914 

With permission, you can also take courses from other subjects in the College of Arts and beyond.

Please note the availability of a particular course depends on student numbers and patterns of staff leave. Not all courses will be available every year.

Summer: April to September

  • DISSERTATION

Teaching and assessment

Teaching is mainly seminar and discussion-based, in small classes.Technical skills are taught through lectures and workshops associated with the core course, while the conceptual foundations for gender history are taught through the weekly seminars. Independent and self-reflective critical work is fostered through written assignments and seminar presentations, culminating in the dissertation.

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Pre Courses

Pre-Sessional English Course

This depends on your starting level. For students aiming for the standard requirement of IELTS 6.5 and starting a degree programme in September we recommend

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Pathway Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The research skills and methods you’ll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching. The programme is also a good foundation for a PhD. 

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurrance_fee: £300/year

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