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Open University: History (F89)

Institution Open University
Department The Open University
Telephone 0300 303 5303
Study type Taught


The MA in History provides you with the opportunity to explore society, politics and culture in Britain and Ireland during either the early modern (c.1500-1800) or modern (c.1750-1970) period. Using our world-class collection of online primary source materials together with collections of documents and artefacts in local and national repositories, you will produce an independent research project on a topic of your choice.

Key features of the course - Develops your ability to present a sustained argument in clear, logical prose

  • Builds your skills of analysis, critical thinking and practical research

  • Provides a firm foundation for further research studies

  • Applicable to a wide range of careers


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