Postgraduate taught degrees

History at Glasgow offers a wide selection of MLitt and MSc options highlighting the breadth of our research and expertise. These Masters are usually one year full-time or two years part-time and begin in September. There is also the option of a taught MRes in History which combines taught courses with a larger independent research component.

The University of Glasgow has taught History since 1897, when the Chair in History was founded. Chairs in Scottish History and Medieval History followed. The learning and research environment for students is dynamic and supportive thanks to our active programme of research seminars, lectures and collaborations. History at Glasgow was ranked equal fourth in the UK in terms of overall ‘research power’ and second in Scotland in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). All of our permanent staff are active researchers, creating a diverse range of interest, from Early Modern History to War Studies.