Master of Studies in Historical Studies
Differences from 2018/19 to 2021/22
1. Candidates must follow a course of instruction in Historical Studies. The course is available on a part time basis only, to be studied over a period of three terms.
2. Candidates for admission will be required to have successfully completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Historical Studies normally not more than three terms before admission to the MSt.
3. Every candidate shall be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:
Assignments under 3(a) to (c) shall be
submitted viathe Department for Continuing Educationapproved online submission systemfor consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and of which they shall notify candidates. Presentations under 3() shall be delivered at such times and locations as are provided in the course handbook.
The dissertation under clause
4. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.
The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the MSt. 6. maybe permitted to resubmit on one further occasion only, not later than one year after the initial failure. 7. A candidate who is successful in the examination for the MSt in Historical Studies shall have his or herPostgraduate Certificate subsumed by the Master of Studies.
Unit 1: Using Archives and Analysing Sources
Unit 2: Theoretical Approaches to History
Unit 3: Writing History