Study within a truly interdisciplinary environment, broaden your understanding of history and build a unique pathway for your interests and aims.
Thanks to our co-operation with other
departments, the Museum of English
Rural Life and external organisations
such as English Heritage, Parliament, the
National Trust and the Wellcome Trust, our
students work in a truly interdisciplinary
environment and are part of a vibrant
As a master’s student, you will become an
important part of the Department and of
the Centre for Economic History. Master’s
students are involved in our research
seminar series and are routinely invited to
our conferences and events. We also have
a dedicated postgraduate room, where
master’s and doctoral students work
together, exchange ideas and motivate
Both programmes are very flexible, and you
can study them on a full-time or part-time
basis. The MA History can also be taken on
a modular basis.
Looking for postgraduate research opportunities?
Come to Reading for your PhD or professional doctorate and join a talented and diverse community of fellow researchers working to improve lives across the globe.