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History MA Hons

History and Archaeology and History at

University of Edinburgh

STUDY MODE

Full-Time

LENGTH

4 years course

LEARNING

On Campus

PLACEMENT YEAR

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YEAR ABROAD

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FOUNDATION YEAR

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History MA Hons

At Edinburgh, our history department is one of the largest and most diverse in the UK.

Our academics are internationally recognised experts in the field whose teaching is directly informed by their

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How do I apply and how easy is it to get in?

What you will need to do

Apply by 31 Jan

What you won’t need to do

Audition for a Place
Attend an interview
Submit a portfolio
Pass an entry test

Points of entry for History MA Hons

Year 1

Entry requirements for History and Archaeology and History at University of Edinburgh

Entry requirements are the formal requirements students need to meet to be considered for a place on a university course. But, each year many universities accept students with lower grades. The bar chart below shows the actual UCAS tariff points of students currently on this course.
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Required subjects for History MA Hons at University of Edinburgh

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

UCAS points for current students on History and Archaeology and History at University of Edinburgh

English language requirements

6.5
Additional details
Total 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.

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