Postgraduate History degrees


Degree listing

MA in History

The MA in History is innovative, creative, free-thinking, stimulating, diverse and challenging – everything that is distinctive about history at Goldsmiths.

  • History

MA in Queer History

The MA in Queer History is a pioneering programme in one of the most exciting new areas of historical enquiry, giving a voice to those who throughout much of history have been denied one.

  • Body & Society, Gender & Sexualities, History

MPhil & PhD in History

The distinctive emphasis of Goldsmiths' Department of History is a theorised, interdisciplinary and comparative approach to research.

  • History

MRes in History

The MRes provides excellent preparation for study at MPhil/PhD level for students with a defined research topic, but is also a degree in its own right.

  • History
History at Goldsmiths

Why study History at Goldsmiths?

History at Goldsmiths is interdisciplinary, comparative and research-led. Our staff are award-winning experts in their fields, specialising in the history of Africa, Asia and Europe, with particular strengths concentrated around three research clusters: 

  • History of medicine, emotions and the body
  • Military history
  • History of the Balkans/East-Central Europe/Russia

Masters students can take modules in other departments and at other University of London institutions, providing a very broad choice of study options. 

History at Goldsmiths has been ranked 11th in the UK for the quality of our research in the Research Excellence Framework.

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Find out more about the Department of History.