The curriculum will comprise two compulsory courses, two elective courses, and a minor dissertation (details below). Candidates will ordinarily complete the prescribed courses in the first year, and will be expected to complete the dissertation or equivalent within the following year. Students who have completed a course equivalent to HST5061H: Advanced Historical Methods and Approaches at the Honour’s or Master’s level may apply for exemption, but not credit, from this course. If such exemption is granted, the student must complete an additional elective course.
Core (Compulsory) Courses:
HST5011W Minor Dissertation (to be registered for once coursework is complete - usually in second year of programme)
(Two courses to be chosen from the following)
HST5040F A History of Violence: Perspectives from the Global South (Not offered in 2023)
HST5044S Migrants, Diasporas, and Minorities in the Modern World (Not offered in 2023)
HST5014S Traumatic Traces: History, Memory and Beyond (Not offered in 2023)
HST5056S Themes in Everyday History (Not offered in 2023)
An elective offered by a cognate department may replace one or more of the listed electives, subject to approval by the Head of Department.