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HumanitiesPostgraduate study

Taught Degrees

From language and music, to philosophical debate, history and culture in all its forms, discover what makes us human.

In Humanities we offer a broad range of postgraduate masters programmes to prepare you for the future. We provide opportunities in vocational training, in-depth research and for a wider cultural understanding.



MSc Archaeology, MSc/MA Maritime Archaeology, MSc Business and Heritage

Heritage house


MA English Literary Studies, MA Medieval and Renaissance Culture, MA Creative Writing



MA Film and Cultural Management, MA Film Studies



MA Medieval and Renaissance Culture, MA Jewish History and Culture, MA History

Ancient statue


Mmus Music (Performance, Composition, Musicology), MA Medieval and Renaissance Culture


Modern Languages

Contemporary Europe, French Studies, German Studies, Linguistic Studies, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, English Language Studies

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Whether you're considering your options, or you’ve already applied for one of our courses, a Visit Afternoon is a great way to see us on campus and find out more about your area of interest.

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