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The MA focuses on the local history of the North West, including Manchester, from the medieval period to the 20th Century. It also encourages students to place local and regional history in a broader context by drawing on work from other areas in the UK. You will undertake core units in the introduction to local and regional history as well as two units on research methods (one primarily on sources, the other on historiography). These research methods units will prepare you to research and write a dissertation of your choice. In addition you will choose two options from a selection of specialist courses in aspects of the region?s history. These may include: print culture in early modern England, 1500-1750 landscape and history working with archive film place, identity and culture in northern England in the 19th and 20th Centuries youth in the North West, 1870s-1970s culture and identity in the medieval North West, palaeography and industry and trade in North West England 1700-1850. Units may change subject to availability. Special features ?We have a long and successful record in teaching postgraduate students from a range of different backgrounds. ?Opportunities to become familiar with the rich range of sources available to historians in Manchester and the North West. ?Individual support available throughout the course.

The MA focuses on the local history of the North West, including Manchester, from the medieval period to the 20th Century. It also encourages students to place local and regional history in a broader context by drawing on work from other areas in the UK. You will undertake core units in the introduction to local and regional history as well as two units on research methods (one primarily on...

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