Part-time students complete the same quantity of work undertaken by full-time students, but this work is spread out over a longer period. Part-time study for the master's degree typically takes two years, instead of the usual one year.
The Department offers a high degree of flexibility in the construction of individualised programmes of part-time study. The Department nonetheless recommends that students follow the 'Methods and Approaches to History' strand of the core training module during their first year of study, see our Theory, Skill, Method pages: TSM for part-time students page, as this provides an excellent basis in current tendencies and debates within the field of historical research. Part-time students will rarely be required to be on campus for more than one or two days a week.
Part-time students will join the vibrant community of postgraduates in the Warwick History Department, and are encouraged to attend as many of the wide range of departmental offerings (seminars, reading groups, discussion forums, conferences, Staff-Student Liaison Committee, etc) as they are able to accommodate into their own timetable. For more information about postgraduate life in the Warwick History Department please see the pages at Postgraduate Life
A record of which modules you will follow in each year should be on file in the Postgraduate Office [H3.40] by the beginning of October of each year of your study.
If you have any questions regarding the pacing of your MA, please consult the MA Director, Dr Sarah Hodges (S.Hodges@warwick.ac.uk).