Master's degrees

Five of the School's 9 institutes offer master's degrees in their specialist areas of expertise in the humanities and social sciences. The Refugee Law Initiative also offers a master's degree.

Our students benefit from:
  • a friendly and supportive postgraduate-focused environment
  • stydying at the heart of the University of London's Bloomsbury precinct in central London
  • access to world-leading research resources
  • and the opportunity to participate in the academic events and the research activities of the School.

Our graduates are awarded a University of London degree. One in 10 of our master's degree graduates go on to undertake further study by research.



Three graduates wearing robes and mortarboards on graduation day

Master's degrees in culture, language and literature, history, human rights and law.


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Research degrees in Commonweath, English, History, Law, and Modern Languages.


A range of engaging short courses in palaeography, literature, book studies and protection of refugees.