We offer full- and part-time postgraduate programmes (MA, MRes, LLM, MPhil and PhD). Our graduates receive University of London degrees.


Master's Graduates

Master's Degrees

Six of the School's nine institutes offer master's degrees in their specialist areas of expertise in the humanities and social sciences. Students benefit from a friendly and supportive postgraduate-focused environment and world-leading research resources.

A PhD student at graduation

 MPhil/PhD Programmes

Our research students work with leading experts in a range of humanities subjects and have access to world-class libraries and archives. They can also take advantage of a varied and challenging research training programme.


Attendees of one of our short courses

Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas

Pursue a personal or professional interest in your chosen subject whilst gaining a postgraduate qualification. These courses are ideal for students who want to study at a postgraduate level but who do not want to commit to a full masters.

Study from anywhere in the world

Distance Learning

Distance learning offers you a more flexible way to study for a postgraduate degree in the humanities – combining innovative learning and teaching techniques with the ability to study from anywhere in the world.

Attendees of one of our short courses

Short Courses and Summer Schools

Our institutes offer a range of academically challenging summer schools and short courses that are taught by distinguished scholars.