Institute of Historical Research

Study for a one-year

Masters in History at the Institute of Historical Research, Bloomsbury, London





If you are currently looking to enrol on a Masters course in History which begins this autumn, 2015, whether full or part-time, then the IHR has just the course for you: our Masters in Historical Research.


Taught by acknowledged specialists, taken successfully by recent students, this is an ideal course for learning essential skills required by historians today. These are also skills in the manipulation and analysis of data which are transferable to business and the professions.


Whether you have graduated this summer in History and want to stay on for more, or took a degree some years ago, whether in History or a related subject, the IHR’s Masters in Historical Research may be right for you.

Institute of Historical Research Librarian

The Institute of Historical Research is seeking a Librarian to oversee the operations and development of the Wohl Library, a collection of over 180,000 volumes (the majority on open access) covering British, European and colonial history, housed in the IHR’s premises in Senate House.

Applications close 9 August 2015.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Low Countries History

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow for a one-year appointment to survey our library collections in the history of the Low Countries and promote their use by the research community.

Applications close 16 August 2015.

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