Why studying for an MA in modern history is beneficial

History matters, which is why those who choose to study for an MA in modern history make the decision to do so. Actively seeking to learn about other cultures and the way other people came to be what and who they are can make for a lively and thought-provoking experience. Being exposed to a wide range of sources, expert opinions, and approaches from across modern times gives students a unique, yet insightful, look into that which surpasses more conventional boundaries.

Does a master's degree make you any more employable?

As the possibility of unemployment looms for many, more than 500,000 each year choose to pursue further study in the form of a postgraduate taught programme such as a master's. The motivation behind this decision is often related to belief that a higher-level qualification will result in a better job. But does the CV addition of an MA, MBA or MSc actually improve employment prospects?

Fundza: A revolution in teen reading

Mignon Hardie has been involved with the start-up and management of a number of SMEs including the Fundza Literacy Fund where she is a trustee and trust manager.

Cranfield School of Management

History: Management has been part of Cranfield University since the Fifties. Founded on an old RAF site as the first postgraduate college of aeronautics, when it decided its students needed management training. It grew out of industrial need, not ivory towers. The school was formally established in 1967, making it one of the three oldest business schools in the UK.