Masters in History

History is the science concerned with finding, gathering, structuring and passing on facts about events in the past. It aims at objectively establishing a cause-effect explanation of events in a chronological, complete and truthful manner.The study of history helps us understand why the human society is the way it is today, why there are differences between societies and how people and society have evolved over time. A good understanding of the past leads to better decisions in the present and better planning for the future. Although History is regarded as a descriptive science of the past, it has great impact on the present.A student of this discipline will learn how to assess evidence of various types, how to interpret conflict in an objective, based manner and how to assess and explain past changes. This discipline of studies offers a broad perspective that offers flexibility, good analytical skills, good writing and speaking skills, capacity to identify, assess and explain trends and behaviours and great research skills. All these attributes are vital in a number of different occupations in the job market, so a graduate of history has a wide range of jobs that he or she could be fit for.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

International Conflict M.Sc. International Conflict
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 5,300 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,500 per year
  • 12 months

This course will provide you with a substantial grounding in the theory and history of international conflict and of intra- and inter-state disputes in the contemporary international system. It explores the multidisciplinary theoretical roots of international conflict, drawing on contributions from subjects such as international relations, politics, economics, sociology and history.

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Historical, Literary & Cultural Studies M.A. Historical, Literary & Cultural Studies
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 9,685 per year
  • 24 months

Whether you are interested in the ancient world, political history or religious history; the Research Masters programme in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies offers something for each and everyone. There are three Masters specialisations: Historical Studies, Literary Studies or Art and Visual Culture. Each programme has their own focus. Historical Studies focuses mainly on the visual and material culture from the Antiquity. Literary studies focuses on classical and modern languages like German, Spanish, French and English. Art and Visual culture focuses on visual and material culture from Antiquity to the present.

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Israel Studies M.A. Israel Studies
  • Oct 2016
  • International $ 9,000 per year
  • 12 months

The International Masters Degree Program in Israel studies offers students the opportunity to partake in in-depth study of the State of Israel covering periods of the beginning of the Zionist movement to the present day.

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Maritime Civilizations M.A. Maritime Civilizations
  • Oct 2016
  • International $ 9,000 per year
  • 12 months

The International MA Program in Maritime Civilizations offers students an exceptional opportunity to explore the history, archaeology, and fabric of maritime societies, as well as the natural environment in which they developed and the anthropogenic environments in which they currently exist.

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History of Science, Medicine, Environment and Technology M.A. History of Science, Medicine, Environment and Technology
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 5,250 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

This programme is unique in teaching the collective history of science, medicine, environment and technology. It is also unique as it offers modules that combine imperial, ethical, and military history with general areas of history of science and medicine.

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Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang) M.A. Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang)
  • Feb 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 899 per semester
  • Non-EEA € 899 per semester
  • 24 months

Der Studiengang vermittelt Grundlagen und Hintergrundwissen fr ein tiefgreifendes Verstndnis der mittel- und osteuropischen Geschichte, Kultur, Wirtschaft, Politik sowie aktueller gesellschaftlicher Fragen. Schwerpunkt ist die historische und kulturelle Entwicklung der Region. Eine Vertiefung der Studienfcher wird in den Bereichen Kunst und Literatur angeboten. Im Wahlfachbereich steht den Studierenden nahezu das gesamte Angebot der Universitt (juristische, politologische und wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fcher) offen.

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History (Research)(MA, PhD) M.A. History (Research)(MA, PhD)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 4,052 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

The School of History is a lively, research-led department where postgraduate students are given the opportunity to work alongside academics recognised as experts in their respective fields. The School was placed second nationally for world-class research in themost recent Research Assessment Exercise, and consistently scores highly in the National Student Survey.

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World Christianity M.Sc. World Christianity
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 8,100 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 16,500 per year
  • 12 months

This programme is designed to enable participants to understand a wide range of Christian belief, culture and practice throughout the world, in historical, theological, and sociological contexts.

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International Relations in Historical Perspective M.A. International Relations in Historical Perspective
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,330 per year
  • 12 months

International Relations in Historical Perspective bridges the historical and political science approaches of international relations. In this way, the programme offers you the best of both worlds.

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History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia and Intensive Language M.A. History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia and Intensive Language
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 7,260 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 16,090 per year
  • 24 months

This two-year programme combines the strengths of the MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia with intensive language training in Japanese or Korean. Students study the arts of China, Korea and Japan, exploring a wide range of East Asian arts, from Chinese archaeology to Japanese prints, Korean installation works to Buddhist monuments, in historical and contemporary periods.

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History M.Sc. History
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

Join our flexible online history masters programme and study for a graduate degree with one of the worlds most prestigious universities at a pace that suits you and fits around your ongoing work or personal commitments.

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