Early Modern History, M.Litt.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 15250
    Tuition (Year)
    6950
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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The Early Modern History programme at the University of Glasgow is for historians seeking to specialise in the study of the early modern period. Our early modern interests extend to England, Scotland, France, Scandinavia, the Low Countries, Italy and North America, and range from the late 15th to late 18th centuries.
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About

The Early Modern History programme at the University of Glasgow is for historians seeking to specialise in the study of the early modern period. Our early modern interests extend to England, Scotland, France, Scandinavia, the Low Countries, Italy and North America, and range from the late 15th to late 18th centuries. Our methodologies are drawn from social, political and cultural history. The Masters in Early Modern History provides you with thorough research training, and a wide set of transferable skills in the conception, design and execution of a research project.

Why this programme
  • Our links with The Hunterian, the University’s own museum and art gallery, provide access to primary source material including an enormous collection of anatomical and pathological specimens, coins, books, manuscripts and ethnography.
  • You will enjoy ready access to the Baillie Collection, our prized collection of printed medieval and modern sources in Scottish, Irish and English history.
  • The collection also offers printed state papers, Historical Manuscript Commission publications and a select collection of modern monographs.
  • A regular Early Modern Research Seminar brings together staff, PhD and Masters students on an informal basis, including eminent active scholars with continuing attachments to history.

Programme Structure

Core courses

·Research resources and skills for historians

·Approaches to history.

Optional courses

Course options may include

·Politics and literature in Jacobean Scotland

·Print, public opinion and Enlightenment in 18th-century Europe

·The History of Medicine I: studies in the History of medicine before 1850

·Reformation! Europe in the age of religious wars

·Scottish popular culture.

The courses taught each year vary depending upon staff availability.

To widen your approach and develop an interdisciplinary perspective, you are also strongly encouraged to take one or two complementary courses in cognate subjects, such as

·Early modern warfare

·Climate and civilisation

·Lessons from the greats

·Decline and fall: organisational failure, ancient and modern

·The authority of the state and duties of the citizen.

Courses in Scottish literature, English literature, theology, history of art and other College of Arts subjects can also be studied, by agreement with the programme convener.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

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Academic Requirements

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 15250 International
  • EUR 6950 EEA
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