·MLitt/MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
·PgDip 9 months full-time; 18 months part-time
·Contact: Dr Martin Macgregor: email@example.com
·Our links with the Universityís museum and art gallery, The Hunterian, provide access to primary source material including an enormous collection of anatomical and pathological specimens, coins, books, manuscripts and ethnography.
·You will also enjoy access to The Baillie Collection, our prized collection of printed medieval and modern sources in Scottish, Irish and English history, which includes printed state papers, Historical Manuscript Commission publications and a select collection of modern monographs.
·If you are looking for the opportunity to pursue your own historical interests in a lively and friendly environment, led and supported by internationally-regarded historians, this programme is ideal for you.
Our pathway structure allows you to tailor your degree to match an interest in one of the following fields
·Modern and late modern history
·Social and cultural history
Each programme is built around a hands-on research training course, specialised courses on historical and theoretical themes, and other courses developing your technical skills and other abilities like languages and palaeography.
For your chosen programme, there will be a guided selection of courses that will provide you with specialised knowledge in that field. You will be taught through a series of seminars and workshops. Internationally recognised historians give guest lectures throughout the year.
These courses are taught in history, economic and social history (in the College of Social Sciences), and by related subject areas in the School of Humanities (archaeology, Celtic, classics) and the College of Arts (such as English language and French).
In the final part of the programme, you will select a specialised topic and conduct original primary source research for your dissertation. You are supported in your research and writing up by an assigned supervisor with expertise in your field of enquiry.Core course
·Research resources and skills for historians
Apart from continuing to study a PhD, you can transfer the Arts research skills and methods you learn on this programme to positions in the modern public and private sectors, such as heritage, policy and projects, journalism and teaching.
Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.)
Deadline applies if you have the same nationality as the university.)
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
The core course for the MLitt/MSc in History is the Research Resources and Skills for Historians (RRSH) course, taught through a series of seminars and workshops. This course addresses recent developments in historical thinking, IT, identification of source material, research-project design and bibliographic and presentation skills.
The core course accounts for 20 of the 180 credits required for this degree.
·American Way of War
·Approaches to History
·Chivalry and Warfare
·Constructing Faith Middle Ages
·Culture, Politics and Society in Highland Clearances
·Early Modern Warfare
·Gender and Text
·Gender, Politics and Power
·Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency
·Issues, Ideologies & Institutions in Modern Scotland
·Medieval Palaeography 1
·Medieval Structures Russia
·Picts: An Interdisciplinary Approach
·Print, Public Opinion 18C
·Scotland before Wars of Independence
·Scottish Reformation: Debates and Texts
·Secularisation and Society
·Specialist course in Medieval Scottish Studies 1
·Specialist course in Medieval Scottish Studies 2
·Special Topic History (1)
·Thomas Paine as an Enlightenment Revolutionary (later 18th century and beyond)
·Western Intelligence in an Age of Terror
By taking one of the Pre-M.Litt.s listed below
Students gain direct admission to the M.Litt. programme after completing the preparation course.
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.
Note: a short (one paragraph) statement of interest is also required.
Further information regarding academic entry requirements:firstname.lastname@example.org
No work experience is required.
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