European History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13980 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #175 (WUR) ,
The European History MA covers the history of conflict from the 16th to 20th centuries, across continental Europe. It includes the military, social and political dimensions of conflict and its impact upon national and transnational European cultures, combined with study of a modern European language.

About

The course is designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which conflicts have been:
  • prepared
  • imagined
  • lived
  • represented
  • remembered
  • narrated

You will also have the opportunity to study an additional modern European language.

You take a combination of compulsory and optional modules, of which language learning is a compulsory component.

The taught modules are delivered through:
  • seminars
  • individual tutorials
  • self-directed learning

Programme Structure

  • The Practice of History
  • Research Skills and Dissertation Training
  • Conflict in European History
  • Conflict in European History – Case Studies
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in history or a related subject such as:
  • history and politics
  • politics
  • economics
  • English
  • sociology

We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications.

International students

If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.5 in writing).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13980 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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