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Full time | University of Sheffield | 1 year | SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Americas: History

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Study the historical development of the United States, from the first encounter between Europeans and Native Americans in the colonial period through to the end of the Cold War.

Course description

Contemporary politics shows that there is more need than ever for critical understanding of the formative political, social, economic and intellectual trends in American history.

This MA gives you the opportunity to study the historical development of the United States from the first encounter between Europeans and indigenous Americans in the colonial period through to the end of the Cold War.

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Modules

Explores key themes in American history from the colonial period through to the modern era, introducing you to important debates and giving you an awareness of principal historiographical schools and the critical interrelationship between historical trends, events and scholarly interpretations of the past. Seminars will cover topics such as Native American history, consumption, gender, slavery, ethinicity, the Cold War and the New Left.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or another humanities or social science discipline. You may be asked to supply examples of previous written work.