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Birkbeck University of London
Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

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Early Modern History (MA)

Early Modern History (MA)

Our MA Early Modern History explores early modern European societies in the period from the Renaissance to the Reformation and on to the Enlightenment and the outbreak of the French Revolution. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
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Medieval Studies MA

Medieval Studies MA

This course is ideal for students approaching postgraduate study from a range of backgrounds. In addition to providing rigorous preparation for PhD research, it is equally well suited to the interests...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Working in the Middle Ages- Core
  • Medieval Worlds (30 Credits) - Core
  • MA Medieval Studies Dissertation (60 Credits)
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History of Ideas (MA)

History of Ideas (MA)

Our MA History of Ideas is concerned with excavating and understanding the lived reality of ideas. We consider how the study of the history of ideas can help us to interpret individual thinkers and their...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
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History (Graduate Certificate)

History (Graduate Certificate)

Exploring the past is exciting, thought-provoking and sometimes revelatory. This postgraduate course in history will help you develop the skills needed to become a historian, with a taught foundation...Read more
  • 1 year Part time evening degree: 3,010 per year (UK)
  • History Dissertation
  • Foundations of History: Sources and Debates (30 Credits)
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History MRes

History MRes

The MRes History is a taught postgraduate research course which sits in between our MA provision and PhD research degrees. It equips you with the advanced historical research skills and conceptual framework...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Planning Historical Research (30 Credits) - Core
  • The Historian's Craft MRes (30 Credits) - Core
  • MRes Dissertation (120 Credits) - Core
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Renaissance Studies (MA)

Renaissance Studies (MA)

The MA in Renaissance Studies explores the question of what the Renaissance was and what approaches are best suited to understanding it. From the start, you will undertake training in postgraduate research skills. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • The Renaissance: Concepts and Issues (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation MA Renaissance Studies
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Classical Civilisation MA

Classical Civilisation MA

Our MA Classical Civilisation is ideal for graduates with no prior knowledge or study of Greek and Latin who want to undertake advanced study of the classical world at postgraduate level. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Introduction to Classical Culture (60 Credits) - Core
  • Intermediate Latin (30 Credits)
  • Beginners' Latin (30 Credits)
  • Beginners Greek (30 Credits)
  • Intermediate Greek (30 Credits)
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Historical Research MA

Historical Research MA

Our MA Historical Research will provide you with the advanced conceptual, theoretical and practical skills necessary for undertaking historical research, whether at PhD level, professionally or independently. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
  • The Historian's Craft (30 Credits) - Core
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Victorian Studies MA

Victorian Studies MA

Drawing on Birkbecks position as a world-leading centre in the field of nineteenth-century studies, our MA Victorian Studies offers you the chance to take a genuinely interdisciplinary approach to studying...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Modernising Victorians (30 Credits) - Core
  • Progress and Anxiety, 1789-1859 (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation MA Victorian Studies
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Contemporary History and Politics MA

Contemporary History and Politics MA

Our MA Contemporary History and Politics lays a strong emphasis on the critical analysis of the recent past, giving you specialist knowledge of particular regions and themes. You will study the complex...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
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Global History: Empires, States and Cultures (MA)

Global History: Empires, States and Cultures (MA)

Taught by experts in African, Asian, Atlantic, European and Middle Eastern histories, societies and cultures, our MA Global History: Empires, States and Cultures will expand and deepen your understanding...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Historical Research (Economic and Social History) MSc

Historical Research (Economic and Social History) MSc

Our MSc Historical Research (Economic and Social History) is designed specifically as training for the 1+3 funded PhD studentships in the ESRC Doctoral Training Programme. This specialist Masters degree...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Intermediate Quantitative Social Research (30 Credits) - Core
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Public Histories (MA)

Public Histories (MA)

Public history is concerned with the practice of history outside of academia in all its myriad forms and public historians come in all shapes and sizes: they are consultants, museum professionals, archivists,...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Public Histories in Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Dissertation (60 Credits)
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War and Humanitarianism MSc

War and Humanitarianism MSc

War and humanitarianism are deeply embedded in the modern experience. Be it in the nineteenth-century calls for civilising war or the contemporary attempts at saving distant strangers, the conduct of...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Fields of War and Humanitarianism (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in War and Humanitarianism (60 Credits)
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History of Architecture (MA)

History of Architecture (MA)

Our MA History of Architecture explores built and designed objects, their social, economic and political contexts, their connections to culture and thought, and their urban and landscape settings. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Frameworks: Histories and Theories of Art, Architecture, Photography (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation MA History of Art (60 Credits)
  • Museum Cultures Work Placement (30 Credits)
  • Research Project Report MA History of Art (30 Credits)
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History of Architecture (Postgraduate Diploma)

History of Architecture (Postgraduate Diploma)

Birkbecks Postgraduate Diploma in History of Architecture explores built and designed objects, their social, economic and political contexts, their connections to culture and thought, and their urban...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,020 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Frameworks: Histories and Theories of Art, Architecture, Photography (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Project Report (30 Credits)
  • Museum Cultures Work Placement (30 Credits)
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History of Architecture (Postgraduate Certificate)

History of Architecture (Postgraduate Certificate)

Birkbecks Postgraduate Certificate in History of Architecture explores built and designed objects, their social, economic and political contexts, their connections to culture and thought, and their urban...Read more
  • 1 year Part time evening degree: 3,010 per year (UK)
  • Frameworks: Histories and Theories of Art, Architecture, Photography (30 Credits) - Core
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History PhD

History PhD

A research degree offers you the opportunity to acquire a highly advanced set of conceptual skills developed in the pursuit of new knowledge, which can be applied within or beyond an academic or scholarly context. ...Read more
  • 4 years Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 7 years Part time degree: 2,439 per year (UK)

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History PhD

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History PhD

An PhD is an advanced postgraduate research degree that requires original research and the submission of a substantial dissertation of 60,000 to 100,000 words. At Birkbeck, you are initially registered...Read more
  • 4 years Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 7 years Part time degree: 2,439 per year (UK)

European History (MA)

European History (MA)

Our MA European History offers you the chance to study at a department with world-renowned expertise in European history, including British, German, French, Italian, Balkan, Russian and Eastern European...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
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About Birkbeck, University of London Postgraduate History

History is a diverse subject covering a cross-section of social attitudes and eras. Whether you’ve an interest in the history of art or classical history, the

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