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Modern History MSc/PgDip

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Modern History (17th To 20th Century)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Masters brings together social and political historians, active in research on topics from the French Revolution to refugees in the 20th century. The programme 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

  • Glasgow is an outstanding resource hub for the study of Modern History. The university library holds superb printed and manuscript collections from the medieval to the present. You can also use the Baillie Collection of printed medieval and modern sources in Scottish, Irish and English history.
  • Members of the Centre for Gender History, the Scottish Centre for War Studies and Conflict Archaeology, the Andrew Hook Centre for American Studies and the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies are all leaders in their fields.
  • The University’s Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery provides access to primary source materials in fields such as fine art, numismatics and ethnography.

Students will also achieve PgDip exit awards during this course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The research skills and methods you’ll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching. The programme is also a good foundation for a PhD.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

This course aims to provide Masters History students with structured training in core research skills for advanced historical study, and comprehensive preparation for their dissertations.
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,370

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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