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About British & Irish History
Masters degrees in British & Irish History offer advanced study of the cooperation, occupation and competition of the various parts of Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the smaller adjacent islands which make up the British Isles.
Related subjects include Ancient History and European History. Postgraduate specialisms include Scottish History, Landscape History and Celtic History as well as key periods such as the Eighteenth Century, Victorian or Modern Periods. Entry requirements usually include a suitable undergraduate degree such as History or Archaeology.
Britain & Ireland have many links with Indo-European languages, traditions and cultures. They are therefore interesting locales for historical scrutiny offering diverse research opportunities.
For example, you may examine how the English and Irish languages are closely associated with other Germanic languages, due to their origins in the Celtic languages and culture.
Or, you might explore Britain and its Empire as the epicentre of the Industrial Revolution. From here, you could also examine the political issues which emerged through sovereignty, forming the two current sovereign states: The Republic of Ireland and The United Kingdom.
Careers in this field may include roles in heritage institutions such as museum or archives undertaking scholarly research. Or, they may include academia, teaching and publishing.
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This MA in the History of the British Isles will deepen your appreciation of the distinctive political, social and cultural aspects of the British and Irish historical experience, from the Reformation period to the present day, while also fostering your awareness of values and experiences the British and the Irish share with their European and global neighbours.
The M.Phil in Modern Irish History introduces well-qualified Humanities or Social Sciences graduates to research in modern Irish history, to the problems currently addressed by historians and to the methods they apply to study of the subject.
This MA in History will be of interest to both recent graduates and those wishing to return to study in higher education. This course offers postgraduates the opportunity to engage with various periods of early modern and modern history.
This programme offers students an introduction to the study of the ways in which writing in English has shaped or mediated political identities in England, Scotland and Ireland.
This programme aims to investigate the origins, nature and evolution of the main European intellectual movements. From the modern to the post-modern, the course will familiarise students with the main schools of thought which have shaped the European traditions and to explore their relevance to contemporary issues.
This London-based course is an interdisciplinary programme enabling students to examine, by way of a dissertation of around 25,000 words, aspects of the history of the Tudor dynasty and its international importance.
Find out more about this programme at the next. RCA Open Day. on Saturday 23 March. The V&A/RCA History of Design MA and MPhil/PhD programmes are known internationally for an intellectually vigorous approach to the history of design and material culture.
The twentieth century is is a century of change and subtle continuities that as yet defies ready categorisation. Historians and social scientists have, however, given us much to think about with regard to developments that can get overshadowed by concern with international relations and conflict.
Since 1451 we have specialised in the arts and humanities, developing wide-ranging expertise and world-leading research. Whether you are looking for a change of direction, to build on your current knowledge and skills, or interested in an academic career, our programmes have been developed to meet the needs of your future employers. The University of Glasgow is ranked in the world’s top 50 for English Literature & Language. Our Postgraduate taught degrees are taught one-year full-time (two-years part-time), and start in September. We offer a flexible degree structure which allows you to tai
Since 1451 we have specialised in the arts and humanities, developing wide-ranging expertise and world-leading research. Whether you are looking for a change of direction, to build on your current knowledge and skills, or interested in an academic career, our programmes have been developed to meet the needs of your future employers.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is one of the great world centres for the study of the human past.