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  Global History: Empires, States and Cultures (MA)


Birkbeck, University of London    School of Historical Studies

Full time & Part time October, January MA 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Unleash your passion for history with our MA in Global History: Empires, States and Cultures at Birkbeck, where you will delve into diverse historical narratives under the guidance of esteemed experts. This programme offers a comprehensive exploration of global perspectives, interconnections, and thematic areas such as empires, migration, and environmental history. Tailor your learning experience by selecting from a wide array of option modules and specialising in regions like Asia, Africa, or the Middle East. Develop critical research skills and embark on a captivating journey through the complexities of globalisation. Our unique selling points include access to prestigious Eric Hobsbawm Scholarships, renowned academic resources in London, and a supportive environment for mature learners. Join us with a second-class honours degree or relevant work experience, and unlock a world of career opportunities in policy research, media, and public history. Embrace the past to shape the future with our MA in Global History.

About the course

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 of world history through the exploration of global perspectives and interconnections across geographical and national boundaries.

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Entry Requirements

A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above and references.

We offer a one-year Graduate Certificate in History, which can be used as a conversion course if you want to study history at postgraduate level, but have a degree in a significantly different discipline.

Applications are reviewed on their individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.




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