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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    History & Archaeology

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    MSc: 12 months (FT) / 24months (PT) ; PgDip: 9 months (FT) / 18months (PT)

  • Course Type

    MSc, PgDip

  • Course Fees

    2016/17: Scotland/EU £4,600 (FT)/£2,300(PT); Rest of UK £4,600(FT)/£2,300(PT); International £13,000. See website for PgDip prices

Course content

Why this course?

This taught postgraduate programme aims to introduce you to advanced level study of history, while deepening your historical understanding and awareness.

You’re offered a wide choice of classes as well as rigorous training in historical research methods and sources. You can choose to study thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range. There’s also the possibility of specialising in a particular area such as:
- international relations history in the 19th and 20th centuries
- early modern Scottish history

You’ll study

There’s a wide choice of classes within a flexible curriculum.

Core modules:
- Sources, Skills and Methods for Historians 1
- Sources, Skills and Methods for Historians 2

Option modules:
Choose from:
- Palaeography, c1500-c1800
- Britain, France and the United States, 1945-1958: Diplomacy, Strategy and Alliance
- Transatlantic Influences: the United States and Europe after 1958
- Nationalism and Nation-states in the Arab Middle East, 1900-1945
- Plantations by Land and Sea, 1540-1700
- Pharmaceuticals, Ethics and Health, 1800-1980
- Segregation, Migration and War: African-Americans, 1910-1930
- The Patriarchal Family in Early Modern Society
- Governing Highs and Health: History and the Control of Drugs
- Work and Occupational Health in the 20th Century
- Themes in the History of Health and Colonial Medicine in South Asia
- War, Sacrifice and the Nation in Europe, 1789-1918
- Scotland and Ulster in the early modern North Atlantic World
- The Lordship of the Isles
- Food and Health in the West during the 20th Century

Note: Not all classes will be on offer in any one year. Others may also be chosen from Level 5 classes offered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

- Dissertation
MSc students also write a dissertation of 15,000 words.

Pre-Masters preparation course

The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students (non EU/UK) who do not meet the entry requirements for a Masters degree at University of Strathclyde. The Pre-Masters programme provides progression to a number of degree options.

To find out more about the courses and opportunities on offer visit isc.strath.ac.uk or call today on +44 (0) 1273 339333 and discuss your education future. You can also complete the online application form, or to ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers today.

To recognise academic achievement, the Dean's International Excellence Award offers students a merit-based scholarship of up to £3,000 for entry onto a full-time Masters programme in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.
http://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/humanitiessocialsciencesscholarships/deansinternationalexcellenceawards/

Find information on Scholarships here http://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/

Visit the Historical Studies (MSc/ PgDip) page on the University of Strathclyde website for more details!

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