The MA in International History offers an intellectually stimulating approach to the subject through a theoretically based programme that aims to provide an understanding of global historical developments in the twentieth and emerging twenty-first centuries.
The course offers a broad international perspective on relationships and events between and amongst states over time, and ways of integrating specific national or regional approaches with aspects of world history. Rapid changes in communications, science & technology, urbanisation and industrialisation have brought dramatic changes, making it an exciting time to study history, particularly with an international perspective.
Core Modules -International Relations in the Modern Era -Diplomacy in a Global World -Concepts in International History -The Dissertation
Option Modules -International Security -Money, Trade and Development -Foreign Policy Analysis
The award will equip you with practical and academic skills attractive to employers. These include independent judgement, self-reflection and critical debate. You may choose to use the specialist knowledge you acquire, to work in education, national foreign or defence ministries, armed forces and security services or in one of the many international or regional institutions or other internationally oriented organisations of many sorts. Alternatively you may wish to continue with an academic career, or simply satisfy a desire to understand the modern world.