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The MPhil in Modern European History focuses on the study of continental Europe from roughly the middle of the 18th century to the present day. The course offers an introduction to key themes and selected topics in modern European history, as well as intensive methodological and historiographical training in the social, cultural, political and economic history of modern Europe. Taught options vary from year to year but have recently included courses on 19th-century France, Imperial Russia, the Eastern Bloc, the Cold War, Fascism, and the politics and culture of the 18th century.
The MPhil in Modern European History combines taught and research elements over a nine-month full-time programme. The taught elements include three modules, as well as training workshops and seminars, and all
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Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.
If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.
Applicants should normally hold at least a high upper second-class degree from a UK university (usually 67 per cent) or international equivalent as set by the University Graduate Admissions Office (see the International Qualifications page on the Graduate Admissions website for more details).
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