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About Economic History
Masters degree in Economic History offer advanced study of the growth and development of various economies – and economic practices – throughout history. In some cases, they also include the study of industrialisationtopics such as Numismatics (currencies and coinage) or theories and processes such as Capitalism and Marxism.
Related subjects include Social History and World History. Entry requirements normally include an appropriate undergraduate degree, such as Economics, History or Business Studies.
And understanding of the world’s economies offers great insight into many of the institutions, organisations and corporations which are a part of day-to-day life across the world.
Studies in the History of Economics typically take an interdisciplinary approach, combining theory and methodology from Anthropology, History, Economics, Business Studies, Communications and Culture.
Economic History includes an analysis of topics such as demographics, labour markets, finance and even gender studies. For example, you might explore how the development of the silk trade, or Silk Road, opened huge terrestrial and maritime travel networks and influenced migration patterns by connecting the East and West in the 2nd century BC.
Careers in this field are highly varied, and may include financial forecasting for organisations in the public and private sector. They may also include roles in public policy and foreign affairs.
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Durham's MA in Social and Economic History at Durham provides training in research methods for historical topics in any aspect of social and economic history. Read more
Public history is about putting history into practice. You will receive academic training in historical theory and research methods while also gaining first-hand experience of how the past is communicated to, and consumed by, public audiences in a range of ways and for many purposes. . Read more
The MA by Research Economic History programme will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of economic fundamentals, and the origins and likely long-term consequences of contemporary economic policies. Read more
Are you looking to undertake research training that will prepare you for research in the field of economic and social history? . Read more
The MSc Economic History offers a flexible programme to those who have already studied economic history at first-degree level, or for those who have studied a related discipline and whose interests have moved towards economic history. Read more
The MSc Quantitative Economic History is designed for those with a strong grounding in undergraduate economics who wish to take the first steps towards a PhD in Quantitative Economic History. Read more
The. MRes in Economic and Social History. will allow you to focus specifically on economic and social history and its methods of analysis, while giving you the opportunity to study other topics in international history, religious and cultural history, political history, naval or gender history. Read more
The MSc Economic History (Research) provides a broad training in social science research methods and their application to historical study, including the role of theory, evaluation, analysis and explanation, quantitative techniques and computing, the use of sources, and presentational skills. Read more
Run jointly with CEU’s Department of History, the Medieval track of this program zooms in on the political, social, intellectual, religious and economic history, as well as the material and spiritual culture of the period between 300 and 1600 C.E. Read more
The MA History programme at Queen’s has been redesigned to offer all its existing strengths in an innovative package of modules that challenges students to develop their knowledge and skills. Read more