Masters degree in Military History offer advanced study of the development of armed forces across the globe, and their deployment in warfare, particularly during significant wartime events.
Related subjects include World History and Social History. Entry requirements normally include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as History or Politics.
Courses in Military History encourage you to consider the social, cultural and economic implications of the historical development of armed forces, and their changing intra and international relationships.
For example, you may analyse the economic significance of warfare, particularly how economies grow and decline in response to major military events. Alternatively, you may choose to examine the technological developments within warfare throughout Military History, from Medieval tools to modern mechanised warfare.
General themes on these courses include the causes of war, the social and cultural foundations of war and military doctrine, as well as the logistics, leadership and tactics used.
Careers in this field vary greatly, with traditional roles including academia such as teaching and publishing, or popular historic research such as archiving, journalism and broadcasting.