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About Modern History
Masters degrees in Modern History offer advanced study of the Modern Period or Modern Era, beginning with the Early Modern Period in the 16th century, through to the late modern period of the 18th century.
Related subjects include Social History and Social History. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as History or Anthropology.
The History of the Modern Period saw a great shift in societal developments, including increasing globalisation and urbanism, a rise in capitalism, and development in the fields of science, politics and technology.
Also often referred to as the Age of Discovery, this period offers students great insight into popular topics such as the European Renaissance, the French Revolution, the American Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution.
Issues covered within these topics may include theories relating to class, such as Marxism, as well as developments in gender equality, the abolition of slavery and political progress.
Careers within this field may include academic or popular research, such as teaching and publishing, as well as journalism and other media roles such as marketing or public relations.
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The MA in Early Modern History offers the study of the period of history that runs from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, and encompasses the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter Reformation, and Enlightenment.
The MA Modern History at Aberystwyth offers you the opportunity to study modern British, continental European, American and/or world history from the early 19th century to the present with a team of leading specialists in their fields.
The MPhil in Modern British History offers students an exciting and intellectually stimulating course, combining research skills and in-depth understanding of the development and latest innovations within modern British history.
The MA in History is an exciting programme that covers a wide range of topics in history from the Middle Ages onwards. The wide-ranging expertise of Swansea University's historians offers the study of British, European, American or Asian History.
This programme will allow you to take a broad approach to studying modern history by providing the opportunity to explore a range of issues across Africa, India, the Americas, Britain and Europe from the early modern period to the 21st century.
By studying in the School of History, Art History, Philosophy and American Studies, you will join a vibrant community where high-calibre teaching and research is combined with a stimulating and supportive environment.
Since 1451 we have specialised in the arts and humanities, developing wide-ranging expertise and world-leading research. Whether you are looking for a change of direction, to build on your current knowledge and skills, or interested in an academic career, our programmes have been developed to meet the needs of your future employers. The University of Glasgow is ranked in the world’s top 50 for English Literature & Language. Our Postgraduate taught degrees are taught one-year full-time (two-years part-time), and start in September. We offer a flexible degree structure which allows you to tai
Since 1451 we have specialised in the arts and humanities, developing wide-ranging expertise and world-leading research. Whether you are looking for a change of direction, to build on your current knowledge and skills, or interested in an academic career, our programmes have been developed to meet the needs of your future employers.
Kent’s Paris School of Arts and Culture is a specialist postgraduate centre in one of the most culturally rich cities in the world.