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Masters degrees in World History offer advanced study of the common patterns and key topics emerging across all multiple global regions and cultures, such as economieseconomic and, political changes or social eventsspecific military and international relations developments.
Related subjects include Social History and Modern History. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree such as Cultural Studies, History, or International Relations.
Courses in Global History explore transnational connections and differences, and the ways in which different societies and cultures may be brought together or drawn apart.
Areas covered may include the Pre-Modern, Early Modern and Contemporary periods, looking at issues such as the formation and decay of various dynasties, empires and regimes.
Topics explored within these fields may include imperialism and colonialism, migration patterns, race and identity, as well as gender and class theory. Other topics may also include the growth and spread of different religions, and the rise and fall of political movements throughout history.
Careers in this field are extremely broad, but may encompass traditional roles such as academia including teaching and publishing. Other careers may include positions within government, particularly working on foreign policy, or public relations on behalf of private organisations and businesses.
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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
The MPhil in World History at the University of Cambridge compares and connects the history of regions and empires into global histories that consider convergence, divergence and enduring historical dynamics, from c. Read more
The MA in History allows you to traverse fascinatingly different periods of history, from the middle ages onwards. You can study British, European, American or Asian History, supported by the diverse expertise of historians working at Swansea University. Additional modules cover the history of art and culture, empire, gender, politics, religion, sexuality and science. Read more
This MA is an intercollegiate University of London programme jointly administered and awarded by University College London and Queen Mary University of London . The MA draws on the expertise of academic staff from the Colleges and Institutes of the University as a whole in the fields of the history of political thought and intellectual history. Read more
Taught by experts in African, Asian, Atlantic, European and Middle Eastern histories, societies and cultures, this Master's degree will expand and deepen your understanding of world history through the exploration of global perspectives and interconnections across geographical and national boundaries. Read more
Study the global, political, economic, and cultural interactions, the history of empires and the transnational histories of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas at a university that has been a key international centre for Imperial and Global History since the 1920s. Read more
The world needs better politics. better ways of distributing resources and resolving conflicts. How can we do this when our engagement with politics is most often local and national? The politics of the future is haunted by those of the past. Read more
Historians study the past, in all of its complexity, to better understand our contemporary world and the forces that created it. Historians analyse change over time, and they use archival and other primary-source evidence to build interpretations that explain change and put it into context. Read more
Global History and International Relations highlights the rise and fall of empires and the emergence of international relations. Read more
This interdisciplinary Master's degree in history and politics lays a strong emphasis on the critical analysis of the recent past, giving you specialist knowledge of particular regions and themes. Read more
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.