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.