The European History MA covers the history of conflict from the 16th to 20th centuries, across continental Europe. It includes the military, social and political dimensions of conflict and its impact upon national and transnational European cultures, combined with study of a modern European language.
The course is designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which conflicts have been: prepared; imagined; lived; represented; remembered; narrated.
You will also have the opportunity to study an additional modern European language.
You take a combination of compulsory and optional modules, of which language learning is a compulsory component. The taught modules are delivered through: seminars; individual tutorials; self-directed learning.
You will then complete a dissertation on a chosen period of a specific European country. An independent study project is available as well as the compulsory dissertation.
A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in history or a related subject such as: history and politics; politics; economics; English; sociology.We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications. To study this course you need to meet our Band 5 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills) Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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