Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Military History

The course provides students with a systematic understanding and critical awareness of debates and interpretations of military history and to provide students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in specific subject areas. Furthermore students will be encouraged to extend and develop their analytical, evaluative and critical capacities, and increase their ability to reflect on their own learning and intellectual development.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd class (2.1) Honours degree in a Social Sciences or Humanities related subject or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Applicants with a 2.1 from a non-related discipline will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants who hold a UK (2.2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification with relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. For student whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: War in history: 1789 to present; the royal navy in the twentieth century; warfare in the age of muscle; intelligence history: failure and success; the second world war; war and the military in modern african history.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by dissertation15,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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