Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Holocaust and Genocide

This degree has been designed to allow graduates to complete their own independent research within the field of Holocaust and Genocide, as well as develop knowledge about key research skills and practices. You'll work alongside many active regional and national Holocaust memory networks and will have the opportunity to present your work at our History Postgraduate Conference and additional conferences around the region. The National Holocaust Centre and Museum is the UK's first centre dedicated to the remembrance of victims of the Holocaust. You'll get the unique opportunity to collaborate in research projects with the museum. Many of our professional academics' work relates to areas of Holocaust, Genocide and memory which provides an ideal intellectual community for anyone wanting to explore these ideas further and in more detail. Award degrees are available in the following subject areas: Holocaust Studies, Holocaust and Memory, Post Holocaust Genocide, Comparative Genocide and Film, Literature and Genocide. You'll be taught by academics who have world-leading research expertise. The majority of the marks awarded for this course are for the dissertation and the rest is for the Philosophical Approaches to the Humanities. In recent years graduates have chosen topics such as anti-semantic vocabulary in Nazi Propaganda. Much of the focus is about the Holocaust but we are keen for students to explore work surrounding other genocides such as those in Cambodia and Rwanda. Our team of experts are happy to offer you advice surrounding your topic. Once you are offered a place on the course you'll be allocated a supervisor. You'll meet with your supervisor regularly for dissertation tutorials, during this time your supervisor will offer you advice on how improve your work and introduce you to appropriate study methods. This course gives you creative freedom to shape your own work in the area of Holocaust and Genocide and will prepare you for undertaking a PhD. Many of our students have gone on to successfully gain a fully-funded Vice-Chancellor's PhD bursary and have been awarded Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) doctoral funding through the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Scheme. To be considered for this course you'll need a UK honours ( minimum 2:2) degree in a relevant subject, applicants with non standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Alongside this, you'll need to provide a 300 word outline of your proposed research area/project.

Course modules

This course only has one module and you'll complete a dissertation. Philosophical Approaches to the Humanities: In this module you'll focus on utilising different theoretical and research methodologies issues, such as ethics and interpretation • Dissertation: The dissertation is the main bulk of this MA in Holocaust and Genocide and presents an opportunity for you to demonstrate your understanding and skills from all elements of the course.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per (Year 1) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per (Year 1) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per (Year 1) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per (Year 1) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus NG11 8NS East Midlands

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