UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

European History

The course is designed to encourage students to pursue their interests in European history in depth, at the same time as maintaining a broad view of the history of Europe and its region as a whole.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced skills, concepts and theory for MA historians; modern European language; options may include the following: history and theory of European integration; the practice of toleration in early modern Europe; globalisation in the 20th century; the public sphere in Britain, 1476�1800; crisis and future in 19th-century European thought; identity and power in medieval Europe ad 500-1300; Adam Smith and the state; paradoxes of enlightenment: German thought from Liebniz to Humboldt; trade, money and institutions in the ottoman mediterranean 1600-1914; Vichy France: between collaboration and resistance; 'imagined communities': regionalism and minority nationalism in modern Europe; British politics in the era of decolonisation, c.1945-1982; gender and sexuality in modern Britain: 1850 to the present; students may take modules from other ucl departments including:; the school of European language culture (SELCS); institute of the Americas and the school of Slavonic and eastern European studies (SSEES).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and a language course taught either through the UCL Centre for Language and International Education or through the language departments. Students will be assessed by a variety of methods including unseen written examination, oral assessment, written course work and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

History Department Graduate scholarships may be available for this programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Graduate Programmes Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 4231