University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Military History

This programme offers students the opportunity to explore military history, drawing in particular on Birmingham's expertise in the history of the 2 world wars and air power; the course stimulates and challenges students to think about the history of warfare in all its aspects, equipping them for further research in the field and deepening their understanding of war and warfare.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in history or an equivalent discipline; other professional experience or qualifications comparable to degree standard would also be considered.

Course modules

Students take 6 modules: research skills: methodology and sources; tactics and operational art; command and leadership in war; ethics of war; experience of war; research skills: dissertation preparation.

Assessment methods

Core modules are each assessed by an essay of up to 4000 words; students also complete a 15 000 word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,240 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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