University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

American History

This course provides an introduction to advanced study in American history both to students who plan to embark on doctoral work and to students who simply want to spend a year pursuing intellectual interests developed as undergraduates. The programme is distinctive in its breadth and diversity, both chronological and thematic. It draws on the wide range of American historical expertise available in the School. You'll enrich your skills in independent research and gain an in-depth understanding of the key topics and historiographical debates of this young nation's dynamic past, from the American Revolution to the Cold War. The programme offers a challenging academic experience, particularly for those who wish to combine a small-scale research project with specialist methodological, theoretical, historical and historiographical training. You will attain a level of expertise and knowledge that will enable you to embark upon independent research at an advanced level in American history.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

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Graduate School Administrative Assistant
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0131 650 9948