University of Edinburgh
The 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 in more depth intellectual interests developed as undergraduates; this programme is distinctive in its breadth and diversity, both chronological and thematic; 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; its objective is to help candidates attain a level of expertise and knowledge that enables them to embark upon independent research at an advanced level in American history.
A UK 1st Class or 2.1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent in a relevant discipline is normally required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.
Historical methodology; historical research: skills and sources; themes in American historiography; British emigration, 1603�1914; Calvinist theology and piety in Britain and America, c1590�1660; intellectual history of the American revolution; American foreign policy; slavery in the British Atlantic world, 1650�1834; the civil rights movement; the united states and the cold war; conservatism in the united states, c1930�c1990.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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