University of Edinburgh
Students can choose from topics such as American politics to modern Japanese history, from post 2nd World War Europe to medieval Scottish history.
A UK 2.1 degree, or its 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.
Core modules include: approaches to history; historical skills and sources. Optional modules include: women and power at the Italian renaissance court; the lords of the isles: Clan Donald c1336-c1545; Scotland and Ireland 1800-1945; the shadow of Versailles: interwar Europe 1918-1939; seeking �Japan� in a westernizing world, 1868-1945; willingly to war? The origins of the 1st World War; government and politics in post-war Britain; the American civil war; press, power and mediation in Britain 1789-present; photography and Irish life 1839-2000.
Assessment methods include essays of up to 3000 words, short 1000-word reports on primary or secondary sources, discussion forum activity and presentations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Online study||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Online study||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Online study||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Online study||-||1 years|
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