University of Essex
History with English for Academic Purposes
Our applicants should have a good 1st Honours degree, minimum of lower 2nd Class, or equivalent 3-year higher education qualification, from a recognised institution. If English is not your 1st language, then we require a minimum score of IELTS 5.5, with 5.5 minimum in all components. Decisions on your academic qualifications will be made in close consultation with the Department.
Modules may include: English for academic purposes; making histories (concepts, themes and sources); advanced English for academic purposes; critical thinking; extended English for academic purposes project; British social history 1830-1950; consensus Britain? (the state and the people, 1945-79); crime and punishment (England in comparative perspective 1650-1900); dictators and politics in Latin America (from Bolivar to Chavez); from Stalin to Putin; human rights in historical perspective; imagining China (from the 13th Century to the post-war era); in slavery (the African American experience); Indian Ocean lives (in an age of global empire), 1750-1930; life in the 3 kingdoms (societies and cultures in early modern Britain and Ireland); medicine and society in Britain and France 1700-1860; metropolis (urban Germany 1900-1945); public history project module (Bourne Mill, Colchester (from the 16th to the 21st Century)); reconstructing family, residence, work and communal life in Victorian England; South Africa (the road to apartheid); terror, murder and bloodshed (the civilisation of Renaissance Italy, c. 1400-C. 1527); the scramble for China, 1830-1901; 'the special eelationship'? Anglo-American relations 1939-2005; the United States and the Vietnam War; women, gender and sexuality in US history.
Combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams. During the summer, students work on a dissertation or individual project included in their final grade.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 9,750 per Year 1 (International)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
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