University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Modern History

This course provides students with research training and a wide set of transferable skills in the conception, design and execution of a research project.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Note: a short (1 paragraph) statement of interest is also required.

Course modules

Core courses: research resources and skills for historians.
Optional courses: secret intelligence in the 20th century; American material culture; introduction to social theory for researchers; American counterculture; history of medicine, 1850-2000; the American way of war; topics in historical computing; issues, ideologies and institutions of modern Scotland; gender, politics and power; Christianity and sexual revolution.
Students are also strongly encouraged to take 1 or 2 complementary courses in cognate subjects, such as the art of war; democracy and governance: classical political thought; political philosophy; 2D digitisation; archives and records theory; employers, elites and the state: capitalism in Britain.
Courses in Scottish literature, English literature, theology, history of art and other College of Arts subjects can also be studied, by agreement with the programme convener.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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