University of Portsmouth
History of War, Culture and Society
A good second class honours degree or equivalent in History or a related subject, or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field, such as education or heritage.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Alongside your core study, you will have freedom to specialise as you receive full research management and training, as you work towards a dissertation on any war and society related theme.
The course units currently offered are:
Introduction to War and Society, 1500-1945,
Humanities Research Skills,
War, Culture and Leisure, c. 1850-1960s,
Dissertation / Major Project,
EITHER Conflicts in Context
OR Independent Project: Humanities.
Teaching and Assessment:
You will experience a blend of seminar-based teaching and tutorial project support, based on meeting a tutor individually or in groups of two or three. Seminars will take place one evening a week, generally in two, two-hour sessions. Tutorials are arranged by mutual convenience and support can also be given by email. You will be given comprehensive materials for the seminars, including prepared readings necessary for participation in discussions.
As with any course of study, the MA History of War, Culture and Society will require a significant commitment of time outside formal teaching hours, for reading, preparation and assessment.
Like all Master's degrees, especially if taken full time, the MA is a demanding course, but you will have plenty of support and guidance, given by telephone and email, to help you meet your goals.
How are you assessed?
You will also be expected to produce two or three significant pieces of work for each of the three taught seminar units, along with two project reports and your final dissertation, which itself will be in the region of 15,000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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