University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Transnational, Global and Spatial History

The programme embraces an exciting and growing area of study that promotes new transnational perspectives and ways of seeing the past through a more explicit appreciation of scale in space and time. Explore a range of approaches to the study of global trade, the development of networks (large and small), comparative history and cross-cultural encounters. This program provides an introduction to the emerging field of spatial history, including the study of representations of space, of landscapes, mental maps, spatial practices and topographies of memory.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution.

Course modules

Semester 1: Global times plural spaces 1 (compulsory). Plus 1 of: Skills in transnational, global and spatial history; another optional module. Semester 2: Global times plural spaces 2 (compulsory). Plus 1 of: Directed reading (tailored individual course of study); another optional module. Optional modules include: The creation of an Atlantic world; war, state and society in early modern Europe and new worlds; disease and environment, circa 1500-2000; environmental history (nature and the Western world, 1800-2000; themes in Middle Eastern history and politics; themes and debates on war and modern history; perceptions of Central and Eastern Europe; political thought and intellectual history; building Britain; themes in American history.

Assessment methods

MLitt: 9 months of coursework related to the modules above, and a supervised dissertation of 15,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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Key information

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Postgraduate Secretary
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01334 462900