University of Winchester

University of Winchester

History

This course concentrates on different geographical scales of history, including local and global perspectives. It allows students the opportunity to engage with a range of approaches to the study of history, examining a range of historical subjects from the early middle ages to the present.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study. Suitable applicants are required to attend an interview.

Course modules

Core modules: approaches to the past (introductory module); research methods and skills; independent study presentation. As well as the core modules, students choose three special study modules. Special Studies modules include: The history of Anglo-Saxon Wessex; medieval government; female rule in the pre-modern Mediterranean gender and history 1500 present; medicine and society in southern England 1550-1700; Tudor rebellions; the 'Fifteen-Year War' and public memory in post-war Japan; 'The Good War': the United States and World War II; Soviet history through film, reading and writing; the Holocaust: Historiography, memory and representation, 1945 to the present, the culture of defeat.

Assessment methods

Assessment on the programme is largely by written assignments, usually a 4,000-word essay, and this applies to most modules. The dissertation is a substantial piece of independent research with full tutorial support. For this, students are required to write around 20,000 words on a subject of their choice covered by their study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King Alfred Campus Winchester SO22 4NR South East

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