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The European History MA, run jointly with the UCL Centre for European Studies, is designed to encourage students to pursue their interests in European history in depth, at the same time as maintaining a broad view of the history of Europe and its region as a whole. What and how will I learn? Geographically, the programme deals with West, Central, Eastern and Southern Europe and regions such as Scandinavia and the Balkans. Students are introduced to different theoretical, methodological and historiographical approaches of writing European history. The chronology of the various components covers the medieval, early modern, modern and contemporary periods. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of one core course (40 credits), optional courses (80 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits). Core Modules Concepts and Research Skills in European History Dissertationreport All students undertake an independent research project on a topic in European History which culminates in a dissertation of 10,000-12,000 words. Options OPTIONS MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: History and Theory of European Integration Thinking Postcolonially: Britain and Empire in the Nineteenth Century The Affluent Society in International Perspective The Public Sphere in Britain, 1476-1800 Political Thought in Renaissance Europe Identity and Power in Medieval Europe AD 500-1300 Infamous Writings Aspects of Anglo-American Relations from 1945 to the present Further details available on subject website: http:www.ucl.ac.uksilvahistoryProspective_StudentsProspectiveMastersStudentsmaeuro The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and a language course taught either through the UCL language centre or through the language departments. Students will be assessed by a variety of methods including unseen written examination, oral assessment, written course work and the dissertation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The UCL History Department enjoys an outstanding international reputation for its research and teaching. The department is strongly committed to the intellectual development of all our students if you come to UCL, you will receive individual supervision from leading historians. Located in Bloomsbury, the History Department is just a few minutes walk away from the exceptional resources of the British Library, the British Museum and the research institutes of the University of London, including the Warburg Institute and the Institute of Historical Research. Your future career The programme is designed to enable students to obtain training specifically aimed at further research in the field of European History, by introducing them to the remarkable range of historical sources available in London, and equipping them with the skills needed to locate and interpret sources relevant to their particular areas of interest. First destinations of recent graduates include: Scientific Council for Government Policy: Research Fellow Henri-Nannen-Journalistenschule: Further study - Journalism UCL: PhD European History Royal College of Art: Further study - European Art History UCL: PhD History Entry Requirements A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. How to apply Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. Who can apply? The programme is suitable for students who wish to deepen their understanding of European history to prepare them to undertake future academic research in the field. Knowledge of foreign languages is not a pre-requisite, but all students are required to take a course in a language of their choice. Funding History Department Graduate scholarships may be available for this programme. RAE
The European History MA, run jointly with the UCL Centre for European Studies, is designed to encourage students to pursue their interests in European history in depth, at the same time as maintaining a broad view of the history of Europe and its region as a whole. What and how will I learn? Geographically, the programme deals with West, Central, Eastern and Southern Europe and regions such as Scandinavia and the Balkans. Students are introduced to different theoretical, methodological and...