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History can involve studying one people, culture, or country in particular, but it also often involves general overviews of broad trends. Students of history may be required to conduct research in a specific topic.

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The Citadel

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Military History is a fully online, 30-hour program. The program provides an advanced historical study of the theory and practice of warfa ... [+]

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Military History is a fully online, 30-hour program. The program provides an advanced historical study of the theory and practice of warfare, the institutions, and operations of military forces, and the impact of militaries and warfare on societies. Students may obtain either a Master of Arts Degree in Military History or both a Master of Arts Degree in Military History and a Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership at the same time.

Pursue Your Interests. The Master of Arts in Military History at The Citadel enables you to work closely with distinguished historians as you pursue specialized interests. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the history and evolution of warfare and military institutions in our core courses. Then delve into specific conflicts in our electives, examine the military history of a particular region or era, or explore the relationship between war and society. From strategic thought to operations and tactics, from the Greeks and Romans to the War on Terror, from traditional to innovative methodologies, find your niche.... [-]

USA Charleston
Open Enrollment
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
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Goldsmiths, University of London

This MA stimulates new knowledge and understandings about the understudied and often marginalised experiences of black Britons. ... [+]

This MA stimulates new knowledge and understandings about the understudied and often marginalised experiences of black Britons.

Why study MA Black British History at Goldsmiths? Most studies of black history are concerned with US Civil Rights. This programme's focus on the black British experience is an important step in changing that conversation and diversifying the curriculum. You'll study a range of historical periods, ideas and figures including the black Tudors; accounts of former slaves; abolitionism; black Victorians and Victoriana; religious experiences; black involvement during the First and Second World Wars, and African and West-Indian immigration to Britain. You'll learn important theories and methods from the fields of race/ethnic studies and postcolonial theory alongside the histories of colonialism, slavery, and the Caribbean, and how these relate to the black British experience. The programme also pays close attention to questions of power and asks, for example, how race and sexual orientation throughout history and around the world have often become interlinked in oppressive ways. Our location in South London is extremely important to us. You'll be able to engage with the rich local history around Goldsmiths, from the shipyards of Deptford through to the sites of the Battle of Lewisham and the Black People’s Day of Action. You'll be part of rich academic heritage - we've been researching in the area of black experience and race studies for decades. Goldsmiths offers an MA Black British Writing programme and an MA Race, Media and Social Justice course from which students can elect to... [-]
United Kingdom London
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Haifa, International School

The international Master of Arts program in German and European Studies at the University of Haifa is being launched as part of the teaching activities of the HCGES. ... [+]

Masters of Arts in History. Program description

The Haifa Center for German and European Studies (HCGES) is a joint venture of the University of Haifa and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD – Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst). HCGES was founded in 2007 with the goal of exposing students, researchers, and the community at large to a rich spectrum of topics related to modern Europe, and Germany in particular, since 1945.

The international Master of Arts program in German and European Studies at the University of Haifa is being launched as part of the teaching activities of the HCGES. The MA program is designed to acquaint students with topics related to Germany and Europe, highlighting Jewish and Israeli perspectives as well as the relationship between the Middle East and Europe. The program is interdisciplinary and allows students to approach German and European studies from a variety of angles while providing students with the opportunity to engage with other departments for a well-rounded education.... [-]

Israel Haifa
October 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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New College of the Humanities

Our MA Historical Research & Public History is a unique combination of classic research training and how history is communicated to an audience via books, novels, TV, ... [+]

Programme outline

Starting in 2018, our MA Historical Research & Public History is a one-year programme of study or can be studied part-time across two years. International students who require a visa are only eligible to study this programme on a one-year, full-time basis.

Each of the programme’s seven courses has been developed by award-winning academic, historian and broadcaster Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and will be delivered by the History Faculty at NCH.

Course 1: The Historian’s Craft Course 2: Depth Study I* Course 3: Public History Course 4: Depth Study II* Course 5: Dissertation I Course 6: Applied Public History Course 7: Dissertation II

* Depth Studies are chosen from:... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

Students pursuing an M.A. at the History Department work closely with GW's internationally recognized faculty in a broad range of specialties, including modern America, e ... [+]

Students pursuing an M.A. at the History Department work closely with GW's internationally recognized faculty in a broad range of specialties, including modern America, early modern Europe, and imperial and colonial studies.

The M.A. program not only prepares students for Ph.D. work but also for a broad range of careers, from teaching high school students to government work to historical research in the private sector. Washington, D.C. has some of the best resources for historical research in the world, including the National Archives, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the Library of Congress. Our M.A. graduates have gone on to have successful and prolific careers.

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USA Washington
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Campus
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Drew University

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus re ... [+]

Shape the Story.

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains European and American, the course of study emphasizes the production and dissemination of knowledge in global contexts. Students are trained to consider a range of intellectual and cultural problems of pressing contemporary relevance from multiple disciplinary perspectives.

The program emphasizes the training of teachers alongside scholars and preparation for non-academic as well as academic careers. Through opportunities such as internships, seminars, and workshops, students can receive additional training in various areas, including, but not limited to, publishing, digital media, museum curation, and philanthropic organizations.... [-]

USA Madison
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Full-time
Campus
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Istanbul Sehir University

ŞEHİR History MA Program provides an innovative, flexible, and interdisciplinary context for the study of the past. Designed primarily to prepare students for PhD-level w ... [+]

Overview

ŞEHİR History MA Program provides an innovative, flexible, and interdisciplinary context for the study of the past. Designed primarily to prepare students for PhD-level work in history, humanities and social sciences, the program helps students develop their research, writing and teaching skills. In addition, it provides an excellent background for alternative careers in teaching, library and archival work, government service, historical preservation, and allied research fields. The program taught in English is particularly strong in the fields of Islamic and Ottoman/Turkish history.

History

ŞEHİR History MA Program provides an innovative, flexible, and interdisciplinary context for the study of the past. Designed primarily to prepare students for PhD-level work in history, humanities and social sciences, the program helps students develop their research, writing and teaching skills. In addition, it provides an excellent background for alternative careers in teaching, library and archival work, government service, historical preservation, and allied research fields. The program taught in English is particularly strong in the fields of Islamic and Ottoman/Turkish history.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
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University of Passau

This research-focused master's programme in Historical Sciences imparts theory and research methods, enabling you to apply scientific principles to historical topics. ... [+]

About the programme

This research-focused master's programme in Historical Sciences imparts theory and research methods, enabling you to apply scientific principles to historical topics. You will learn to tackle complex issues and reconstruct historical developments and events by cross-referencing source material. Most history programmes tend to focus on the major historical periods; the M.A. Historical Sciences at the University of Passau additionally includes subjects from closely related disciplines. The programme is designed to allow you to actively shape your study path by selecting two focus modules to suit your personal interests and career plans.

Features A combination of conventional history course content and a choice of major epochs, subjects and regional disciplines, with the possibility to include topics from closely related disciplines Core subjects: the Ancient World, the Middle Ages, Modernity and Contemporary History, Eastern European History, Ecclesiastical History and Auxiliary Sciences of History You may specialise further by choosing a second focus subject Supplementary qualification: Certificate of Digital Humanities Programme Syllabus ... [-]
Germany Passau
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German
Full-time
4 - 6 semesters
Campus
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University of Bayreuth

The master’s program History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique co ... [+]

The economy is constantly changing. The latest economic crises have taught us that a long-term perspective can help us to better understand changes in the economy. For this reason, the field of economic history has been experiencing a boom over the past several years. More and more experts are needed to analyze complex economic relationships and develop integrative approaches to achieving solutions on the basis of historical experience.

The master’s program History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combination leads to a career-qualifying degree that enables graduates to start a career in the private sector or continue their postgraduate education.... [-]

Germany Bayreuth
October 2020
English (US)
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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University of Lincoln

This academically rigorous Master’s programme is designed to give you the opportunity to progress your specialist knowledge of history and the chance to develop the advan ... [+]

The Course

Teaching is informed by research expertise in the School of History & Heritage and you will be encouraged to engage with our interdisciplinary research community. You have the option to follow three distinct pathways, in the history of gender and sexuality, media history, or contemporary British history, or pursue a general programme of study instead.

You can benefit from the historical resources available in the city of Lincoln, including an extensive archive of materials at the on-campus Media Archive of Central England (MACE) and the International Bomber Command Centre. There is also The Wren Library at Lincoln Cathedral that possesses several thousand early modern books.... [-]

United Kingdom Lincoln
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

The Master's Program in History at Georgetown is rooted in the core belief that interconnections among the globe’s diverse regions and cultures have played a crucial role ... [+]

The Master's Program in History at Georgetown is rooted in the core belief that interconnections among the globe’s diverse regions and cultures have played a crucial role in shaping societies’ development since long before the modern era, and that a deep understanding of these historical forces is essential to grasping the world we currently live in. History as a discipline aims to analyze and integrate politics and states, production and work, environment and society, culture and religion, and gender and family. Georgetown History MA students research these aspects of human society as they change over time, by setting local, regional, and national developments in transregional or global contexts.... [-]

USA Washington
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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Georgia Southern University

The Master of Arts in History degree program at Georgia Southern University is designed to serve the diverse needs of graduate students, whether they seek a solid groundi ... [+]

Master of Arts, History – Armstrong, Statesboro

Degree Requirements: 33 Credit Hours

The Department of History offers bachelors of arts and masters of arts degrees in history and a graduate certificate in public history and specializes in Southern history, Georgia history, women’s history, and military history, among other areas. For undergraduates, the Department participates in the University Honors Program, and for graduate students, the Department has several graduate assistantship opportunities.

Our faculty are engaging teachers and nationally and internationally known scholars in various historical fields. You will be in the classroom with award-winning teachers and scholars, taking a range of classes that satisfy just about any historical interest.... [-]

USA Statesboro Savannah
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Master of Art's in History is a small, selective program that emphasizes comparative understanding of the historical process. It is organized around colloquia in com ... [+]

The master's program in history is a small, selective program of graduate study that emphasizes comparative understanding of the historical process. It is organized around colloquia in comparative and regional topics, the preparation of specific fields, and individual research in consultation with a faculty member.

The program is designed both to prepare students for doctoral programs in history and to enhance the historical knowledge and interpretive skills of professionals working in secondary schools, libraries, foundations, and museums.

The Master's Program is a small, selective program of graduate study that emphasizes comparative understanding of the historical process. It is organized around colloquia in comparative and regional topics, the preparation of specific fields, and individual research in consultation with a faculty member.... [-]

USA Medford
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Mary Immaculate College

Accredited modules include Revolutionary Ireland, 1789-1803; The American Irish, 1850-1920; Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe; Science, etc. ... [+]

MA in History

This program consists of six taught modules and a 20,000-word dissertation.Accredited modules include: Revolutionary Ireland, 1789-1803; The American Irish, 1850-1920; Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe; Science and Enlightenment in Early Modern Europe; Race, gender and ethnicity in the United States in historical perspective; The evolution of popular culture 1750-1950; Oral History: Theory and Practice; Image-based research in History; Popular Protest in Pre-Famine Ireland; The Town in Nineteenth Century Ireland; Research methods in History (Core); The Irish Protestant Tradition 1536-1869; Ireland and the Two World Wars; Visualising Ireland; The Churches, Society and the Irish State after 1922.Only 6 modules will be offered in any one year.The current modules are:... [-]

Ireland Limerick
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Radboud University

The Research Master's programme prepares you for an international academic career, whether it is the history of Europe, the development of modern European literature or t ... [+]

Open Day

Do you want to learn more about this programme, visit our campus and meet current students and staff? Join us for the Master's Open Day on 16 November 2019!

Programme

The research Master's programme in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies underscores the theoretical and methodological aspects of the humanities in order to contribute to academic depth, interdisciplinarity and future flexibility that extends beyond a single field. The programme will prepare you to conduct original research in which you consider complex problems with a multidisciplinary outlook. It’s an indispensable stepping stone for students wanting to pursue an academic career as many of our graduates go on to become PhD candidates. Whether it is the history of Europe, the development of modern European literature or the art of Rome that fascinates you, the Research Master's specialisations is an excellent choice for talented students who want to prepare themselves for an international academic career.... [-]

Netherlands Nijmegen
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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