Part time Master's Degree in History in Aberdeen City in United Kingdom

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

History involves the study of the written word in order to uncover information about the past. It includes researching, analyzing, and synthesizing knowledge about the past, as well as making new discoveries.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

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Master in History

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

History, which sits within the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, is a vigorous and successful discipline that offers a warm welcome to new students. [+]

Master in History

Research Degrees: MLitt, MPhil, PhD

Background

History, which sits within the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, is a vigorous and successful discipline that offers a warm welcome to new students.

Rated as the best department in Scotland for historical research in the last research assessment exercise, it has been able to attract staff within the past five years from Cambridge, Dublin, Edinburgh, London, St Andrews, Manchester and elsewhere. This fresh infusion of personnel has reshaped departmental research and teaching and provided the energy to pursue a number of new initiatives that are rapidly bearing fruit. All members of staff are actively pursuing their research interests and many are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The discipline boasts experienced and committed teachers and supervisors who will strive to enrich your experience at the University of Aberdeen and enable you to realise your ambition.... [-]


Master in Early Modern Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The Centre for Early Modern Studies (CEMS) is a major initiative launched in 2001. Building on the rich deposits of archival and printed material which have accumulated in the University's collections during the past 500 years... [+]

Master in Early Modern Studies

Research Degrees: MLitt

Background

The Centre for Early Modern Studies (CEMS) is a major initiative launched in 2001. Building on the rich deposits of archival and printed material which have accumulated in the University's collections during the past 500 years, the Centre unites about 20 core and 30 associate members from across the College, in a common field of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research. Research strands include Cities and Civil Society, Media: Word, Text, Image, and Traffic and Exchange. Additional areas of expertise and activity within the Centre include aristocracy, emblem studies, reformations and recusants, and the right of resistance.... [-]


Master in Cultural History

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The Centre for Cultural History, which is situated within the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, provides supervision of research leading to degrees of MLitt and PhD. The research emphasis of Cultural History staff lies in the interdisciplinary study of European [+]

Master in Cultural History

Research Degrees: MLitt, MPhil, PhD

Background

The Centre for Cultural History, which is situated within the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, provides supervision of research leading to degrees of MLitt and PhD. The research emphasis of Cultural History staff lies in the interdisciplinary study of European cultures from the late antique period, through the early modern to the present day.

Areas of research include: gender and race; science, technology and medicine; popularization and visual culture; and many others. Staff are based across the discipline of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, but particularly in History and Anthropology, and research students benefit from a range of training opportunities.... [-]


Master in Celtic

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The Celtic Department at Aberdeen provides a highly supportive research environment which fosters a wide variety of scholarly approaches to the ancient, medieval and modern cultures of the Celtic-speaking countries. [+]

Master in Celtic

Research Degrees: MLitt, PhD

Background

The Celtic Department at Aberdeen provides a highly supportive research environment which fosters a wide variety of scholarly approaches to the ancient, medieval and modern cultures of the Celtic-speaking countries.

There is a special focus on contemporary Scottish Gaelic language, literature and socio-linguistics, minority-language planning and policy, medieval history, ancient Celtic religion and mythology, and the formation of our image of the Celts in the modern period.

The Department is represented on the Board of Celtic Studies (Scotland) and in close contact with the Celtic Departments of other Scottish Universities (Edinburgh, Glasgow). ... [-]


Master in Social Anthropology, Ethnology & Cultural History

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The programme introduces students to current directions of research in social anthropology, ethnology and cultural history, and fosters awareness and critical reflection on the epistemological, conceptual and ethical problems entailed in the conduct of research in these fields. [+]

Master in Social Anthropology, Ethnology & Cultural History

Programme Length: MRes 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time

Aims

The programme introduces students to current directions of research in social anthropology, ethnology and cultural history, and fosters awareness and critical reflection on the epistemological, conceptual and ethical problems entailed in the conduct of research in these fields. It aims to guide students in how to access, and use, key sources of research material (archival, visual, musical and museological), and to provide training in ethnographic fieldwork and related research methods (interviewing, audio-recording, filming and surveying).... [-]


Master in Renaissance & Early Modern Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The taught MLitt in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies is designed to provide specialist training in technical, analytical, and theoretical skills within a properly interdisciplinary environment. They are suited for students hoping to continue into funded PhD research as well as those simply interested in obtaining an MLitt qualification. [+]

Master in Renaissance & Early Modern Studies

Programme Length:

MLitt 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time PgDip 9 months full-time (no dissertation)

Aims

The taught MLitt in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies is designed to provide specialist training in technical, analytical, and theoretical skills within a properly interdisciplinary environment. They are suited for students hoping to continue into funded PhD research as well as those simply interested in obtaining an MLitt qualification. Training courses ensure that all postgraduate students are given a thorough grounding in the techniques and tools of historical research before they carry out their dissertation during the summer months.... [-]


Master in Medieval Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The one-year taught MLitt in Medieval Studies (or two years part-time) will appeal to students interested in the history and culture of Medieval Europe, and particularly to those who wish to gain an interdisciplinary insight to the period. [+]

Master in Medieval Studies

Programme Length

MLitt 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time PgDip 9 months full-time (no dissertation)

Aims

The one-year taught MLitt in Medieval Studies (or two years part-time) will appeal to students interested in the history and culture of Medieval Europe, and particularly to those who wish to gain an interdisciplinary insight to the period.

The courses reflect research interests drawn from various disciplines including Celtic, Divinity, English, French, History, History of Art, and Scottish and Irish Studies. The programme offers training and thematic courses as well as specialist supervision for a 15,000 word dissertation of the students' own choice. Following successful completion of the programme, students may submit a new postgraduate application to proceed to the PhD degree.... [-]


Master in Ethnology & Folklore

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The course will develop a broad-based understanding of how Ethnology and Folklore evolved, and of their approaches to the major genres of study: material culture, custom and belief, oral narrative, song, childlore and games, sports and pastimes. [+]

Master in Ethnology & Folklore

Programme Length: MLitt 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Aims

The course will develop a broad-based understanding of how Ethnology and Folklore evolved, and of their approaches to the major genres of study: material culture, custom and belief, oral narrative, song, childlore and games, sports and pastimes.

Through case-studies of Scottish material, the course will show how the concepts of ethnology and folklore can be used to investigate important issues in contemporary society. Graduates from a variety of backgrounds will gain a sound knowledge of the concepts, skills and methodologies of ethnology and folklore, whether in preparation for doctoral research, or as an end in itself.... [-]


Master in Church History

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The taught MTh is intended to give students with an undergraduate background in Divinity, Religious Studies, Religious History or History an opportunity to study Church History at an advanced level and to acquire the skills and background necessary for independent postgraduate research and teaching in this area. [+]

Master in Church History

Programme Length

MTh 12 months full-time 24 months part-time

Aims

The taught MTh is intended to give students with an undergraduate background in Divinity, Religious Studies, Religious History or History an opportunity to study Church History at an advanced level and to acquire the skills and background necessary for independent postgraduate research and teaching in this area. It will also appeal to those who wish to further an interest in Christian History as part of a programme of life-long learning.

Syllabus

    DR5092 Theology in the University     DR5077 Dissertation Colloquium ... [-]

Master in Celtic Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

A one-year taught MLitt (or two years part-time) in Celtic Studies. The MLitt will appeal to students interested in the history, language and culture of the Celtic-speaking peoples, and particularly to those who wish to gain an interdisciplinary insight to this field of research. [+]

Master in Celtic Studies

Programme Length:

MLitt 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time PgDip 9 months full-time, 21 months part-time

(Note: immigration regulations prevent part-time study by students from outside the European Union.)

Aims

A one-year taught MLitt (or two years part-time) in Celtic Studies. The MLitt will appeal to students interested in the history, language and culture of the Celtic-speaking peoples, and particularly to those who wish to gain an interdisciplinary insight to this field of research. The programme offers training and thematic courses as well as specialist supervision for a 15,000 word dissertation of the students' own choice.... [-]