Masters of Arts in Early Modern History

Compare 3 Masters of Arts in Early Modern History

Commonly following the completion of a bachelor’s degree, a Master of Arts (MA) can help further develop students’ understanding of a particular academic field. Greater specialization may help students more adequately prepare for prominent positions in the industry.

What is an MA in Early Modern History? During a course of study in early modern history, students may have the opportunity to explore and analyze significant developments in humanity across the globe during this period, including the Renaissance, the Ottoman Empire, Indian empires, Chinese and Japanese empires, American Colonial conquest and more. Many programs offer interdisciplinary options that intersect with literature and art. Courses commonly focus on developing research skills as they explore the period between the late Middle Ages through the Age of Revolution.

As students develop important critical thinking skills during study, they can offer employers more creative and innovative contributions. Additionally, a deep understanding of research approaches and analytical thinking can provide students with greater academic knowledge, which can help in a variety of careers.

Different institutions cost varying amounts, and students may need to consider the anticipated duration of the program and the location of their school of choice. Some basic research can help more specifically understand cost.

Students may find a range of career opportunities after completing this program. Many students decide to pursue positions as history instructors in both secondary and higher education institutions. Additionally, some graduates may find positions as historians at museums, galleries or auction houses where they may be responsible for assessing and researching acquired items. They may also be hired as researchers for both private and public organizations, or serve as consultants on public preservation projects. Other students may choose to pursue further education.

Organizations across continents provide an MA in Early Modern History program, and many offer online options that improve ease of access. To begin, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MA in Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (research)

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 24 months February 2019 Netherlands Groningen

Are you interested in the history, literature and culture of classical, medieval and early modern civilizations? Is a career in research something you aspire? Then this track is just what you are looking for. [+]

Are you interested in the history, literature and culture of classical, medieval and early modern civilizations? Is a career in research something you aspire? Then this track is just what you are looking for.

This two-year Research Master's track covers Classical Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modernity in Europe and the Middle East. You will explore the similarities and differences between these periods. In addition, you will gain fundamental insights into the cultural changes that preceded the modern period.

The track offers three different specializations: in History (croho code 60139), in Literary Studies (croho code 60814), and in Classics and Ancient Civilizations (croho code 60039). Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies offers a multidisciplinary environment. Depending on your background and research interests, you will decide what your main subject will be. You can focus on history and choose between Ancient, Medieval or Early Modern History. You can also focus on literature. Then your options are Latin, Greek, English or Dutch Literature.... [-]


Master in Nineteenth Century Studies

University of Lincoln
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Boston + 1 more

This interdisciplinary Master’s programme is built on the University of Lincoln’s academic and research expertise in the subjects of English, History and Art History. [+]

The Course

MA Nineteenth Century Studies is designed to provide a methodologically informed study of 19th Century sources, including texts, objects and images. You will have the opportunity to make use of the historical resources available in the city of Lincoln, including the literary manuscripts and extensive archive materials in the Tennyson archive at the Tennyson Research Centre.

You will have the chance to advance your knowledge of this historically significant period through themed modules which combine literature, history, visual and material culture, museum studies, religious studies, science history and book history.

As well as producing essays and presentations, you will have the opportunity to develop industry-relevant skills through projects, such as interpreting and documenting archives.... [-]


MA in Early Modern History

University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

The MA Early Modern History, organised by the Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies (CREMS), is taught by leading scholars whose expertise covers the Catholic and Protestant Reformations, New World discoveries, and the political, cultural and religious worlds of sixteenth-, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England and Europe. It combines political, religious, social, cultural, material and intellectual approaches to introduce the early modern period in all its richness and complexity and to equip students with the knowledge and skills to take a fresh look at early modern history. [+]

Are you interested in exploring the history of sixteenth-, seventeenth- or eighteenth-century Britain, Europe and the wider world?

The MA Early Modern History, organised by the Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies (CREMS), is taught by leading scholars whose expertise covers the Catholic and Protestant Reformations, New World discoveries, and the political, cultural and religious worlds of sixteenth-, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England and Europe. It combines political, religious, social, cultural, material and intellectual approaches to introduce the early modern period in all its richness and complexity and to equip students with the knowledge and skills to take a fresh look at early modern history.... [-]