Master of Art Programs in Modern History

Compare 6 MAs in Modern History

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

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MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Kean University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New York Union + 1 more

he Masters of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kean University – one of only three such programs in the United States – is exceptionally poised to inspire leaders in education, human rights, public policy, and other growing professional fields for the 21st century. [+]

The Masters of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies program at Kean University – one of only three such programs in the United States – is exceptionally poised to inspire leaders in education, human rights, public policy, and other growing professional fields for the 21st century.

Situated at one of our nation’s most diverse universities in the culturally rich region of central New Jersey and metropolitan New York City, its main concern is to understand our world’s people and nations who endured extreme assault and now seek recognition as international players. Kean’s Masters of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies offers ample opportunities to grasp and influence this historical dynamic.... [-]


MA Postcolonial Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MA Postcolonial Studies Programme offers a focus on the historical relationships of power, domination, and practices of imperialism and colonialism in the modern period (late nineteenth-century to the present) through the study of literature and culture. [+]

MA Postcolonial Studies

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The MA Postcolonial Studies Programme offers a focus on the historical relationships of power, domination, and practices of imperialism and colonialism in the modern period (late nineteenth-century to the present) through the study of literature and culture.

The core module will introduce a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to the literature, film, and media of these areas. A range of literary, filmic and theoretical texts from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Near and Middle East will normally be included in the reading list. These will address representations of colonialism and decolonization, neo-colonialism, nationalism in postcolonial societies and diasporic experiences, allowing us to explore the heterogeneous meanings, intersections, and strategies of analysis that have emerged with reference to postcolonial studies.... [-]


MA in Modern British Studies

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

This programme provides an intellectually rigorous introduction to Modern British Studies through two core modules and your choice of optional modules. [+]

This programme provides an intellectually rigorous introduction to Modern British Studies through two core modules and your choice of optional modules.

You will benefit from the expertise of a large number of British historians at Birmingham, who will both teach on the programme and provide expert supervision for your dissertation.

Times Higher Education ranked the Department of History first in the country for its performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise.

You will study four core modules:

New Directions in Modern British Studies Sites and Sources in Modern British Studies Historical Methods: Research Skills Research Skills: Dissertation Preparation ... [-]

MA in Contemporary History

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

This programme approaches contemporary history through issues and problems with vital on-going importance, including environmental politics, information technology, post-colonial migration, internationalism and empire. [+]

This programme approaches contemporary history through issues and problems with vital on-going importance, including environmental politics, information technology, post-colonial migration, internationalism and empire.

It does so across the 20th century and up to the present day, without geographical limits. It, therefore, offers a wide range of modules on history at a variety of scales: from the self to the city, from nation to Imperium.

The MA in Contemporary History allows you to benefit from the expertise of a very large number of modern and contemporary historians at Birmingham. You will be able to specialise in many areas of British, American, African, South Asian, Middle East and European History. The programme also provides ideal preparation for PhD research.... [-]


MA in Modern History and International Relations

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Are you a talented student and interested in modern history and international relations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this track is exactly what you are looking for. [+]

Are you a talented student and interested in modern history and international relations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this track is exactly what you are looking for.

You can take the Master's track in Modern History and International Relations as a track within the Research Master's degree programme in History or the Research Master's degree programme in International Relations.

The two-year Master's track in Modern History and International Relations teaches you to carry out independent academic research in the fields of modern history and international relations. You will explore recent developments in these fields and study relevant theoretical and methodological backgrounds. You will learn about subjects such as the international political economy, the history of cultural identity and European cooperation and integration.... [-]


Master in Cultural History of Modern Europe

Utrecht University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht + 1 more

In the Master’s programme in Cultural History of Modern Europe, you will study Europe’s position in the world from a cultural-historical perspective, with an emphasis on modern history. Our programme offers you profound insight into the history of ideas and practices that form the identities of individuals, groups, and societies, including heritage and public history in international frameworks. [+]

Explore Europe’s history and culture from a global perspective

In the Master’s programme in Cultural History of Modern Europe, you will study Europe’s position in the world from a cultural-historical perspective, with an emphasis on modern history. Our programme offers you profound insight into the history of ideas and practices that form the identities of individuals, groups, and societies, including heritage and public history in international frameworks. The programme content focuses on theories of modern cultural history, global perspectives on European civilisation, the politics of heritage and cultural memory, aspects of transnational history and postcolonial culture, global practices of citizenship, and the development of career-oriented academic competencies. We begin by looking at contemporary problems and discussions. This programme offers an English track and a Dutch track. The modules offered in these tracks are the same – only the language of instruction differs.... [-]