MSc Business Translation and Interpreting

General

Program Description

Why this course?

This taught postgraduate programme aims to introduce you to the advanced level study of history while deepening your historical understanding and awareness.

You’re offered a wide choice of classes as well as rigorous training in historical research methods and sources. You can choose to study thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range. There’s also the possibility of specialising in a particular area such as:

  • international relations history in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • early modern Scottish history

You’ll study

There’s a wide choice of classes within a flexible curriculum.

Core modules

  • Sources, Skills and Methods for Historians 1
  • Sources, Skills and Methods for Historians 2

Option modules

Choose from:

  • Palaeography, c1500-c1800
  • Britain, France and the United States, 1945-1958: Diplomacy, Strategy and Alliance
  • Transatlantic Influences: the United States and Europe after 1958
  • Nationalism and Nation-states in the Arab Middle East, 1900-1945
  • Plantations by Land and Sea, 1540-1700
  • Pharmaceuticals, Ethics and Health, 1800-1980
  • Segregation, Migration and War: African-Americans, 1910-1930
  • The Patriarchal Family in Early Modern Society
  • Governing Highs and Health: History and the Control of Drugs
  • Work and Occupational Health in the 20th Century
  • Themes in the History of Health and Colonial Medicine in South Asia
  • War, Sacrifice and the Nation in Europe, 1789-1918
  • Scotland and Ulster in the early modern North Atlantic World
  • The Lordship of the Isles
  • Food and Health in the West during the 20th Century
  • Note: Not all classes will be on offer in any one year. Others may also be chosen from Level 5 classes offered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Dissertation

MSc students also write a dissertation of 15,000 words.

Entry requirements

first or upper second-class Honours degree in History or overseas equivalent For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 6.0) or equivalent. Tests are valid for two years.

Pre-sessional courses in English are available.

Fees & funding

How much will my course cost?

All fees quoted are for full-time courses and per academic year unless stated otherwise.

Scotland/EU

  • 2016/17 - MSc: £4,600
  • 2016/17 - PgDip: £4,000

Rest of UK

  • 2016/17 - MSc: £4,600
  • 2016/17 - PgDip: £4,000

International

  • 2016/17 - MSc: £13,000
  • 2016/17 - PgDip £7,500
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