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9 Masters Programs in Social History

For students looking to expand their expertise in their chosen field and be eligible for more prestigious career opportunities, obtaining a master’s degree may be the answer. This type of degree is available to students who have a bachelor’s degree. What is a Master in Social History? This type of degree gives students expert knowledge of various  societies and cultural difference… Read more

For students looking to expand their expertise in their chosen field and be eligible for more prestigious career opportunities, obtaining a master’s degree may be the answer. This type of degree is available to students who have a bachelor’s degree.

What is a Master in Social History? This type of degree gives students expert knowledge of various  societies and cultural differences between them. Courses may cover different religions, societal expectations, or cultural customs. Each class is typically designed to explore contemporary societies in depth and help students develop a greater understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity. A firm grasp of social history could help students have a better understanding of current social issues.

A degree in social history may help students gain certain skills that could lead to a larger variety of high-paying jobs in the future. Students could develop great analytical skills that can help further their careers, and they may develop essential problem-solving and communication abilities that are helpful in life.

It could take anywhere from one to three years to obtain a Master in Social History. The cost varies from school to school. The duration and location of the program could affect the price, so it is best to contact universities for an accurate estimate.

People with a degree in social history may be able to find jobs in many fields. A number of students choose to become teachers, while others prefer jobs as researchers. Some decide to pursue careers as historians, working in a library or a museum. Some students find jobs working as government officials, and others work with humanitarian groups. Even a career in politics or a job as a journalist may be options for many students.

To give students across the globe access to master’s programs, many universities have begun offering online classes along with ones on campus. Online classes give students greater flexibility with their schedules. 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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University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The Multidisciplinary MA Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa is dedicated to the creation and nurturing of a new generation of Holocaust researchers. Its a ... +

The Multidisciplinary MA Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa is dedicated to the creation and nurturing of a new generation of Holocaust researchers. Its aim is to provide a well-rounded curriculum from a wide variety of disciplines and subjects, diverse methodologies and essential languages. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MSc in Economic and Social History offers a distinctive combination of interdisciplinary study and specialisation. It provides training for advanced research in social and ... +

The MSc in Economic and Social History offers a distinctive combination of interdisciplinary study and specialisation. It provides training for advanced research in social and economic history; it offers specialised study in a chosen historical period and innovative training in knowledge transfer. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
Campus
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

During the Master’s programme History of Politics and Society, you will acquire the knowledge and tools to thoughtfully interpret the past in order to benefit the present.

During the Master’s programme History of Politics and Society, you will acquire the knowledge and tools to thoughtfully interpret the past in order to benefit the present. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English, Dutch
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical Sciences
Wrocław, Poland

The public history program is addressed to all the BA graduates, not only in history, and even not only in the humanities, who would like to conduct the research about and pro ... +

The public history program is addressed to all the BA graduates, not only in history, and even not only in the humanities, who would like to conduct the research about and promote the public uses of history. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2020
Campus
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
Prague 5, Czech Republic

The study of Historical Sociology concerns itself with long-term social processes and trends that have a significant impact on contemporary societies and phenomena. Learn abou ... +

The study of Historical Sociology concerns itself with long-term social processes and trends that have a significant impact on contemporary societies and phenomena. Learn about how society changes throughout history and focus on complex topics such as modernization, collective mentalities, globalization, religious and cultural pluralism, social memory, and much more. -
MA
Full-time
2 - 5 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
Milan, Italy

The cultural labor market is increasingly characterized by a contamination between disciplines and a demand for professional figures with transversal skills. In the Master's D ... +

The cultural labor market is increasingly characterized by a contamination between disciplines and a demand for professional figures with transversal skills. In the Master's Degree in Public History the tools of the historian's profession are revealed, skills are acquired to make history in a design dimension and to renew the tools of historical narration, so that the past is a continuous stimulus to participate in the present and think about the future. -
Master
Full-time
8 months
Italian
Campus
Universidad de La Laguna
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

The Master of Science in Religions: History and Society offers solid knowledge and methods of analysis on the great religious traditions of the History of Humanity, as well as ... +

The Master of Science in Religions: History and Society offers solid knowledge and methods of analysis on the great religious traditions of the History of Humanity, as well as tools for the management of religious diversity in contemporary societies. The first part of the Master, of an introductory nature, includes methodological, historical and legal contents. The second part is divided in two itineraries, designed for the student to specialize in "History of Religions" or "Management of religious and cultural diversity". Participating in the Masters are specialists of recognized trajectory of the Pablo de Olavide University, Carlos III University of Madrid, the University of La Laguna, as well as other universities and institutions. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The MSc by Research in Economic and Social History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research. The MSc by Research in Econo ... +

The MSc by Research in Economic and Social History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research. The MSc by Research in Economic and Social History is aimed at students who have a specific topic of interest into which they wish to conduct their own research. The programme provides structured research training while at the same time enabling you to pursue a research project that you design yourself, in consultation with supervisors. It serves as both a self-contained research degree and as preparation for further study for the PhD degree. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MLitt in Intellectual History is an interdisciplinary programme which provides students with a broad knowledge of the latest intellectual-historical research, encompassing ... +

The MLitt in Intellectual History is an interdisciplinary programme which provides students with a broad knowledge of the latest intellectual-historical research, encompassing politics, religion, philosophy, science, international relations, economics and literature. -
Master
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
Campus

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