Masters Programs in Social History

Compare 2 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 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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Master's Degree In Science Of Religions: History And Society

Universidad de La Laguna
Online Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife + 1 more

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. [+]

Deepening the knowledge of religions has become urgent. On the one hand, the 21st century has begun marked by conflicts that, under the label of "religious", hide a complex network of factors that go far beyond religion, but are inextricably linked to it. On the other hand, population movements are becoming more frequent, and we are especially aware today that peaceful coexistence between cultures requires both knowing one's identity and understanding and respecting the identity of others. 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 in Public History

University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Poland Wrocław

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. [+]

Public History

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. Public history has been operating since the 1970s as a subdiscipline of history, but also as a separate academic discipline. It is called the history "for the people, by the people, with the people, of the people" and deals with all the aspects of history outside the formal education (also academic education). It operates for many years at the universities worldwide and enjoys considerable popularity among the students.

The history itself concentrates on examining the past (aiming at answering the question "how was it there?") while public history conducts research on how the knowledge about the past is present in the social consciousness and how it is (and may be) instilled in this consciousness, with the central question of "what do (did/will) the people know about how it was?" It focuses on the historical memory, which is rather marginal in the "traditional" history research. The courses from the public history program concentrate on the ways of shaping the historical consciousness (or collective memory) - both in the context of its theoretical framework and mechanism (including e.g. politics of history) and in various practical ways (tools/techniques) of influencing this memory and consciousness, starting from collecting and processing the testimonies of the past, through speech-writing and preparing other texts promoting the historical knowledge,... [-]