All MA courses have a core module. You will also take the groundbreaking History in Action module, which brings in experts from a range of sectors. They will give you advice on how to use your skills in a variety of careers.
Each year students will be offered a range of optional modules both in the School of History and in other Schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. These options are dependent upon the availability of specialist teachers, and therefore they change year by year. The availability of each optional module is also dependent upon student interest.
Core Module: History: Approaches, Methods, Challenges
All students also take History in Action
Plus three from the list of available modules.
MA History of Political Thought and Intellectual History
Full information at the MA in the History of Political Thought and Intellectual History website(link is external).
Available modules for 2017/18
- Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust
- Consumer Cultures: The United States from 1760s to the 1960s
- Culture and Identity in Renaissance Italy
- Hollywood and the Second World War
- Islam in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia
- Jews and Christians: Perceptions and Encounters, 1100-1600
- Metropolitan Matters: A material history of London from the Victorians to the present
- Modern Jewish History and Culture
- Modern Girls? Gender, Culture and Society in Britain c.1918-1979
- Race, Resistance and Decolonization: Empire and Global History in the 20th Century
- Readings in Global History
- Selfhood and Enlightenment in the Long Eighteenth Century
- The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Crusader States
- The Holocaust and Beyond
- The Making of Modern Paris
- The Politics of Irish Writing from Swift to Heaney