University of Aberdeen: Modern History
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Divinity, History and Philosophy|
Study modern history in one of Scotland’s ancient universities, the fifth oldest in the English-speaking world. The University of Aberdeen MLitt in Modern History offers a combination of cutting-edge research, world-leading faculty, and a tradition of historical study dating back more than 500 years. The Aberdeen MLitt in Modern History is aimed equally at future researchers, teachers, decision makers and those with a love for history.
The Aberdeen MLitt in Modern History combines cutting-edge teaching, professional research training, and individual research. A postgraduate degree in history prepares students for careers in all fields that value analytical thinking, creative problem solving, and high level research skills. Our students have gone on to careers in teaching, government, public service, journalism, and corporations. It can also lead to further academic study or personal enrichment.
Students on the Aberdeen MLitt in Modern History have access to a wide range of courses in a variety of fields taught by leading international scholars. They will have the opportunity to pursue directed research towards a dissertation on a subject of their choice and will receive training in research skills.
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|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Candidates must normally have an Honours degree to at least 2.1 standard in an appropriate discipline or equivalent qualifications and experience.
For the MLitt students must acquire 180 credits over the course of the year (105 for courses + 75 for the dissertation). Courses should normally total 45-60 credit points in each half-session. Assessment is based on written work and moderated according to university standards. Every student is assigned a dissertation supervisor based on their research interests.
Students are required to take HI502T (30 credits), HI552R (30 credits), and HI5594 (15 credits) as well as a special subject (HI502K, 30 credits) chosen from the wide range of topics offered by the department of History. These can include Hitler, Irish Troubles, or the Russian Revolution. Students will also take HI5915 Dissertation and Historical Studies (75 credits).
|EU||6700 GBP for Year 1|
|England||6700 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||6700 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||6700 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||6700 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||6700 GBP for Year 1|
|International||15900 GBP for Year 1|
The University of Aberdeen
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