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University of Aberdeen: Modern History

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Divinity, History, Philosophy and Art History
Web https://www.abdn.ac.uk
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

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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University of Aberdeen

Overview

The University of Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest university and the fifth  oldest in the UK. Founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495, the beautiful campus attracts a diverse international community of over 14,000 students  from over  130 countries.

The University of Aberdeen is ranked as a Top 20 UK university by the Guardian University Guide 2024 and Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024, and ranks among the best 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023). It also ranks second across Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for student satisfaction in The …

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