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University of Cambridge: World History

Institution University of Cambridge View institution profile
Department Single Tier Structure
Telephone 01223 748152
Study type Research


The course combines the study of global and imperial history with the study of Asian, African and Latin American histories. It draws upon the knowledge of faculty members in each of these areas, as well as in Middle Eastern, Oceanic and American history. The course enables students to develop expertise in this rich and expanding field of historical scholarship. The core course focuses on historiographical debates in world history, leading to 2 options, usually in the history of a world region. Students will also take language classes, a component that is required but not examined; this may be in any language offered from within the university's language center.

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

Cambridge University


University of Cambridge



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