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History: Communities and Cultures 1660-2000 MA, PgD, PgC

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  • Objectives
    This MA aims to build upon and contribute to the huge increase in interest in regional and cultural history, with an emphasis on London. No other university offers an MA Programme that explores the history of London in the modern period, and its impact on neighbouring rural and provincial communities, such as those in Hertfordshire
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements We require at least an upper second class honours (or equivalent) degree in History or a degree with a significant element (at least 50%) of History. Graduates with an Honours Degree in any discipline who have otherwise demonstrated potential to succeed at postgraduate level in History will also be considered for admission. IELTS requirement - 6.5.
  • Academic Title
    History: Communities and Cultures 1660-2000 MA, PgD, PgC
  • Course description
    The MA has been designed to reflect the dominant research interests of the history staff, as well as to highlight key social and cultural developments in the formation of contemporary society, and how they influenced and changed the lives and lifestyles of people. The range of modules on offer will cover major themes in the field of modern historical debate.

    For the MA, you take three 30-credit modules, two 15-credit research methods modules, plus a dissertation (equivalent to four 15-credit modules). The Postgraduate Diploma requires three 30-credit modules (plus the research methods modules) and the Postgraduate Certificate requires two 30-credit modules.

    Assessment is normally by coursework only. Taught modules normally require either two pieces of coursework of approximately 2-3,000 words, or one piece of coursework of 5,000-6,000 words.

    Careers

    The advanced research skills the programme gives you are of value in a wide range of careers. Teaching methods

    Assessment is normally by coursework only. Taught modules require either two pieces of coursework of approximately 2-3,000 words, or one piece of coursework of 4-5,000 words.

    The dissertation is an extended piece of research, normally 15,000 words in length.

    Year 1 - full details

    Core modules

    -Historical Research Methods 1: Communities and Cultures 1660-2000
    -Historical Research Methods 2: Communities and Culture 1660-2000
    -Historical Studies Dissertation

    Optional modules

    -Community rights, customs and social conflict 1750-1914

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