Comments about History (Modern) MA - At the institution - Kingston Upon Thames - Greater London
The History (Modern) MA course combines an advanced-level study of historical skills and knowledge with the opportunity to complete a sustained piece of research in modern history.
It is suitable both for those wishing to take a short but advanced-level qualification in history and those intending to proceed to a research degree in history.
History (Modern) MA
What will you study?
You will take courses in historiography and documentary analysis, and learn how to apply these to your chosen subject area in modern history. You will engage with issues relating to archival research and information retrieval and receive research training at an advanced level. You may take classes in a relevant historical area or extend your subject expertise through using elective modules.
The focal point of the MA will be your dissertation, which will enable you to focus on a particular aspect of modern history in depth.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
-The Digital Historian
-Great Historical Debates
-Research Skills and Methods in Social Sciences
-Archives, Records and Historians
-Introduction to your Historical Specialism
-Modern history option modules