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MAEarly Modern History

Tuition fee £16,000.00 per year
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Overview

The settling of the New World, industrialisation and the French Revolution transformed the way people thought and lived. This course explores that momentous period in detail, looking at the economic, political, social and cultural changes seen throughout the world between c.1500 and c.1800.

Events such as the British civil wars, the settling of the ‘New World’, the early stages of industrialisation, and the French Revolution transformed the way people thought and lived.

This MA allows you to explore this momentous period with a group of internationally renowned scholars.

Our optional work placement module gives you the chance to share your enthusiasm for the subject, working on a project with one of our partners in the arts, culture and heritage sectors.

We’ll give you training in research skills. Supervised by an academic, you’ll research and write a dissertation on an economic, political, social or cultural aspect of the period between c.1500 and c.1800.

Programme structure

Core modules

Research presentation
Early Modernities
Dissertation

Optional modules

Ways of Seeing: Art, History and the Renaissance
Burying the White Gods: Indigenous People in the Early Modern Colonial World
Universal Reform in Revolutionary England: Exploring the Hartlib Papers
Eighteenth-century Print Culture
Language and Society in Early Modern England
Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Early Modern Europe

Teaching

Seminars
Individual tutorials

Assessment

Bibliographical and source-based exercises
Written papers
Oral presentation
Dissertation (15,000 words)

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Pre-deadline
Dec 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States