This programme is offered either full and part time basis
The MA in Modern European History offers you the opportunity to work with a group of historians of modern Europe who continue UEA’s long-standing reputation as a major centre for the study of the continent. There is a particular and distinctive concentration of expertise in the history of Central and Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries. This provides an ideal environment for students interested in the dilemmas and challenges faced by the great autocratic dynasties of Russia, Germany and the Habsburg Empire from the mid-19th century onwards. We also cover the dramatic and devastating consequences of social and political change not just for these countries, but for the Balkans and for Europe as a whole. Students also examine the collapse of the dynastic empires and the re-shaping of Europe at the end of the First World War, and the causes and consequences of the two most dramatic episodes in the ‘short twentieth century’: the Bolshevik and Nazi revolutions.
Degree Subject: History or a related subject
Degree Classification: UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent
Special Entry Requirements: Applicants must submit a sample of written work (in English). This should be a typed essay on a historical subject, 2-3,000 words long, preferably a photocopy of an assessment marked by a tutor, complete with critical comments and a percentage or grade. The essay should address a specific question, and must demonstrate an ability to construct a historical argument, familiarity with the conventions of academic writing, and competence in English. This should be uploaded to your online application.
Compulsory Study (150 credits)
Students must study the following modules for 150 credits:
MA IN MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY DISSERTATION
MODERNITY IN RUSSIA
Option A Study (30 credits)
Students will select 30 credits from the following modules:
ENERGY, ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
NATIONALISM AND VIOLENCE IN 20TH-CENTURY EUROPE
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