Contemporary History and Politics MA

Birkbeck, University of London

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Our MA Contemporary History and Politics lays a strong emphasis on the critical analysis of the recent past, giving you specialist knowledge of particular regions and themes. You will study the complex interplay between national, international and global political, social and historical forces that have produced the contemporary world, and develop the approaches, techniques and skills of the professional historian.The introductory compulsory module explores the methodological, conceptual and ... READ MORE

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Full time | Birkbeck, University of London | 1 year | 04-OCT-21

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116th / 131

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Start date
04-OCT-21
Full Time
1 year

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Birkbeck, University of London
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( 3.9)
Based in the heart of London, Birkbeck has established a reputation for providing its postgraduate students with an engaging, exciting learning experience, and positive feedback from its community of professional alumni is testimony to the university’s continued success. With a history that dates back almost 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London offers a unique learning experience which delivers a competitive program of nearly 300 postgraduate courses exclusively in the evenings. This means that students can work or focus on other commitments during the day. Birkbeck’s wide range of courses can be studied full-time or part-time, and some are studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is well known for the quality of its research output, and supports a community of around 700 postgraduate students with a dynamic and academically enriching research environment.

Where you'll study

Birkbeck, University of London

Malet Street Bloomsbury United Kingdom
WC1E 7HX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Euston   0.5 miles away

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