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Harvard University

12 months
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35000 USD/year
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Examine the past through a variety of critical approaches while engaging in deep investigation of how evidence and historical narratives have developed over time. The Master of Liberal Arts, History degree from Harvard University consists of nine courses—three of which you take to gain admission—and a thesis. You study through a combination of on-campus and online courses.

Overview

Key learning outcomes at History programme offered by Harvard University.

Through the degree in the field of history you gain:

  • Perspective of the world today through evidence as well as an understanding of why and how historical events unfolded through argument and interpretation.
  • Advanced critical thinking skills and historical insights using evidential, conceptual, and comparative frameworks.
Program Overview

The master’s degree includes nine courses—at least three taken on campus—and a thesis.

  • Get started. You begin by completing three admission courses from the program curriculum. This is your opportunity to demonstrate your commitment and ability to perform well as a Harvard student.
  • Apply to the program. While you are completing your third admission course, you may submit your application. We have application periods in the fall, spring, and summer.
  • Continue your studies, online and on campus. As you progress through the program, you may choose from courses offered on campus or online, in the fall, spring, or summer. To fully experience Harvard, you take at least three courses on campus as part of your degree.
  • Complete your thesis. Working with a thesis director, you conduct in-depth research on a topic relevant to your work experience or academic interests, producing publishable quality results. You’ll emerge with a solid understanding of how research is executed and communicated.
  • Graduate with your Harvard degree. You participate in the annual Harvard Commencement, receiving your Harvard University degree: Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in extension studies, field: History.

Programme Structure

The Master of Liberal Arts, History degree field consists of 12 courses (48 credits), three of which are required on campus. You choose a capstone or thesis track.

12 Graduate Courses

The degree is customizable. Within the program curriculum, you choose the history and elective courses that meet your learning goals.

  • Proseminar
  • 5 history courses
  • 1 history seminar
  • 2 general electives
  • EXPO 42b is an elective option

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
70
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

To begin the admission process, you simply register—no application needed—for the following three, four-credit, graduate-level degree courses (available online):

  • SSCI 100B Proseminar: Introduction to Graduate Studies and Scholarly Writing in the Social Sciences—Government and History
    • Before registering, you'll need to pass our online test of critical reading and writing skills or earn a B or higher in EXPO 42b Writing in the Social Sciences.
    • You have two attempts to earn the minimum grade of B in the proseminar (a withdrawal grade counts as an attempt). The proseminar cannot be more than two years old at the time of application.
  • 1 history course
  • 1 history course or elective (e.g., EXPO 42b)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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