M.Sc. On Campus

History of Ideas

University of Texas at Dallas

12 months
22302 USD/year
22302 USD/year
12344 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in History of Ideas degree program at University of Texas at Dallas is designed both for individuals wishing to enhance their knowledge of the history of thought and culture and the skills for studying it, and for those intending to pursue a doctorate in a related field. 


Students seeking the MA in History of Ideas from University of Texas at Dallas may thus elect a professional option or a research option. Students with plans for doctoral study should choose the research option. 

The research option requires students to demonstrate proficiency in an approved foreign language and to complete a portfolio.

Students concentrate on the study of philosophy and intellectual and cultural history, with a focus on modern Europe and America.

Career Options

  • Graduates of the program seek positions such as: teacher/educator, historian, researcher, historical site/museum curator, public history administrator, public policy administrator, archivist, writer and manager for public and private historical organizations. 
  • Career settings may include higher education, non-profits, cultural and historical organizations, government agencies, international development organizations, museums and archives, business/corporate entities and independent consulting.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The Holocaust
  • Literature and the Holocaust
  • German History, Philosophy, and Literature 
  • German Literature and Ideas 1870-1960
  • Literature of Weimar Germany
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Modern Jewish Literature across Cultures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6172 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Richardson

1207 - 2237 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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