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Holocaust Studies

Royal Holloway University of London

12 months
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17200 GBP/year
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About

The MA Holocaust Studies programme at Royal Holloway University of London is unique; not only are we the only university in the UK to run an MA course solely dedicated to the field of Holocaust Studies but the Royal Holloway Holocaust Research Institute  is the leading academic centre of its kind in Europe.

Overview

This is an ideal MA if you are pursuing an advanced interest in the Holocaust, it will provide you with a further set of skills and a qualification, it also has a highly successful track record as a springboard to doctoral research.

The Research Institute's mission is to promote research into the Holocaust, its origins and aftermath, and to examine the extent to which genocide, war and dictatorship can be understood as defining elements in the history of the twentieth century. It is an international forum bringing together researchers working on different aspects of the Holocaust in a range of disciplines, including history, literary and language studies, film and media studies, philosophy and sociology. 

Career opportunities

On completion of your MA  Holocaust Studies programme at Royal Holloway University of London you will have developed and finessed skills, such as research, analysis and presenting, which will appeal to future employers.

Your degree also demonstrates that you enjoy being challenged and that you understand complex issues. On graduation you will be ideally placed to develop your career in areas relating to the Holocaust and have a solid foundation for PhD studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The History of the Holocaust
  • Interpreting the Holocaust
  • Dissertation
  • Representing the Holocaust in British and American Literature
  • Film,Television and The Holocaust
  • A Transnational Holocaust
  • Genocide: Comparative Approaches

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no deadlines for postgraduate applications, but popular degrees become full quickly.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally we require a UK 2:1 (Honours) or equivalent in relevant subjects but we will consider a high 2:2 or relevant work experience. Candidates with professional qualifications in an associated area may be considered. Where a ‘high 2:2’ is considered, we would normally define this as reflecting a profile of 57% or above.
  • A piece of written work may be required from applicants who do not meet the standard academic requirements.
  • Relevant research experience will also be considered
  • An interview may be required if we would like more information upon which to base a decision. Applicants unable to attend, such as overseas students, will usually be interviewed by telephone.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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