Why this programme
- This Masters aims to challenge, educate and engage by exposing you to a wide range of ideas about war, armed conflict, and their impact. It is designed to broaden and deepen your understanding of the nature of war, and its place in history.
- The War Studies programme of the University of Glasgow will introduce you to different conceptual and methodological approaches to the study of the history of war and armed conflict. You will learn about the foundations of the military sciences, and how to apply political, social and cultural perspectives to the study of war.
- All our courses are designed to expose you to detailed research topics, source criticism and current debate, and are led by internationally acknowledged experts.
- Our courses will also help you hone a range of practical, professional and intellectual skills that will prepare you for independent postgraduate research, enhance your employability, and benefit your career development..
- You will be able to choose from courses that cover a broad chronological, geographical and thematic range.
- The University of Glasgow is home to the Scottish Centre for War Studies, which is based within the subject of History in the School of Humanities but has affiliated members from a range of subject areas. You will be able to participate in regular research seminars on critical themes related to war and armed conflict as well as to related conferences.
Positions held by recent graduates include Development Director, Correspondent, and Freelance Journalist. Our graduates have also gone on to work in the heritage sector, government, for NGOs and IGOs, and the private sector. The programme provides an excellent platform for you to move onto PhD studies and a career in academia and education.
- Chivalry and Warfare in Late Medieval Europe, C.1300 to C.1500
- Games and Gaming
- Military Scotland in the Age of Proto-globalization, C.1600-C.1800
- Peace-making and International Relations after the First World War
- Qualitative Approaches to the Study of Political Violence
- The American Way of War
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesHistory Liberal Arts Modern History View 256 other Masters in Liberal Arts in United Kingdom
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- Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified
- You must also submit a brief statement (no longer than one page) outlining your interest in the programme
- A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
- Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
- One reference letter on headed paper
- Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
- A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)
International22140 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22140 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10050 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK Part-time fee: £1117 per 20 credits
Living costs for Glasgow
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