Department of History
The University of Sheffield
Sheffield, England S10 2TN
The MA in International History allows you to examine and research key themes and regions in the making of world history from the late nineteenth century until the present day. Recently identified as one of the leading History Departments in Britain for the study of empire, Sheffield is a centre of path-breaking teaching and research in imperialism and nationalism, anti-colonial struggles, the impact of world war, and hegemony and globalisation, amongst many other topics. Particular regional focus is given to Africa and South Asia.
You take a team-taught core module which will give you an understanding of significant trends in the historiography of this field, covering topics such as theories of imperialism, the decentring of Europe, global wars, decolonisation, the rise and fall of the nation state, revolution and counter-revolution, and hegemony and its discontents. You will explore key developments in international history and consider major historiographical controversies and debates. You then choose from a range of options, covering subjects such as imperialism and the partition of Africa, the impact of colonialism in comparative perspective, and the significance of the life and times of Jawaharlal Nehru.
We offer a work placement module that will allow you to gain vocational experience while you study and University Studentships.
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
In State Tuition (per year): 12160 GBP