Taught course

American History

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, US GPA 3.4 or other international equivalent in a subject related to this programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is distinctive in its breadth and diversity, both chronologically and thematically. It draws on the wide range of American historical expertise available in the School. You will enrich your skills in independent research, critical analysis and presentations, and gain an in-depth understanding of the key topics and historiographical debates of this young nation’s dynamic past, spanning the American Revolution, the Cold War and the War on Terror.

You will attain a level of expertise and knowledge that will enable you to embark upon independent research at an advanced level in American history. The University of Edinburgh is home to one of the largest teams of American historians outside the United States, allowing us to provide courses and research supervision in a wide array of topics and time periods with world class expertise. The impressive combined resources of the University’s Main Library and the National Library of Scotland, home to one of the UK’s largest collections of Americana, will be on hand.

Information for international students

http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School Office
Email
GradSchool.HCA@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 3772