History - Global History
MA Global History
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The Global History MA is designed to encourage you to think about historical problems beyond their local, national and regional contexts, training you to think about how historical change happens because of the interaction of local, global and international factors. It is suitable for students who have previously studied history, as well as for graduates of related subjects like law, business and economics, modern languages, or social sciences. All of our teaching at postgraduate level consists of seminar style debates led by a world-class researchers. We do not lecture postgraduate students. Our courses will help you to understand and critically think about the latest international scholarship upon the subjects that interest you most.
The combination of international, comparative, and global history perspectives that is unique to the UCD Global History MA will help you to better understand the ways in which enhanced global integration has shaped and continues to shape the world.
Our course includes training in methodology and research, as well as cutting edge seminar courses on subjects like Gender, Empires and Imperialism, War and Political Violence (including terrorism, genocide and mass violence), Medicine, Religion, Revolution, Nationalism and Globalization. Every student is free to choose their own degree pathway and the modules on offer include courses in medieval, early-modern and modern history. Our geographical expertise covers most of the world.
Minimum of 2.1 or international equivalent BA History or a cognate subject. Minimum of 2.1 in BA History or a cognate subject.
Disseminating History HIS42020
Global History MA Methods HIS42470
Stage 1 Option
Environment & Power in Modern Russia HIS32360
Anticolonial Thought in the Twentieth Century HIS32480
Origins of Modern Diplomacy HIS41780
Research Collaboration HIS42380
Global Revolutions HIS42390
War, Peace, and Globalisation HIS42480
Gender and Education in Modern China's Global History (1800-Present) HIS42520
Race and US National Identity HIS42600
Brave New Worlds HIS42610
A Global History of Refugees HIS42620
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
MA Global History (Z347) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7315
nonEU fee per year - € 19900
MA Global History (Z348) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4390
nonEU fee per year - € 9950
***Fees are subject to change
Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
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Careers & Employability
Our graduates progress to a wide range of interesting careers.
Many of our alumni work in international business, foreign affairs and Dublin's vibrant tech sector, where a background in the global humanities is particularly valued. Other graduates work in senior positions across a diverse range of industries including education, the media, NGOs and the Arts, whilst some continue on to PhD research.