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School of Social, Historical and Political Studies

Military History by Distance Learning

MA Part-time Distance Learning 2 years

This fully-online MA in Military History offers potential graduate students from around the world a chance to engage with reputable military historians and leading academics, also from around the world, through 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ongoing lectures and discussion seminars in state-of-the-art learning environments.

This fully-online MA in Military History offers potential graduate students from around the world a chance to engage with reputable military historians and leading academics, also from around the world, through 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ongoing lectures and discussion seminars in state-of-the-art learning environments.

  • Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020, 18 January 2021
  • Award MA
  • Study Mode Part-time Distance Learning
  • Course Length Part-time Distance Learning (2 years)
  • Campus Location Distance Learning
  • School School of Social, Historical and Political Studies

Why choose this course?

This fully-online MA in Military History offers potential graduate students from around the world a chance to engage with reputable military historians and leading academics, also from around the world, through 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ongoing lectures and discussion seminars in state-of-the-art learning environments.

This is military history like never before; universally-accessible, affordable and dynamic.  Students will be offered a wide range of fascinating topics to explore, from classic 'war theorists' to military technologies to counter-insurgency tactics.  You will then be able to combine your research with skills-based analysis, under the personal supervision of a qualified expert in the field.

Read more about History at the University of Wolverhampton.

  

What happens on the course?

All of our modules can be easily accessed and feature exciting ‘virtual classrooms’ where lectures and seminar discussions are conducted on a weekly basis, making the most of a variety of multi-media formats.  Furthermore, our online platform gives you access to unlimited course materials and University-supported learning resources at no extra cost.

This line-up of part-time modules alternates each year so that all part-time students, whether you begin in autumn or spring semester, take all six (20 credit hour) modules.

By the end of students’ second year of study you will submit a 15,000-word MA Dissertation, worth the final 60-credits of your180-credit hour MA degree.

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Successful completion of this course will enhance your career prospects, whether studied at PGCert, PGDip or MA level . It will be particularly relevant to archivists and curators, researchers, journalists, political and central government professionals, civil servants, military professionals, conflict resolution and NGO workers, charity and campaign workers. Attainment of the MA degree could also lead to doctoral research.

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Everything you need to know about this course!

This is the only MA degree of its kind available in the U.K., and one of only a handful worldwide. It is also one of the most competitively-priced online MA degrees anywhere. 

Building upon years of proven experience in online delivery, this new 180 credit hour-programme offers you the convenience of choosing where (anywhere with internet access) and when to study (anytime: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).  No more trips to campus, parking hassles, queues in the library while you juggle work & family.  

The University of Wolverhampton boasts the longest-running BA Honours Degree in War Studies in the U.K. We have resident strengths in many aspects of military history, taught by a critically-acclaimed team of international scholars.  Our degree also draws in reputable experts from across the world.  Now, you will be able to discuss topics like the Battle of Waterloo or the Blitz with military historians you may already be familiar with.

 

 

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of military history
  • Show awareness and understanding of the nature and impact of specific wars in particular societies throughout history
  • Exercise critical, evaluative and analytical skills in relation to theoretical sources
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate the ability to negotiate, design and undertake independent research.

Location Mode Fee Year
Distance Learning Part-time £3725 per year 2019-20
Distance Learning Part-time £3725 per year 2019-20
Distance Learning Part-time £3825 per year 2020-21
Distance Learning Part-time £3825 per year 2020-21

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in a Humanities-based subject; to be verified with the programme director.
  • You should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)

Postgraduate Loans: Are available for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England. For more information on eligibility and how to apply online visit: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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