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Postgraduate courses

History, War and American Studies

Explore your historical interests in-depth

Discover our History, War and American Studies courses here, or find out more at a Postgraduate Open Evening.

Postgraduate Open Evenings

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Focus on the areas of history that interest you the most, expand your skills and become a confident, independent learner.

Studying History, War and American Studies can lead to career paths including historical research, heritage and tourism, archives and curation, librarianship, and more.


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History MA

Our History MA offers a fascinating and challenging curriculum. It is led by our team of internationally recognised scholars, who combine research excellence with high quality teaching practice. This is an opportunity to develop expertise in the areas of social and cultural history which interest you.

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International History MA

International events from the 20th and 21st centuries will have repercussions for generations to come. Studying this era of history at an advanced level means deepening your understanding of the political structures and global processes shaping the world today. This makes the knowledge and awareness you gain on this course valuable in a wide range of career contexts.

Discover why York St John University is The One

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