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War Studies MLitt (Research)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The University of Glasgow is home to the Scottish Centre for War Studies. You will be able to participate in regular research seminars on critical themes related to conflict as well as to related conferences.

OVERVIEW

Our research strengths include:

  • Scottish military history
  • Medieval warfare
  • Early modern warfare
  • The Napoleonic Wars
  • Nineteenth and Twentieth Century international relations
  • Intelligence and international relations
  • The Cold War and wars of decolonisation
  • Ideas of peace and peace movements
  • Conflict archaeology
  • Ethics of war and humanitarian intervention
  • Counter-insurgency and revolutionary war
  • Genocide in a global perspective
  • International security from historical and contemporary perspectives

Each research student will work under the supervision of two members of staff familiar with the student's field of inquiry. Prospective students are encouraged to discuss their research ideas with members of staff who are specialists in their fields of interest before applying. The staff page indicates the research interests and email addresses of scholars in the Scottish Centre for War Studies.

Thesis length: 40,000-70,000 words (including references, bibliography and appendices).

Our Degree of Master of Letters (Research) requires you to undertake a postgraduate course of special study and research that represents a distinct contribution to knowledge.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 86 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    196 95%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    26th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    69th

    4

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