Brunel University London

Course Introduction

The course provides students with a systematic understanding and critical awareness of debates and interpretations of military history and to provide students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in specific subject areas. Furthermore students will be encouraged to extend and develop their analytical, evaluative and critical capacities, and increase their ability to reflect on their own learning and intellectual development.

Course Modules

Modules include: dissertation, war in history, 1789 to present; the royal navy in the 20th century; European warfare in the age of muscle. Optional modules include: intelligence history (failure and success); the second world war; war and the military in modern African history; international security.

Course Additional Entry

A UK 1st or 2nd class (2.1) Honours degree in a social sciences or humanities related subject or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Applicants with a 2.1 from a non'related discipline will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants who hold a UK (2.2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification with relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. For student whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 65 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,300  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,650  Academic year. First year home fees