Official Master's degree for understanding contemporary and modern history

Official Master's degree from UPF

History of the world

UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

Price on request

Important information

  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
    October
Description

Official Master taught by Institute of History Jaume Vicens Vives and the Department of Humanities at the University Pompeu Fabra in Ciutadella Campus. Researches into the interconnection of human society in its historical evolution from the perspective of World History.

The Master's Degree in World History reviews the mechanisms of political power in empires, states, nations and colonies from 5 continents; global phenomena of starvation, genocide, diaspora, migration, slavery and war; cultural identities regarding their vision of family, religion, gender, ethnicity, class, nation and state; globalization (cooperation - competition overall) in the transnational comparative framework; and the political, economic and cultural analysis from the longue durée, among other fundamental expertise.

Intended for graduate students in humanities, offers the possibility of taking the route of academic specialization or research supporting the training of historians sensitive to diversity and the historical roots of the global world.

Important information

Requirements: Official European university degree (or a degree in law, engineering, architecture, quantity surveying or a graduate degree). In the case of non-EU degrees: an equivalent degree from an authorised higher-level educational establishment and academic record for the accredited official training including average grade from the original university.

Nationally recognised qualification: Official University Master's degree - Ministry of Education

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Where and when

Starts Location
October
Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
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What you'll learn on the course

Historiographical methodologies and the history of the world
Nation and nationalism
Hunger in the world
Colonial systems in the ancient Mediterranean
Diasporas
Colonial systems and extra-European societies
The formation of empires in the contemporary and modern world
Ethnic persecution and genocide
Europe and the Islamic world
Colonial legacy in Latin America
Types of political organisation
Slavery and abolitionism
Servers of the state and the market

Course programme



The compulsory subjects on the Master's degree have 35 credits attached for the research model and 20 for the academic model:
  • Research work (20 ECTS for research/10 academic)
  • Historiographical methodologies and the history of the world
  • Nation and nationalism
  • Hunger in the world
  • Colonial systems in the ancient Mediterranean
  • Diasporas

Additional information

The cost for non-UE students is: € 4.063,91