Study Opportunities



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Study Opportunities

We offer study opportunities at all levels from introductory undergraduate courses through to doctoral research.


Undergraduate courses that are taught by ACREEH members include:

  • HI2516 - From Slavery to Sputnik: The First Superpowers
  • HI301F/351F- The Military Revolution
  • HI301U/351U- Imperial Russia, 1801–1914
  • HI301V/351V - Soviet Russia, 1917–1991
  • HI4015- Revolutionary Russia (Final-year special subject)
  • HA3569 - Modern Russian Art: From the Wanderers to Glasnost, 1863-1986

Russian and East European History is embedded in many of the department’s courses, such as:

  • HI301B/351B- Making an Empire: Germany, 1806–1914
  • HI3594- World War I
  • HI3099 - World War II

Note: we aim to offer a selection of these courses in any given year.

For more information, please visit the online prospectus.

MLitt (taught)

Taught Masters-level courses are offered within the History department’s Masters programmes in:

Relevant courses include:

  • HI5043/5540- End of Empire: Russia, 1900–1917
  • HI5058/5558 - The Enlightenment in Comparison: Scotland and Central Europe, 1650-1800
  • HI5066/5566 - Historiography: The Writing of European History from Herodotos to von Ranke
  • HI5057/5557 - European Nobilities, 1500–1800

Note: we aim to offer a selection of these courses in any given year.

Research programmes

We also offer the opportunity to obtain a Masters or PhD degree by research. The basic requirement is a dissertation of 40,000 or 90,000 words respectively. To discuss the possibility of doing your research here please contact the staff member/s with the expertise closest to your interests.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Postgraduate Administrator, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy.