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Leiden University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary The History Master at Leiden University has a strong international orientation and focus on the study of European and non-European history in a global context, this is unique in the Netherlands.
Course description The Master of History at Leiden University has a wide-reaching academic scope. The range of chairs in history which include most European and non-European areas, combined with the archive material available in Leiden University and in The Hague makes the study of nearly all areas of the world an option. To enable you to pursue your own interests as much as possible, the various specialisations have a thematic focus. Within these specialisations there are also possibilities to concentrate on Maritime History, Political Debate or Economic History. The programme offers you the chance to obtain a degree based on your own particular interests and ambitions. Its strong international orientation and focus on the study of European and non-European history in a global context gives the Leiden MA in History a unique character in the Netherlands. * Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.
Study subjects For an overview of the subjects offered by this programme in the current year, check out the e-Prospectus: http://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/history . The subjects can vary from year to year.
Course objectives Our programme has the following objectives: * To enable you to acquire academic knowledge, understanding and skills, and to train you in the use of scientific methods in the field of history; * To enable you to develop the following academic and professional skills like an independent academic reasoning and conduct, the ability to analyse complex problems, and academic reporting; * To prepare you for an academic career and further education or to prepare you for a career outside the academia.
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes group discussion, lecture, individual assignment, literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, research proposal, seminar, tutorial, self study
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Humanities
Information about the institution High-quality education, a broad choice of programmes and all complemented with personal support make Leiden University the perfect option for successfully taking your studies to the next level.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. A bachelor's degree from a university, equivalent to the level of a Dutch academic bachelor's degree.
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English C2
IELTS overall band 7
TOEFL computer based 250
TOEFL internet based 100
TOEFL paper based 600
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 15 Jun 2019 1 Apr 2019
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 15 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 17500n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

History Coordinator Of Studies

mahistory@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

study info

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Telephone number +31 (071)5271111
Course website More information about the course
Institution website More information about the institution