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MA War & Conflict in the Modern World

Brunel University

Masters Degree , Uncategorised

Course Description

The MA in War and Conflict in the Modern World combines the disciplines of History and International Relations to provide students with multi-disciplinary, advanced study from both humanities and social science perspectives. The degree covers the period from the French Revolution to the present. It examines the impact of the French and Industrial revolutions on warfare, before focusing on the development of total war - that reached its apogee in the First and Second World Wars- and the interaction between democracies and conflict in the twentieth century. To understand war in this period, students will study the development of international relations as well as the actual wars fought. T The programme looks at the face of battle as seen by soldiers, generals and politicians developments in the tactical, operational and strategic levels of war the interaction between war and society and the thinking that drove on these changes in warfare. The programme also draws upon Brunel s expertise in intelligence studies, offering the students the chance to take optional modules in this area from the University s Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies. Focusing on the study of key aspects of war in the contemporary period, the MA in War in the Modern World equips students for a variety of careers in government, the armed forces, the media and business. The degree also prepares students wishing to go on to study for research degrees and those interested in military history seeking to expand their knowledge of the subject. Modules are subject to variation but at the time of printing modules were drawn from the following areas: Core Modules: War in History 1789 to present Evolution of International Relations War in Politics: Democracy, War and Intervention Dissertation Elective Modules: Arab-Israeli Conflict The Rise of the National Security State Intelligence Concepts: Theory and Policy Intelligence and Non-Conventional Threats Empire, Imperialism and Hegemony The Second World War China and the World Violence and Revolution in Political Thought The US in World Affairs 1945-2001

The MA in War and Conflict in the Modern World combines the disciplines of History and International Relations to provide students with multi-disciplinary, advanced study from both humanities and social science perspectives. The degree covers the period from the French Revolution to the present. It examines the impact of the French and Industrial revolutions on warfare, before focusing on the...

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Entry Requirements

A UK first or 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 holdxts in tItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+???????????????????????????????????+

A UK first or 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 holdxts in tItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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