About this course
Learn how we make sense of past events, ideas and problems with this dual honours modern history and politics degree. You'll understand how society organises itself and makes decisions. You’ll study contemporary issues such as international security, migration and globalisation. The skills you gain will prepare you for a wide range of career options.
Modern History at Southampton challenges you to critically interpret histories of societies. The study of politics encourages you to explore people’s organisation and behaviour.
On this course you can:
study the modern history of an extraordinary range of places, from Western Europe and the Americas, to Africa and South Asia
learn about rare artefacts from the University’s own collections, as well as take part in guided visits to other museums and galleries
learn about democracy, the modern state, comparative politics and international relations
spend time at a university abroad in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea or Australia
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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