About this course
Learn how we make sense of past events, ideas and problems with this 4-year dual honours degree. You'll learn how society organises itself and makes decisions, and study contemporary issues such as international security, migration and globalisation. You’ll spend your third year abroad at a partner university to expand your knowledge. 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.
You'll spend your third year at a partner university. You can choose from locations in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea or Australia.
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
examine the 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
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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