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Military History degrees in the UK in 2024

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Military History BA (Hons)

Bishop Grosseteste University United Kingdom

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Military History BA (Hons)

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Contemporary Military and International History BA (Hons)

University of Salford United Kingdom

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Military and International History BA

Brunel University London United Kingdom

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Military History Degrees in the UK

Study Military History Degrees

Hundreds of years of human history have included periods of conflict and warfare, giving you lots of fascinating history to discover. As well as covering specific aspects of war such as battle tactics and the development of weapons and technology, military history also looks at the social and geopolitical aspects of war.

Graduates of degrees in military history may go on to have careers in the armed forces, as political commentators, in journalism, as professional historians, working in education and academia, as authors and much more.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Society and war
  • Media coverage of war
  • Mediaeval warfare
  • First and Second world wars
  • American civil war
  • Country specific army and military studies

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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