History (Research): Colonial and Global History

Universiteit Leiden

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Deze opleiding

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The Research MA Colonial and Global History at Leiden University offers the most in-depth and complete studies on the history of European expansion and globalisation currently available in Europe.

You will join a Research Master's programme in which you will explore how political, economic, cultural and religious contacts led to the development of regional identities and states - all in a highly stimulating and international academic environment.

You will gain an understanding of the importance of a comparative perspective for understanding transnational processes such as imperialism, colonialism, islamisation, modernisation and globalisation. Through intensive practical and in-depth training you will learn how to examine and analyse primary sources with the help of Leiden University's world-class academics.

During your studies you will have access to unique documentation centres and libraries specialising in Asia and Africa within easy reach of Leiden University – at the National Archives and the Royal Library in The Hague. You will also be part of an international cohort of students who have chosen Leiden University and the Colonial and Global History Research MA on the basis of the department's internationally acclaimed research and its Cosmopolis scholarship programme.

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.
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locatieLeiden
diplomaMA Geschiedenis (research)
typeonderzoek, 120 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur2 jaar voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60139
heeft geen numerus fixus
heeft een honours programma
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Waarom aan de Universiteit Leiden?

  • You will join a lively, ambitious, and international community.
  • You will be able to collaborate with the outstanding scholars of the ancient history department as well as scholars active in other fields of History or the related fields.
  • Selected students will be able to participate in the Europaeum Vaclav Havel MA Programme.

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Studieprogramma

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opbouw
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-research-colonial-and-global-history. The subjects can vary from year to year.
Although the main focus of the programme is on your chosen specialisation, it also includes a number of courses enabling students to acquire a better understanding of theories on historical processes, historical debates and methodology of historical research. In the first semester, you will follow a course in historical methodology, in the second semester a course in research skills. Both courses are taught by first-rate instructors and address problems and issues highly relevant throughout your study.

The programme is as follows:

  • Literature Seminar (10 EC)
  • Two Research Seminars (20 EC)
  • Historical Theory (10 EC)
  • Research Skills (10 EC)
  • Tutorial (10 EC): The tutorial will prepare you for writing your thesis.
  • Research School Courses (10 EC)
  • Two Optional Courses (20 EC): These may comprise Research Seminars offered by Leiden University or by other (foreign) universities. Alternatively, you can also opt for an internship.
  • Classics: For those students who will not go abroad within their Optional Course space, it is obligatory to fill 10 EC with the Classics course.
  • Thesis and exam (30 EC)


1e jaar For a more detailed overview of the curriculum, please visit: https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/4659/history-research-colonial-and-global-history
periode
12
Historical Theory (ResMA History)
10 EC
Literature Seminar
10 EC
Research Seminar
20 EC
Tutorial (ResMA History)
10 EC
Research School Courses (ResMA History)
10 EC
Research Skills (ResMA History)
10 EC
2e jaar For a more detailed overview of the curriculum, please visit: https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/4659/history-research-colonial-and-global-history
periode
12
Optional Courses (ResMA History)
20 EC
ResMA Thesis History & Final Exam
20 EC

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet85% zelfstudie
15% theorie
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The programme has the following objectives:

  1. To broaden and deepen the students' knowledge, understanding and skills, and train them in the use of scientific methods in the field of history;
  2. To enable students to develop the following skills:

The ability to solve academic problems independently, critically and creatively;
The ability to analyse complex problems;
The ability to clearly report academic results;
3. To prepare students for an academic career or non-academic career.
honours-/excellence program Leiden Leadership Programme

The Leiden Leadership Programme (LLP) is an honours programme of 15 ECs on top of the regular master's curriculum. The programme consists of training courses, seminars and a practical assignment.

Are you looking for an extra challenge in addition to your Leiden master's programme? Are you adventurous enough to look beyond the borders of your own master's programme? The Leiden Leadership Programme may be just what you are looking for.

The programme gives you the opportunity to develop your leadership skills. You will follow seminars and courses, as well as carrying out a practical assignment for a company or organisation as part of a small, multidisciplinary team. Your lecturers will be leading academics and experienced professionals from the business sector.

Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 februari 2017
aanmelding deadline : 1 december 2016
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 14900
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 16600
1 februari 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 december 2017
collegegeld nog niet bekend
1 september 2017
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 14900
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 16600
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2018
collegegeld nog niet bekend
toelatingseisen

cijfergemiddelde
Good grades comparable with an average mark of at least 7.5 (Dutch grading system) for the entire bachelor's programme, and a grade for the bachelor's thesis of an 8 or higher.

basiskennis
Appropriate qualities regarding knowledge, understanding and skills.

vooropleiding
A bachelor's degree from a university, equivalent to the level of a Dutch academic bachelor's degree, in History or a comparable degree with a relevant specialisation.

studie kosten
bron: Universiteit Leiden
bedrag kostenpost
€ 10000levensonderhoudper jaar
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination

estimated monthly costs

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bedragkostenpost
350kamerhuur in Leidenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1218totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

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? eerstejaars gestart in 2012
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25470 studenten aan de Universiteit Leiden
60% daarvan is vrouw
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studievereniging

HSVL
he HSVL is the historical student association of Leiden University. We organize a book sale for the bachelor and some second hand books, a variety of activities and trips within Europe. Most of the activities are linked to historical subjects, but we also organize parties and monthly drinks for some non-historical entertainment.

Op kamers in Leiden

31058studenten studerend
12630studenten woonachtig   
€ 350gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
20 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Yannick Lengkeek
Yannick Lengkeek - Student Testimonial Colonial and Global History (Research) Leiden University

The programme in Colonial and Global History (research) at Leiden University offers exactly what the name promises: a panoramic perspective on the history of global developments, thorough methodological training and the critical discussion of theoretical frameworks related to the field.

Specific training in Social, Political and Cultural History provided by three different Research Schools rounds off this diverse curriculum...
Students are consistently supported in broadening their skill-set and focussing on their particular areas of interest.

Solid foundation for professional research
After completing my bachelor's at the University of Tübingen (Germany), I wanted to delve deeper into the study of cultural identity building and self-perception in colonial and postcolonial contexts. Since I am particularly interested in Indonesian history, Leiden University provides me with the specific knowledge and resources that will be invaluable for a future career in international research.


lees verder ...
Maarten Manse
Maarten Manse - Student Testimonial Colonial and Global History (Research) Leiden University

After I finished my bachelor's in History, I chose Colonial and Global History (research), a specialisation of History (research), because of its wide topical scope and variety of themes in world history, as well as its strong focus on research.

Worldwide contacts
The programme is very dynamic, as every student is free to choose specific areas of interests, as long as the research is related to global issues. Traveling to these regions for research is not only possible but also strongly encouraged...
After graduating, I continued to work for six months in the archives in Jakarta, and I am now applying for PhD programmes in either Leiden or Singapore.


lees verder ...

Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/11 Universiteit Leiden
Colonial and Global History
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
3 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
2/11 Universiteit Leiden
History (Research)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
3 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
3/11 Universiteit Leiden
Ancient History
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
3 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
4/11 Universiteit Leiden
Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
3 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
5/11 Universiteit Leiden
Europe 1000-1800
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
3 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
6/11 Universiteit Leiden
Political Culture and National Identities
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
3 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
7/11 Rijksuniversiteit
Modern History and International Relations
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
8/11 Rijksuniversiteit
Geschiedenis
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
30% Nederlandstalig
70% Engelstalig
9/11 Utrecht
Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
€ 336 gemiddelde kamerhuur
1 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
10/11 Utrecht
History
€ 336 gemiddelde kamerhuur
1 eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
11/11 UvA
Geschiedenis (research MA)
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
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Feiten en / studie in cijfers

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algemeen oordeel4.34.1
inhoud4.14.0
docenten4.24.1
studiefaciliteiten3.62.7
studielast3.53.6
studiebegeleiding3.62.8

Studentoordelen

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In 2015 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

History (Research): Colonial and Global History aan de Universiteit Leiden is beoordeeld door 27 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 4.3 uit 5.

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

As a graduate of the Research Master's specialisation in Colonial and Global History at Leiden University, you will be qualified to work as a junior academic researcher – either in a semi-academic position or at a university. You will be able to solve complex academic problems independently, critically and creatively, and report on these results with clarity both in writing and verbally.
If you are interested in a career outside of academics you will discover that the depth and scope of the Research Master's in History allows you to successfully venture on a career in education, administration, heritage, journalism, business, and many more.

If you are interested in a career in teaching, you can follow a teacher-training MA at the ICLON Graduate School of Education once you have graduated from the master's programme. You have to speak fluent Dutch to follow the course, and there are some additional entry requirements.
Our graduates end up working in a diverse range of positions, examples include:

  • PhD candidate at a university in England
  • PhD candidate at a Dutch university
  • Assistant publisher at a large publishing house
  • Online content specialist at a PR company
  • Project officer for video and audio-visual collections at a provincial archive
  • Policy officer at a city council
  • Researcher and teaching staff member at Leiden University
  • Communications advisor at a consultancy firm
  • Coordinating strategy advisor at a ministry of security and justice


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