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Master's Degree in Modern History: "The Spanish Monarchy" in the 16th ‐ 18th centuries

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
On campus
September to July

Program description

Master's Degree in Modern History: "The Spanish Monarchy" in the 16th ‐ 18th Centuries

The “Spanish Monarchy” was the most powerful political organization in the world during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Its political dynamics were a determining factor in the configuration of the political map of all Early Modern Europe and considerably beyond. Similarly crucial was its ability to create and diffuse its own political culture throughout Europe, even if this was eventually transformed by the 18th-century Enlightenment into a new and modern paradigm of "decadence".

This Master offers a broad and suggestive academic program of specialization in various aspects of Early Modern History, offering an in-depth analysis of the Spanish Monarchy approached in various ways that stress its imperial dimension. The wide range of courses offered focus on the main factors that shaped its development, and which rendered it one of the leadings protagonists of early modern history not only in Europe but also worldwide.

This is an Official Master's Degree that provides access to the doctoral program in Early Modern History at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), the University of Cantabria (UC) and the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), and follows the official guidelines of the EHEA.

Admission requirements

The basic requirement for admission to this program is an undergraduate or bachelor´s degree in the fields of Art and Humanities or Social and Legal Sciences.

The master's degree is primarily addressed to candidates who have prior training in political, social, cultural and economic history, as well as law, economics and other social, arts and humanities fields, along with certain linguistic competences.

Candidates must also demonstrate a minimum, B1 Level familiarity with English (pre-Intermediate General English) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Foreign students must document or demonstrate a minimum knowledge of Spanish equivalent to the B1 Level of the European Framework of Reference.

Specific admission documents include: Applicants to the program whose access studies are pending completion must include a Statement indicating the expected date of their completion.

Mandatory: -Choice of Master's specialty/itinerary Optional: - English level accreditation -Accreditation of knowledge of the Spanish language (mandatory only for foreign students from non-Spanish-speaking countries).

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Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

The Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) was founded in 1968 and has two campuses, Cantoblanco and the Medical School, in northern Madrid. The Autonomous University of Madrid is organized into seven schools, which include: Arts and Philosophy, Teacher Training and...

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Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco
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