The Modern History course can be taken as a Minor or Major. The units studied include the following.

  • Revolutions in the Modern World
  • The Great War
  • The Second World War
  • International Relations 1945-Present

From the French Revolution to the present, these modern history units provide a thorough examination of the modern world and how it became as it is.

Learn how, one hundred years on, the Great War is still shaping our world from Europe to the Middle East.

Trace the current problems in the Ukraine back to the Russian Revolution and then forward to the Cold War and the collapse of the USSR.

Further deepen your understanding of the terrible events of the Second World War and how the murderous Nazi regime came to power.

All these world shaping events and more are covered in these four important units.