University of London: School of Advanced Study
The School of Advanced Study unites ten specialist humanities and social science research Institutes at the centre of the University of London. Located in Bloomsbury the School has strong links with the Colleges of the University and with the wider national and international research community in each of its disciplines. The School and Institutes run a varied programme of seminars, conferences, lectures, workshops, and research training events. The combined collections of the Institute libraries and the Senate House Library form the University of London Research Library Services.
The School has a unique atmosphere of both specialised scholarly study and interdisciplinary collegiality. There are 270 Master's and Research students in the School who, with staff and researchers, form a friendly and lively academic community.
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The Institute, with its Library, is the principal centre for postgraduate study and research for law students in the University of London.
The LLM in Advanced Legislative Studies examines issues related to the legislative process, constitutional law, the methods of drafting in a modern democratic context, legislative ethics and law reform.
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
The Institute of Commonwealth Studies promotes inter-disciplinary and inter-regional research on the Commonwealth and its member nations in the fields of history, politics, economics and other social sciences, and in subjects such as development, environment, health, migration, class, and race.
The MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights provides a unique multidisciplinary perspective and practical training in human rights.
Institute of English Studies
The Institute is a centre for advanced study and research in literatures in the English language, the history of the book, palaeography and manuscript studies.
The MA in National and International Literatures in English explores the historical antecedents to "postcolonial" literatures as well as specific national and regional identities in literatures in English.
Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
The Institute is a centre for the study of the cultures of German-speaking and Romance language countries across a range of disciplines in the humanities.
The MA in Cultural Memory explores the many different ways in which culture is based on the construction, manipulation and transmission of memories.
Institute of Historical Research
The Institute of Historical Research is a renowned resource for researchers in history with an outstanding library and excellent digital and print resources.
The MA in Contemporary British History studies British History over the last century in relation to other countries and regions, covering a range of approaches in economic, social, cultural, political, and diplomatic history.
Institute for the Study of the Americas
The Institute for the Study of the Americas provides a focus for research and postgraduate teaching on the Americas - Canada, the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Area Studies Master's:
The Warburg Institute, dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the classical tradition and the abiding influence of the ancient world on every aspect of European culture, occupies a unique place in European intellectual life.
The MA in Cultural and Intellectual History 1300-1650 provides an introduction to interdisciplinary research in the cultural and intellectual history of Western Europe from the late Middle Ages to the Early Modern period.
For more information on the Institutes and on studying at the School of Advanced Study please visit our website at: www.sas.ac.uk
School of Advanced Study
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