The MA in History, with emphasis on research, is intended to cover a fundamental need for academic and cultural development of the region. It provides a theoretical and research learning that contributes to the knowledge of the different historical and social processes of the region and the country as part of nation building, from a political, economical, social, cultural, educational and environmental perspective. The Master also delves into the various aspects of the complex process of the historian: the production of historical knowledge, historiographical reflection, the use and ownership of the archives, the various modes of scientific production, multicultural and interdisciplinary studies; as well as in the teaching, the research dissemination and the promotion of cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible. The program is divided into four semesters and it deals with the creation of a theoretical and historical contextualization that allows research processes within a relational and critic perspective, and whose support is in three lines and three research groups with academic and research tradition both regionally and nationally. These are: Environmental History (Management in Culture and Environmental Education Group), Social and Political History (Policies, sociability and Historical Representations Education Group) and History of Education (Pedagogical and Educational research Group)
This Master has established an academic agreement with the French Institute of Andean Studies (IFEA), so the courses will have international experts in the various issues addressed in the curriculum.
Graduates of the Master in History may develop the following career fields: