General information about the program
The idea of initiating the Department of History in Split studies has been present since the implementation of studies at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split. The humanities represent a foundation for many university studies and competent experts in the field of History are needed in various branches of economics, media, education and other areas of the modern society.
The programme is structured to gradually and systematically introduce the students to the fundamental principles of the discipline, to make them familiar with the historical development of one of the discipline, and to improve their critical analytical abilities and insights into the main historical issues by studying relevant historical sources or participating in scientific disputes.
The current need for interdisciplinary studies and for team work in the solution of social and environmental problems has led to the introduction of this study program. The study of history has been conceived as a constitutive element in the development of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, and at the same time, due to its critical approach to recent research insights it has been envisaged as complementary methodological-scientific support in interdisciplinary research.
The study program is based on modern concepts of syllabus design in history which includes major achievements in this discipline together with recent research insights. The program has been created in accordance with the Bologna declaration principles and employs modern teaching methods and technologies which can be applied to critical analyses of new theories in other related disciplines and experimental sciences.
Since this programme has been created according to the Bologna principles it is comparable to programmes of related studies in Croatia and other European universities.
The Study of History organized at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is divided into two cycles - undergraduate degree program and the graduate program.
Undergraduate degree program at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, has been created to educate and train professionals in the field of history up to a level necessary for the continuation of graduate studies in philosophy and other related disciplines.
The undergraduate program has the duration of six semesters (three years) and is organized as a double-major study course. The student who successfully completes the undergraduate program with the sum total of 180 ECTS credit is awarded a BA title in History.
Graduate degree program at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Split has the duration of four semesters (two years). The student who successfully completes the graduate program with the sum total of 120 ECTS credit is awarded a MA title in History.
Upon finishing graduate degree program the student is qualified to enrol in post-degree studies and to work as a teacher of history within a high school educational system.