12 months
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16500 GBP/year
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About

A Modern Languages (by Research) programme from Swansea University enables you to undertake a substantial project led by your own passions and interests, without committing to a PhD.

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Overview

Your project will take one year full-time or two years part-time. It is suitable if you want to undertake a first research degree as an isolated culmination of taught studies, or if you are considering further research in form of a PhD.

You will undertake original research, supervised by our expert, culminating in a thesis that makes an original contribution to our knowledge and understanding of modern languages.

Modern Languages at Swansea encompasses Arabic, French, German and Hispanic Studies with research strengths in written culture from the medieval period to the present day, including contemporary European cinema.

We have language expertise in Italian and Mandarin Chinese but advanced knowledge of a language is not an entry requirement, depending on your choice of topic. Some comparative projects in both literature and film can be researched in English translation.

Programme Aims

This Modern Languages (by Research) programme from Swansea University will provide students with:

  • The opportunity to conduct high quality postgraduate research in a world leading research environment.
  • Key skills needed to undertake advanced academic and non-academic research including qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  • Advanced critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and independent judgement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • This MA by Research in Modern Languages at Swansea will enable you to undertake a research project led by your own interests. 
  • It is a highly respected qualification which can enable a future career in academia or a wider scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. 
  • A thesis of 40,000 words will be submitted for assessment demonstrating original research with a substantive contribution to the subject area. 
  • The Masters is examined following an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination or viva). 
  • You will acquire research skills for high-level work and skills and training programmes are available on campus for further support. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

MA by Research - You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in a related subject (e.g. Modern Languages, Media Studies, or English Literature) or hold relevant work experience. If you hold a qualification from a non-UK institution please see our academic entry requirements 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • UK students: £ 2,250
  • International students: £ 8,250

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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