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History and Heritage

Aberystwyth University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
14700 GBP/year
7000 GBP/year
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About

History and Heritage degree offered at Aberystwyth University is engaged with outside academia is a major growth area of research.

Overview

History and Heritage degree offered at Aberystwyth University has been developed both for those who are interested in the academic study of this interplay and those who are interested in pursuing careers in the heritage industry itself.  It offers you the opportunity to explore key concepts and debates in heritage studies, to acquire some heritage business related skills, and to participate for academic credit in a work placement with a leading heritage organisation.

Why study MA History and Heritage at Aberystwyth University?

  • Study just five minutes away from one of five UK copyright libraries, the National Library of Wales 
  • Undertake a work placement as part of this course with an institution that engages on a daily basis with history 
  • Our Department has strong links with the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments and the National Library of Wales - two nearby and significant organisations

Careers

Graduates from the Department of History and Welsh History at Aberystwyth have expansive and varied careers. Many of our Masters graduates go on to PhD study and academic careers.  Others go on to careers in:
  • Museums and archives
  • heritage administration
  • tourism
  • public administration
  • the civil service
  • local government
  • teaching
  • journalism

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Concepts and Sources in Heritage Studies 
  • Dissertation 
  • Research Methods and Professional Skills in History 
  • Working with History 
  • Financial Analysis and Decision Making 
  • Heritage Organisations and the Presentation of the Past 
  • Information and Society 
  • Landownership and Society in Wales 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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