Additional modules cover the history of art and culture, empire, gender, politics, religion, sexuality and science.
You will benefit from an unusually high concentration of historians at Swansea, as well as the wider presence of the College of Arts and Humanities Research Centres, the Callaghan Centre for the Study of Conflict, Power and Empires, and the Richard Burton Centre.
You study a set number of optional 20-credit modules, before undertaking a 60-credit dissertation project of your choosing in the second part of the course.
Varied modules include historical methods and approaches, discovering Old English, Wales since 1945, Swansea and the sea, communicating history and reading medieval manuscripts. There may also be the opportunity of a heritage work placement, worth 20 credits.
At Swansea you will find an impressive array of research resources for postgraduate study. As well as the general holdings in the University library, the National Library of Wales at Aberystwyth is within travelling distance and we work closely with the National Galleries and Museums of Wales.
You will develop impressive transferable skills around research, writing and speaking, as you build confidence in presenting your ideas in different ways.
Graduates from this History programme from Swansea University enter a range of industries including education, government, marketing and advertising. They also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.
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- Historical Methods and Approaches
- New Departures in the Writing of History
- Research Folder
- Agonies and Ecstasies: Saints and Mystics in the Middle Ages
- Debates and Approaches in Heritage and Public History
- Swansea and the Sea, 1791-1898
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesHistory Ancient History Modern History View 604 other Masters in History in United Kingdom
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The typical entry requirement is a first degree in History or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.
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International16150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16150 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7600 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time (2 years) fees:
- UK students: £ 3,800
- International students: £ 8,100
- UK students: £ 2,550
- International students: £ 5,400
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.