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History

Swansea University

12 months
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16650 GBP/year
7850 GBP/year
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About

The History programme from Swansea University allows you to traverse fascinatingly different periods of history, from the middle ages onwards.

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Overview

You can study British, European, American or Asian History , supported by the diverse expertise of historians working at Swansea University .

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. 

Career

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

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
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical entry requirement is a degree in History or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent.  Overseas and European applicants must achieve IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16650 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years) fees:

  • UK students: £ 3,950
  • International students: £ 8,350
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK students: £ 2,600
  • International students: £ 5,550

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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