History, M.A. | Bangor University | Bangor, United Kingdom
12 months
17000 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This History modular degree scheme offered at the Bangor University is designed to allow students to further their undergraduate interest in history, and to develop the skills and knowledge needed to undertake further research into the past.

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The History programme combines training in research techniques and theoretical and historiographic analysis, with a wide range of taught courses, skills modules and a substantial dissertation. There is a choice of specialist modules covering a range of periods from medieval to contemporary history, matching the research interests of the teaching staff.

This programme offered at the Bangor University aims to provide a detailed knowledge and understanding of a specific academic area through rigorous research training.  Students will become acquainted with relevant historical theoretical issues and methods of interpretation and the use of evidence.  It also provides the student with the necessary research skills to carry out an original piece of historical research in the chosen area of study, under supportive supervision.


An MA in History is a versatile qualification and will give you a detailed understanding of the discipline and the ability to conduct research at various levels of historical analysis. It will enhance your career opportunities in a range of professions in the media and communications industries, teaching, heritage and museums, public administration, publishing and research. The transferable skills acquired through this programme are beneficial in a range of other careers, including advertising, journalism, consulting etc. After successful completion of the MA in History you may also decide to pursue an academic career in History, by applying for a place to study for a PhD in History.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Normandy under the Normans, 911-1144
  • National Identities in Britain and Ireland 1660-1800
  • War and Protest, 1914-2003
  • The Inner City: Governance, Policy and Exclusion
  • Work Placement
  • Society, Politics and History in Karl Marx
  • Antisemitism and the Holocaust
  • Nationalism and Minorities

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake) or the end of October (for January intake).


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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2(ii) Honours degree is required, or equivalent qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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