12 months
16250 GBP/year
7750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This modular course Welsh History at the Bangor University is designed to allow students to further their undergraduate interest in history or a related subject by developing a particular specialism in the History of Wales. 


The Welsh History at the Bangor University course may be taken in its own right or as a preparation for further research in this area. 

It combines training in research techniques and theoretical and historiographic analysis, with taught courses and a substantial dissertation. There is a choice of specialist modules covering a range of periods, matching the research interests of the teaching staff.

This programme aims to provide a detailed knowledge and understanding of a specific academic area of the history of Wales 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 Welsh History will give you a detailed understanding of the discipline of Welsh History and the ability to conduct research at various levels of historical analysis. It will enhance your career opportunities in media and communications industries, teaching, 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 Welsh History you may also decide to pursue an academic career in history, by applying for a place to study for a PhD in Welsh History.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Themes and Issues in History
  • Documents and Sources
  • Research Skills 
  • The Age of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth
  • Work Placement
  • Nationalism and Minorities

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 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).


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good undergraduate degree at least 2.ii normally required. For non-native speakers of English an IELTS score  (with no element below 5.5 is required).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 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.


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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