Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Embark on a captivating journey through time with the MA in History programme at Swansea University. Delve into diverse historical periods, including British, European, American, and Asian History, guided by the expertise of esteemed historians. Uncover the intricacies of art, culture, politics, and more through a range of engaging modules. The course culminates in a dissertation project, allowing you to explore a topic of your choice in depth. Notably, the programme offers a heritage work placement opportunity for practical experience. Benefit from Swansea's exceptional research resources, including access to the National Library of Wales and collaboration with prestigious institutions. With a 2.1 degree in History or a relevant discipline, you can unlock a world of career opportunities in education, government, and beyond. Join Swansea's vibrant academic community and equip yourself with invaluable research, writing, and presentation skills for a successful future.

About the course

The MA in History allows you to traverse fascinatingly different periods of history, from the middle ages onwards. 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 University's Research Centres, the Callaghan Centre for the Study of Conflict, Power and Empires, and the Richard Burton Centre.

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Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is 2.1 degree in History or a relevant discipline, or equivalent.

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