Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

History of Wales

This programme offers students the opportunity to explore the history of Wales from a variety of thematic and chronological perspectives, to develop their research skills in Welsh history (including Welsh language tuition), and to pursue their own research project in an aspect of Welsh history under supervision from a specialist in the field. This course is intended to provide an opportunity for advanced study of key themes in the history of Wales, together with preparation and completion of a substantial piece of original research in the field.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) or above, equating to a mark of 56.5 per cent or above. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet based).

Course modules

Core modules: theory and methodology; dissertation. Optional modules: tradition and innovation in Welsh society and culture; landownership and society in Wales; class and community in Wales 1850-1939; political institutions and Welsh society 1880-1980; political culture and the popular press in Wales.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through a diverse range of assignments, including the 15,000 word MA dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,625 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of History and Welsh History
Telephone number: 
01970 622662