This course is designed for those who wish to study the history of 18th-century Britain as an integrated whole, whilst at the same time enabling them to specialise in the history of England, Ireland, Scotland or Wales within that context. It explores the numerous revolutions (political, cultural, religious and intellectual) experienced over the course of the century, and offers specialist options in such topics as British radicals and Romantics, the Atlantic World and Ireland and the 1798 rebellion.
Good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5% or above. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study. IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet based).
Modules include: information and society; the British Isles in the age of revolutions. Optional modules include: sources for postgraduate research in the modern humanities and social sciences; archive management: principles and techniques; information and society; rare books and special collections; local studies and community heritage; the British atlantic world in the 18th century; Ireland and the 1798 rebellion; landownership and society in Wales.
The course is assessed through a diverse range of assignments, including the 15,000 word MA dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 5,625 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,625 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
Department of History and Welsh History