Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Eighteenth-Century Britain

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.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) or above, equating to a mark of 56.5 per cent or above. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet based).

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

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

Sponsorship information

Please see our Funding & Scholarship Calculator: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/funding-fees/calculator/

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,625 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

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 622841