Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Modern History

The course offers students the opportunity to study modern British, continental European, American and/or World history from the early 19th century to the present with a team of leading specialists in their fields. The course embraces a range of perspectives including political, diplomatic, social, cultural and media history, and also provides students with intensive training in research skills and methods for modern history, including the opportunity to develop or enhance their knowledge of a European language.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an Honours degree (at least 2.2 with a final average at least 56.5 per cent) or equivalent in a related discipline. IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet based) where applicable.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
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 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
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
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,625 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 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