Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Welsh Politics and Society (Specialist)

This programme makes a unique contribution to expanding and deepening the understanding, practice and study of Welsh politics. The course is offered in Welsh or English.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum 2.2 with minimum 56.5 per cent final average) or equivalent (e.g. for US students, a grade point Average of 2.93); others considered individually normally through interview; plus evidence of suitability to study the course; references may be required; IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100 (internet based).

Course modules

Core modules include: Wales, politics and society; devolution and the national assembly for Wales. Optional modules include: theory and practice of international political community; security and defence policy in the European union; international legitimacy since 1648; the Vietnam syndrome; American foreign policy.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of examinations, project work, short reports, essays and dissertation. It may, depending on the modules chosen, include seminar presentations, review essays and literature searches.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 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 International Politics
Telephone number: 
01970 622625