Bangor University

Bangor University

Celtiaid, Y (The Celts)

This course covers who were, and who are, the Celts; the course focuses on literature, archaeology, religion, mythology, antiquarianism, art history and music, to explore the culture and identity of the Celtic peoples from the hill forts of prehistory to the devolved and independent parliaments of today; students are also guided as they perform their own research towards a Master's thesis on a topic of their choice; all instruction is available through English or Welsh, and comprehensive ESOL support is available where necessary.

Entry requirements

Good graduates in relevant disciplines and/or equivalent professional qualification and work experience; where the native language is not English or Welsh satisfactory of adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English or Welsh is required: IELTS and Internet-based TOEFL test scores of no less than 6.0 and 87 respectively, are usually acceptable for those who would study through the medium of English.

Course modules

Compulsory: the Celts, fundamentals; the creation of the modern Celt; part 1: is a wholly taught component, contributing 120 credits; all taught modules carry a credit weighting of 40 credits; part 2: consists of a supervised dissertation of around 20,000 words, on a topic of your choice, decided upon in consultation with a thesis advisor.

Assessment methods

Modules in part 1 is assessed by essay; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 3 years
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382240