Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Early Celtic Studies

The course is designed to introduce students to aspects of the Celtic world through archaeological, historical, literary and mythological sources. It offers students the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of people to whom the term Celtic has been applied, from the earliest European evidence through to the historical and literary evidence of early medieval Britain.

Entry requirements

A 1st or good upper 2nd class Honours in an appropriate subject. Graduates in archaeology or history or other related and relevant disciplines in the humanities are welcome. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of bursaries for Masters Degree will be awarded (home/EU/overseas); students eligible for an AHRB or a research council postgraduate studentship must apply for an award from the scheme for which they are eligible if they are to be considered for a School of History and Archaeology Bursary.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 2087 5655