Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Welsh History

This programme is designed to act as a self-regulated year of further study, and to provide a preparatory year for PhD candidates, giving a thorough grounding in research skills and methods, theoretical concepts and the techniques of conducting and writing up an independent research project. Consisting partly of taught courses and partly of independent research, it draws together the range of chronological, geographical and thematic expertise in Welsh history to provide a flexible programme of study.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in an appropriate subject such as history or a related humanities or social science subject. students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, examination and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of bursaries for Master's 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 £ 5,730 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 2,865 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 5653