Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Welsh History

The programme offers knowledge and expertise for a career in academia, research (commercial etc), public service, teaching and related fields, and the media. The course covers the historical fields of early modern, modern and contemporary Wales. Its postgraduate community contributes vitally to the research culture of the School and to the University's international reputation for research. The department provides a programme of research and postgraduate supervision in the social, cultural and political history of Wales. Research covers the social, urban and political history of Wales in the early modern and modern period; nineteenth and early twentieth century Welsh emigration and Welsh communities outside Wales; the construction of Welsh identities in the modern period; the impact of industrialization on Wales; unemployment, social policy, social and political movements particularly during the economic depression of the 1930s; marriage, family and identity in modern Wales; Wales and the British Empire; political and social interests of the Welsh gentry; Wales and the Civil War and the Interregnum; and Wales within the Early Modern British state.

Entry requirements

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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