Swansea University

Swansea University


The wide-ranging expertise of Swansea University's historians offers the study of British, European, American or Asian history. The course allows students to explore the history of art and culture, empire, gender, politics, religion, sexuality and science. Students are introduced to key concepts that shape the study of history. Students on the course benefit not only from the unusual concentration of historians at Swansea, but also from the existence of the College of Arts and Humanities Research Centres, the Callaghan Centre for the Study of Conflict, Power and Empires and the Richard Burton Centre.

Entry requirements

Normally a good Honours degree (1st Class or 2.1) in history or a related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules on the course typically include: Historical methods and approaches; new departures in the writing of history; communicating history; from princely possessions to public museums (a history of collecting and display); power, conflict and society in the modern world; medieval manuscripts; fascism and culture; Venice and the sea.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 606752