Swansea University

Swansea University

Early Modern History

The programme offers the study of the period of history that runs from the 15th to the 18th Centuries, and encompasses the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter Reformation, and Enlightenment. The wide-ranging expertise of Swansea University's early modern historians allows students to study British, European, American or Asian history. The programme explores the history of art and culture, empire, gender, politics, religion, sexuality and science.

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a 1st degree in History or a relevant discipline, normally an upper 2nd or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules could include: Historical methods and approaches; new departures in the writing of history; from princely possessions to public museums (a history of collecting and display); Venice and the sea; medieval manuscripts; gender and humour in medieval Europe; directed reading in history.


Qualification Study mode 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