Swansea University

Swansea University

American Studies

The Department of Political and Cultural Studies (PCS) boasts a dynamic research environment with a committed staff all of whom are research-active. Academic members of staff have a very considerable range of research interests on which supervision is offered for research degrees. A research degree in one of these programmes gives students the chance to pursue a major research project based around individual passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects outside academia.

Entry requirements

MA by research: a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1), or equivalent, in a related subject or relevant work experience. MPhil: a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1), or equivalent, in a related subject. PhD: a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1), or equivalent, and students should hold or expect to achieve a postgraduate Master's degree in a related subject. A minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with 5.5 in each component).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295190