Swansea University

Swansea University

Modern History

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). The MA in Modern History is designed for students who are particularly interested in the study of the modern period and the emergence of the characteristics of modernity from the pre-modern world. The expertise of Swansea's modern historians encompasses Welsh, British, European and global history, with specialisms in economic and industrial history, questions of identity and nationality, imperialism, medicine, politics, sexuality, and sport. Working with materials in the Richard Burton Archive, students also have the opportunity to develop their ability to present historical research to the wider public.

Course modules

Modules typically include: communicating history; fascism and culture; historical methods and approaches; new departures in the writing of history; power, conflict, and society in modern history; Swansea and the sea, 1791-1898.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,850 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,150 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,650 per (Year 1) 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per (Year 1) 3 Years

Campus details

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

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Key information

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College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
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01792606752