Eligible for Welsh Government Master's Bursaries
      Swansea University

      History, MA

      Swansea University
      In Singleton Park

      £6,600
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      Typology Master
      Location Singleton park (Wales)
      Start Different dates available
      • Master
      • Singleton park (Wales)
      • Start:
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      Description

      The full-time course structure is split across the year with three modules taken in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer.
      Students study three compulsory modules and three optional modules. The dissertation is written on a specialist research topic of the student's choosing.
      Part-time study is available.

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      Different dates available
      Singleton Park
      University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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      Starts Different dates available
      Location
      Singleton Park
      University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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      To take into account

      · Requirements

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

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      David Swain
      4.0 26/01/2018
      What I would highlight: I visited my daughter, its a great place to be and I am happy that she is studying here with all good facilities.
      What could be improved: It was great.
      Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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      2018

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      What you'll learn on the course

      IT
      Teaching
      Public
      Writing
      Part Time
      Full Time
      History Politics
      Historiography
      Historical consultancy in museums and archives
      Historical research techniques
      History education
      History

      Course programme

      Modules

      Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

      MA 1 Year Full-time

      Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

      FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

      Students choose 120 credits from the following:

      Compulsory Modules

      None found.

      Optional Modules

      Compulsory Modules

      Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

      NOTE : You must take the following three modules

      Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceHI-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Historical Methods and ApproachesHI-M38Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20New Departures in the Writing of HistoryHI-M39Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Research Folder

      AND

      Optional Module choices

      Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

      NOTE : Select one module in the first teaching block, and two in the second teaching block

      Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M76Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsHIHM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Debates and Approaches in Heritage and Public HistoryHIHM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Heritage Work PlacementHI-M56Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Empire, Slavery and Liberty in the British Atlantic World, 1584-1808HI-M62Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Swansea and the Sea, 1791-1898HI-M70Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Wales since 1945HI-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Communicating HistoryHI-M79Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Normans in Western Europe and the Mediterranean: Memory, identity and diaspora, c.900-1150.HI-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Directed Reading in HistoryHI-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Directed Reading in HistoryHIMM00Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Reading Medieval ManuscriptsHIMM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Advanced Medieval Studies 1: Skills and ApproachesHIMM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Advanced Medieval Studies 2: Themes and SourcesML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeMSJM41Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary War Reporting

      MA 3 Year Part-time

      Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

      FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

      Students choose 60 credits from the following:

      Compulsory Modules

      None found.

      Optional Modules

      Compulsory Modules

      Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

      NOTE : You must take HI-M01 OR HI-M38. You may take both if you wish

      Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceHI-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Historical Methods and ApproachesHI-M38Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20New Departures in the Writing of History

      AND

      Optional Module choices

      Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

      NOTE : Select sufficent modules to bring your credit total up to 60. If selecting 2 modules -select one module in the first teaching block, and one in the second teaching block

      Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M76Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsHIHM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Debates and Approaches in Heritage and Public HistoryHIHM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Heritage Work PlacementHI-M50Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Themes and Debates in Early Modern HistoryHI-M56Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Empire, Slavery and Liberty in the British Atlantic World, 1584-1808HI-M62Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Swansea and the Sea, 1791-1898HI-M70Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Wales since 1945HI-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Communicating HistoryHI-M79Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Normans in Western Europe and the Mediterranean: Memory, identity and diaspora, c.900-1150.HI-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Directed Reading in HistoryHI-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Directed Reading in HistoryHIMM00Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Reading Medieval ManuscriptsHIMM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Advanced Medieval Studies 1: Skills and ApproachesHIMM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Advanced Medieval Studies 2: Themes and SourcesML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeMSJM41Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary War Reporting

      Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

      FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

      Students choose 60 credits from the following:

      Compulsory Modules

      None found.

      Optional Modules

      Compulsory Modules

      Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

      NOTE : Students in their second year must take HI-M01 OR HI-M38 if they do not take that module in their first year. Students must take HI-M39

      Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceHI-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Historical Methods and ApproachesHI-M38Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20New Departures in the Writing of HistoryHI-M39Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Research Folder

      AND

      Optional Module choices

      Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

      NOTE : Please select sufficient modules from below to bring your overall total to 60 credits. Students in their second year may not choose a module already completed in their first year.

      Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M76Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsHIHM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Debates and Approaches in Heritage and Public HistoryHIHM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Heritage Work PlacementHI-M50Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Themes and Debates in Early Modern HistoryHI-M56Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Empire, Slavery and Liberty in the British Atlantic World, 1584-1808HI-M62Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Swansea and the Sea, 1791-1898HI-M70Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Wales since 1945HI-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Communicating HistoryHI-M79Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Normans in Western Europe and the Mediterranean: Memory, identity and diaspora, c.900-1150.HI-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Directed Reading in HistoryHI-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Directed Reading in HistoryHIMM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Advanced Medieval Studies 1: Skills and ApproachesHIMM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Advanced Medieval Studies 2: Themes and SourcesML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeMSJM41Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary War Reporting

      Additional information

      Tuition fees


      Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

      You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

      You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

      International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

      Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.