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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Modern History (17th To 20th Century)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This degree offers you the opportunity to study modern British, continental European, American and/or world history from the early 19th century to the present with a team of leading specialists in their fields. The course embraces a range of perspectives including political, diplomatic, social, and cultural and media history, and also provides you with intensive training in research skills and methods for modern history, including the opportunity to develop or enhance your knowledge of a European language. Graduates from the Department of History and Welsh History at Aberystwyth University have expansive and varied careers. Examples of pathways our previous graduates have taken include: Archivists; Publishers; Local and national politics; Tourism; Heritage administration; Public administration; Real Estate Development; Law; Civil Service; Journalism; Broadcast media; Armed Forces; Education; Management; Accountancy; Entrepreneurs; Academia/further study.

This course will empower you to: Increase your critical faculties; Develop study and research skills; Develop strong writing and analytical skills as well as the capacity to work independently; Develop your abilities in structuring and communicating complex ideas clearly, accurately, and authoritatively; Interrogate historical practices at an advanced level; Develop practical skills and hands-on experience in researching Modern History.

Different course options

Full time | Aberystwyth University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module involves researching and presenting the MA dissertation, a piece of independent research of up to 15,000 words, supervised by a designated member of staff.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fee for 2018/19 entry is £6,280 per year. There will be a slight increase in 2019/20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fee for 2018/19 entry is £14,500 per year. There will be a slight increase in 2019/20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.