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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Modern History (17th To 20th Century)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MA in Modern History is ideal if you have a dedicated interest in the modern period and the emergence of modernity characteristics from the pre-modern world. Our modern historians at Swansea University have a great mix of expertise encompassing Welsh, British, European and global history. Their specialisms include economic and industrial history, questions of identity and nationality, imperialism, medicine, politics, sexuality, and sport.

The College of Arts and Humanities is based on our inspirational Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay. Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught master’s study.

You will develop excellent oral and creative writing skills, and learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. Graduates from this course enter a range of industries including education, government, marketing and advertising. They also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Historical Methods and Approaches
Communicating History
Wales since 1945
Swansea and the Sea
Fascism and Culture

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in History or a relevant discipline, normally a lower second or above or equivalent.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more

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