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Early Modern History, MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Modern History (17th To 20th Century)

Course type


Course Summary

The MA in Early Modern History allows you to roam from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, encompassing the renaissance, reformation and counter reformation, and the enlightenment periods. You can study British, European, American or Asian History, supported by the diverse expertise of early modern historians working at Swansea University.

Designed to promote international standard individual and collaborative research activity, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught master’s study. Postgraduate training is available to enhance academic and professional development, as well as seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

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 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

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.