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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-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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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.

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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