About This Course
Those taking this degree are required to write a substantial and original thesis of up to 100,000 words for PhD, or 60,000 words for MPhil on a topic relating to Heritage. You will receive research and transferable skills training from the University’s Graduate Training Programme. You may also attend MA modules offered by the School and the College of Arts, Humanities and Business Graduate School. You will receive guidance from two supervisors.
Areas of research include;
- Celtic heritage
- Heritage and identity
- Role of museums
Duration: PhD: 3 years full-time or 4 to 6 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
Arts & Humanities Research Council, occasional scholarships and bursaries.
It is possible to join the PhD after successfully completing a Masters in a related subject (History/Welsh History/Archaeology/Heritage) at Bangor or elsewhere. Applicants who do not speak English as their native language: IELTS score of 6.0 overall (no element below 5.5). Students who have an overall score of 5.5 can take a summer pre-sessional course in the University’s English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS).
This is a research programme. You can pursue an academic career in Heritage. The high level analytical and research skills acquired during this degree are valued by employers in areas such as communications, media, museums and heritage industries, teaching, publishing as well as roles in research and development.