About This Course
History with specialisations in:
- Medieval and Early Modern History of Britain and Europe (including Medieval Normandy, Medieval Law and administration, Women, gender, power and identity in the Middle Ages, Popular Religion and Popular Culture in late medieval and early modern Britain and Europe, William of Orange and the ‘Glorious Revolution’
- Modern and Contemporary History of Britain, Europe, North America, India, the Middle East and Africa (including – the two World Wars and the Cold War period, labour history, consumerism and anti-consumerism, nationalism, racism, social movements, colonial history, sport history, policy and governance, transnational history, transcultural encounters)
- History of historiography
- Memorial Cultures
- Conceptual History
PhD: 2 to 3 years full-time or 4 to 6 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
Arts & Humanities Research Council; ESRC (Mode B); 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 History. 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.