Welsh History MA/PGDip
- Name: Welsh History
- Qualification: MA/PGDip
- Duration: MA: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time; Diploma: 30 weeks full-time. This course also offers a January start date.
Please see the Welsh description for this course here.
This modular course is designed to allow students to further their undergraduate interest in history or a related subject by developing a particular specialism in the History of Wales. The course may be taken in its own right or as a preparation for further research in this area. It combines training in research techniques and theoretical and historiographic analysis, with taught courses and a substantial dissertation. There is a choice of specialist modules covering a range of periods, matching the research interests of the teaching staff.
This programme aims to provide a detailed knowledge and understanding of a specific academic area of the history of Wales through rigorous research training. Students will become acquainted with relevant historical theoretical issues and methods of interpretation and the use of evidence. It also provides the student with the necessary research skills to carry out an original piece of historical research in the chosen area of study, under supportive supervision.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
ONE Special Option module chosen from the following:
- The Age of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth
- State, Society and Culture in Tudor Wales
- Plaid Cymru a Gwleidyddiaeth Cymru
- Themes and Issues in History
- ONE Documents and Sources module (20 credits) chosen from the following: Documents and Sources in Medieval ad Early Modern History OR Documents and Sources in Modern History
- Initiating a Research Project
- Skills Option module
- MA Dissertation
Part of this course and dissertation may be available through the medium of Welsh (Plaid Cymru a Gwleidyddiaeth Cymru).
Modules for the current academic year
Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Welsh History Modules page.
A 2(ii) Honours degree is required, or equivalent qualifications.
IELTS: overall score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.
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When to apply
The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake) or the end of October (for January intake) to ensure that you have time to make any funding and/or accommodation arrangements, and for documents such as transcripts and references to be obtained if not submitted with the application. This will also give you more time to meet any conditions we may potentially attach to an offer.
- Professor Huw Pryce, Director of Graduate Studies
Arts & Humanities Research Council, occasional scholarships and bursaries.
Access To Masters Funding available.