Taught course

Early Celtic Studies

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. Suitable for graduates in Archaeology, History, Welsh and related humanities and social science disciplines.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Early Celtic Studies is designed to introduce students to aspects of the Celtic world through archaeological, historical, literary and mythological sources.

Special Features
  • Concentrated study of Celtic world
  • Literary, historical and archaeological approaches
  • Opportunities for inter-disciplinary approaches
  • Expert supervision of dissertation topics
  • Opportunities to participate in excavations run by the School

For further information, please visit http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p093.html.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS test (minimum 6.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

This course is included in the Masters Excellence Scholarship 2015 (Pathway to PhD) scheme. If you are looking at applying for a Masters degree with the intention of going on to study at PhD level then you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application will ask you to consider your research area and future sources of funding. It is recognised, however, that in making this application there is not a commitment to undertake further study, or to undertake further studies at Cardiff University. Similarly, in making an award, Cardiff University is not committing to making an offer for further study or for a further award.

For more information on funding available for Masters students at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion please see the school's funding information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Steve Mills
+44 (0)29 2087 5655