Taught course

History

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 1st or upper 2nd class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. Suitable for graduates in History and related humanities and social science disciplines.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in History is designed to act as a self-regulated year of further study, and to provide a preparatory year for PhD candidates, giving a thorough grounding in research skills and methods, theoretical concepts and the techniques of conducting and writing up an independent research project. Consisting partly of taught courses and partly of independent research, it draws together a wide range of chronological, geographical and thematic expertise to offer a challenging and flexible programme of study.

Special Features
  • Flexible, geared to students’ interests.
  • Opportunity to work closely with a research mentor on specialist options.
  • Draws on a stimulating and supportive learning environment, with a wide range of chronological, geographical and thematic expertise.
  • Close links with interdisciplinary research groups, including the Centre for the Study of Medieval Society and Culture, the Centre for the Crusades and the Centre for Modern German History

For more information, please visit http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p134.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 in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion please see the school's funding website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Gerwin Strobl
Email
stroblg@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 5653