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
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.
- 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.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Gerwin Strobl
- +44 (0)29 2087 5653