Taught course

War and Society

Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Months of entry


Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

The MA in War and Society is a unique degree that explores the most spectacular of historic events. War and Society is a collaborative, interdisciplinary MA degree programme that utilises the range of research expertise in the College of Arts and Humanities and the Callaghan Centre for the Study of Conflict.

Modules on the course typically include:

• War, Identity and Society

• War, Technology and Culture

• Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention

• Introduction to Advanced Medieval Studies

• Critical Security

• Venice and the Sea

• Violence, Conflict and Development

• Ghosts of the Confederacy

• State of Africa

• The Army in the Roman Empire

• Fascism and Culture

• War in Space

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

College of Arts and Humanities
+44 (0)1792 606752