Research course

History by Research

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 Honours degree in history or a related subject. Applicants without an Honours degree can be considered on prior experiential learning on an individual basis, via the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) mechanism (University regulations will apply). The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. All applicants for research degrees must submit an application form accompanied by a research proposal to the Faculty’s Research Application Panel (RAP). For further information please visit our research degrees pages.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA by Research in History is your opportunity to engage in independent study and research to produce a dissertation of 25,000 words.

The MA by Research in History is your opportunity to to conduct in-depth research on a topic of your choice, relative to an area of staff expertise.

This piece of original research will be based on primary sources. You will demonstrate an awareness of the associated historiography and an understanding of the relevant methodological or theoretical concepts.

Your research topic will be determined in consultation with a member of the History team.

Once you have found and consulted with a suitable member of the History team, you will be required to write a research proposal which will serve as your application for the course.

Information for international students

International applicants will need a good command of English – the minimum equivalent of an IELTS score of 6.5, or IBT TOEFL 86, depending on the course you are studying.

Fees and funding

For full information, please visit http://money.southwales.ac.uk/

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78