History, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

As a postgraduate History student you will be able to develop a sophisticated understanding of themes or topics you find truly fascinating, in a flexible programme offering a broad chronological, geographical and thematic range.

You will gain a thorough grounding in research and historical theory, with a choice of modules spanning the medieval to the modern period.

Programme Structure

Distinctive 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, the Centre for Welsh American Studies, the Collaborative Interdisciplinary Study of Science, Medicine and the Imagination, and the Families, Identities and Gender Research Network.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

For entry requirements, please see: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/group/history

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