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This Masters degree in Ancient and Medieval Warfare, the only degree of its type in the UK, offers students the opportunity to study a range of regions, periods and specialist topics in detail. The programme of study is based on Cardiff's particular teaching and research expertise in warfare studies. The scheme offers a flexible programme designed to provide a thorough grounding in research skills and methods, and the opportunity to explore an area of independent research suitable for the needs and interests of individual students. It is designed to meet the needs of both those who wish to develop their understanding of Ancient and Medieval Warfare through a self-contained year of further study, and of those who wish to deepen and extend their skills in preparation for research at doctoral level.
* Detailed concentration on the history and development of warfare in the Ancient and Medieval worlds
* Literary, historical and archaeological approaches
* Opportunities for interdisciplinary approaches
* Expert supervision of dissertation topics
The course has two parts, consisting of coursework and a dissertation.
Part One (Autumn and Spring): Students choose from of a range of core modules covering theoretical concepts and approaches in history, and from a range of specialist options, including tailored Special Subjects focused on particular periods and topics appropriate to their individual interests. All students are also trained in research methods and skills, including academic writing, public speaking, and the handling of ancient texts in Greek or Latin (Classical or Medieval) at an appropriate level.
Part Two (Summer): This comprises a dissertation on a topic of the student's choice of approximately 20,000 words in length
The programme is suitable for graduates in ancient history, history, classics, archaeology and related disciplines. We are happy to discuss applications from graduates in related disciplines, especially if applications are from a non-UK institution.
A 1st or 2.1 UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject is normally required.
Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS test (minimum 6.5) or equivalent.
Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.
|CAE score:||75(Grade B)|
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||600|
|TOEFL computer-based test score:||250|
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