100 % HISTORY RESEARCH IMPACT RATED AS WORLD LEADING OR INTERNATIONALLY EXCEL LENT (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021)
WAR AND SOCIETY SINGLETON CAMPUS
• War and Society MA by Research FT
WHY SWANSEA? •War and Society is widely regarded as a specialist strength of Swansea University. • The program is closely connected to the International Studies, Conflict and Security (ISCAS) research group, and The Conflict Reconstruction and Memory Research Group (CRAM) which produce world-class research. • Graduates go on to embark on careers in government and politics,
• War and Society MA FT PT
War has been a powerful catalyst for change throughout history. This unique interdisciplinary course explores some of the seismic events that have led to war and investigates the impact on the course of human history. This fascinating course examines conflict, society, war, culture, and politics. It draws on many academic strengths, including history, American studies, classics, ancient history and Egyptology, politics and international relations, literature and media and communications. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT • This collaborative and interdisciplinary
humanitarian organisations, military organisations: police, business and media.
• Optional modules span from approaches to international relations, to politics in contemporary Britain, and from violence, conflict, and development to cyber governance. • Active research interests range from the American Civil War, Spanish Civil War, the impact of war on society, conflict and legal structures, armed conflict and post-war reconstruction in Africa, European diplomatic history and strategic studies.
course allows students to investigate what war means through multiple contexts including political, social, cultural, technological, historical, military and media. • On the taught programme, students will study two compulsory thematic modules (war, technology and culture; and war, identity and society). Amongst the themes studied in relation to war are: gender; art and culture; law and ethics; hybrid and cyber warfare; refugees; mercenaries and private military companies; total war and modern war. Students will also take a compulsory research portfolio module and three optional modules as well as a dissertation project.
YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO CONSIDER • American Studies, MA by Research • History, MA • History, PhD/MPhil
• International Relations, MA • International Security and Development, MA • Politics, MA
FUNDING There are a range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries available: s wansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/ scholarships
International Students Pathway programme available see page 58
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