100 % RESEARCH IMPACT RATED AS WORLD LEADING OR INTERNATIONALLY EXCEL LENT (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021)
HISTORY SINGLETON CAMPUS
• History MA by Research/PhD/MPhil FT PT
YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO CONSIDER • Medieval Studies, MA • Public History and Heritage, MA • War and Society, MA impact in the Research Excellence Framework 2021 and who care about maximising the impact of their research for the wider public benefit. WHY SWANSEA? • You’ll study in a city with over a thousand years of history and heritage, and with research resources including the Richard Burton Archives, the West Glamorgan Archive Service, the South Wales Miners’ Library, and the National Waterfront Museum. • You’ll be able to work with university research centres devoted to the study of Wales; conflict, memory, and reconstruction; medical humanities; gender; the medieval and early modern periods; heritage; and to digital arts and humanities. • You can choose to undertake a work placement with one of a wide range of local, national, and international partner organisations. • You’ll be taught by scholars whose research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent for FUNDING There are a range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries available: s wansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/ scholarships
• Modern History MA FT PT
• History MA FT PT
Study history in a department internationally recognised for its contributions to understanding the medieval, early modern, and modern pasts. Explore the history of Britain, Europe, the Americas, or the wider world. You’ll strengthen skills valued by academic employers, cultural organisations, and businesses, whilst following your own historical interests to produce an original piece of historical research. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
• Training in advanced research methods and the intellectual and ethical foundations of historical work. • Support and guidance from recognised experts in a wide range of historical approaches and topics, including conflict, culture, disability, gender, health and disease, heritage, identity, industry and work, the law, politics, religion, science, and sport.
• Opportunities to produce work in traditional academic formats and to think creatively about how academic research can best engage the wider public. • Membership of a community of students and scholars who explore the significance of the past for dealing with the pressing needs of the present.
Welsh scholarships available see page 44
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