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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About This Course

This modular degree scheme is designed to allow students to further their undergraduate interest in history, and to develop the skills and knowledge needed to undertake further research into the past. It combines training in research techniques and theoretical and historiographic analysis, with a wide range of taught courses, skills modules and a substantial dissertation. There is a choice of specialist modules covering a range of periods from medieval to contemporary history, matching the research interests of the teaching staff.

This programme aims to provide a detailed knowledge and understanding of a specific academic area through rigorous research training. Students will become acquainted with relevant historical theoretical issues and methods of interpretation and the use of evidence. It also provides the student with the necessary research skills to carry out an original piece of historical research in the chosen area of study, under supportive supervision.

Careers

An MA in History is a versatile qualification and will give you a detailed understanding of the discipline and the ability to conduct research at various levels of historical analysis. It will enhance your career opportunities in a range of professions in the media and communications industries, teaching, heritage and museums, public administration, publishing and research. The transferable skills acquired through this programme are beneficial in a range of other careers, including advertising, journalism, consulting etc. After successful completion of the MA in History you may also decide to pursue an academic career in History, by applying for a place to study for a PhD in History.

Application deadline

11 June 2021

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 93 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    115 55%

    49th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    29

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