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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Treforest Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21, JAN-22, APR-22, OCT-22

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

The MA by Research in History is your opportunity to conduct in-depth research on a topic of your choice, relative to an area of staff expertise, and produce a dissertation of 40,000 words.

This piece of original research will be based on primary sources.

You will demonstrate an awareness of the associated historiography and an understanding of the relevant methodological or theoretical concepts.

Assessment

The MA History by Research is assessed by a dissertation and a viva voce (oral examination). The dissertation should be 25,000 words in length.

Careers

The History by Research masters is an excellent basis for further research in history at MPhil and PhD levels. If you do not want to pursue further research, you will have gained the research skills needed for a range of careers in the arts, industry, the media, administration in the private and public sectors, or further education.

Application deadline

01 May 2021, 01 October 2021, 01 January 2022, 01 May 2022

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 93 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    95 46%

    86th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38 38%

    90th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    89th

    52

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