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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The History department has a proven track record of student satisfaction and provides a supportive learning environment. The MA History builds upon these strengths and you will be encouraged to expand your research into themes across a range of chronological and geographical frameworks. Case studies will have a strong regional emphasis and will benefit from the expertise of staff and the pre-exisiting links with heritage professionals. Placements, fieldwork and networking opportunites will focus on the communication of history in modern society and the development of essential employablity skills.

KEY COURSE FEATURES

  • Exploring themes in regional history which can be applied to any region and across a range of different periods.
  • North East Wales is currently under-represented in the historical record and this course presents students with a unique opportunity to highlight the cultural heritage of the region and the particular issues surrounding ‘border’ identity.
  • This programme will enable you to promote a public understanding of the past in today’s social, political and cultural life. It combines the intellectual strengths of History with modern, practical and transferable skills.
  • Our team have a proven track-record of student satisfaction and provide a supportive teaching environment.
  • This programme has been designed in collaboration with partners and links in the heritage sector, such as: Wrexham Museum, NE Wales Heritage Forum, Denbighshire Archives, Flintshire Archives, Palmer Centre, Gladstone Library, National Trust, Llangollen Museum and others.

ASSESSMENT & TEACHING

You will be assessed throughout your course through a variety of methods including written work, portfolios, presentations and a dissertation.

CAREER PROSPECTS

MA History graduates will have the analytical, intellectual and practical skills for a variety of careers. Traditionally, graduates have been employed in various roles, such as: teaching, law, project management, historical research, heritage management, curation, archive management and custodians of historical buildings.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 93 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    80th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    7th

    37

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