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Early Modern History MA - FUNDING AVAILABLE!

Swansea University

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Why not come and see Swansea for yourself? We have three Postgraduate Open Days each year (Autumn, Spring and Summer) which will give you the chance to find out more about our courses and funding, meet staff and students, and tour our outstanding seafront campus. See http:www.swansea.ac.ukpostgraduateopendays for dates and booking information _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The MA in Early Modern History is designed for students who are particularly interested in studying the period of history that runs from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, and encompasses the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter Reformation, and the Enlightenment. The wide-ranging expertise of Swansea s early modern historians means that students on the scheme may study British, European, American, or Asian history, and can explore topics in the history of art and culture, empire, gender, politics, religion, sexuality and science. Students on the MA benefit not only from the unusual concentration of early modernists in the History Department, but also from the existence of Swansea s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research (MEMO), and from the Institute for Medieval & Early Modern Studies Video Link Research Seminars, which are participated in by Institutions of Higher Education across the Principality Students take three 20-credit core modules and three 20-credit elective modules in Part I of the degree. Students successful in Part I may continue to Part II of the MA, comprised by the 60-credit Dissertation. Core Modules: - Historical Methods & Approaches - New Departures in the Writing of History - Research Folder Elective Modules: - Good & Bad Government in Late Medieval Italy - Science, Magic & Religion in Early Modern Europe - The Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century: A Maritime Republic and its Empire - The Enlightenment in National Contexts - The Power of Words in Early Modern Europe - England s Elite: Power, Culture & Gender in Late Medieval Britain, c.1350-1520 - The Making of Modern Sexualities, 1650-1800 - Empire and Enlightenment: Scottish Society and the Making of Modern Britain - From Vesuvius to Snowdon: The Evolution of Travel, Curiosity and Aesthetics - The Hub of the World: Economy & Society in Europe, 1500-1800 - People on the Move: The Forging of the Portuguese Overseas World, 1415-1808 - From Princely Possessions to Public Museums: A History of Collecting & Display - Empire, Slavery and Liberty in the British Atlantic World, 1584-1808 - The Maritime Worlds of the East India Company, 1600-1858 - The British Conquest of India, 1757-1858 - Venice and the Sea - Creating Utopia: Missionaries, Missions and Colonialism in South America, 1610-1768 - War and Society up to the Eighteenth Century FUNDING: UKEU Students: We have a number of University scholarships available to the value of ?2,700 and additional Arts and Humanities scholarships to the value of ?1,750. For more information: http:www.swansea.ac.ukartsandhumanitiesNewsCentreLatestNewsandEventsHeadline,44393,en.php International Students: For details of scholarships for international students visit: http:www.swan.ac.ukscholarshipsInternational

Why not come and see Swansea for yourself? We have three Postgraduate Open Days each year (Autumn, Spring and Summer) which will give you the chance to find out more about our courses and funding, meet staff and students, and tour our outstanding seafront campus. See http:www.swansea.ac.ukpostgraduateopendays for dates and booking information...

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Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in History or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in History or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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