• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Our varied and flexible course content allows you to tailor your Medieval Studies degree to your own interests, while our interdisciplinary approach encourages you to make connections across subject areas, from philosophy to social science. 

Teaching is informed by our world-leading research and you can attend seminars organised through our guest speaker programme.

By taking the Medieval Studies (Hons) programme from Swansea University you will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need.

You will explore the medieval period through the lenses of war, religion, literature, philosophy, law, and politics, studying key themes and periods of this fascinating era.

You will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both in writing and verbally.

Career

Around 94% of graduates are employed or in further study six months after graduating (DLHE ). The graduates have progressed to careers in a wide range of sectors including

  • Education
  • Heritage
  • Business
  • Media
  • Politics
  • Humanitarian services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 4 Year Full Time With a Year Abroad
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medieval Europe
  • Making History
  • Literature and Society in Medieval Europe
  • Latin 
  • Gendering the Middle Ages: Power and Exclusion
  • War and Society in the Anglo-Norman World

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Our standard entry requirement is BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. 
  • We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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