• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

As you progress, you will explore the medieval period through the lenses of literature, philosophy, law, religion, politics, and conflict.

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

Our varied and flexible course content allows you to tailor your Medieval Studies with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme from Swansea University 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.

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 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medieval Europe
  • Making History
  • Literature and Society in Medieval Europe
  • Greek Language
  • Ancient Egyptian History, Society and Culture
  • Greek History and Society

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 CDD-DDD at A-level or equivalent.We require a minimum of 5 passes at Grade A*-C, including Welsh/English Language. 
  • Entry requirements are flexible and all offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. 
  • The course is also a widening access programme and developed to support those who may not have been able to otherwise gain access to HE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17950 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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