36 months
15500 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Welcome to the research pages of the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology. We have a long and distinguished history going back to the foundation of Bangor University in 1884; The Heritage programme is offered at Bangor University.



  • The key research strengths are in The History of Wales, Welsh and ‘Celtic’ Archaeology, Medieval and Early Modern History and Modern and Contemporary History and Heritage. We have strong partnerships and collaborations with other academics at Bangor, across the UK and internationally. Our research has led to significant links with Welsh archaeological and heritage organisations, other institutions and communities. Our research also has a wider impact. We have an important contribution to make in the life of Wales, the UK and internationally.
  • To see what we do, have a look at our research projects, recent publications, knowledge transfer projects, conferences, journal and editorial boards and postgraduate degrees and opportunities.
  • We have a thriving and friendly research culture with research seminar series in both History and Archaeology, as well as a seminar series associated with the Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates and cross-disciplinary, pan-Wales research seminars organized by the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.
The Heritage programme is offered at Bangor University.

Programme Structure

Areas of research include; 

  • Celtic heritage
  • Heritage and identity
  • Role of museums

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The University will accept applications throughout the year. 


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

It is possible to join the PhD after successfully completing a Masters in a related subject (History/Welsh History/Archaeology/Heritage) at Bangor or elsewhere. Applicants who do not speak English as their native language: IELTS score of 6.0 overall (no element below 5.5). Students who have an overall score of 5.5 can take a summer pre-sessional course in the University’s English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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