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Heritage, PhD, MPhil

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Bangor, United Kingdom
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.
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Overview

  • 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    The University will accept applications throughout the year. 

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      PhD: 3 years full-time or 4 to 6 years part-time.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Areas of research include Celtic heritage; heritage and identity and the role of museums.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    67

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class
Recommended score: First Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of First Class or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A first or upper second class honours degree is required, or equivalent qualifications.
  • In the case of overseas students, take an IELTS or TOEFL test to meet the English Language requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4330 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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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.

Funding

Country Scholarship

  • Up to £12,000
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  • Full fee waiver & monthly stipend  
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Bangor International Scholarships

  • Up to £4,000
  • All countries

Alumni/Existing Students/Family Discount

  • £1,000 in addition to the Bangor International Scholarship
  • All countries

China Scholarship Council

  • Full tuition fee waiver
  • China

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