MA Public History and Heritage

Course Overview

The MA in Public History and Heritage is a flexible programme designed to offer academic training and and employability in the fields of public history and heritage.

Key Features

  • the opportunity for students to engage both with external heritage organisations 
  • exciting opportunities for hands-on experience with staff projects in heritage and public history
  • a compulsory work placement module where students will gain practical experience in the heritage sector
  • optional practice-based dissertation
  • students can choose from a range of modules covering topics from Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to contemporary local history

Description

A key aspect of the programme is the opportunity for students to engage both with external heritage organisations and with staff projects in heritage and public history, which are of growing importance to the College's research culture and impact strategy. Modules include the study of heritage, public history, ancient history, ancient Egyptian culture, history, Welsh identities, media, museum theory, archive/communication practice, museum practice and a work placement.

 

Entry Requirements

Our preferred offer is a 2:1 degree in History, Heritage Studies, Archaeology, Classics, Egyptology, Geography, Cultural Studies, Sociology or a 2:1 degree in other arts, humanities or social science subjects, or a science-based archaeology or conservation degree. We will also consider applications from candidates with significant professional or volunteering experience in the heritage/public history sector.

 

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International
MA Full-time £6,150 £13,850

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Additional Costs

Travel, reading resources.