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Embark on a rewarding journey with Royal Holloway's prestigious MA in Public History, the longest-standing programme of its kind in the UK. This renowned course attracts global applicants to one of Europe's leading public history hubs. Delve into a diverse and innovative learning environment within the esteemed Department of History, where faculty members actively contribute to national debates and media platforms. The MA offers a unique blend of practical and theoretical learning, equipping students with essential skills for careers in heritage, broadcasting, film, journalism, and more. Engage with industry experts through captivating modules like 'Pathways to the Past' and 'Making History on the Airwaves'. Benefit from postgraduate scholarships, including the Brian Harris and Dinah and Jessica Nichols scholarships. With a 2:1 degree or relevant work experience, you can join this dynamic programme and pave the way for a successful career in public history.

About the course

Royal Holloway’s MA in Public History is the longest-running and most well-established programme of its kind in the United Kingdom. The module attracts applicants from across the world and Royal Holloway is one of the leading centres for public history in Europe. The wider Department of History, which forms part of Royal Holloway’s School of Humanities, is also one of the most innovative, diverse and widely recognised departments in the country. Our faculty members regularly appear on television, radio and in the popular print media. Other staff are engaged in community-based projects and research that make important contributions to policy development and national debates.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 degree

Candidates with professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will also be considered.

Applicants come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications (including first degrees in subjects other than History).
We occasionally invite candidates to an interview when we would like more information upon which to base a decision. If applicants are unable to attend, such as overseas students, we interview by telephone.




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Where is Royal Holloway, University of London

Scholarships

This scholarship is offered as a full tuition fee reduction plus £14,800 for living, research and travel costs.

Am I eligible?
This scholarship is open to new full-time and part-time UK students applying for one of the following programmes:

MA History
MA Public History
MA Crusader Studies
and expected to have achieved, or are on target to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study at Royal Holloway.

How do I apply?
The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Value of Scholarship(s)

full tuition fee reduction plus £14,800 for living, research and travel costs

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to new full-time and part-time UK students applying for one of the following programmes:

MA History
MA Public History
MA Crusader Studies
and expected to have achieved, or are on target to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study at Royal Holloway.

Application Procedure

The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Once you have an offer to study here, you can apply on Royal Holloway Direct. If you are a part-time student please email your application to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk

Applicants will need to submit a scholarship statement, transcripts and email two academic references to support the scholarship application.

The academic references should be emailed directly to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk by the recommenders with the student’s name in the subject line by the scholarship application deadline.


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This £12,000 scholarship is available to a new full-time student studying a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Am I eligible?
This scholarship is open to new full-time students applying for one of the following programmes:

MA Holocaust Studies
MA History
MA Crusader Studies
MA History: Hellenic Studies
MA History: Public History
MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
MA Medieval Studies
You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Value of Scholarship(s)

This £12,000 scholarship is available to a new full-time student studying a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to new full-time students applying for one of the following programmes:

MA Holocaust Studies
MA History
MA Crusader Studies
MA History: Hellenic Studies
MA History: Public History
MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
MA Medieval Studies
You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Application Procedure

The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Applicants will need to submit a scholarship statement, transcripts and email two academic references to support the scholarship application.

The academic references should be emailed directly to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk by the recommenders with the student’s name in the subject line by the scholarship application deadline.

Before starting your application, read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria.


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These three scholarships are available to new full-time students studying for a taught Masters degree within the Department of History.

Each scholarship is a tuition fee waiver of £7,200.

Am I eligible?
You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent. You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study a Masters degree within the Department of History at Royal Holloway.

How do I apply?
The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Once you have an offer to study here, you can apply on Royal Holloway Direct.

Applicants will need to submit a scholarship statement, transcripts and email two academic references to support the scholarship application.

The academic references should be emailed directly to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk by the recommenders with the student’s name in the subject line by the scholarship application deadline.

Before starting your application, read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Each scholarship is a tuition fee reduction of £7,200.

Eligibility

These scholarships are open to new full-time students applying for one of the following programmes:
 MA Holocaust Studies
 MA History
 MA Crusader Studies
 MA History: Hellenic Studies
 MA History: Public History
 MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
 MA Medieval Studies
and expected to have achieved, or are on target to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

Application Procedure

The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Once you have an offer to study here, you can apply on Royal Holloway Direct.

Applicants will need to submit a scholarship statement, transcripts and email two academic references to support the scholarship application.

The academic references should be emailed directly to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk by the recommenders with the student’s name in the subject line by the scholarship application deadline.

Before starting your application, read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria.


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