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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

Public history brings history to life. Our interdisciplinary degree enables you to gain hands-on experience in the heritage sector alongside cutting edge academic training.

You'll study the variety of perspectives on the relationship between the past and the public and evaluate their impact on the modern day heritage sector. You'll analyse how public engagement with the past has evolved with new types of media. Finally, you'll explore the role of museums and other heritage institutions in our society and their impact on our identity throughout history.

This MA is offered through History in conjunction with the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP).

Course content

The course consists of:

  • two core modules (20 credits)
  • one option module (20 credits each)
  • a research

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in History or a related discipline.


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