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Holocaust and Genocide MA/PGDip/PGCert

Course Description

Certificate students are advised to take a module which directly relates to the study of Holocaust and/or genocide, chosen in consultation with the programme leader. MA and Diploma students also have the option to choose up to two of their modules from the wider College; again, this should be done in consultation with the programme leader.

MA students will complete the programme with a dissertation – this can either be a written or placement-based dissertation. If you choose to complete a written dissertation its length will be 15,000 words.


This programme will enable you to develop your independent learning skills, develop your written and oral communication and show evidence of these to specialist and non-specialist, practitioner and academic audiences.

Students completing this programme will be equipped to enter work in the heritage, academic and private sectors. Graduate destinations may include museums, non-governmental organisations, charities, teacher training/education, and, for MA students, doctoral study. Those who are already engaged in these fields will benefit from the opportunity to build upon and develop their expertise.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Holocaust and Genocide MA/PGDip/PGCert page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in any subject for the MA. Non-standard or professional experience will be considered for entry on to the PGDip/PGCert

Course Fees

MA: £6,570 FT, £3,285 PT; PGDip: £4,380 FT, £2,190 PT; PGCert: £2,190 FT (UK/EU); MA/PGDip: £14,850, PGCert: £7,425 FT only (overseas)

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