Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Public History

This MA is a specialised qualification for those wishing to pursue a career in history working in broadcasting or in film, in museums, heritage or in journalism. You will be equipped with professional skills of historical interpretation and communication and provided with an opportunity to work alongside practitioners in the field, including museum curators, public archivists, publishers and TV and radio producers. We welcome a variety of guest lecturers and collaborate with a number of external partner institutions such as the National Trust, London Metropolitan Archives and ancestry.co.uk. This is a unique gateway to the heritage sector and to the popular media, a new MA for historians keen to engage in the modern world.

Entry requirements

UK upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent. Candidates with professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.

Course modules

Studying and Communicating the Past; History Past and Present: Definitions, Concepts and Approaches; The Public Communication; Pathways to the Past; Voice of the Public; Project Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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