University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies

This course is intended for those with an existing interest and some experience in genealogy, have been developed by academics and genealogy professionals to provide a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of genealogical research, family history, records, archives and heraldry.

Course modules

Postgraduate certificate modules: Professional practice and methodologies; archives and libraries, history and geography; censuses, civil registers and church records; family history studies and overseas records; property and law, wills, land and inheritance; Latin, palaeography and heraldry. Postgraduate diploma modules: Genealogy, heraldry and social history 2; documents and palaeography 2; methods of professional enquiry and project. MSc modules: Professional enquiry and development leading to a dissertation.

Assessment methods

There's no formal exam for any of our courses. Results are based on continuous assessment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2017 GBP 11,800 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2017 GBP 8,500 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2017 - 24 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) October 2017 GBP 11,800 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) October 2017 GBP 8,500 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) October 2017 - 24 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) January 2018 GBP 11,800 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) January 2018 GBP 8,500 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2018 - 24 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) April 2018 GBP 11,800 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) April 2018 GBP 8,500 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) April 2018 - 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning October 2017 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning October 2017 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2018 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning January 2018 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning April 2018 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning April 2018 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2017 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning October 2017 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2018 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2018 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning April 2018 GBP 4,100 per (Year 1) 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning April 2018 GBP 3,200 per (Year 1) 8 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
01414448600