University of York

University of York

Heritage, History and Fabric of the Parish Church

This diploma offers a unique opportunity to gain detailed and practical knowledge of the history, use, care and conservation of parish churches. The only course of this type in Britain, it offers a part-time, online, distance-learning course leading to a postgraduate diploma. The course format offers you the opportunity to study in your own home at times and a pace to suit you, extensively supported by tutors and part of an active online community.

Entry requirements

We expect previous experience of study at a suitable level. We welcome applications supplying accredited prior learning, professional experience and a demonstration of the ability to work at postgraduate diploma level in the absence of a 1st degree, as well as those from students who have been out of formal education for some time or whose qualifications do not fit conventional models. Our principal interest is in those who are able to work at the appropriate level and are motivated and willing to study in an online environment. Applications will be assessed on an individual basis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Administrator
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01904 322961