Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Students 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. This course is a gateway to the heritage sector and to the popular media.

Course Modules

Core modules include: Studying and communicating the past; history past and present: definitions, concepts and approaches; the public communication and understanding of history; pathways to the past; the voice of the public: oral history in public history; the public history project dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,700  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)