MA - Master of Arts
Singleton Park Campus
The MA in Public History and Heritage is ideal if you are directly aiming for a career in that field. We offer a flexible programme designed to offer academic training and relevant employability skills.
You will have the chance to engage with external heritage organisations and gain practical, hands-on experience with staff projects in heritage and public history.
A range of stimulating and relevant modules are available to choose, covering topics from Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to contemporary local history.
In the second part of the course you have a choice of a 60-credit practice-based dissertation project, or a 60-credit written dissertation project.
WHY PUBLIC HISTORY AND HERITAGE AT SWANSEA?
Swansea University will connect you with respected external heritage organisations, allowing you to gain experience with a number of projects.
The College of Arts and Humanities is based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay.
Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study.
It offers postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development, and facilitates seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.
PUBLIC HISTORY AND HERITAGE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
This course is designed to develop your employability by connecting you with external heritage organisations. In addition to practical specialised skills, you will develop excellent oral and writing skills.
Graduates from this course are well positioned for a career in public history and heritage. But they also enter industries including education or government.
Our career support services include:
- Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
- Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
- Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
- Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
- Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 16,150per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales
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Entry standards/ Max 213126 65%
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