MA History at Bath Spa is your chance to deepen your understanding of History in the ideal setting: you'll study at our Newton Park campus, which is in itself an artefact, equipped for modern use. You're based in the World Heritage City of Bath – the perfect setting for a wider exploration of local, regional, national and international themes in the study of History.
We've established a reputation for the study of public history, for the quality of our research, and for our work in the creative arts. The course's focus on communication, in all its forms, and on the ways in which we analyse and present historical material for use in, with and by the public, means that you'll graduate with a range of applicable skills and invaluable experience.
You'll be doing as well as learning: project planning, negotiating, getting to grips with copyright and licensing, editing, and pitching. Our goal is to enhance your skills for a range of careers and sectors, including business, health, education, charitable work, publishing and commissioning, plus much more.
MA History can be studied on a part-time basis.
Entry requirements for our postgraduate courses vary. We're generally looking for a good honours degree or equivalent.
Please contact our admissions team for more information
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This course includes or offers the following modules. Please check the programme document for more details on which modules are core, required or optional.
- Methods, materials and interpretations
- The making of modern worlds
- Communicating the past
- The country house in context
- Politics and its discontents
- Place and time: historical perspectives on the city of Bath
- Perspectives in migration history
- Public history project
UK and EU students full time fee for 2019/20 entry is £7,195
UK and EU students part time for year 1 is £3,600
UK and EU students full time fee for 2019/20 entry is £13,300
Our aim is that you'll graduate a confident communicator, capable of responding to external changes in the fields you're interested in joining, whether in education, teaching, curation, heritage and public history, the charitable sector, management or further study.
You'll develop skills in creativity and critical thinking, underpinned by demonstrable skills in project planning and implementation, an ability to work with diverse groups of people (specialists and non-specialists) and to deliver defined objectives through teamwork, negotiation and networking.
About this institute
Bath Spa University
Bath Spa University is a top UK university for creativity, culture, enterprise and education. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University ensures that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens....
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