100 % RESEARCH IMPACT RATED AS WORLD LEADING OR INTERNATIONALLY EXCEL LENT (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021)
PUBLIC HISTORY AND HERITAGE SINGLETON CAMPUS
• Public History and Heritage MA FT PT
• Public History and Heritage MA (Extended) FT
WHY SWANSEA? • You’ll study in a city shaped by its visible medieval and industrial heritage, and containing organisations such as the Richard Burton Archives, the Egypt Centre, the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, and the National Waterfront Museum. • You’ll be able to work with university research centres including CHART, Swansea’s Centre for Research Heritage and Training, and OLCAP, Object and Landscape-Centred Approaches to the Past. • You’ll undertake a work placement with one of a wide range of local, national, and international partner organisations. • You’ll be taught by scholars whose research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent for impact in the Research Excellence Framework 2021.
Study in a department with experts on heritage from ancient Egypt to the present, developing skills in heritage interpretation and in engaging public audiences with your knowledge of the past. You’ll complete your degree with a traditional academic dissertation or practical work undertaken with a heritage organisation.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT • Training in the practical, intellectual, and ethical dimensions of heritage and public history; opportunities to study the history and heritage of a wide range of periods. • Reflection on public history and heritage as community enterprises, as key to present-day identities, as assets for tourism and economic regeneration, and as triggers for conflict over contested pasts.
• Work with the full range of historical sources and heritage materials including archaeological objects,
archival documents, the built environment, landscape, and intangible heritage.
YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO CONSIDER
• Ancient History and Classical Culture, MA • Egyptology, MA by Research • History, MA
• Modern History, MA • Medieval Studies, MA • War and Society, MA
FUNDING There are a range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries available: swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/ scholarships
Welsh scholarships available see page 44
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