Public History

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Public History
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 101946 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year FT

Teaching Times - mainly late afternoon
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements
Normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a Humanities or Arts subject or an acceptable cognate discipline.

Applicants who hold a 2.2 Honours degree in ...

Number of Places 20

Expand+Public History highlights

History at Queen’s is ranked in the top 150 History Schools worldwide (according to the QS World University Rankings 2017) and our international reputation is enhanced by the work of our prominent leading academics.


Course Content

Expand+The MA in Public History at Queen’s University Belfast offers an opportunity to study how historical knowledge is produced, mediated, represented and consumed in public spaces, in a region where the past continues to resonate powerfully. The close ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Autumn Semester
MHY7020 - Becoming a Historian
Course Content The module will examine the purpose of historical research and writing, the main genres of historical writing, techniques of bibliographical research, footnoting, the handling of quant...

Assessment Method Assessment is by coursework:
• essays
• projects
• critical commentaries on primary sources;
• portfolio and reflective essay
• blogs and placement related assessment
• power point presentations
• practical work on documents or placement related assessment
• and a dissertation
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
The Public History MA can be regarded either as an end in itself, culminating in the distinction of having obtained a postgraduate degree and enhanced your employability skills as a researcher, or as a stepping stone to the higher r...

Further Enquiries Dr Olwen Purdue, Lecturer History
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics - Lecturer
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3985
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