Public History(MA)

Public History(MA)

Master degree
12 months
Intakes: Fall
International tuition: £16,400
Domestic tuition: £5,900

Program overview

The MA in Public History provides you with the essential skills and in-depth knowledge of history and its public audiences for career development at any stage – from students straight from an undergraduate degree with limited to no priori professional experience to those seeking continued professional development. The programme enables you to broaden your horizons, providing you with a competitive edge in a global graduate market in a wide variety of areas, such as museums, archives, heritage, culture and tourism, or media.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus


International Students English level test results Official transcript of previous documents of education For information on international qualification equivalents, check the specific information for your country on the website:

Career opportunities

Guaranteed work placement with a cultural institution or heritage organisations. Internships have taken place with the following organisations: Ulster Museum, Armagh Public Library, Special Collections at Queen’s, Titanic Belfast, HMS Caroline, Ulster-American Folk Park, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, BBC, Doubleband Media, Belfast City Council, Hillsborough Castle (Historic Royal Palaces), Mount Stewart and Castle Ward (National Trust), Newry and Mourne Museum, Ulster Rugby Musuem, Museum of Free Derry. The course develops a range of skills such as research methods, archival work, oral history, digital curation, and museum collections.

Campus location

Belfast , United Kingdom