- the opportunity for students to engage with external heritage organisations
- hands-on experience with staff projects in heritage and public history
- a compulsory work placement module where students will gain practical experience in the heritage sector
- optional practice-based dissertation
- students can choose from a range of modules covering topics from Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to contemporary local history
The MA in Public History and Heritage is a flexible programme designed to offer academic training and and employability in the fields of public history and heritage.
A key aspect of the programme is the opportunity for students to engage both with external heritage organisations and with staff projects in heritage and public history. Modules include options in heritage, public history, ancient history, ancient Egyptian culture, history, Welsh identities, media, museum theory, archive/communication practice, museum practice and a work placement.