MA in Public Humanities
Please note that this programme is suspended for 2017 entry. We hope to develop and improve our offering for the 2018 academic year - please check back soon for updates.
The interdisciplinary nature of the course allows students to further their study of history, literature, philosophy, language or other humanities subjects at the same time as learning about new things underpinned by a strong framework of practical applications and relevant methods.
This pathway introduces the theoretical and practical issues involved in managing, conserving and interpreting the historic environment. Practical elements include the production of educational resources and conservation plans informed by current debates.Find out more>
Digital technologies have revolutionised humanities research. You will be taught by staff from the internationally respected Humanities Research Institute. Learn about key methodologies in this field and gain hands-on experience of implementing and evaluating electronic tools and resources.Find out more>
Explore how your undergraduate studies can be put into practice, gaining hands-on experience of engaging external audiences and organisations with Arts and Humanities research.Find out more>
Overview and key features of the programme
An interdisciplinary programme which combines hands-on training in public engagement, digital humanitites and cultural heritage to address the value of the humanities, their impact on society and what forms public humanities may take in the future.Course overview>
Postgraduate Open Day
Our Postgraduate Open Days are a great opportunity to talk to staff about your subject area, the University, the city of Sheffield and meet other postgraduates who will share their experiences.Find out more>
Members of staff across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and from the Humanities Research Institute contribute to this programme.
Information on the sources of funding that can help you pay for your postgraduate studies.
Humanities Research Institute
The HRI supports cross-disciplinary collaborations by running workshops and networking events, liaising with research centres, hosting visiting fellows, and providing a venue for conferences and seminars.