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.

Cultural Heritage

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.

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Digital Humanities

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.

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Public Engagement

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.

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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.

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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.

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