Fully Funded Research Training Masters in History and Heritage at the University of Huddersfield

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As part of the Heritage Consortium, an AHRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training, the History subject group at the University of Huddersfield welcomes applications for one Fully Funded Research Training Masters in History and Heritage to commence in September 2017. The Heritage Consortium is an innovative PhD programme which aims to develop a range of skills derived from a direct engagement with heritage and the heritage sector broadly defined.

The award includes a full fee waiver and a stipend  of £9,986 for one calendar year. The successful student will enrol on a Full Time MA by Research and work towards a dissertation which explicitly draws together history and heritage. We also offer the following MA by Research pathways MA by Research in Public History, Oral History and Community Heritage Masters by Research in the History of Childhood

All MA by Research students are expected to attend a weekly Graduate Seminar along with engagement with the departmental research seminar programme and involvement in activities like the Perspectives on the Past Postgraduate Conference. Opportunities will be created to work with heritage partners and to develop skills in public engagement and social media.

History staff offer a range of research interests from the Medieval to the contemporary with particular strengths in gender, health, labour, battlefield and childhood history. The successful student will also have the opportunity to work with one of our heritage partners to acquire the skills required to develop their dissertation project.

Applicants should have a minimum of a good 2:1 degree in History, Heritage or cognate discipline. To apply submit a cv with your qualifications, any relevant experience and a 300 word outline of your research interests and reasons for applying to undertake a Research Preparation Masters with a focus on History and Heritage. Your project outline should make explicit reference to the heritage focus of the project and how you would fit into a programme designed to prepare for a heritage PhD. Applications should be submitted to mhmpostgrad@hud.ac.uk and headed History and Heritage RPM by the closing date of 21 July 2017.

For further information contact Professor Barry Doyle b.m.doyle@hud.ac.uk


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