Study patterns: Public History and Heritage MA (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our MA Public History and Heritage (online) programme.

These study patterns highlight the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Public History and Heritage, MA (online) - standard (3 years) with summer (May) start

Study PatternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1 Heritage Management Funding 
and Marketing 
(7HY506)
20 credits 
Curation and Conservation 
in the Digital Age 
(7HY507)
20 credits
The Politics of History: Using 
the Past in the Present 
(7HY504)
20 credits 
Year 2 Public History Consultancy
(7HY510)
40 credits
Public History Consultancy
(7HY510)
40 credits continued
Current Debates in Global Heritage 
(7HY508)
20 credits 
Year 3 Audiences and Audience Development 
(7HY509)
20 credits
Independent Study
(Public History and Heritage)
(7HY998)
40 credits 
Independent Study 
(Public History and Heritage)
(7HY998)
40 credits continued 

Public History and Heritage, MA (online) - accelerated (2 years) with summer (May) start

Study PatternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1

Heritage Management Funding 
and Marketing 
(7HY506)
20 credits

Audiences and Audience Development 
(7HY509)
20 credits 

Curation and Conservation 
in the Digital Age 
(7HY507)
20 credits 

 

 Current Debates in Global Heritage 
(7HY508)
20 credits 

The Politics of History: Using 
the Past in the Present 
(7HY504)
20 credits

Year 2 Public History Consultancy
(7HY510)
40 credits
Public History Consultancy
(7HY510)
40 credits continued
Independent Study 
(Public History and Heritage)
(7HY998)
40 credits  
Year 3 Independent Study 
(Public History and Heritage)
(7HY998)
40 credits continued