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Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies University of Strathclyde

UK

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Course info

Summary

This postgraduate course is for anyone with an existing interest and some experience in genealogy and related subjects. It's been developed by academics and genealogy professionals to provide a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of genealogical research, family history, records, archives and heraldry. You may wish to study the field in more detail or use it in your career. Study online by distance learning.

Assessment

There's no formal exam for any of our courses. Individual results are based on continuous assessment with tutor support and feedback.

Careers

Job titles include:

  • Intelligence Officer
  • Professional Genealogist
  • Researcher
  • Tutor
  • University Academic

Employers include:

  • APS Group
  • Beith Historical Society
  • National Wildlife Crime Unit
  • Victoria University
  • Who What Where Research

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies.

Online/Distance (12 months)

Tuition fees

To be confirmed

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Sep-21, Oct-21, Jan-22, Mar-22, Apr-22

Venue

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirement for international students

PgCert: Normally a degree or similar evidence of study skills is required however non-standard educational or professional qualifications will be considered, particularly the Open Studies Certificate in Genealogical Studies offered by the University. Some experience in genealogical (or other relevant) research is also required. PgDip: Entry is normally by successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate. MSc: Entry to the part-time MSc by dissertation is by successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma and invitation. Entry to the full-time MSc requires an undergraduate degree and some experience in genealogical (or other relevant) research. The course is delivered online, so you will require computer access at home. You should be familiar with the use of computers in genealogy and the course is standardised on Microsoft Windows. You will also need to subscribe to or pay for certain online databases and services. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5)

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Scholarships

Here are some scholarship that are available at University of Strathclyde.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni Scholarship

Value of scholarship

20% of fees covered

Deadline:

31 August 2021

Eligibility requirements:

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni Scholarship is open to all Strathclyde undergraduate alumni that undertake a full-time postgraduate taught course in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The level of scholarship you are entitled to is dependent on the fees listed for your programme of study. Programmes with fees up to £7,700 are entitled to a scholarship of 15% off full-time fees; Programmes with fees over £7,700 are entitled to a scholarship of 20% off full-time fees.

Who can apply:

All international

Dean's International Excellence Award - Postgraduate Taught: Humanities and Social Sciences

Value of scholarship

4,11,073

Deadline:

31 May 2021

Eligibility requirements:

To apply for a Dean's International Excellence Award - Postgraduate Taught: Humanities & Social Sciences, candidates must: be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the academic year in September/October 2021; have an offer of study for a full time, postgraduate, Humanities and Social Sciences programme at the University of Strathclyde; have paid the tuition fee deposit before May 31st 2020.

Who can apply:

All international

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