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English Building History

University of York

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36 months
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About

Throughout the English Building History course from University of York you'll broaden your expertise of key historic buildings and the wider environment, from c.1000 to 1950, and focus on significant periods: Medieval and Early Modern, the Neo-Classical Tradition and Victorian, all the way to more modern architecture.

Overview

Delve into the history of English architecture, explore a range of building styles, from vernacular dwellings to the Country House, and learn how they were shaped and developed by the societies surrounding them.

You will learn how to recognise archetypal styles of buildings and how these were shaped by technological, social, economic, geographic and cultural forces. You will also learn different methods of investigation and the relevance of specific buildings today, drawing on examples from across the country. 

Careers and skills

This English Building History course from University of York offers a solid grounding that could be critical to a variety of positions within the archaeology, art and heritage sectors and beyond. It also provides sound knowledge for further doctoral research, and may serve as valuable CPD for numerous professional qualifications related to English Building History to support career promotion. 

Career opportunities

Our graduates work in a variety of sectors including:

  • History
  • Architecture
  • Heritage and conservation
  • Museums sector
  • Government
  • Land management
  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Archives
  • Higher education
  • Archaeology
  • Local government planning
  • Chartered surveying and estate/land management
  • Civil service
  • Law
  • Accountancy and financial services
  • Police

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • An Introduction to the Historic Built Environment
  • The Medieval Era 
  • The Early Modern Period
  • The Neo-Classical Tradition 
  • The 'Modern' Movement 
  • Approaches to Historic Buildings Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically, you'll be a graduate in a related subject area. We favourably consider students with a BA/BSc award in any subject and evidence of recent higher education level of study in this area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3040 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3040 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

English Building History
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University of York

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