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.
Our graduates work in a variety of sectors including:
- Heritage and conservation
- Museums sector
- Land management
- Higher education
- Local government planning
- Chartered surveying and estate/land management
- Civil service
- Accountancy and financial services
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- 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
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesArchitecture History View 33 other Masters in History in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International3040 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3040 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
EU/EEA3040 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3040 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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