The University of York is now inviting applications for an innovative postgraduate-level diploma course. The only programme of its type, the PGDip in Parish Church Studies is an online programme which offers an unparalleled opportunity to gain detailed and practical knowledge of the history, art, use, care and conservation of the English parish church. The interdisciplinary nature of the diploma allows for the exploration and appreciation of the very complex relationships between setting, building and community from the Anglo-Saxon era to the modern day.
The online format offers students the opportunity to study in their own home, at their own pace, whilst also being extensively supported by an expert in the field and with the ability to participate in a lively yet scholarly online community.
There is also on offer a residential weekend which provides an opportunity to meet lecturers, network with fellow students, engage in study activities and hear experts talk. Career prospects for students cover a variety of sectors including history, heritage, the museums sector, the Church, teaching, public history, archives or Masters/doctoral level research.
Applications are now open for 2018 entry. For full details and how to apply please see the programme website. Or, if you would like a more detailed conversation, please email the Programme Leader, Dr Emma Wells, at firstname.lastname@example.org.