MSt in Building History

University of Cambridge

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Course info

The MSt in Building History, devised in collaboration with English Heritage (now Historic England), is unique in its combination of British architectural history with practical tuition in interpreting building fabric. It provides an overview of architectural evolution and an awareness of the principal approaches to the exploration of architectural evidence. It also sets out to train students in the rigorous and effective use of primary sources, preparing them for careers in historic building ... READ MORE

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Start date and duration

Start date
Full Time
2 years


Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2.1 Honours Degree. There is provision to accept non-standard applicants who do not satisfy the standard academic criterion but such applicants must produce evidence of relevant and equivalent experience and their suitability for the course. However, applicants without a first degree are unlikely to be accepted unless they can demonstrate academic attainment through another means, such as publication.

Tuition fees

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£8,115 per year
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£12,153 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£12,153 per year
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Latest History reviews

28 Mar 22
01 Feb 22

History BA (Hons)

Good social/student life but not great pastoral...

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 77 reviews

5 star 34%
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3 star 7%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 906 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 55%
3 star 10%
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Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

The Old Schools Trinity Lane Cambridge
CB2 1TN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.6 miles away

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