Why study our Researching Local History course?

Have you ever wanted to study your local history but don’t know how, or where, to begin? By studying our Researching Local History course, you will learn how to build your research project.

Local Community and History Month

May marks Local Community and History Month. Organised by the Historical Association, the aim is to raise awareness of the importance of local history within the community. Throughout the month, members of the community are encouraged to participate in events that celebrate their history.

How can our Researching Local History course help you?

Researching local history can be a fascinating project to undertake. You can discover so much, including the part your community played in historical events, such as the world war 1 & 2. If you're interested in studying your area's history, but don’t know where to start, then our Researching Local History course can provide you with sound knowledge on how to conduct your research.

Here’s why our Researching Local History course is great for someone like you…

  • Identify techniques for researching local history, and the sources you can use to form your research
  • Improve your critical thinking and analytic skills through assessing the quality of sources you encounter
  • Develop the basic skills needed to research local history effectively
  • Understand how to write and publish a research project
  • The course provides you with a good basis for further training in historical studies
  • After further training, it can lead to a career as a History Writer, Local Historian, or Museum Curator

Does this sound like an exciting opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills required to research local history? Or, take a step towards a new career? If so, take a look at our website for more information, or call a Student Adviser on 03300 563100.
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Why study our Researching Local History course?