FdA History, Heritage and Culture

A unique opportunity to study History combined with Heritage and Culture as a broad foundation for further specialism.

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The rich historical resources in Cornwall combined with the regions growing cultural heritage sector offer the perfect opportunity to combine academic study while developing key employability skills. Discover how History is used by contemporary society in local, national and international contexts and analyse historical developments, considering the relationship between the past, present and future. Explore new developments to conserve and innovative ways to sustain cultural distinctiveness in the 21st Century. You will investigate digital literacy, customer engagement and curatorship skills necessary for employment within the Heritage industry today.  

GCSE History students uncovering Norman pottery on a Mock Dig led by Truro and Penwith College degree level Archaeology course lecturers

Where will this course take me?​

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Heritage Manager
  • Gallery Exhibitions Officer
  • Gallery Exhibitions Officer
  • Specialised Museum Assistant
  • Historic Buildings Conservation Officer

How to Apply

Applications for September 2020 are still open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
UCAS Course Code: V301

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