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Working Lives in the Coal Mines - Mining History and Heritage

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About

Explore the experiences of workers in the coal mining industry from the 1840s to the 1920s and learn about its impact on Britain with Working Lives in the Coal Mines - Mining History and Heritage at University of Strathclyde by FutureLearn.

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Overview

On Working Lives in the Coal Mines - Mining History and Heritage at University of Strathclyde by FutureLearn , you’ll explore the history and heritage of British mining labour. You’ll discover the evolution of the role of coal-miners in the 19th century, the hardships they endured, and learn how mining has affected British industrial heritage today. 

Key facts:

Through online resources and museum archives, you’ll gain historical, literary and genealogical research skills, and learn to critically assess mining artefacts and representations of life in the mines. You’ll also learn how these representations relate to wider issues of class, gender, and political and professional identity.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed for people with an interest in mining history or heritage, or industrial heritage more broadly.
  • The course will also be of interest to professionals working in or aiming to work in the heritage sector and students at school or university who have an interest in the long Victorian period.

Funding

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.

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