CASE STUDY 2
WHICH COURSE DID YOU DO?
in I did the IHGS Correspondence Course covering Genealogy. It included 24 modules a wide range of subjects. Each required completing three or four assignments.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THAT COURSE?
so I couldfit my studies time limit in which to complete it, I chose it because there was no set Higher Certificate in completing it, I sat the exam for the around other commitments. After qualification, which in Genealogy, a recognised professional Genealogy and the IHGS Diploma I passed with distinction in 2017.
HOW MUCH DID IT COST?
the course course in 2008 it cost £1,980, but When I enrolled on the IHGS correspondence now costs £2,340.
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO COMPLETE?
I didn’tcomplete many eight years, though for the first four The correspondence course took me do at least two The course guidelines suggested you of the modules due to other commitments. course as possible. than this to get as much out of the hours’ work a week, but I did more
WHAT WAS THE EXPERIENCE LIKE?
The correspondence course covers fascinating subjects and encourages you to conduct your own research while studying. There was plenty of support too. Each student has a tutor, and there is a forum where you can share ideas and raise queries. I’m now a professional genealogist, running my own business, an associate member of AGRA – and an IHGS tutor.