Family History Courses

Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies
The Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies (IHGS) was the first centre for Family History Studies. Founded in 1961, it offers a wide range of courses on family history, heraldry and related historical subjects.

Pharos Tutors
Pharos Tutors is an online teaching centre for genealogy and family history. Courses can be taken individually and a certificate is available.

Genealogy Courses
The University of Strathclyde (Glasgow) offers various online and in-person courses, including The Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or MSc in Genealogical Studies, PhD in History with Genealogical Studies and some beginner to intermediate short courses.

National Institute for Genealogical Studies
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in affiliation with the Continuing Education, University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto provides web-based courses for both family historians and professional genealogists.

Family Tree University
Online family history and genealogy courses by Family Tree university. There are lots of courses and subjects to choose from which start regularly.

Family History Writing Course
On Nick Barlay’s family history writing course, you’ll learn how to tell your story through characters, settings and description. The main goal of the course is to turn you research into narrative.
The course is held in London on various dates throughout the year. You can book your place online on the website.

Family History Writing Studio
The Family History Writing Studio aims to encourage you and others to write educational, inspirational and entertaining family stories.
The FHWriting Studio is here to help family history writers achieve this goal by providing a variety of workbooks, webinars, courses and coaching.