Heritage Studies: Management

MA (4139) :12 months full-time; 24 months part-time (180 credits)
Postgraduate Diploma (3449): 9 months full-time; 18 months part-time (120 credits)
Masters of Heritage Practice (5830): 24 months full-time; 48 months part-time (260 credits)
Modules are also available on a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) basis

This programme exposes you to the knowledge and skills needed to move into or enhance a career in heritage management, interpretation or a related field. It offers a fast-track route to a professional qualification and is among the most successful heritage programmes internationally, benefitting from the region’s rich heritage attractions.

Heritage Studies: Management is designed to provide you with a sound understanding and working knowledge of the contexts, challenges, and opportunities faced by heritage managers looking after heritage resources and sites in urban and rural contexts. It covers the importance of management planning and tourism and enables you to obtain experience in these areas.

We take a hands-on approach to learning and draw on heritage professionals from the region and beyond, ranging from those who work in such organisations as English Heritage, National Trust, the National Park Authority to those who are freelance heritage consultants.

Graduates from this programme can also pursue a career in the art museum or gallery sector or conduct further research.

Are you interested in applying?

Information about the structure of this programme, the entrance requirements, tuition fees and relevant funding opportunities is available on the University's Postgraduate Study pages.