Heritage Studies with specialist pathways in: Education and Interpretation, and 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

Heritage studies EN-COMPASS students in StonehedgeThe programme offers a fast-track route to a professional qualification and is one of the most successful heritage programmes internationally. Two specialist pathways are available: Education and Interpretation, and Management.

The Education and Interpretation pathway aims to provide an understanding of the theoretical and practical basis of heritage education and interpretation at a local, national and international level. It focuses on the relationship between heritage education and interpretation on the one hand, while considering media and visitor engagement on the other.

The Management pathway is designed to provide you with a good 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.

Graduates from the Heritage Studies programme can pursue a career in the heritage 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.