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  Heritage Studies - MA/PGDip


Newcastle University    School of Arts and Cultures

Full time & Part time September PGDip, MA 9-12 months full time, 18-24 months part time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of heritage with our MA/PGDip in Heritage Studies. This programme offers a comprehensive exploration of heritage management, education, and interpretation, preparing you for a successful career in the heritage sector. With the opportunity for a work placement in a relevant heritage organization, you'll gain valuable hands-on experience. Our expert staff and visiting speakers will guide you through key aspects of heritage tourism and visitor engagement, while visits to local heritage sites will bring your learning to life. With flexible study options and top-quality facilities, including access to renowned museums and galleries, this programme is your gateway to a rewarding career in heritage.

About the course

Our Global Heritage Management course covers key aspects of heritage interpretation, management and visitor engagement.

You will develop an advanced awareness of the political, economic and social contexts affecting heritage organisations nationally and internationally.

You’ll learn how to care for tangible and intangible heritage in a responsible and inclusive way, now and in the future. We encourage a hands-on approach.

You’ll gain practical skills through case studies and placements, and enjoy a series of visiting speakers and visits to heritage sites.

You will study with a team of expert staff and heritage professionals in collaboration with organisations including:

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject. We will also consider your application if you have: non-standard qualifications; relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors. If you have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may ask for more information. You may need to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.


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