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Full time & Part time See Course MSc, PGDip MA: 1 yr (FT); 2 yr (PT). PGDip: 9m (FT), 18m (PT)
History & Archaeology (19)

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Unleash your passion for heritage with our MA/PGDip Heritage Studies programme. Dive into the theory and practice of heritage making, management, and conservation on local, national, and international scales. Develop practical skills in heritage policy, conservation, and engagement through a diverse range of module options, including digital heritage, historic houses, and global heritage policy. Gain hands-on experience through work placements in renowned heritage sites and organisations, paving the way for a successful career in the field. Our expert faculty from the Institute for Cultural Practices and other specialists provide invaluable insights and support throughout your academic journey. With flexible study options, including full-time and part-time courses, our programme caters to both aspiring professionals and mid-career individuals looking to enhance their expertise. Join us and immerse yourself in a rich learning environment, with access to cultural heritage assets like Manchester Museum and the John Rylands Library. Take the first step towards a rewarding career in heritage studies today.

About the course

Our MA Heritage Studies master's course is aimed at students who want to develop their knowledge and practical skills to pursue or develop careers in heritage policy, management, conservation, learning, engagement and enterprise.

Heritage Studies examines the theory and practice of heritage making, management and use in local, national and international contexts. It includes both the practical aspects of conservation and management and a study of social, political and economic dynamics in cultural, archaeological, built and natural heritage.

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Entry Requirements

We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class honours degree or its overseas equivalent in a humanities-based subject area.

Professional experience in a relevant sector to the degree is also taken into consideration.

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