Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Heritage Practice

The programme aims to provide essential and relevant work experience in the cultural and heritage sector. Students apply theoretical frameworks, learned during their MA studies, in a work-based context. The course includes a supervised and mentored work-based placement in a heritage institution, organisation or agency; this placement is set up for students following the submission of a project agreed by the student,the placement organisation, and their tutors.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject. Applicants are also considered if they have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors. Applicants with borderline or non-standard qualifications may be contacted for more information. They may be asked to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in writing and speaking).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MHPrac Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MHPrac Part-time September 2016 - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Lecturer, School of Arts and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5845