Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Heritage Studies

Our Heritage Studies courses will give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skill in heritage management, heritage education and interpretation. Coupled with a work placement within a relevant heritage organisation, this course will prepare you for, or progress, a successful career in the heritage sector.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors. Where applicants have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you to request additional information, and/or, in some instances, to request you attend an interview (these may be in person, via telephone or Skype). Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in writing and speaking) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MA Full-time - 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Myra Giesen, Lecturer
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5845