UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Cultural Heritage Studies

This course covers practical and theoretical approaches to the key issues and working practices in the field of cultural heritage. Students benefit from the Institute of Archaeology's emphasis on the role of heritage in today's society, from the art and archaeology collections of UCL, and from the unrivalled resources of London's museums.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Critical perspectives on cultural heritage; cultural heritage and development; options: antiquities and the law; archaeology and education; archaeology and ethnicity; archaeologies of modern conflict; art: interpretation and explanation; beyond chiefdoms: archaeologies of African political traditions; cultural memory; funerary archaeology; intangible dimensions of museum objects from Egypt; issues in conservation: context of conservation; issues in conservation: understanding objects; managing archaeological sites; managing museums; museum and site interpretation; other optional modules may be available within the institute.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical demonstrations, site visits and guest lectures, and includes a 20-day placement in a museum or other cultural heritage organisation. Assessment is through essays, projects reports, a heritage agency report following the placement, and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,665 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Programme Administrator
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020 7679 7495