University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

World Heritage Studies

World Heritage, both tangible and intangible, increasingly affects a significant proportion of the world's population. It is now an essential concept for all engaged in the protection, development and management of heritage. This unique one-year programme is aimed at those who wish to acquire both a deeper understanding of the concepts and processes surrounding World Heritage in its cultural forms (tangible and intangible), its natural forms and as cultural landscapes. This course will provide you with necessary skills that will allow you to critically appraise and effectively manage World Heritage and its impacts in a sustainable manner. It is linked to the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage site, providing you with a unique academic experience and offering you access to unrivalled resources and over 25 years of management expertise. As well as providing you with an excellent grounding for working in the heritage sector, the course offers ideal preparation for PhD study.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,260 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,890 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,890 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,890 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,890 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,890 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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