University of Birmingham
World Heritage Studies
World Heritage, both tangible and intangible, increasingly affects a significant proportion of the world�s population and is now an essential concept for all engaged in the protection, development and management of heritage; this 1 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 ;the course draws upon international cases and practical experience and will provide you with an insight into the processes of world heritage inscription and management; in addition it will allow you to take an informed position in policy debates regarding the implications of designation for local and national identities, community well-being and tourism and associated development.
Normally a 2.1 degree in a relevant discipline is required for entry. English requirements are: IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band, TOEFL 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking, 21 in Writing, or PTE Academic 59 in all 4 skills.
Core modules: Critical approaches to world heritage issues in world heritage management tourism management at world heritage sites world heritage case study research methods and skills; dissertation on a topic of your choice; optional modules: heritage marketing; heritage interpretation; heritage conservation management; digital cultures.
Assessment is based on a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,200 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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