University of East London

University of East London

Heritage Studies

The programme focuses on heritage in London and the interpretation of urban place; it provides students with an in depth theoretical and practical understanding of oral history and memory; it includes numerous opportunities to develop skills in digital media production, and the opportunity to explore heritage issues in East London.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in history, geography, history of art or musuem studies. Overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Course modules

Memory, heritage and the politics of the past (core); heritage and visual cultures (core); place, oral history and digital heritage (core); dissertation or project (core); 1 option (subject to availability) ; ethnographic museums (option); exhibiting the body (option); museum sensescapes (option); creating a public: museums and their audiences (option).

Assessment methods

On the taught modules, you are assessed on a combination of individual essays, group projects and assignments, including the construction of a digital heritage trail. You can opt to submit a project/exhibition or a dissertation. There are no examinations on this postgraduate course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,950 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 1,158 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 4,632 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,158 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 1,158 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Docklands Campus Newham E16 2RD South East

Key information

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