University of Kent

University of Kent

International Heritage and Law

This course is of particular interest to those who wish to study cultural heritage as an academic subject, those who wish to pursue a career in international heritage and development, lawyers who want to specialise in cultural heritage issues or heritage specialists who want to acquire a better understanding of legal issues.

Entry requirements

A first or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in ancient history, ancient history and archaeology, classical studies, classical and archaeological studies, law or another relevant subject (or the equivalent).

Course modules

Modules includes: International heritage, archaeology and development; alongside contemporary archaeology: theories, methods and substantive issues; artefacts in archaeology; research skills in ancient history: understanding the city in antiquity; transmanche archaeologies; cultural heritage law; international protection of human rights; legal aspects of contemporary international problems; law and development.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

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Key information

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01227 827272