University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Digital Preservation of Cultural Heritage

This course will aim to equip students with the academic, professional and technical expertise for pursuing a career within information science and records management, and more specifically in the area of managing, curating and preserving digital assets. It will provide the skills and knowledge necessary to combine organisational and technological perspectives, and devise an appropriate framework to address the challenges that digital curation and preservation needs present.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent from a subject such as history, library and information management, archives management, computer science, information studies, computer games technology, art, history of art, computer animation, digital media or entertainment technology. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Cultural heritage digital data (research); cultural heritage digital data (practice); advanced preservation techniques for cultural heritage data; digital preservation of cultural heritage project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include exams, coursework, presentations and an independent project submission.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 4,030 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2421