University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

Interpretation (Management and Practice)

Students on this course acquire the knowledge and skills required to develop engaging tourism and visitor attractions that will encourage people to discover more about their cultural heritage and the natural environment.

Entry requirements

An Honours undergraduate degree, a Postgraduate Diploma or a professional qualification. Applicants who have an ordinary undergraduate degree, relevant work experience and/or vocational qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

PgCert: Core modules are interpretation-purpose and planning; project design and implementation; communication strategies and theories. PgDip: option modules, of which students must choose 3 may include: interpretive methods, media and design; interpreting the natural environment; interpreting the historic environment; heritage education and engagement; visitor studies; sustainable tourism; research methods and techniques (core for progression to the MSc). MSc: To achieve the award of MSc Interpretation: Management and Practice students must complete a research dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Tuition fee loans (for full-time and part-time students) and living costs loans (full-time students only) to study up to PgDip level may be available for eligible applicants from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 820 per Module (International) 1 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc On-line study January 2017 GBP 820 per Module (International) 1 years
MSc On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc On-line study January 2017 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 1 years

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University Admissions Office
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0845 272 3600