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World Heritage Studies (Distance Learning)

12 months
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About

Delivered by the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, this unique World Heritage Studies (Distance Learning) programme from University of Birmingham is aimed at those who wish to acquire both a deeper understanding of the concepts and processes surrounding World Heritage in its cultural forms, its natural forms and as cultural landscapes.

Overview

This course will provide you with necessary skills that will allow you to critically appraise and effectively manage World Heritage and its impacts in a sustainable manner. 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.

The World Heritage Studies (Distance Learning) programme from University of Birmingham will draw upon international cases and practice and, being linked to the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, it also draws upon over 30 years of heritage management expertise. You will benefit from access to an international network of researchers working with the key academic debates around the World Heritage designation. 

Why study this course?

A unique partnership – Ironbridge Centre for Heritage is a partnership formed over 30 years ago between the University of Birmingham and the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. You will have the opportunity to work with museum professionals and world-leading academics to enhance your learning experience.

Career changing - a qualification from the University of Birmingham can be the springboard to promotion with your current employer, the platform from which to launch a new career or simply a way to become more effective in your current role.

Be a part of an active online community – – studying by distance learning is not a lonely experience here at the Ironbridge Institute. You will get to meet people from all over world - virtually – which will impact on your experience through learning about a variety of different contexts within which heritage is being operated globally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Approaches to Heritage
  • Issues in World Heritage Management
  • World Heritage Case Study
  • Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites
  • Research Skills and Methods
  • Heritage Interpretation
  • Heritage Conservation Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need an Honours degree in a relevant subject, normally of an upper second-class standard, or equivalent.
International/EU students
  • Academic requirements: We accept a range of qualifications from different countries - use our handy guide below to see what qualifications we accept from your country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part-time, all students: £4,905

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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