Archaeological Heritage Management, M.Sc. | University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg | Johannesburg, South Africa
12 months
2733 USD/year
2733 USD/year
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The Masters of Archaeological Heritage Management at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg by coursework and research report in the field of Archaeological Heritage Management (MSc) is a 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time degree.


Key facts

The School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies is one of the most productive research units at Wits. Staff members contribute regularly to local and international publications and are members of the editorial boards of many prestigious journals. 

The School has an excellent reputation both locally and internationally as one of the leaders in African scholarship on issues such as sustainability, climate change, urban social and environmental justice, tourism and development. 

We also lead in rock art studies, Paleoarchaeology, the Stone Age, pre-colonial farming and herding societies and the formation of modern cultural identities in the last five hundred years.

We offer undergraduate programmes in the disciplines of Geography and Archaeology and postgraduate degrees in Physical Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Studies, Archaeology, Rock Art studies and Palaeoarchaeology. 

Archaeological Heritage Management course is offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Report: Archaeological Heritage Management
  • Public and Heritage Archaeology
  • Geographical Information Systems for Heritage Resource Management 
  •  Archaeotourism
  • Cultural Resource Management Archaeology in the Field and Laboratory
  • Rock Art management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Not offered in 2022.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science with Honours from Wits or another university.
  • A graduate of this or another university who holds a degree in another faculty whose curriculum has ordinarily extended over not less than four academic years of full-time study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2733 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2733 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2733 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2733 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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