Grounded in a deep understanding of the theoretical approaches to heritage and their application, this established programme equips you with the skills needed for both future research into heritage and museums work, conservation and regeneration, the management of historic buildings and landscapes, and cultural tourism.
Included within the MA in International Heritage Management by Distance Learning at University of Birmingham is a study week that directly engages you with issues in the sector through study visits to leading museums and heritage attractions, and offers an opportunity to engage directly with your fellow students and staff.
It offers you the opportunity to engage with a rich and diverse international research community based at the University and researching many aspects of heritage and its management across the world, and the practical experience of the Museum Trust in running heritage attractions.
Graduates from the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage can boast a wide combination of skills that can be applied to a number of careers, including museums work, conservation and regeneration, the management of historic buildings and landscapes, and cultural tourism.
Over the past five years, 97% of our postgraduates were in work and/or further study six months after graduation. Employers that our graduates have gone on to work for include: Birmingham Museums Trust; National Trust; Canal and River Trust; English Heritage; Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust; and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
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- Critical Approaches to Heritage
- Heritage Conservation Management
- Heritage Management Practice
- Heritage Interpretation
- Research Skills and Methods
- Assessed Study Week
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesInternational Relations Management, Organisation & Leadership Museum Studies View 6 other Masters in Museum Studies in United Kingdom
- You will need an Honours degree in a relevant subject, normally of an upper second-class standard, or equivalent. You do not have to have prior experience of the subject or of this mode of learning, but we would expect to see evidence of engagement with or enthusiasm about heritage in your personal statement.
International9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Full-time, all students: £9,500
- Part-time, all students: £4,750
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