12 months
15606 GBP/year
12495 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Cultural Heritage Leadership programme from Royal Agricultural University has been specifically designed to enhance the skills and knowledge you need to build or boost your career in the management of heritage organisations.

Visit the official programme website for more information


This  Cultural Heritage Leadership programme from Royal Agricultural University  delivers a challenging and unique occupational education that emphasises reflective and innovative leadership and business decision-making.


Career prospects include senior management roles in:

  • Commercial Heritage and Environmental Consultancy
  • Governmental Heritage Bodies
  • Charitable Heritage Organisations
  • Heritage Sites, Museums and Galleries
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Management Consultancy
  • Development and Regeneration
  • Other commercial management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing your leadership and people skills
  • Making sense of a changing world
  • Improving your decision-making with data and technology
  • Developing sustainable business strategies and corporate social responsibility
  • Improving your financial decision making skills
  • Building your marketing and audience development skills
  • Facing up to challenging environments: Economics, society, politics and policy
  • Driving change in heritage organisations: Entrepreneurship, enterprise and innovation
  • Research skills
  • Either Dissertation or Applied Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

However, it is recommended that you apply as early as possible.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in archaeology, history, heritage or other related area at 2.1 or higher together with a track record of two or more years of employment in the heritage sector or other relevant area of business.

Work experience

Entry may also be granted for those with extensive work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15606 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15606 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12495 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


The University offers a range of generous fee waivers and bursaries. 

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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