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Archaeological and Heritage Practice

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
12240 GBP/year
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About

The Archaeological and Heritage Practice from Royal Agricultural University is about the discovery, investigation, recording and interpretation of that past. 

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Overview

The  Archaeological and Heritage Practice from Royal Agricultural University  is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work effectively in applied Archaeology and Heritage across the commercial, charitable and governmental heritage sector.

Designed in collaboration with professional archaeologists and heritage managers, and with tutors drawn from across industry and academia, this course provides a distinctive and balanced insight into the operation of the heritage sector while helping you identify and gain the knowledge and transferable skills which will boost your career. 

Career

Career prospects include:

  • Archaeological, Heritage and Environmental Consultancy
  • Governmental Heritage agencies such as Historic England, Historic Scotland and Cadw
  • Charitable Trusts such as the National Trust, English Heritage and the Canal & River Trust
  • Local Government Heritage Roles
  • Education
  • Heritage based regeneration and tourism

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Archaeology from the Earth: A Pragmatic Approach to Practice
  • The Challenge of Change: Planning Law and Integrated Historic Environment Management
  • Historic Environment Research: Design, Methodology & Management
  • Project Management & Leadership in the Heritage Sector
  • Dissertation or a Professional Product such as a consultancy report

Key information

Duration

  • 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.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
Lower 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

  • Applicants should usually possess a degree in subject areas related to heritage, archaeology, history, land management, planning or geography at Lower Second (2.2) or higher. 
  • If you have no formal qualifications it may also be possible to join the programme based on extensive relevant work experience corresponding in level to a relevant undergraduate honours degree. In all cases entry is subject to a satisfactory interview either in person or via Skype/Zoom or similar platforms.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12240 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8160 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8160 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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