M.Sc. On Campus

Historic Environment Management

Royal Agricultural University

12 months
13150 GBP/year
8750 GBP/year
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The Historic Environment Management from Royal Agricultural University is concerned with the ways in which inheritance can be explored, protected, conserved, stewarded, interpreted, sensitively re-purposed and re-used.


The Historic Environment Management from Royal Agricultural University is also about reconciling the conflicts which arise from different stakeholders’ views of heritage, its uses and its future. 

You will develop people and management skills as well as skills around heritage itself, helping to give the past a sustainable future.

This programme builds a robust philosophical, theoretical and ethical framework while developing critical awareness of the practice of conservation and stewardship in the UK and internationally. 


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
  • Community heritage projects
  • Heritage based regeneration and tourism

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Present Past: The Idea of Heritage
  • The Challenge of Change: Context, Significance, Planning Policy & Law
  • Cultural Heritage Research: Design, Methodology &Management
  • Heritage Interpretation 
  •  Management & Leadership for Cultural Heritage 
  •  Management of Historic Buildings and Heritage Sites
  • Engaging People & Communities: Audience Development & Marketing

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications opening mid-November


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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 an 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

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  • International

    13150 GBP/year
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  • EU/EEA

    8750 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8750 GBP per year during 12 months.


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