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M.Sc. On Campus

Digital Heritage

University of York

12 months
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18700 GBP/year
8440 GBP/year
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This Digital Heritage course from University of York provides professional training in the growing fields of digital archiving, visualisation, museums and heritage sector curation, interpretation and education.

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Overview

Digital practices are becoming increasingly important in the heritage sector. This course draws together the Department of Archaeology's strengths in archaeological information sciences and cultural heritage to provide a combination of theoretical and applied study of heritage management with practical training in new technologies. 

You will be working with a team of technology pioneers and computing scholars who lead the field in researching and developing interpretative content and digital applications for the heritage sector worldwide. You'll have the opportunity for practical placement experience within the heritage sector, develop essential IT knowledge and skills, have access to a full suite of research computing hardware and software and receive tailored careers advice from staff with significant experience of recruiting within the sector.

This Digital Heritage course from University of York is ideal for graduates of Archaeology, History, Art History, Museum Studies, Education, Anthropology, Cultural Studies and related fields, and for candidates with proven IT experience.

Careers and skills

This course offers practical, careers-focused training for many essential roles in heritage-related organisations and other sectors. The digital knowledge you'll develop will leave you well prepared for a wide range of technology-focused careers in archaeology, the heritage sector and beyond.

Career opportunities

  • Archive management
  • Museum curation
  • Social media management
  • Local government and development
  • Computing and IT services
  • Business and administration
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Publication and Web Technologies
  • Analysis and Visualisation 
  • Cultural Heritage Management: Concepts, Principles and Practice 
  • Cultural Heritage Management: Museums, Audiences and Interpretation
  • Heritage Filmmaking
  • Digital Imaging 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent. We also consider applicants who have a 2:2 degree and relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years)

  • UK: £4,220
  • International/ EU: £9,350
Part-time (3 years)
  • UK: £2,813
  • International/ EU: £6,233

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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