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Heritage and Museum Studies

Leiden University

12 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Heritage and Museum Studies MA programme at Leiden University focuses on the relationships between past and present, the role of heritage in our society, and how our heritage can contribute to improving the quality of life and the environment.

Overview

Seen from an archaeological perspective and in so far as they are relevant to heritage management and modern museum practices, this Heritage and Museum Studies MA programme at Leiden University combines academic and practical aspects of cultural and landscape studies, politics, cultural theory and the environmental sciences. This fascinating journey will take you through current approaches and ethical issues and allows you to experience some of them in daily practice.

Why Heritage and Museum Studies at Leiden University?

  • Study at a Faculty that has quite rightly earned a place in the top ten of archaeology research and teaching institutes in the world.
  • Benefit from our large network in international research.
  • Gain a solid basis for a national or international career in archaeology, heritage management, heritage policy or the museum world.

Career prospects

  • field archaeologists
  • researchers
  • PhD candidates at Leiden University or other universities
  • policy advisors at governmental institutes or NGOs
  • consultants with independent or commercial companies
  • museum curators
  • cultural resource managers (Heritage)
  • university or secondary school teachers
  • journalists
  • publishers
  • public relations officers
  • project managers
  • digital education officers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Archaeological Theory
  • Community Heritage and Global Challenges
  • Heritage Research: Methods and Approaches
  • Critical Museology
  • How Deep History Shaped the Human World
  • Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Management
  • Archaeological Site Management
  • History of Construction and Heritage
  • Underwater Archaeology and Maritime Landscapes
  • Forensic Archaeology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Archaeology from a university, equivalent in knowledge, understanding and skills to the level of the BA Archaeology degree at Leiden University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /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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