Masters | Postgraduate Course - Heritage Education MA Course Details within Bishop Grosseteste University

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October
Heritage Education MA

Study Details

MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

This is at the cutting edge of heritage education and gives you the opportunity to take part in creative projects, focussed case studies, and applied research. You will consider heritage education and learning in its various forms and in a wide range of local, national and international contexts. This course will encourage you to work on various sites and alongside specialists and will help you develop the knowledge, skills and networks that will assist you in your future career.

The course is delivered flexibly through campus-based and on-line teaching and learning. It is designed for those already employed in the sector as well as those seeking to enter it. Studies are supported by a dedicated team of specialist tutors, and a well-developed and resourced virtual learning environment. You will benefit from other facilities and resources, such as the involvement of the University in managing the Sandford Award for Heritage Education.

Module details

You will cover a number of modules during the study of this course. Some of which might be:

  • Contemporary Issues in Heritage
  • Heritage Learning
  • The Visitor Experience
  • Research Skills
     

Entry Requirements

You will need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, normally an undergraduate honours degree with a minimum of lower second class honours (or equivalent).

In addition, all students will need to pay £57.20 for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service. A successful Enhanced Disclosure is required before commencing the course.

Student Destinations

Once you graduate from this course you have many career opportunities available to you within the heritage sector. You can work for a wide range of local and national heritage organisations, start a heritage education business or pursue linked careers in the education sector.