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Full time | Bishop Grosseteste University | 1 year | OCT-21

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Heritage Administration/Management

Course type


Course Summary


This Masters course will allow you to study at the cutting-edge of heritage education, gaining valuable experience via a range of case or site-based studies. You will have the opportunity to take part in creative projects, focused case studies and applied research whilst considering heritage education and learning in its various forms and in a wide range of local, national and international contexts.

About The Course

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. It is designed for those already employed in the sector as well as those seeking to enter it.

Your studies will be supported by a dedicated team of specialist tutors, and a well-developed and well-resourced virtual learning environment. You may also benefit from other facilities and resources, such as the current involvement of the University in managing the Sandford Award for Heritage Education.

By the end of the course, you will be fully equipped to progress onto a variety of careers in the field of heritage education, or further study, with a repertoire of skills and knowledge supporting you.

Careers & Further Study

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.


This module considers visitors, their experience of heritage, and how their education and learning can be supported. Practical experience in a site or casebased study contexts will give you the opportunity to initiate and implement a visitor study, allowing you to demonstrate your critical understanding of specific tools and research strategies, and to evaluate at first-hand people?s perceptions on the impact of different approaches to visitors.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need to have obtained or be predicted to obtain, normally an undergraduate honours degree in a Humanities or Social Sciences subject (or equivalent).