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MA - Master of Arts
Archaeology Arts / Culture / Heritage Administration
The Master's in Archaeology and Heritage Practice provides tailored training for a career in archaeological heritage.
How is the archaeological past managed and interpreted in the UK today? Our MA in Archaeology and Heritage Practice will allow you to investigate and critically appraise how the heritage industry and museums operate and communicate, focusing on archaeological sites and collections in the UK.
Why study this course with us?
Focusing on the UK but also appraising wider European and global themes and trends, our course explores how the past is managed and interpreted in contemporary society.
Our focus is on archaeological heritage, enabling you to explore museums and a wide range of other heritage contexts. We utilise field trips to explore case studies from Chester, North Wales, the West Midlands and Northwest England.
You will have the chance to acquire advanced expertise in heritage debates and their current applications. You will also have opportunities to develop your ideas and expertise through a Research Project and a Research Dissertation and have opportunities to work with professional heritage organisations.
Assessment is via written work and other methods equivalent to approximately 4,000 words per module. The Research Project is assessed by an 8,000-word report, while your Research Dissertation will be approximately 16,000 words in length.
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For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
You need a 2:1 honour degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification is required. Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they can perform at the level required to complete the course successfully.
From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more