Business and Heritage Management

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:12 months
Foreign:$ 20.1k / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Sep 26, 2021
StudyQA ranking:8658

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The heritage industry is a major and growing contributor to the global economy, employing increased numbers of skilled heritage managers. This degree offers a tailor made curriculum to develop the knowledge base and skills required from both the disciplines of Business and Archaeology to allow effective management of the world’s heritage.

As a student on this programme you will be guided through modules to develop your understanding of the economic and legal principals within which heritage management operates across the globe, from Museum displays to site presentations and how heritage shapes national identities. This will be matched by education in theory and practice of assessing, preserving, presenting and mitigating the impact of development on our shared heritage.

Your business skills will be developed in finance, marketing, project and risk management to provide a broad base suited to working in both the public (government) and private sectors. Graduates from this programme will be suited to work in a wide range of business and management roles in the heritage, tourism and construction sectors.

The heritage industry is a major and growing contributor to the global economy, employing increased numbers of skilled heritage managers. This degree offers a tailor made curriculum to develop the knowledge base and skills required from both the disciplines of Business and Archaeology to allow effective management of the world’s heritage. As a student on this programme you will be guided through modules to develop your understanding of the economic and legal principals within which heritage management operates across the globe, from Museum displays to site presentations and how heritage shapes national identities.

This will be matched by education in theory and practice of assessing, preserving, presenting and mitigating the impact of development on our shared heritage. Your business skills will be developed in finance, marketing, project and risk management to provide a broad base suited to working in both the public (government) and private sectors. Graduates from this programme will be suited to work in a wide range of business and management roles in the heritage, tourism and construction sectors.

Programme Structure

The heritage industry is a major and growing contributor to the global economy, employing increased numbers of skilled heritage managers. This degree offers a tailor made curriculum to develop the knowledge base and skills required from both the disciplines of Business and Archaeology to allow effective management of the world’s heritage.

As a student on this programme you will be guided through modules to develop your understanding of the economic and legal principals within which heritage management operates across the globe; from Museum displays, site presentation and how heritage shapes national identities. This will be matched by education in theory and practice of assessing, preserving, presenting and mitigating the impact of development on our shared heritage.

Your business skills will be developed in finance, marketing, project and risk management to provide a broad base suited to working in both the public (government) and private sectors. All students are able to take one additional module from elsewhere in the University (including languages) to suite their individual interests and career development.

Graduates from this programme will be suited to work in a wide range of business and management roles in the heritage, tourism and construction sectors.

Typical course content

The key learning outcomes are covered by the core modules. Thus any student passing the taught component of the module will graduate with the postgraduate diploma with a relevant set of skills and those progressing through the dissertation will add additional depth and research skills required for the MSc level qualification. Two optional modules are permitted to allow students to pursue particular interests and shape their career development.

A first or upper second class honours degree in any subject that has included assessed written academic work from a UK university in an appropriate subject or equivalent overseas/professional qualification in an appropriate subject.International applicationsGPA 3.2 or equivalentIELTS 6.5 or equivalentMature applicantsA first or upper second class honours degree in any subject that has included assessed written academic work from a UK university in an appropriate subject or equivalent overseas/professional qualification in an appropriate subject.
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