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.
|Academic School:||School of Humanities|
|Duration:||1 or 2 years|
|Mode of Study:||Full/Part-time|
|Awarding Institution:||Bishop Grosseteste University|
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).
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.
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Accreditation for Prior Learning
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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.
The course is delivered flexibly through campus-based and online 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. Students benefit from other facilities and resources, such as the involvement of the University in managing the highly regarded Sandford Award for Heritage Education.
We use a wide range of different types of assessment throughout the course, including essays, impact reports, resource packs, research portfolios and a dissertation. We support you in this work through a mix of campus-based and at-a-distance teaching, with lectures, site visits and workshops, and also discussion and interaction via a virtual learning environment.
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.
Studying at BGU is a student centred experience. Staff and students work together in a friendly and supportive atmosphere as part of an intimate campus community. You will know every member of staff personally and feel confident approaching them for help and advice, and staff members will recognise you, not just by sight, but as an individual with unique talents and interests. We will be there to support you, personally and academically, from induction to graduation.
Fees & Finance
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Undergraduate course applicants must apply via UCAS using the relevant UCAS code. The application fee is £12 for a single choice or £23 for more than one choice. For all applicants, there are full instructions at UCAS to make it as easy as possible for you to fill in your online application, plus help text where appropriate.