The University of Sheffield
Cultural Heritage Management MA
The University of Sheffield

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Learn key management techniques and how to apply them in the distinctive field of historical preservation.

Course description

Our strong links with the heritage industry mean you can apply what you learn in real-world situations – during the course. Students work with organisations such as Historic England, the National Trust and regional museums – experience that can be a deciding factor when you compete for jobs in the sector.

You can come to the course from either an archaeology or a business/management background. Taught in partnership with colleagues from the Sheffield University Management School, it provides training in heritage interpretation and conservation, as well as marketing and site management.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

If you accept a place on a course, you may be eligible to apply for White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) and University of Sheffield studentships. We also offer a number of department and course-specific scholarships.
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Cultural Heritage Management, MA.

Usually a minimum 2:1 honours degree in an arts, humanities or science subject. But your interest in and understanding of archaeology is more important than what you studied at undergraduate level. English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a government funded research university based in Sheffield, England. The university’s vision is to change the world for the better through the power and application of ideas and knowledge. This university does not have campuses, but instead approximately 430 buildings that are located quite close to each other in Sheffield’s metropolitan city centre.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - Western Bank
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