UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course covers practical and theoretical approaches to the key issues and working practices in the field of cultural heritage. Students benefit from the Institute of Archaeology's emphasis on the role of heritage in today's society, from the art and archaeology collections of UCL, and from the unrivalled resources of London's museums.

Course Modules

Core modules: Critical perspectives on cultural heritage; cultural heritage and development; options: antiquities and the law; archaeology and education; archaeology and ethnicity; archaeologies of modern conflict; art: interpretation and explanation; beyond chiefdoms: archaeologies of African political traditions; cultural memory; funerary archaeology; intangible dimensions of museum objects from Egypt; issues in conservation: context of conservation; issues in conservation: understanding objects; managing archaeological sites; managing museums; museum and site interpretation; other optional modules may be available within the institute.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,665  Academic year. First year home fees