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Archaeology and Heritage Practice MA

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Master's in Archaeology and Heritage Practice provides tailored training for a career in archaeological heritage.

Course overview

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 North West 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.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 33 1

    20th out of 57 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    102 52%

    21st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46.0 46%

    31st

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    3rd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    124 77%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    33rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    40th

    24

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