Digital Heritage at University of York - UCAS

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Course summary

Introduced in 2010 in response to the growth in digital heritage practices, this course provides training for professionals who wish to work in digital archiving, visualisation, and museums and heritage sector interpretation, curation and education. It draws on the Archaeology department’s strengths in both Archaeological Information Sciences and Cultural Heritage Management – offering a unique qualification that combines the theoretical and ground-level study of heritage management with practical training in new technologies, from database systems and virtual-reality modelling to social media platforms. You will be working with a team of technology pioneers and computing scholars, who lead the field in researching and developing interpretative content and digital applications for the heritage sector worldwide. York is one of the best places to study Archaeology, Heritage or Conservation. The Department has an excellent reputation and is one of the largest Archaeology teaching centres in the UK. The historic City of York is rich in architectural and archaeological treasures and resources which you will have easy access to during your studies.


Assessment method

This MSc course is taught via a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials. You will study four core modules and four shorter skills modules of your choice, and you will gain valuable practical experience on an optional work placement module. Finally, in the summer term you will develop your research and presentation skills by producing a dissertation and giving an assessed lecture.

How to apply

International applicants

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3330 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3330 Year 1
Scotland £3330 Year 1
Wales £3330 Year 1
Channel Islands £3330 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £3330 Year 1
EU £7417 Year 1
International £7417 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

Digital Heritage at University of York - UCAS