University of Hertfordshire

Degree level: Postgraduate

Heritage (Research)

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Course summary

The Doctorate in Heritage (DHeritage) programme is aimed at professionals who work in, or desire to work in, the heritage field broadly defined, whether in the private or the public sector. It will interest those who are employed in tourism, planning, museums, archives, community history, archaeology, and social and cultural sustainability. It will appeal to practitioners who want to reflect on and contribute to the latest thinking in what is a dynamic and ever-changing sector crucial to many economies and to local and national identities.

Course details

Assessment method

Research project.


Entry requirements

Entry qualifications are assessed on an individual basis. Normally participants will have: an Honours degree or equivalent; a relevant Masters Degree and five years relevant professional experience. Candidates without a Masters degree will need to demonstrate an equivalent level of accomplishment through professional practice, based on appropriate professional training (e.g. Associateship of the Museums Association). Candidates for whom English is not their first language will require certification of English language competence (minimum TOEFL 6.5, preferably higher). At admission, candidates will be allocated a Principal and one or two Second Supervisors based on the research area they have set out in their Research Proposal and in their interviews.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24: https://www.herts.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/fee-information/how-much-are-my-fees
Heritage at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS