Research course

Cultural Property Protection

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures
Qualifications
MLitt by research

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, (or relevant sector experience) in a subject relevant to the research proposal.

Appropriate degree areas include:

  • heritage management, archaeology, classics, history, architecture
  • disaster and emergency management and humanitarian response
  • international relations
  • communications and media
  • peacebuilding
  • terrorism, security studies, criminology, and other similar fields

Depending on the focus, a number of other courses may also offer suitable backgrounds for this programme, such as:

  • anthropology
  • philosophy
  • geography

Science and engineering subjects are not normally accepted but will be considered if you have good relevant professional experience following graduation/post-degree.

We will also consider applicants with non-degree level qualifications as long you also have a minimum of five years relevant sector experience. Relevant industry experience can include such things as:

  • serving in the armed forces
  • a position involving heritage or museum management, or heritage project delivery
  • humanitarian and disaster response

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Cultural Property Protection (CPP) MLitt is a flexible research programme offering a bespoke specialist CPP qualification, fully supported by world-class experts in the field.

You will be suitable for this course if you are:

  • interested in the protection of cultural property during armed conflict or following natural disasters
  • a recent graduate considering PhD research in this field
  • a member of the armed forces seeking a professional CPP qualification
  • a heritage professional seeking a professional CPP qualification

The Cultural Property Protection MLitt is a bespoke researched based programme with some taught elements. The taught research methods part of the programme provides structured learning. This is ideal if you're unfamiliar with academic research or have been away from academia for a long time.

Qualification and course duration

MLitt by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Karen Robb
Email
karen.robb@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 208 3509