Taught course

Sustainable Heritage Practice (Shrewsbury)

University of Chester · Department of History and Archaeology

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Entry requirements

Possession of a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification is required. Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification or alternative professional experience who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully.

Months of entry


Course content

Heritage is crucial for the collective memories and sustainability of communities, as well as for the personal development of individuals. It can also be a potent economic, environmental and political asset. This course explores the concepts, approaches and methodologies of heritage practice, informed by this multifaceted approach to heritage assets.

Why study this course with us?

In studying Sustainable Heritage Practice, you will have access to a wide range of heritage resources and their collections across Shrewsbury and Shropshire. There are also strong links to a number of heritage organisations and their resources, including English Heritage and the National Trust. With a focus on sustainable heritage practice, we aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills to operate within the broader heritage industry, including heritage and planning agencies, local authorities, international organisations, private enterprises and civic organisations.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Department of History and Archaeology