Taught course

Digital Heritage

Institution
University of York · Department of Archaeology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 or equivalent. We also consider applicants who have a 2:2 degree and relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides professional training in the growing fields of digital archiving, visualisation, museums and heritage sector curation, interpretation and education.

Digital practices are becoming increasingly important in the heritage sector. This course draws together the Department of Archaeology's strengths in archaeological information sciences and cultural heritage to provide a combination of theoretical and applied study of heritage management with practical training in new technologies.

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. You'll have the opportunity for practical placement experience within the heritage sector, develop essential IT knowledge and skills, have access to a full suite of research computing hardware and software and receive tailored careers advice from staff with significant experience of recruiting within the sector.

This course is ideal for graduates of Archaeology, History, Art History, Museum Studies, Education, Anthropology, Cultural Studies and related fields, and for candidates with proven IT experience.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Dr Colleen Morgan
Email
colleen.morgan@york.ac.uk