MASTERSTUDIES

26 Masters Programs in Heritage Studies

Increase your earning potential and career opportunities with a master’s degree. These advanced academic credentials can prepare you to pursue a doctorate degree or to work in a new field. Most programs range from one to two years in length.

What is a Master in Heritage Studies? The programs provide an in-depth study of world heritages both intangible and tangible. Areas of study can range from the local to the global and primarily focus on cultural movements, objects, traditions and practices. Students can choose electives to gain further expertise in certain areas. The course work can include multicultural, multilingual, multiethnic and multinational groups. The knowledge gained can helps students teach the various cultural differences and analyze cultural, political and social actions.

Students in a degree program can hone many useful skills. Public speaking is a skill that can reach across many facets of life from work to volunteering to community outreach. Academic writing and research skills can help students in academia and corporations.

The cost of attending varies depending on the institution, program length and other factors. Research the variables before coming to a decision on the right program.

Most students with a Master in Heritage Studies take a traditional academic route focusing on research projects, curating and archiving. Museums and archive institutions may provide employment opportunities for graduates. Students have also branched outside of the traditional and pursued jobs as public relations directors, broadcasters, marketing analysts and journalists. Students can use their gained knowledge and experience to have a positive impact on the world and the connected global network through advocacy, policy and information dissemination.

Students can choose between living abroad, studying locally or even taking advantage of the flexibility of an online classroom. Commence the process with a search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

26 Results in Heritage Studies Filter

Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management

Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
MA
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Part-time
English
Online

The online Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs immerses students in a broad context of cultural heritage issues, inclu ...

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Master in Cultural Tourism

Universitat de Girona
Master
Oct 2020
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Full-time
Spanish
Campus

The Master in Cultural Tourism's mission is to train tourism specialists capable of successfully intervening in all types of cultural processes. At a time when the number of c ...

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Master in Cultural Studies: Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES)

Jagiellonian University
MA
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
14 Sep 2020
English
Campus

This two-year full-time Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES) MA program offers a wide range of knowledge on cultural heritage in literature, art, theatre, architecture, urban ...

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Master in Digital Narration: Game and Cultural Heritage

University of Skövde
Master
30 Aug 2021
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Full-time
15 Jan 2021
English
Campus

In the Digital Narration: Game and Cultural Heritage Master’s Programme, you will create narratives and learn how they can be integrated into computer games and other new digi ...

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Master of Arts in Jewish Studies

University of Haifa, International School
MA
Oct 2020
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Full-time
English
Campus

The Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Haifa is excited to introduce a new international Jewish Studies MA program in Jewish history, philosophy and thought.

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TEMA+ European Territories: Heritage and Development Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree

Eötvös Loránd University
Master
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
English
French
Campus

TEMA+ European Territories: Heritage and Development is a two-year (120 ECTS), bilingual (English and French) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program (EMJMD), involving fiv ...

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MA in Projects in International and European Cultural Engineering (PIECE)

University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
English
Campus

The ‘Projects in International and European Cultural Engineering’ (PIECE) master’s degree opened in September 2019. It is a two-year course to train French and foreign student ...

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Master in History and Cultural Heritages

University of Algarve
Master
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
Portuguese (Portugal)
Campus

The contemporary concept of cultural heritage has as its scope the set of manifestations, of material or immaterial nature, that characterize or identify a community, a region ...

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MSc in Digital Cultural Heritage

The Cyprus Institute
MSc
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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12 months
English
Campus

This is a unique program in Cyprus and the region, which aims to provide new scientific knowledge that will enrich and enhance the research and academic careers of its partici ...

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Master in International Cooperation on Human Rights and Intercultural Heritage

University of Bologna
Master
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
English
Campus

The Master's degree in International Cooperation on Human Rights and Intercultural Heritage offers a solid interdisciplinary and problem-oriented training to graduate students ...

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MSc in Forensic Investigation of Heritage Crime

Cranfield University
MSc
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus

Developed from discussions with cultural heritage bodies, NGOs, military and police, this MSc will provide you with real-world skills that will enhance your employability.

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MA in World Heritage Studies

University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus
Online

This programme is aimed at those who wish to acquire both a deeper understanding of the concepts and processes surrounding World Heritage in its cultural forms (tangible and i ...

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Master in Culture and Heritage Management

University of Lincoln
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus

The cultural and heritage sectors are experiencing rapid growth in the world over. The MA Culture and Heritage Management aims to enhance your knowledge of the particular dema ...

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MA in Religion and Cultural Heritage

University of Groningen
MA
01 Sep 2021
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Full-time
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12 months
01 Jun 2021
English
Campus

The MA in Religion and Cultural Heritage offers a unique combination of broad cultural competence and academic research skills, with practical skills relevant to the job marke ...

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Master in Heritage Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master
Sep 2020
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Full-time
English
Campus

The Master's programme Heritage Studies challenges you to develop a critical view on conservation and transformation of spatial heritage. Our students appreciate the programme ...

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