The PGDip/MSc in International Heritage and Event Management programme has been designed to provide a high quality vocational, personal and intellectually challenging education for those wishing to enhance their knowledge, skills and appeal to an the international market. Emphasis throughout the programme is therefore placed on developing a range of professional, managerial and transferable skills to be aligned with an extensive knowledge of management disciplines applicable to heritage and events today.
The growing size and recognition of international heritage and event management in a global marketplace is witnessed on a variety of levels. As a result companies and organisations are continually seeking individuals with the knowledge and capabilities of managing various aspects of this growing and expanding industry. The MSc in International Heritage and Event Management has been designed in a flexible way and students may change their mode of attendance to fit in with their personal circumstances. The curriculum is delivered to enhance the knowledge and skills of its students and ensure that they are able to cope with the variety of possible roles and responsibilities that follow.
The first two parts of the programme are the taught elements and the final part is consists of research and writing the dissertation element. Part-time students will normally attend on a one day a week basis and complete the taught element in two years. Students who complete the taught element of the programme, in part or in its entirety, may graduate with either a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in International Heritage and Event Management.
Students wishing to complete the MSc in International Heritage and Event Management must complete the research element. The research element comprises of a dissertation - part-time students complete this during the course of an academic session.