The breadth of this degree widens the spectrum of employment opportunities. This MA is designed to meet the training requirements to equip you with the skills and knowledge for further study towards an MPhil/PhD. Additionally, full recognition by the IHBC – the principal body representing conservation professionals in the UK – and placement opportunities enhance your ability and profile to work in a wide range of professional roles.
Recent graduates of similar programmes have gone on to work in the heritage policy field and/or project related-areas for national and international organisations. Therefore, you will have a wide range of potential career pathways, including, but not limited to, conservation officer, conservation architect, heritage consultant, building surveyor, or heritage crafts. You will have the opportunity to work in UK government agencies: Historic Scotland, English Heritage, CadW and the Environment and Heritage Service in Northern Ireland, or work internationally for heritage organisations in their respective countries and for international heritage charities such as UNESCO, ICOMOS, Council of Europe and ICCROM.