Cultural Heritage MA by Research/PhD/PhD by Distance Learning
Carry out postgraduate research in Cultural Heritage at the Ironbridge Centre for Heritage (ICH); a unique partnership between the University of Birmingham and Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.
You will benefit from the ICH’s interdisciplinary approach, with the opportunity to carry out research in all aspects of cultural heritage, heritage management and related areas.
The MA by Research programme requires you to prepare a dissertation of up to 40,000 words on a topic of your choice, for which an academic staff member will provide expert supervision.
The PhD – the most advanced research degree – leads to a dissertation of up to 80,000 words on a subject of your choice and under the expert supervision of our academic staff. You can study for a PhD on campus or by Distance Learning .
Research interests of staff include:
Our research themes are broad in scope and allow for your interests to be developed, as we recognise the wide spectrum of interpretations of cultural heritage, its cross-disciplinary nature and its international relevance. We welcome ideas for PhDs that are innovative, challenging and which push at the boundaries of the many dimensions of cultural heritage. We will work with you to ensure that your research topic is ‘do-able' and will provide maximum interest and impact for you, in line with your future career aspirations.
For full research interests of staff, please read our staff profiles or visit the research interest tab on the course page.
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