MA in Chinese Cultural Heritage Management

The MA in Chinese Cultural Heritage Management is a uniquely comprehensive and practical programme concentrating on the field of cultural heritage management and the creative and cultural industries with a specific emphasis on Chinese cultural heritage.

The programme content draws students who seek an international cultural outlook and have ambitions to work in the Chinese cultural heritage market or who wish to administrate or develop artistic practice in the worldwide cultural industries, working with both academic and practical sources. The course is open to graduates from a variety of disciplines either in the UK or in South East Asia. This course is also suitable for people already working in the industry who wish to equip themselves with knowledge and experience to further their career path in an increasingly popular and lucrative sector.

This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. Students will receive the award of MA (full 180 credits achieved) or PG Dip (120 credits achieved) or PG Cert (60 credits achieved).

  • Programme Code: CHM
  • Start Date: 2nd Week of October 2021
  • Fees: £6,500 for UK/EU students
  • Method of Delivery: Full-time or part-time
  • Course Length: 1 year full-time, usually 2 years part-time

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Why choose this programme?

Unique Focus in London


This specialist programme explores the unique and practical sector of Chinese Cultural Heritage Management within the content of the creative and cultural industries. You will, therefore, learn how to apply western management techniques in the area of Chinese Heritage and how the UK runs its creative and cultural industries. Being based in London also allows you access to the leading arts and cultural organisations, including galleries, museums, heritage sites and theatres that have given London its premier status as the world’s cultural capital.

Highly experienced lecturers

You will be taught by lecturers who combine academic expertise with active research interests or industry experience at managerial and executive level. You will also benefit from guest lectures by industry experts from the South Bank Centre, British Museum, British Library and London Metropolitan Archives. You will also gain training opportunities in these world-class museums and heritage organisations in Britain.

Industrial Placement

The degree has been designed in collaboration with cultural heritage industry leaders to ensure that it is, and will continue to be, relevant to industry needs. Your placement is designed to give valuable practical work experience in the sector and a practical understanding of how heritage and cultural organisations are run and managed as a business entity.

Practical Learning

The learning style is to be taught in small group seminars and workshops, where the emphasis is on interaction and activity-based learning including class visits and talks by industry professionals. You will also develop both theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for a successful career in the heritage and cultural professions.