University of Sussex: Heritage

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This MA offers an exciting blend of theory, practice and research. You’ll:

visit heritage sites and archives
explore the histories and theories of heritage
take part in student-led debates and presentations.

Heritage studies at Sussex is approached as a form of critical practice, preparing you for career in the cultural heritage sector. You’ll look at a range of materials and topics – including buildings, craft practice, popular culture, language, labour, industry, sound and music, youth, slavery and migration – across a range of global contexts.

You’ll learn from expert faculty and heritage professionals, and benefit from our relationships with museums and collections, including The Keep, the V&A, Science Museum, Tate, The National Trust and Historic Royal Palaces.


The University of Sussex




We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

A uniquely Sussex education
We offer over 200 postgraduate courses designed to enable you to make a positive difference in the world.

From American Studies to Robotics, Applied Linguistics to International Management, Philosophy to Human Rights, we have stimulating courses – and world-respected academics – across the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.

We were ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies ...

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