UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage



Everybody has a stake in cultural heritage. UCL ISH educates and trains future heritage professionals, and carries out research leading to innovative, sustainable solutions.

Do you want to become a future heritage leader? Are you willing to be part of an interdisciplinary cohort of excellent students from across the world and work on real life heritage projects as part of your training? If yes, our programmes are for you.


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Sustainable Heritage MSc 

The Sustainable Heritage MSc introduces students to the latest conservation policies, projects, methodologies and practices in the context of historic buildings, sites, landscapes and collections.

Data Science for Cultural Heritage MSc

This new cross-disciplinary programme will create expert data scientists taught through the exciting lens of cultural heritage.

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Heritage Evidence, Foresight and Policy MSc

Equipping policy professionals and heritage practitioners to think critically and strategically about the long-term futures of what society values.


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Sustainable Heritage MPhil/PhD 

As an MPhil or PhD student at ISH, you will work with people and partners that are engaged with real-world heritage projects and issues.