UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage



Our masters and PhD degrees train future heritage professionals to create innovative, sustainable heritage 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.

Find out more about: Master's | MPhil/PhD


Will you be a heritage scientist, heritage manager or data scientist? We have developed three routes for our Built Environment: Sustainable Heritage MSc, training a new generation of heritage practitioners with specialist expertise matching the needs of the heritage sector and beyond.

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Heritage Science

Learn to apply rigorous scientific and technical knowledge to solve cultural heritage challenges.

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Heritage Management

Equips future leaders with the latest in conservation and heritage management to deliver the heritage programmes and projects of the future.


Data Science

Learn to apply rigorous scientific and technical knowledge to solve cultural heritage challenges.

Group photo of the Sustainable Heritage MSc fieldtrip at Villa Guardamangia, in Pietà, Malta

Master's student experience

We’ve gathered first-hand experiences from students who have studied with us. Read about our alumni’s experiences and student’s activities and fieldwork. Watch dissertation research presentations and be inspired by our graduate research.

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Master's scholarships and funding

If you're looking for financial assistance to support you with your studies, discover funding and scholarship opportunities that could be available to you. 

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Are you ready to take the next step toward becoming a sustainbility leader? Register your interest to receive updates from our faculty along with invitations to open days, taster sessions and more. 

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Our MPhil/PhD students are producing their own groundbreaking research across heritage science, policy and management. Find out more about our postgraduate researchers work and learn how to start your own Sustainable Heritage MPhil/PhD journey.

Sustainable Heritage MPhil/PhD

Find out more about our MPhil/PhD programme and what steps you need to take to start your application.

Postgraduate research stories

We’ve gathered student spotlights and examples of our MPhil/PhD students research creating real-world impact to give you a sense of what it is like undertaking postgraduate research with us.

MPhil/PhD scholarships and funding

Learn about the scholarships and funding opportunities available for current and prospective MPhil/PhD students.