Interpretation: Management and Practice

University of the Highlands and Islands


Perth College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


If you are enthusiastic about engaging people with their heritage and creating exceptional visitor experiences, this innovative postgraduate course in Interpretation: Management and Practice is for you.

Interpretation encompasses a variety of activities, from guided walks to multi-million-pound exhibitions, which help to explain the significance of places and resources in a meaningful way. Interpretation has a key role to play in creating engaging experiences that benefit organisations and empower communities, creating social, cultural and economic prosperity.

This masters course is delivered by a team of highly experienced tourism and heritage professionals and academics. Together with experts already engaged in exciting heritage and environmental projects around the world, they will help you to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to develop engaging visitor experiences and community projects that will encourage people to discover more about their cultural heritage and the natural environment.

You can exit Stage 1 with PgCert Interpretation: Management and Practice

You can exit Stage 2 with PgDip Interpretation: Management and Practice

Entry Requirements

Honours degree, a postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

3 - 6 years


Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level



Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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