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Museum and Gallery Studies MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Museum / Gallery / Conservation Skills & Studies Arts / Culture / Heritage Administration

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course examines contemporary issues and practices, including those relating to collections management, interpretation, audiences and exhibition. You will study taught modules covering critical analysis and creative practice, and conduct research around the broad themes and subjects addressed by each module. Through this course you will acquire real-world experience of working in museums and galleries. Our imaginative, interdisciplinary, international approach advances your knowledge of contemporary developments in this vibrant and sophisticated area of culture, arts and heritage. Employment destinations of our previous students have included National History Museum, V&A, Museum of London, Tate, National Gallery and numerous other museums and galleries in the UK and around the world. We provide you with transferable skills that are essential across this sector, working with museum and gallery professionals to nationally and internationally recognized museum standards. Research opportunities inside museums and galleries allow you to develop your own interests and gain valuable research and practice-based skills. Students have the option to manage and curate an exhibition and produce research towards a dissertation or work-based creative projects.

Different course options

Full time | Knights Park | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

The Professional Placement module is a core module for those students following a Master's programme that incorporates professional placement learning, following completion of 120 credits. It provides students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in an appropriate working environment, and to develop and enhance key employability skills and subject specific professional skills in their chosen subject. You may wish to use the placement experience as a platform for their subsequent major project module, and would be expected to use it to help inform their decisions about future careers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good BA (Hons) degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area, which may include: a humanities subject, such as art history design history, English literature, film and media studies, cultural studies, philosophy; a social sciences subject, such as geography, archaeology, anthropology, sociology, history or education; a practice-based degree in an area such as fine art, design or architecture; or a business or management related course.

University information

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