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Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies PhD

Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies PhD

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Museum / Gallery / Conservation Skills & Studies Heritage Administration/Management

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This programme enables you to carry out an original piece of research in museum, gallery and heritage studies. As a research student you will join an interdisciplinary group of researchers and academics at the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies, fully supported by world expert supervisors.

PhD students in Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies are based in the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS), a leading academic centre for research and teaching at Newcastle.

ICCHS is internationally renowned for its research, securing significant support (around £3m since 2008) from a variety of funders, such as the UK Research Councils and the European Commission. We have a thriving, high-profile interdisciplinary research community made up of postgraduate research students and experienced academic researchers who are key figures in their fields.

Our academic supervisors have significant experience and expertise in interdisciplinary research and practice in the UK and abroad. Through our emphasis on empirical research and having a grounding in professional practice, our research alumni have been successful in securing careers in academia, governmental organisations, and the cultural and creative industry sectors worldwide.

Our research students pursue a variety of topics that explore both historical and contemporary issues with local, national and international dimensions. They have also consistently achieved high submission and completion rates in their chosen programme of study. Recent student research topics in ICCHS include:

attitudes towards human remains
constructions and uses of Welsh identity in American museums
the social roles and regulation of art museum education in China and Taiwan
the management and interpretation of archaeological sites in Turkey
meaning making around historic photographic collections on Flickr.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 36 months | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

36 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,327 per year. The fees stated are for 2019 entry only. We are aligning our 2020 entry tuition fees for students with those set by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,340

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or an international equivalent. We may ask you to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.