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Postgraduate Museum Studies and Museology

44 degrees at 21 universities in the UK.

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Public History MA

Public History MA

The MA Public History will give students the opportunity to consider how history is created and understood in public contexts. The programme offers advanced-level teaching by leading practitioners and...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,900 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,450 per year (UK)
  • Critical Public History- Core
  • Public History Research Project: Examining Public History- Core
  • Public History Research Project: Creating Public History- Core
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Art Gallery and Museum Studies MA

Art Gallery and Museum Studies MA

Overview The Art Gallery and Museum Studies MA aims to provide you with a critical understanding of issues in curatorship, museology and museum management. This Masters course considers the ways in...Read more
(4.2)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 11,250 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • History and the Museum: Representation, Narrative and Memory (30 Credits) - Core
  • Critical Issues (15 Credits) - Core
  • Interpretations (15 Credits) - Core
  • Advanced Research Skills 1 (5 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (50 Credits) - Core
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MA Public History

MA Public History

Overview The MA in Public History at Queen’s University Belfast offers an opportunity to study how historical knowledge is produced, mediated, represented and consumed in public spaces, in a region where...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,650 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree
  • MHY7089 - Case Studies in History- Core
  • MHY7091 - Public History Internship (40 Credits) - Core
  • MHY7092 - History and its Audiences- Core
  • MHY7020 - Historian's Craft- Core
  • MHY7010 - Dissertation- Core
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Museum Cultures Postgraduate Certificate

Museum Cultures Postgraduate Certificate

Museums have been of enormous importance in shaping empires, nations and cities, and their collections are connected to wider histories of conflict and social change. To study museums is to study the...Read more
(3.9)
  • 6 months Part time evening degree: 3,010 overall cost (UK)
  • 3 months Full time degree

Public History and Heritage MA

Public History and Heritage MA

Course description Develop both intellectual and professional skills for leadership roles in the public history, heritage and cultural industries Study in a historic city and county, surrounded by...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,550 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • The Politics of History
  • Curation and Conservation in the Digital Age
  • Understanding Audiences and Audience Development
  • Dissertation
  • Funding, Marketing and Heritage Management
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Museum Studies PgDip

Museum Studies PgDip

This course offers you the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to become a versatile museum professional. The programme draws on staff research and expertise in museums,...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,333 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT (THE HUNTERIAN)- Core
  • Introduction to Museology- Core
  • Managing and Using Collections- Core
  • Museum Skills and Professional Practice- Core
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Museum Studies MA

Museum Studies MA

Course description This course is grounded in museum practice and informed at every level by leading museum studies research. You will benefit from the range of exciting and innovative research that...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 10,500 per year (UK)
  • Contemporary Museum Contexts- Core
  • Objects and Collections: Care, Management and Curation- Core
  • Engaging Audiences- Core
  • Specialisms- Core
  • Developing Professional Practice- Core
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Public History MA

Public History MA

This innovative course develops the core attributes of today’s public historian through a flexible toolkit that includes research and communication skills, cultural competency and empathy. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 8,100 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,050 per year (UK)
  • HIS8125 : Public History Project (60 Credits) - Core
  • HIS8122 : Public History II: history and audience (20 Credits) - Core
  • HIS8121 : Public History I: projects in global public history (20 Credits) - Core
  • HIS8061 : The Practice of History (20 Credits) - Core
  • HIS8098 : Research Skills and Dissertation Training (20 Credits) - Core
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Public History and Heritage MA

Public History and Heritage MA

Our specialised MA in Public History and Heritage draws on the research expertise of the Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage, providing students with access to archives, historians and networks...Read more
(3.8)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

MA Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies

MA Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies

Museums and heritage bodies have a major influence on cultures and societies across the globe. They respond to and shape current moral, political, social, ethical and religious debates. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,750 per year (UK)

Museum Studies MA

Museum Studies MA

This MA provides a broad academic and professional training in all aspects of museum work, and encourages students to reflect on the concept of the museum and its associated practices. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,900 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,450 per year (UK)
  • Collections Management and Care- Core
  • The Museum: Critical Perspectives- Core
  • Managing Museums- Core
  • Museum Communication and Audience Engagement- Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Museum Cultures Postgraduate Diploma

Museum Cultures Postgraduate Diploma

The Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Cultures offers you the opportunity to study this expanding and dynamic field in close proximity to world-distinguished museums and galleries. If you are contemplating...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,020 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)

Museum Studies PgCert

Museum Studies PgCert

This course offers you the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to become a versatile museum professional. The programme draws on staff research and expertise in museums,...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 3,167 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • Managing and Using Collections- Core
  • EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT (THE HUNTERIAN)- Core
  • Introduction to Museology- Core
  • Museum Skills and Professional Practice- Core
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Museum Studies PhD

Museum Studies PhD

Museum Studies at Leicester offers supervision for the degree of: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - full-time. This degree is available to study both on campus and by part-time distance learning. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 6 years Distance without attendance degree: 6,100 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Full time degree: 6,100 per year (UK)

Heritage, Museums and Galleries MLitt

Heritage, Museums and Galleries MLitt

Our flexible research programme focuses on our key research themes. These are: cultural politics and policy; identity, community and place; and representation and media. The course is ideal for professionals...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 2,250 per year (UK)
  • HSS8002 Information Skills (10 Credits) - Core
  • HSS8007 An Introduction to the Nature of Explanation and Enquiry (10 Credits) - Core
  • MCH9502 MLitt Heritage, Museums and Galleries Dissertation- Core
  • MCH9501 MLitt Heritage, Museums and Galleries Research Assignment (40 Credits) - Core
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Museum Cultures with Collections Management (MA)

Museum Cultures with Collections Management (MA)

Museums have been of enormous importance in shaping empires, nations and cities, and their collections are connected to wider histories of conflict and social change. Our MA Museum Cultures with Collections...Read more
(3.9)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Collections Management (30 Credits) - Core
  • MA Museum Cultures - Approaches, Issues, Skills (30 Credits) - Core
  • Museum Cultures Work Placement (30 Credits)
  • MA Museum Cultures Dissertation (60 Credits)
  • Research Project Report (30 Credits)
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Museum Education MSc (Online)

Museum Education MSc (Online)

This distance learning programme will provide you with exciting opportunities to develop critical knowledge and skills associated with learning in and through museums and galleries. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 36 months Online degree: 12,150 overall cost (UK)
  • The Museum as a Source for Learning- Core
  • Modern Educational Thinking- Core
  • Museums, Education and Curriculum Development- Core
  • Theory into Practice- Core
  • Research Application- Core
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Museum Studies PGDip

Museum Studies PGDip

Course description This course is grounded in museum practice and informed at every level by leading museum studies research. You will benefit from the range of exciting and innovative research that...Read more
(4.2)
  • 9 months Full time degree: 8,400 overall cost (UK)
  • Contemporary Museum Contexts- Core
  • Objects and Collections: Care, Management and Curation- Core
  • Specialisms- Core
  • Engaging Audiences- Core
  • Developing Professional Practice- Core
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Museum Studies MA, PGDip

Museum Studies MA, PGDip

Our Museum Studies MA, PGDip will develop the practical skills needed to operate a museum, whilst engaging you with theories on the societal role of museums. You gain a competitive edge by curating group...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 8,100 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,050 per year (UK)
  • MCH8504 Caring for 'Collections' in the Museum/Gallery/Heritage Sector (20 Credits) - Core
  • MCH8532 Understanding Academic and Applied Research in Museum/Gallery/Heritage Studies (20 Credits) - Core
  • MCH8501 Understanding Challenges in Museum/Gallery/Heritage Studies (20 Credits) - Core
  • MCH8503 Communicating and Learning in Museum/Gallery/Heritage Studies (20 Credits) - Core
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Museum Cultures with Curating (MA)

Museum Cultures with Curating (MA)

Museums establish powerful narratives of progress and primitivism, knowledge and ignorance, inclusion and exclusion. Our MA Museum Cultures with Curating combines study of the history and cultural significance...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • MA Museum Cultures - Approaches, Issues, Skills (30 Credits) - Core
  • Curating (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Project Report (30 Credits)
  • MA Museum Cultures Dissertation (60 Credits)
  • Museum Cultures Work Placement (30 Credits)
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About Postgraduate Museum Studies and Museology

Museum studies and museology courses open doors to many areas; heritage, art, culture and the more traditional settings of museums. Whether you would like a specific focus to your postgrad or a

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