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MA Degrees in Museum Studies and Museology

26 degrees at 19 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 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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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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Heritage and Interpretation MA by distance learning

Heritage and Interpretation MA by distance learning

Course description This degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge to shape, manage and interpret heritage sites and objects and become an effective, critical and creative heritage professional. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: 10,500 overall cost (UK)
  • Locating Heritage
  • Making Heritage
  • Supporting Heritage
  • Interpreting Heritage
  • Dissertation
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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 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 Studies MA

Museum Studies MA

Course description This degree will provide you with the practical and theoretical experience needed to become a creative and effective museum and gallery professional or to further advance your career in the sector. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: 10,445 overall cost (UK)
  • Objects and Collections: Care, Management and Curation- Core
  • Engaging Audiences- Core
  • Designing for Creative Lives- Core
  • The Museum and Change- Core
  • Research
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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 (MA)

Museum Cultures (MA)

Our MA Museum Cultures combines study of the history and cultural significance of museums with opportunities for professional museum experience. If you are contemplating a career in the museum and gallery...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • MA Museum Cultures - Approaches, Issues, Skills (30 Credits) - Core
  • MA Museum Cultures Dissertation
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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

The course Royal Holloway’s MA in Public History is the longest-running and most well-established programme of its kind in the United Kingdom. The module attracts applicants from across the world and...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,800 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,900 per year (UK)
  • Nothing About Us Without Us: The Power of Oral History- Core
  • Making History on the Airwaves: Broadcasting and Radio Documentary Production- Core
  • History Past & Present- Core
  • Final Project- Core
  • Studying and Communicating the Past: Resources, Skills and Ethics- Core
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MA Heritage and Museum Studies

MA Heritage and Museum Studies

Heritage is the physical and intangible cultural materials we choose to preserve and value. But heritage is also a matter of heated debate. How do we manage, preserve, and communicate our heritage today?...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,200 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 9,200 per year (UK)
  • Interdisciplinary MA Dissertation (80 Credits) - Core
  • Heritage and Human Rights (20 Credits) - Core
  • Digital Heritage (20 Credits) - Core
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Public History, Oral History and Community Heritage (MA by Research)

Public History, Oral History and Community Heritage (MA by Research)

About the research degree A Masters by Research (MA) allows you to undertake a one-year full time or two-year part time research degree. You will have one-to-one supervision by a specialist in your field...Read more
(3.6)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,647 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,362 per year (UK)

MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies

MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies

Course description Our MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies course is ideal if you are considering a career in this sector and want to gain practical experience through placements during your studies, or...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,750 per year (UK)
  • Introduction to Museum Studies (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Managing Collections and Exhibitions (30 Credits) - Core
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MA Public History

MA Public History

Public history brings history to life. Our interdisciplinary degree enables you to gain hands-on experience in the heritage sector alongside cutting edge academic training. Youll study the variety of...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,290 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,645 per year (UK)
  • Public History 2: Methodologies & Practices in Public History (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research Training (10 Credits) - Core
  • Public History Placement (20 Credits) - Core
  • Public History 1: Meanings and Values in Public History (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research Dissertation (90 Credits)
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