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Museum Education MSc (Online)

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Museum Studies / Museology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

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. Building on your academic, professional and personal experiences and qualifications, it will deepen your social, cultural, historical and philosophical understanding of museum education.

This fully online programme is ideal for those who work in museums and galleries, education, cultural heritage and other related sectors, as well as for those who wish to enter this field. The only distance learning programme of its kind in the UK, it offers high quality, fully supported online distance learning on a flexible part-time basis. The programme utilises a virtual, interactive learning environment incorporating film, blogs, podcasts, forums and feeds. Engaging in a stimulating online community, you will participate in analysis, critique and discussion of current research, practices, provision and policies. The programme includes a placement in a setting relevant to your expertise and interests. Benefiting from the extensive programme network of museum experts, you will be supported to secure a suitable setting where you will have the opportunity to put theoretical ideas and learning into practice.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

36 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

Modern Educational Thinking - Core
The Museum as a Source for Learning - Core
Museums, Education and Curriculum Development - Core
Access and Inclusion - Core
Theory into Practice - Core
Introduction to Educational Research - Core
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£1167 per 20 credits

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in any subject.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more