We have strong working relationships with museums in the region, such as Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums and Beamish – the Living Museum of the North, whose staff members teach on the course. These relationships mean that the course is at the cutting edge of museum practice. Due to our international reputation in museum studies, we attract students from a wide range of countries, contributing to our dynamic learning environment.
Video: Prof Peter Stone OBE talks about heritage studies at Newcastle.
The course consists of two elements:
Recent work-based projects have explored the future of digital media in learning programmes and the impact of the recession on museum provision.
The programme leader for the Heritage, Gallery and Museum Studies PGCert is Andrew Newman. Andrew will be your personal tutor and will work closely with you throughout your studies.
Dates reflect the university's timezone.
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. We encourage individuals already employed in the sector (possibly requiring some Continued Professional Development) to apply for this programme.
Where applicants have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you to request additional information, and/or, in some instances, to request you attend an interview (these may be in person, via telephone or Skype).
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in writing and speaking), or equivalent.
Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:
No work experience is required.
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