Heritage, Gallery and Museum Studies PGCert, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    2000
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This course provides a quality, career-enhancing education for museum professionals already working in the sector and for others who aspire to enter the field. You will add to your existing knowledge with current theories underpinning the sector, develop research skills within an academic environment and conduct a work-based research project.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Delivery

Video: Prof Peter Stone OBE talks about heritage studies at Newcastle.

The course consists of two elements:

  • Taught component taking place on our city centre campus
  • work-based project at your work, or an approved volunteer host

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.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules
  • Issues and Ideas in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
  • Work-based Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.

The course is ideal if you're working in the sector and looking for continued professional development (CPD).

If you have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you for more information. We may ask you to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.

International students

If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in writing and speaking).

You must also read our English language requirements, including:

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 2000 EU/EEA

Funding

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