Heritage Practice MPrac, Master

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 13315
    Tuition (Year)
    5665
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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The Heritage Practice MPrac course from Newcastle University will give you essential and relevant work experience in the cultural and heritage sector. You will apply theoretical frameworks, learned during your MA studies, in a work-based context.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Delivery

We are based at our city centre campus with work placements or work related-projects usually taking place off campus. Part time study consists of the same modules and options as in the full time course, but spread over a longer period.

Placements

After completing your Heritage Studies MA in year 1, you will supervised and mentored through a 36-week work placement in year 2. Placements can be in the UK or abroad, depending upon availability. We will set up the placement for you, based on the submission of a project agreed between you, your tutor and the placement host organisation.

Previous cohorts of students have undertaken placements with:
  • BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Beamish North of England Open Air Museum
  • Great North Museum: Hancock
  • Hartlepool Arts, Museums and Events
  • Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums
Facilities
You will have access to our top quality facilities within Media, Culture, Heritage and across the University:
  • our libraries and eResources
  • the Great North Museum: Hancock, located on campus, houses the collections that previously made up the Hancock Museum, the Shefton Museum of Greek Art and Archaeology (an internationally-renowned collection of over 1,000 Greek and Etruscan artefacts), and the Museum of Antiquities
  • the Hatton Gallery, located on campus, has been at the heart of cultural life in the North East since the early 20th century
  • the Language Resource Centre is a specialist language facility providing free access to self-study materials in 50 languages
  • computing facilities with access to relevant databases and over 1,400 fully networked PCs
  • the Gertrude Bell Archive
  • non-campus facilities that are often used for student projects include Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums and the Victoria Tunnel
In addition to our expertise in heritage studies, the city of Newcastle and the wider region offers a wonderful resource with two World Heritage Sites, many heritage sites and over 80 regional museums and galleries. Much of the region's countryside is designated as National Park or Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.The Heritage Practice MPrac course is delivered by Newcastle University.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules
  • Understanding Challenges in Museum/Gallery/Heritage Studies
  • Caring for 'Collections' in the Museum/Gallery/Heritage Sector
  • Communicating and Learning in Museum/Gallery/Heritage Studies
  • Managing Projects in the Museum/Gallery/Heritage Sector
  • Understanding Academic and Applied Research in Museum/Gallery/Heritage Studies
For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 48 months

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Academic Requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject.
  • We will also consider your application if you have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors.
  • If you have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you for more information. We may ask you attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 13315 International
  • GBP 5665 EEA
UK/EU
  • Full time (year one, MA): £5,665
  • Full time (year two, employer based placement): £2,520
  • Part time (year one, MA): £2,835
  • Part time (year two, MA): £2,835
  • Part time (year three, employer based placement): £1,260
  • Part time (year four, employer based placement): £1,260
International
  • Full time (year one, MA): £13,315
  • Full time (year two, employer based placement): £5,920
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