Master Heritage Practice MPrac

Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
This exciting programme aims to provide opportunities for gaining more work experience in the cultural and heritage sector, applying theoretical frameworks learned in the MA in Museum Studies, MA in Heritage Studies or the MA in Art Museum and Gallery Studies within a work-based context.

Description of Heritage Practice MPrac

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The programme includes a supervised and mentored work-based placement in a heritage institution, organisation or agency. The International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS) will set up this placement for you after a detailed discussion. Previous cohorts of MPrac students have carried out their placements with:

BALTIC Centre for Comtemporary Art

Beamish North of England Open Air Museum

Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums

The Great North Museum

Hartlepool Arts, Museums and Events.

The work-based placement requires the submission of a project agreed between the placement host organisation, student and the University.

Watch our video of current students talking about their placements and hear two of our graduates explain how their degrees led to jobs in the Museum, Gallery and Heritage sector.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

Compulsory modules

ICS8001 Issues and Ideas in Museum, Gallery and Heritage

ICS8002 Management in Museum, Gallery and Heritage

ICS8003 Communication and Interpretation in Museum, Gallery and Heritage

ICS8015 Museums, Galleries and Heritage Placement

ICS8018 Heritage Employer-based placement

ICS8099 Dissertation

Optional modules

You will take a further 40 credits from the following:

ICS8035 Heritage: Media and Interpretation AND

ICS8036 Heritage: Education and Visitor Engagement

OR

ICS8024 Heritage Management: Framework and Interpretation AND

ICS8025 Heritage Management: Planning and Visitor Engagement

English Language Requirements

IELTS take IELTS test
6.5

IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Requirements for Heritage Practice MPrac

An upper-second-class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject.

We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors.

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 a minimum 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in other sub-skills), or equivalent (with a minimum of 54 in speaking and writing and 51 in listening and reading).

Work Experience for Heritage Practice MPrac

No work experience is required.

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Newcastle University, United Kingdom

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