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|Application deadline:||International students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2014|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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.
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.
24 months full time; 48 months part time
(Please note that as part of this programme you will have undertaken the MA in Museum Studies, MA in Heritage Studies or the MA in Art Museum and Gallery Studies)
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £5,500 (stage 1), £2,445 (stage 2)
International: full time £11,500 (stage 1), £5,110 (stage 2)
The programme consists of a mixture of taught modules and two work-based placements, providing a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and understanding, and practical experience.
In addition to the programme description, the information below details the modules you can expect to study as part of this postgraduate degree. Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.
* ICS8001 Issues and Ideas
* ICS8002 Management
* ICS8003 Communication and Interpretation
* ICS8015 Museums, Galleries and Heritage Placement
* ICS8018 Heritage Work-based Placement
* ICS8019 Gallery Work-based Placement
* ICS8099 Dissertation
You will take a further 40 credits from the following:
* ICS8035 Heritage Education and Interpretation 1 AND
* ICS8036 Heritage Education and Interpretation 2 OR
* ICS8024 Heritage Management 1 AND
* ICS8025 Heritage Management 2
A minimum of an upper-second-class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as archaeology, history, geography, tourism or countryside management. The successful completion of the taught modules in your chosen MA and a positive report from the host of the eight-week placement completed in the first year is also required.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and speaking, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding
See the School's website.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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An INTO course can help you prepare for study if you do not qualify for direct entry to this programme.Learn more on INTO »
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