Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies

Research supervision is normally available in the following areas: theoretical and historical museology; ecomuseums; community museums; intangible heritage and digital media; the design, study and understanding of digital applications for the heritage sector; the history of museums and galleries; cultural/national identity and museums, galleries and heritage; cultural diversity and museums; contemporary issues in the organisation and management of heritage sites, museums and galleries; analysis of the contribution museums can make to inclusive communities; social history and its representation in museums; the dynamic interaction of art museums and galleries with the development of the visual arts; the role of art museums in relation to the development and practice of professional art history; education and public programming in art museums, galleries and �alternative� settings; and critical and cultural theory in relation to museums, galleries and exhibitions.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or an international equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in writing and speaking) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MPhil Full-time £ 11,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MPhil Part-time £ 2,225 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
PhD Full-time - 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary, School of Arts and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7419