Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Museum Practice

This Museum Practice MPrac, the first in the UK and internationally, blends theory with work-based placements to extend and complement your Museum Studies MA. Students gain essential and relevant work experience in the museum sector, applying theoretical frameworks within a work-based context. Through close links with the sector, we welcome a large range of external speakers from all areas of the heritage, museum, and gallery world to lead sessions. This means that the course balances theory with practice and maintains the latest insights into the industry.

Entry requirements

To apply for this course applicants must have successfully completed the Museum Studies MA. A 2.1 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject. Applicants are also considered if they have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors. Applicants with borderline or non-standard qualifications may be contacted to request more information. Applicants may be asked to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype. Applicants whose first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in writing and speaking).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMPrac Full-time September 2016 - 24 months
MMPrac Part-time September 2016 - 48 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

School of Arts and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7426