Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Heritage, Gallery and Museum Studies

This course aims to provide a quality, career-enhancing education for museum professionals already working in the sector and for others who aspire to enter the field. Students add to their existing knowledge with current theories underpinning the sector, develop research skills within an academic environment and conduct a work-based research project. The course has strong working relationships with museums in the region, such as Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums and Beamish - the Living Museum of the North, whose staff members teach on the course.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. The course is ideal for those working in the sector and looking for continued professional development (CPD). Applicants with borderline or non-standard qualifications may be contacted for more information. Applicants may be asked to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype. Applicants whose 1st language is not English 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
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 18 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

Andrew Newman, Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7419