UCL (University College London)
This course provides a broad academic and professional training in all aspects of museum work, and encourages students to reflect on the concept of the museum and its associated practices. The programme looks at all types of museum, from art galleries to science museums, without concentrating on any particular kind.
A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants should also have gained experience of working in museums or related organisations (this experience is often gained in a voluntary capacity).
Core modules: the museum (critical perspectives); managing museums; collections management and care; museum communication; options: antiquities and the law; collections curatorship; conservation in practice: preventive conservation; cultural memory; exhibition project; heritage, globalisation and development; issues in conservation: context of conservation; issues in conservation: understanding objects; oral history from creation to curation.
The programme is delivered through lectures, seminars, practical workshops, museum visits and guest speakers. Students are required to undertake a work placement for a total of 20 days. Assessment is through coursework assignments, projects, essays, field reports, portfolio and the dissertation.
Arts and Humanities Research Council funding may be available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,285 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 4,665 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
020 7679 7495