University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire


This course has been inspiring researchers and practitioners; individuals who want to develop a specialised interest in antiques without the necessity of on campus attendance, and who wish to do so on a part time basis: as a leisure activity; to follow your aspiration to be an antique dealer; or as recognition of your professional status in antiques, the course offers: a postgraduate qualification in antiques with a proven success rate; marketing advantages for your business, and/or your own career development; the opportunity, after the 1st year, to specialise in a field of your choice; support for students who, after a long period away from formal education, may find postgraduate study daunting at 1st; encouragement for individuals who may not have formal entry qualifications, experience counts.

Entry requirements

Either a 2.2 degree or higher; a high level of achievement in undergraduate studies at a university elsewhere (e.g. for North American students a minimum overall GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale); professional experience in the field or a related field in their home country. International students are required to show competence in written and spoken English in addition to meeting the course entry requirements: IELTS minimum 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Antiques and e-learning; collection practice; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment by 100 per cent coursework in the form of concise project reports or academic papers: no examinations; summer school; or on campus requirements; coursework is the most important element in both the learning and assessment processes.

Sponsorship information

All graduates of this University are entitled to a 20 per cent fees reduction on postgraduate courses.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning £ 525 per Module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance-learning / e-learning

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400