University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Art Museum and Gallery Studies

This course stimulates students to engage critically and creatively with wide ranging ideas and issues and to develop both philosophical approaches and the practical methods and skills necessary to become creative and effective art museum and gallery professionals. This interdisciplinary programme is student-focused and caters for a wide range of learning styles and approaches.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent; or a minimum of 5 years� relevant work experience; applicants normally have some experience often in a voluntary capacity of working in museums, galleries, or related organisations.

Course modules

Modules include: art in the public realm; managing resources in the art museum; interpreting and communicating art; art museum/gallery experience; masters dissertation. Specialist Options: curating the art museum; museum and gallery communication and education; museum and gallery marketing; digital media and curatorship; archaeological curatorship; world arts/museum ethnography.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,835 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,195 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,835 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

Admissions Secretary
Telephone number: 
0116 252 3963