University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Museology

The programme aims to develop and promote research and teaching in museum theory and practice; the Centre also promotes academic and professional collaboration between the University and the museum profession in the north west, throughout the UK and overseas; current postgraduate research topics include: Museums and city regeneration in Asia; the re-contextualisation of the west African collection of the Manchester museum; the development of education policy and practice in contemporary Greek museums; and the materialisation of literary heritage and biography in the house museums of the romantic poets.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: PhD: a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree plus a Master's qualification in a related subject area, or its overseas equivalent; MPhil: a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours in a related subject area, or its overseas equivalent; IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600 (paperbased) or 250 (computer-based).

Sponsorship information

British and EU students intending to take a research degree (MPhil or PhD) in the School are eligible to apply for support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). AHRC grants are competitive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students. Please see the School website for further details. The School also offers a limited number of bursaries and studentships on a competitive basis, details of which will be posted on the School website as soon as they are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
PHD School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0161 275 3559