University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Museum and Gallery Studies

This course is aimed at students wanting to start a career in museum or gallery work, and at those looking for a mid-career change. Although the course is based in the School of Art History, applicants can have a background degree in any subject. Students have the opportunity to work together to create an exhibition at the University's Gateway Gallery or the St Andrews Museum.

Entry requirements

A good degree, usually a UK 2.1 or equivalent. Clear evidence of commitment to museum/heritage work. The requirements for the part-time diploma course are normally employment in a museum, gallery, historic house, or similar organisation. The support of employer. Evidence of writing ability.

Course modules

Modules include: Collections in context; audiences and management; project work.

Assessment methods

MLitt: 9 months of coursework and a supervised 15,000-word dissertation. MPhil: 9 months of coursework and a supervised 40,000-word thesis.

Sponsorship information

Carnegie-Cameron bursaries; entrant accommodation bursary; Formula Santander postgraduate scholarship; recent graduate discount; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; SAAS postgraduate funding.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,250 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Secretary for Art History
Telephone number: 
01334 462399