Taught course

Curating the Art Museum

Courtauld Institute of Art · Courtauld Institute of Art

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Entry requirements

Students will normally have achieved a good 2.1, considered to be an overall average 65% or above.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA Curating the Art Museum offers an ideal entry point for a career in museums and galleries.

The programme puts the physical object at the heart of curatorial training whilst placing specialist knowledge firmly within the context of the modern museum. Students are given a unique mix of seminars, hands-on experience and internship placements, all focusing on the expanding remit of the art curator in the twenty-first century.

This MA provides a small group of students with unrivaled access to exceptional resources, drawing on the Courtauld’s own academic faculty, conservation departments and the Gallery, as well as making the most of our close links with other London museums. Among the highlights of the curriculum are a field trip to Europe and an exhibition project that takes place in The Courtauld Gallery.

Information for international students

All applicants are expected to have an effective knowledge of English, both spoken and written. For applicants whose first language is not English, we require proof of English proficiency – for details, please see the English Language Requirements page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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