Taught course

Art Museum and Gallery Practice

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures
Qualifications
MPrac

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in fine art, craft, design or art history. You don't have to have a full degree in an art-related subject, but you should have studied modules in: art history, art theory and/or fine art, craft or design. We will also consider your application if you have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors. If you have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you to request more information. We may ask you to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Art Museum and Gallery Practice MPrac is designed to provide you with a clear understanding of the frequently complex theoretical and practical issues that face those involved in art museums and galleries.
You will study a blend of theory with work-based placements to extend and complement your Art Museum and Gallery Studies MA. It is the first course of its kind anywhere to offer this blend of learning.

Staff

You will have input from professional and academic experts with substantial experience of working in the museum sectors in various countries.

The course is based in the School of Arts and Cultures. It is also affiliated with the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS), a leading academic centre for research and teaching in museum, gallery, and heritage studies. ICCHS has a thriving, high-profile interdisciplinary research community made up of postgraduate research students and experienced academic researchers who are key figures in their fields.

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Information for international students

If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in writing).

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MPrac

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Eron Mazel, Reader in Heritage Studies
Email
pgmch@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0) 191 208 7845