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
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.
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
Further details of qualification
The programme length comprises the MA in Art Museum and Gallery Studies or the MA Art Museum and Gallery Education and the MPrac.
Course contact details
- Dr Joanne Sayner, Degree Programme Director
- + 44 (0) 191 208 5336