Taught course

Art Museum and Gallery Studies

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures
Qualifications
MAPGDip

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 Studies MA, PGDip provides you with the opportunity to develop skills as a curator or gallery educator in the fields of both historical and contemporary art.

We aim to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to establish or progress your successful career working in art museums or galleries.

Working in collaboration with our key partners - Hatton Gallery and Laing Art Gallery - you will curate a public-facing group exhibition and organise and deliver a programme of public activities and learning events, designed to provide you with an unparalleled experience and a professional edge.

The course encourages a hands-on approach and involves major input from a range of art museum and gallery professionals from the region and beyond. This includes those involved in independent initiatives, national art collections, and internationally significant exhibitions.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, 6.0 in speaking and 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Pre-sessional English Language courses are accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Aron Mazel
Email
pgmch@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0) 191 208 7845