Research course

Heritage, Museums and Galleries

Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures
MLitt by research

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a subject relevant to the research proposal.

Months of entry


Course content

The Heritage, Museums and Galleries MLitt is a researched-based programme with some taught elements. The taught research methods part of the programme provides structured learning. This is ideal if you're unfamiliar with academic research or have been away from academia for a long time.

The flexible nature of the assignments makes this programme particularly suitable for sector professionals. It will suit those interested in advancing their career and knowledge through research. The assignments offer the opportunity for you to explore a variety of smaller topics or carry out in-depth research on a single topic. This research master's in Heritage, Museum and Galleries will also suit those who want to progress to doctoral study.

Department specialisms

Cultural politics and policy; identity, community and place; media and representation

Information for international students

English Language Requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLitt by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Karen Robb, School of Arts and Cultures
+44 (0) 191 208 3509