Research course

Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or an international equivalent. We may ask you to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme enables you to carry out an original piece of research in museum, gallery and heritage studies. As a research student you will join an interdisciplinary group of researchers and academics at the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies, fully supported by world expert supervisors.

MPhil and PhD students in Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies are based in the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS), a leading academic centre for research and teaching at Newcastle.

ICCHS is internationally renowned for its research, securing significant support (around £3m since 2008) from a variety of funders, such as the UK Research Councils and the European Commission. We have 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

To study this course you need to meet our Band 7 English Language Requirements.

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 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 our fees and funding tab in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    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

Name
Karen Robb, School of Arts and Cultures
Email
pgmch@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 3509