Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university, a GPA of 3.3 out of 4.0 (US system), or another overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Degree class requirement could be waived for candidates with other exceptional qualifications, such as substantial professional experience in related fields.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Special: If you will be taking IELTS (Academic) you will be required to achieve an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Alternatively you may take any other test listed on our English language requirements page and pass it at the Good level..

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Museum and Gallery Practice is an immersive, hands-on programme providing students with the knowledge and professional skills required to become a future cultural leader locally in Qatar and internationally.

This programme offers a unique balance of museum theory and practice. All students participate in the Exhibition Project core module to deliver a public exhibition to professional standards in a team environment. Students learn and apply fundamental principles of museum practice such as collections care, text writing, project management, exhibition design and evaluation.

Museums are flourishing in Qatar and the region and this programme provides unmatched opportunities to network with leading local museum and heritage professionals.

Students have an opportunity to take a 20-day professional placement locally in Qatar or internationally. This opportunity enables students to practically apply their academic knowledge, learn new methods and gain valuable work experience.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
      full time
      12 months


      The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical sessions, and structured reading. Students can undertake a 20-day professional placement. Assessment is through essays, presentations, portfolios, reports, oral examination and the dissertation.

      Course contact details

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