Taught course

Museum Practice and Management

Ulster University · School of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - You should normally hold a degree in a relevant discipline.

MA - You should preferably hold a good honours degree in a relevant discipline.

Exceptionally, candidates who do not satisfy these requirements may, by virtue of relevant experience or learning, be admitted. Students who satisfactorily complete the Postgraduate Diploma at the required level will automatically be considered for progress to the MA. An interview may form part of the application process.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This established programme shares best practice and expertise in various aspects of museum studies, cultural management, exhibition practice and care of collections. The modules draw upon the expectations of the museum standards programmes in UK and Ireland and present these within an international context. Lectures include points of discussion on key issues concerning the museum profession globally. Tutors are either lecturers in Ulster University or senior staff in the museum sector.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months


distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

Dr Elizabeth Crooke
+44 (0) 28 7167 5431