Taught course

Art and Business

University of Aberdeen · School of Divinity, History and Philosophy

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have an Honours degree to at least 2.1 standard in an appropriate discipline or equivalent qualifications (normally a 3.0 GPA in North America). However, for candidates who do not meet this admission criteria, alternative qualifications combined with relevant professional experience and supportive references may also be considered as a means for entry.

Months of entry


Course content

The MLitt will appeal to you if you wish to embark on a career in the art and heritage business. The programme is designed for you if you have a background in art, art history, business, economics or business management. A demonstrable knowledge of and interest in galleries and museums where you live is expected.

Through the study of both art in situ and contemporary business theory and practice, you will gain first-hand experience of the art and heritage market place. Options provide training in art history, as well as legal and business methods. The programme is delivered as a collaboration between leading commercial professionals and academics. The core business skills are taught in the Business School, alongside an international cohort of MBA students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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