Taught course

Museum Management

University of Essex · Essex Business School

Entry requirements

A 1st, 2:1 or good 2:2 degree.You are also expected to have at least three years of relevant, professional work experience, post-graduation. If you are a non-standard applicant (which is typically an applicant who possesses an undergraduate degree below a 2:2 standard, or an applicant who does not possess an undergraduate degree at all), we require at least five years of relevant professional work experience. You will also be required to write an essay (2,000 words) outlining a range of business-related situations which you have experienced and identifying what you have learnt from them.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MBA Museum Management equips you with the skills to become a successful manager or entrepreneur within the museum and gallery sector.

You gain a solid grounding in the essentials of business management, from operations and human resources to business strategy. You also learn the specifics of managing galleries and exhibitions, curation and art history, so you graduate with the necessary knowledge and skills to make a meaningful contribution as a leader within the arts sector.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Graduate Administrator
01206 872719