Taught course

Education in Museums and Heritage

University of Glasgow · College of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours undergraduate degree or the equivalent (eg a Grade Point Average of 75%) in relevant arts, humanities or social science subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This unique programme will provide students with exposure to cutting edge teaching, research and practice across Europe and across the globe. It will engage with and contribute to current debates about the aesthetics and critical themes of contemporary Museum, Heritage and Education Studies practices and the multiple types of skills needed to engage with and understand them.

  • Multiple mobility periods allow for a truly international learning experience providing students with the opportunity to experience diverse educational systems and training in European regions.
  • Consortium partners include the University of Glasgow, the University of Tartu, Radboud University, University of Malta and University College Cork (UCC) / National University of Ireland (NUIG) / Trinity College Dublin (TCD).
  • Innovative summer school offerings will be held annually and provided by our key associate partners, the European Museum Academy (at various museums around Europe) and the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico.
  • Guest lectures and seminars are offered by scholars and policy practitioners who are leading experts in their field.
  • Students will have access to a variety of second language training.
  • Students will have access to placements.

Information for international students

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)

  • 6.5 with no subtests under 6.0.
  • Tests must have been taken within 2 years 5 months of start date. Applicants must meet the overall and subtest requirements using a single test.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • IntM
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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