Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
Note: A minimum 2:1 in History of Art or a related subject is required. You should also submit a writing sample of 2-3,000 words, a CV and a personal statement.
Months of entry
The Masters in Dress & Textile Histories provides you with the skills to research and interpret the history of dress and textiles. Drawing on the knowledge of interdisciplinary academic and curatorial experts, the programme combines taught and research components based on a combination of theoretical and object based approaches. Working with museum collections, archives and historic interiors you will also be given a unique insight into the curation, interpretation and preservation of historic dress and textile collections.
- The programme provides you with a unique opportunity within the UK to study historic dress and textiles, enabling you to develop knowledge and understanding of theory and practice in dress and textile histories in a critical and/or historical context
- Scotland has a rich textile heritage and Glasgow is the ideal city in which to study dress and textile history, as there are internationally significant object and archival collections in the city and close by, including the National Museums Scotland, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, and the Scottish Business Archives at the University of Glasgow.
- You will have privileged access to primary source material, objects and archives, including at the University of Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery and Glasgow Museums.
- The work placement option will enable you to develop your professional expertise within the heritage sector.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
The Masters in Dress & Textile Histories creates specialists in the curation, interpretation and preservation of dress and textiles in museums, galleries, archives and historic interiors.
Course contact details
- Sally Tuckett