You need a 2:1 Honours degree, in a relevant field, such as art, design, music, museum studies, philosophy or humanities subjects.
Months of entry
This exciting interdisciplinary master's programme combines philosophical aesthetics, art theory and hands-on experience in galleries and museums, thereby bringing together both theoretical and practical interests. It is specifically designed to equip students with the competence and understanding to equally pursue upon completion, either a doctorate programme in the Arts and Humanities, or a professional career in the cultural sector.
In addition to traditionally taught modules, students also benefit from research-led teaching and support with learner-directed independent projects, including the opportunity to apply for a three-month studentship with Tate Liverpool, exclusively offered to our students.
The programme is structured around four compulsory core modules: Main Topics in the theory of art, in which members of staff lead weekly seminars on their own current research; Cultural Institutions, which takes places at a range of collaborating cultural institutions around the city, including the University’s Victoria Gallery and Museum; Research, Employability, and Professional Skills and placement, supported by the careers and employability service and our cultural partners, and a supervised dissertation or case study over the summer. Students also take three elective modules chosen from a list of relevant modules available in the Department and across the University.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- PG Recruitment
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