Taught course

Art History and Museum Curating

Institution
University of Sussex · Art History
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in art history or another relevant humanities or social sciences subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain the skills to take part in the exciting world of museums, galleries and the cultural heritage sector.

On this MA, you’ll work with academics and museum professionals – these have previously included senior staff from the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, the V&A, the National Trust, the Science Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum and Museum of Modern Art in New York – to explore the history, theory and politics of art institutions and to build a critical framework for the practice of curating.

You visit a number of museums in Sussex and in London, allowing you to learn first-hand about institutional histories, collections, permanent galleries and temporary exhibitions.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
sophie.heath@sussex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 678841