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MA - Museum and Artefact Studies


Durham University Department of Archaeology

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year (full-time) or 2 years (part-time)

About the course

Durham University's unique MA in Museum and Artefact Studies will provide you with the high quality training relevant to a career in museums, the cultural heritage sector, and in the academic world. In particular, it is intended to equip you with a sound knowledge and critical understanding of current professional principles, good practice and contemporary debates relating to museum and artefact studies. It aims to help you develop a variety of skills: Professional skills, relevant to the care, management and exhibition of collections in museums Analytical skills, relevant to the study of a wide range of materials and artefacts, from different periods and cultures, and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives

Research skills, relevant to studies of museums and artefacts, including an

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold, or expect to be awarded, a 2:1 Honours degree or an international equivalent, such as a GPA of 3.3 or above and hold some museum work experience.

Reference Requirements
One satisfactory reference is required.

Application Deadlines
There is no specific deadline for applications although applications for any given academic year must be received before the start of that academic year (i.e. applications for the 2021-22 academic year must be received before October 2021).

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