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Museum and Gallery Studies - MA/MSc/PGDip


University of Leicester Museum Studies

Full time September PgDip, MA, MSc 9-12 months full time

About the course

This is for you if... you want to develop the knowledge and skills required to move into a variety of careers in museums and galleries or as preparation for further postgraduate study.

Course description

This course is grounded in museum practice and informed at every level by leading museum studies research. You will benefit from the range of exciting and innovative research that takes place in the world-leading Museum Studies at Leicester each year.

We will introduce you to the tools you will need, your tutors and their latest research and a diverse series of learning events.

During this course, you will consider:

  • What is a museum?
  • What are its purposes?
  • How do we encounter and think about objects?
  • How and why do museums look after them?

These topics will lead to the subject of how museums

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Entry Requirements

In recognition of the diverse employment needs of the culture sector, our admissions process recognises and credits a range of prior qualifications and experiences.
Either a first class or second class degree, which can be in any subject area
Or be able to demonstrate equivalent skills and aptitudes through the possession of a professional or vocational qualification and/or the accrual of relevant work experiences. Relevant experience can come from a wide spectrum of work or voluntary environments but clear evidence of this experience must be provided


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