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  Museum Studies - MA/MSc/PGDip

University of Leicester    Museum Studies

Full time September PGDip, MA, MSc 9-12 months full time Award winner
History & Archaeology (19)

About the course

The Museum Studies - MA/MSc/PGDip course at the University of Leicester is for those who 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. The course is grounded in museum practice and informed at every level by leading museum studies research, with students having the opportunity to partake in sector-relevant research and professional skills training, study visits, visiting speakers from the sector, and more. There is also an option of studying specialist subjects such as heritage, museum education, the digital world and museums and the natural environment. Finally, in the Practice module, students will work on a project devised by their chosen institution from a list of over 200 members within LUMEN's network of museums and galleries across the UK.

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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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