Our Heritage Practice MPrac will give you essential and relevant work experience in the cultural and heritage sector. You will apply theoretical frameworks, learned during your MA studies, in a work-based context.
The course includes a supervised and mentored work-based placement in a heritage institution, organisation or agency. We will set up this placement for you following the submission of a project agreed by you, the placement organisation, and your tutors.
Previous cohorts of students have carried out their placements with: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art; Beamish North of England Open Air Museum; Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums; The Great North Museum: Hancock; Hartlepool Arts, Museums and Events.
To apply for this course you must have successfully completed one of the following courses: Museum Studies MA; Art Museum and Gallery Studies MA; Heritage Studies MA, PGDip.
Newcastle University is delighted to offer a 10% reduction in postgraduate tuition fees for all alumni who are self-funding for their postgraduate study and meet our eligibility criteria.
Value of Scholarship(s)
10% fees discount
Please visit our website for full details and eligibility criteria.
You do not need to complete a separate application form for the Alumni Tuition Fee Discount. However you must include certain information on your postgraduate application form. Please see our website for details.
A 2:1 honours degree,or an international equivalent,in any subject.We will also consider your application if you have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience in the museum,gallery and heritage sectors.If you have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you for more information.We may ask you attend an interview either in person,via telephone or Skype.To study this course you need to meet our Band 7 English Language requirements:Direct Entry:IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills)If you have lower English Language scores,you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course
Recipient: Newcastle University
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