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Heritage Practice MPrac

Course Description

Course Overview

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.


For detailed module information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/heritage-practice-mprac/#modules

How to apply

For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/heritage-practice-mprac/#howtoapply

Visit the Heritage Practice MPrac page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Student Profiles

Alumni Tuition Fee Discount - 20+ Awards

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.

Application Procedure

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.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

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

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