UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course provides a broad academic and professional training in all aspects of museum work, and encourages students to reflect on the concept of the museum and its associated practices. The programme looks at all types of museum, from art galleries to science museums, without concentrating on any particular kind.

Course Modules

Core modules: the museum (critical perspectives); managing museums; collections management and care; museum communication; options: antiquities and the law; collections curatorship; conservation in practice: preventive conservation; cultural memory; exhibition project; heritage, globalisation and development; issues in conservation: context of conservation; issues in conservation: understanding objects; oral history from creation to curation.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants should also have gained experience of working in museums or related organisations (this experience is often gained in a voluntary capacity).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,665  Academic year. First year home fees