12 months
18700 GBP/year
10900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Through this Museum and Gallery Studies course at Kingston University offers experience working alongside professionals in museums and galleries in the context of a scholarly, critically informed programme of study.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Students explore contemporary issues and practices, including those relating to collections, exhibitions and audiences today. All students have the chance to compete for our annual awards in Community Engagement and Outstanding Creative Practice.

Research projects in museums and galleries enable you to develop and pursue your own interests and gain valuable skills in critical analysis and creative practice. Museum and Gallery Studies course is offered at Kingston University .


We have an extensive network of alumni who have successfully completed this course. Graduates have progressed to roles at prestigious organisations in the UK and around the world, including: Tate Gallery, Natural History Museum, V&A, National Gallery, Ministry of Stories, British Council, Imperial War Museum, National Trust, Strawberry Hill House, Ben Uri Gallery, Museum of Brands, Madame Tussaud's, Brooklands Museum, National Maritime Museum, Museo Andino de Historia and many more!

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Ideas and Institutions
  • Learning and Experience
  • Exhibition and Encounter
  • The Challenge of Change
  • Critical Theory and Analysis, Research Methodologies and Creative Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area, which may include:

  • a humanities subject, such as art history design history, English literature, film and media studies, cultural studies, philosophy;
  • a social sciences subject, such as geography, archaeology, anthropology, sociology, history or education;
  • a practice-based degree in an area such as fine art, design or architecture; or
  • a business- or management-related course.

We also welcome students with relevant professional practice experience should they not hold a higher education qualification.

For those students without professional experience in museums and galleries, voluntary museum work is not a requirement for acceptance on the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10900 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK students tuition fees:

  • MA part time £5,995

International students tuition fees: 

  • MA part time £10,285

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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