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Art and Business, M.Litt.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #194 (QS) ,
The MLitt will appeal to you if you wish to embark on a career in the art and heritage business. Art and Business programme at University of Aberdeen is designed for you if you have a background in either history of art or business. You are not expected to have studied both disciplines prior to entry but a general knowledge of galleries and museums is necessary.

About

Through the study of both art in situ and contemporary business theory and practice, you will gain first-hand experience of the art and heritage market place. Options provide training in art history, as well as legal and business methods. Art and Business programme offered at University of Aberdeen is delivered as a collaboration between leading commercial professionals and academics. The core business skills are taught in the Business School, alongside an international cohort of MBA students.

Career

Students who have taken this course have gone on to work in major galleries in London and abroad. They have worked in museums and art journalism, museum teaching and started their own business.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic Writing for Divinity, History and Philosophy
  • Art and Business 
  • Business for the Arts 
  • Cultural Property Issues: Law, Art and Museums 
  • HA55XX Connoisseurship: Art in Scotland 
  • Academic Writing for Divinity, History & Philosophy 
  • Art and Business 

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity

                You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                Full-time
                • Full-time duration 12 months
                Part-time
                • Average part-time duration 24 months
                • Intensity Flexible
              • Credits
                120 credits alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

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              • Minimum required score:

                90

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              • Minimum required score:

                64

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              Academic Requirements

              You need the following GPA score:

              Required score: Upper Second Class

              Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

              Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

              General Requirements

              Qualifications
              • Candidates must normally have an Honours degree to at least 2.1 standard in an appropriate discipline or equivalent qualifications (normally a 3.0 GPA in North America). 
              • Equivalent professional experience may be considered.

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                15900 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 15900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
              • EU/EEA

                6700 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 6700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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              Living costs for Aberdeen

              • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
                Living Costs

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