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Museum Education

University of Glasgow

36 months
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About

The Museum Education programme of the University of Glasgow will provide you with exciting opportunities to develop critical knowledge and skills associated with learning in and through museums and galleries. Building on your academic, professional and personal experiences and qualifications, it will deepen your social, cultural, historical and philosophical understanding of museum education.

Overview

Why this programme

  • The fully online Museum Education programme of the University of Glasgow is ideal for those who work in museums and galleries, education, cultural heritage and other related sectors, as well as for those who wish to enter this field. The only distance learning programme of its kind in the UK, it offers high quality, fully supported online distance learning on a flexible part-time basis.
  • The programme utilises a virtual, interactive learning environment incorporating film, blogs, podcasts, forums and feeds. Engaging in a stimulating online community, you will participate in analysis, critique and discussion of current research, practices, provision and policies.
  • Engaging in the programme and its online forums gives you the unique opportunity to access experts, academics, peers and museum collections located around the world, comparing practices, pedagogies and policies in order to expand and extend your knowledge of museum education.
  • The programme includes a placement in a setting relevant to your expertise and interests. Benefiting from the extensive programme network of museum experts, you will be supported to secure a suitable setting where you will have the opportunity to put theoretical ideas and learning into practice.
  • In addition to the vast and varied expertise of academic staff at the University of Glasgow, the programme also draws on the expertise of Scottish and international museum-based specialists.

Career prospects

Whether you work in the field of education, museums or cultural heritage, have an interest in museum education, the programme will equip you with and the required knowledge and skills to pursue a career in museum education, as well as associated contexts. The programme aims to extend and strengthen confidence in your knowledge and skills in terms of learning in and through the museum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern educational thinking
  • Museums, education and curriculum development
  • The museum as a source for learning
  • Access and inclusion
  • Research application
  • Theory into practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for programmes delivered online will be accepted until the commencement of the programmes.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A  2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in any subject
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12150 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    4050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12150 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Part-time fee: £1,350 per 20 credits

Funding

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