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.
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.
- Modern educational thinking
- Museums, education and curriculum development
- The museum as a source for learning
- Access and inclusion
- Research application
- Theory into practice
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications for programmes delivered online will be accepted until the commencement of the programmes.
DisciplinesEducation Teaching Museum Studies View 8 other Masters in Museum Studies in United Kingdom
- 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)
International4050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12150 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
National4050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12150 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
- Part-time fee: £1,350 per 20 credits
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