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Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies

12 months
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15360 GBP/year
6410 GBP/year
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About

Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies degree offered at Ulster University will help you learn from key academics and practitioners in the museum and heritage sectors.

Overview

Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies degree offered at Ulster University is delivered through the School of Arts and Humanities and is taught on the Belfast campus.

It has many links with the museum and heritage profession in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and students have the advantage of meeting with practitioners through lectures and visits. Graduates have been successful in securing positions in the museum and heritage sectors in the UK, Ireland and internationally - we frequently invite past students as guest speakers, sharing their knowledge and expertise of career development.

Careers

  • Museums, Archive and Galleries, entry level posts such as collections management and curatorship, learning and public engagement;
  • Specialist museum-related training e.g. in conservation of museum objects
  • museum based internships
  • The heritage sector (such as National Trust) and the arts
  • PhD research
  • Graduates also pursue other interests such as travelling.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Heritage
  • Cultures of Curatorship
  • Exhibitions: Practice and Evaluation
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods for the Heritage and Museum Sectors

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We welcome people with an honours degree in an area relevant to museum and heritage practice, such as: Arts and Humanities e.g. Archaeology and Anthropology, History, Fine and Applied Arts; Environmental Sciences e.g. Geography (including human geography and historic geography); Social Sciences e.g. Sociology, Policy Studies; Business & Marketing e.g. Tourism Studies, Management Studies.
  • If you do not have an honours degree, but have relevant experience or learning, we will consider your application.
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6410 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status fees: £6,410

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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