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The Curating Science and Technology programme at the University of Leeds will enable you to develop an independent academic and curatorial practice at the intersection of art, museum studies, and social studies of science and communication.  

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As a student in the Curating Science and Technology programme at the University of Leeds , you will engage with current debates in art and museum practice, alongside studies of science, to encourage new understandings of art and science for the 21st century.

You will undertake a range of active learning activities from developing displays, programmes and events to developing digital content and designing your own research projects.


Through a combination of theory and practice, our graduates are able to develop professional careers in the museums and heritage sector whilst retaining a critical and reflexive eye on their own practice and that of the institutions in which they work.

It will equip you with a good understanding of the issues and approaches to science communication and curation, interpretation and engagement, as well as practical work experience – a combination which is very valuable to employers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Skills 
  • Interpretations 
  • Critical Issues 
  • History & Theory of Modern Science Communication
  • Curating Science individual project
  • Jewish Museums and the Display of Cultural Difference

Key information


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

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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons). We welcome applicants from a diverse range of subject disciplines. Professional experience will also be considered.
  • Experience of volunteering or working in a relevant field, such as science communication and technology within museums, galleries and/or heritage organisations, is required. We do not require a specific length of time to have been spent in work experience, although you must have engaged meaningfully with the sector and you must be able to critically reflect on your experience in your personal statement and at interview.
  • You should also be able to demonstrate an interest in the relationship between art, science and technology. 

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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