Museum Studies, M.A. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
12 months
Duration
16700 EUR/year
6430 EUR/year
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About

A one-year taught masters degree in Museum Studies at University College Cork (NFQ level 9), offered on a full-time basis through the Department of Archaeology in University College Cork. 

Overview

The aim is to provide a broad academic and professional training in all aspects of museum design, management and education, whilst encouraging students to reflect critically on the relevance of these institutions in the contemporary world. 

Learning outcomes

This Museum Studies MA at University College Cork is designed for those who wish to enter the museum or heritage centre profession In Ireland or abroad, or who wish to pursue PhD research in museology and related fields. 

The course provides a balance of theory and practice for students from a range of academic backgrounds, with emphasis on graduates of archaeology and history, and other closely cognate humanities and social science disciplines. The MA programme is made up of taught courses, supervised work placements in museums, the production of a temporary museum exhibition and a research dissertation. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Museum in the 21st century
  • Museum Curation
  • Museums and the Public
  • The Museum Environment
  • The Management and Marketing of Museums
  • Work Placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) from a recognized third-level institution, in one of the following disciplines: Archaeology, Anthropology, Folklore, History, Heritage Studies or Local Studies.  Applications will also be considered under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) from graduates in other disciplines who have a demonstrable interest and/or experience in museum work. All applicants will be interviewed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6430 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6430 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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