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15000 GBP/year
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About

The Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture with Professional Experience programme at the University of Westminster  is a unique course that offers you the opportunity to undertake an extended work placement and gain professional work experience. It is partnered with the one-year course, Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture MA.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

 On the two-year course, you'll do the same taught modules as on the one-year course, but you'll have the added opportunity of doing a placement lasting from three to six months in your second year.

Career path  

  • On graduating, you'll be prepared to enter or re-enter the job market at a senior level, and have the skills to work in a variety of positions in the cultural sector.

Graduates from this Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture with Professional Experience programme at the University of Westminster have found employment at organisations including:

  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Design Museum, London
  • Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
  • Migration Museum, London
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Current Issues in Museum and Gallery Studies
  • MA Dissertation or MA Project
  • Work Experience Preparation
  • Extended Work Experience
  • Art Institutions and Contemporary Culture
  • Collecting Today: Curating, Presenting and Managing Collections
  • Curating Contemporary Art

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant discipline including culture and heritage studies, visual arts and media, languages and literature, and history. All applications from any prospective student without a degree in a relevant area or without higher education qualifications, including from candidates with demonstrable relevant work experience and relevant professional qualifications, will be carefully considered. Applicants may be asked to supply a written response to a set text to demonstrate suitability for the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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.

Our partners

Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture with Professional Experience
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University of Westminster

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