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Education in Museums and Heritage

University of Glasgow

24 months
14433 GBP/year
7300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Education in Museums and Heritage course from University of Glasgow is a uniquely innovative and multidisciplinary programme that equips the next generation of museum and heritage professionals with the ability to engage with the various contexts (cultural, economic, political) that they will encounter and which are needed for the 21st Century. 


This unique Education in Museums and Heritage course from University of Glasgow will provide students with exposure to cutting edge teaching, research and practice across Europe and across the globe. It will engage with and contribute to current debates about the aesthetics and critical themes of contemporary Museum, Heritage and Education Studies practices and the multiple types of skills needed to engage with and understand them.

Multiple mobility periods allow for a truly international learning experience providing students with the opportunity to experience diverse educational systems and training in European regions.

Consortium partners include the University of Glasgow, the University of Tartu, Radboud University and the University of Malta.

Innovative summer school offerings will be held annually and provided by our key associate partners, the Smithsonian Institute in the US, the European Museum Academy (at various museums around Europe) and the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico.


Graduates will be equipped with the academic knowledge, research skills, and practical employability skills through this jointly developed and delivered programme. Career opportunities exist in a variety of roles within the cultural heritage sector; these include museums and galleries as well as historic houses, heritage sites and consultancy. Roles range from front of house, education and outreach to collections management, curation, marketing and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Access and inclusion
  • MHES critical enquiry
  • Museums, education and curriculum development
  • The museum as a source for learning
  • Heritage and cultural policies
  • Methods of data collection and analysis (archives, social memory)
  • Vernacular expressions and analytic categories

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

2.1 Honours undergraduate degree or the equivalent (eg a Grade Point Average of 75%) in relevant arts, humanities or social science subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14433 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14433 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7300 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • EU / EEA Full-time: £9,083 per annum

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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Education in Museums and Heritage
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