Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture, M.A. | University of Westminster | London, United Kingdom
12 months
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15000 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

The MA Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture degree offered at the University of Westminster examines how cultural institutions are changing to meet the needs of the 21st century.

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Overview

The MA is for you if you're pursuing a career as a museum professional, curator, or arts organiser. It will equip you with a critical understanding of the key conceptual and practical skills in curatorship, museology and museum management necessary for you to succeed in your professional life.

Career Path 

Graduates from this Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture degree offered 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

Courses include: 

  • Current Issues in Museum and Gallery Studies 
  • Art Institutions and Contemporary Culture
  • Collecting Today: Curating, Presenting and Managing Collections
  • Curating Contemporary Art
  • Education, Learning and Events
  • Exhibiting Photography
  • Museum Narratives

Key information

Duration

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

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

180 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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A lower second class honours degree (2:2). Applications from candidates with demonstrable relevant work experience and relevant professional qualifications are welcomed. In these cases, applicants may be required to assemble a work experience portfolio (consisting of testimonials, job descriptions etc).

  • Applicants are required to submit one academic or professional reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK tuition fee: £4,250 (Price per academic year)
  • International tuition fee: £7,500 (Price per academic year)

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.

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