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Art History and Museum Curating

University of Sussex

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
24000 GBP/year
11650 GBP/year
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About

Gain the skills to take part in the exciting world of museums, galleries and the cultural heritage sector with the Art History and Museum Curating degree offered at University of Sussex.

Overview

On this Art History and Museum Curating degree offered at University of Sussex, you’ll work with academics and museum professionals – these have previously included senior staff from the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, the V&A, the National Trust, the Science Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum and Museum of Modern Art in New York – to explore the history, theory and politics of art institutions and to build a critical framework for the practice of curating.  

You visit a number of museums in Sussex and in London, allowing you to learn first-hand about institutional histories, collections, permanent galleries and temporary exhibitions. 

Careers

You gain knowledge about objects and collections, and develop a critical awareness of museum practices.

You develop communication and project management skills. These skills provide the practical and theoretical foundation for careers in:

  • museums
  • galleries
  • heritage at curatorial level
  • the cultural sector more broadly.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History Research Seminar
  • Placement (Art History & Museum Curating)
  • Art History Research Skills and Methods
  • Art History Research Skills and Methods
  • Critical Issues in Art History and Curating
  • Museum Skills I: Objects
  • Museum Skills II: Contexts and Display

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

  • Subject-specific requirements

Your qualification should be in art history or another relevant humanities or social sciences subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £11,650 per year for full-time students

Funding

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