Find Master Degrees in Museum Studies in the United Kingdom
The Museum Studies MA is designed primarily for those that wish to take part in the museum profession or else pursue PhD studies on museological topics. It gives a balance of practice and philosophy for pupils from a broad range of academic backgrounds and cultures.
Masters Program in Museum Studies in the United Kingdom
Museum Studies is not something you may grow up wanting to study, however, it is a fantastic way to learn about art, aesthetics, archaeological objects, business, and his
Museum Studies is not something you may grow up wanting to study, however, it is a fantastic way to learn about art, aesthetics, archaeological objects, business, and history all in one subject. Even better, to be able to study it in a country that is rich with artefacts and culture. Each of our partners that offer Museum Studies, brings something different to their respective programs. It is important to know what you would like to focus on (art museums, business aspects of running a museum, classics, etc.) in order to make the right decision for yourself.
As an undergraduate student, you can expect more of a comprehensive program that focuses broadly on museums and another closely related subject. This could be History of Art with Museum Studies at the University of East Anglia or the University of Leeds or Museum and Classical Studies at the University of Reading. Interested in learning about and creating the exhibits that objects are displayed in? The University of Lincoln’s Design for Exhibition and Museums may be the choice for you. This is a really great course for those of you who are interested in a certain historical/art subject but would like to broaden the scope to master something else as well. It also opens the door to many different master’s programs in the humanities subjects....
The MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies prepares students for employment in museums, principally as curators, with broad training in all types of museums, galleries and o
The MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies prepares students for employment in museums, principally as curators, with broad training in all types of museums, galleries and other heritage facilities.
The MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies is aimed at students wanting to start a career in museum or gallery work, or for those looking for a mid-career change. The part-time course is designed for museum and gallery employees or volunteers who wish to study while continuing with their work.
The degree provides broad training, covering all types of museums, galleries and heritage facilities, and includes the principles of conservation, museum education, exhibition planning and design, and management.
Teaching normally takes place at the Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA), and structured visits to museums, art galleries, historic houses, ships and other heritage sites are an essential part of the programme.
Students undertake practical project work with a wide variety of host organisations, from Aberdeen to Edinburgh. This includes the University's Museum Collections which hold over 100,000 artefacts and specimens in a wide range of subject areas, from art to zoology.
Full-time students have the opportunity to curate professional exhibitions in the University's galleries and Fife Cultural Trust's St Andrews Museum, which enables you to develop relevant practical skills.
Students may also apply to take part in a summer exchange programme with the École du Louvre in Paris.