Postgraduate, leading to a Master of Letters (MLitt)
Full-time course dates:
- Start date: 7 September 2020
- End date: 30 September 2021
Part-time course dates:
- Start date: 20 January 2020
- End date: 30 May 2022
If you started this programme in 2019, you can find information about 2019 entry on the 2019 Museum and Gallery Studies page. Information about all programmes from previous years of entry can be found in the archive.
One year full time or two years part time
- A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. The School welcomes applications from students from all disciplines relevant to museum work, such as history, archaeology, anthropology, languages, media and communications, and physical and natural sciences. If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
- Students will preferably have some museum work experience (through employment or volunteering).
- The part-time course is also open to students without a degree but with considerable professional experience in a museum or gallery.
- English language proficiency. See English language tests and qualifications.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
UK and EU: £9,450
Full time: Wednesday 12 August 2020; Part-time: Saturday 30 November 2019 (for the next part-time course running 2020-2022). However, applicants should apply as early as possible to be eligible for certain scholarships and for international visa purposes.
- personal statement (500 words)
- sample of academic written work (2,000 words)
- two original signed academic references
- academic transcripts and degree certificates
- evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).
For more guidance, see supporting documents and references for postgraduate taught programmes.