Cultural Heritage & Museum Studies

Ulster University - Belfast


Course Name Cultural Heritage & Museum Studies
Course Provider Ulster University - Belfast
Course Code 18758 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
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Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Application is through the University's online application system.
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Duration Attendance

This course is taught on the Belfast campus. The part time programme is a 3 year course. Students take 60 credits per year. The first two years of the programme is the taught course. Full-time students attend lectures and seminars two days a week (typically Tuesday and Thursday) and Part-time students one day a week (typically a Thursday in the first year and a Tuesday in the second year).
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Entry Requirements

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You should preferably hold a good honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline. Typically applicants have a degree either in archaeology, history, geography, art or art history, social sciences or educatio...

Course Content


This well-established programme at Ulster University is delivered through the School of Arts and Humanities and is taught on the Belfast campus.

It has many links with the museum and heritage profession in both Northern Ireland and the ...

Subjects Taught First Year Modules

Exploring Heritage
Cultures of Curatorship

Second Year Modules

Exhibitions: Practice and Evaluation
Strategic Management
Research Methods for the Heritage and Museum Sectors

Third Year

In the final year students undertake a research project, guided by a supervisor. This dissertation is completed at the end of Semester 2.
Careers or Further Progression

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This programme was introduced in 2001 and since that time our graduates have pursued careers in museums, exhibition design, archives, the cultural sector and further education. Alumni from the programme now form a vibrant community ...

Further Enquiries Course Director: Professor Elizabeth Crooke
T:+44 (0)28 7167 5431

For Admissions queries please contact the Admissions Service:
T:+44 (0)28 9036 6309
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