Museum Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Museum Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKD09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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Lectures take place every Monday (apart from Bank holidays) over six months from October to March, with an average of six class hours each teaching day. Students will attend additional computer lab practicals, and a number of one-...

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Course Content

Expand+A one-year taught masters degree (NFQ level 9), offered on a full-time basis through the Department of Archaeology and the Department of Management and Marketing in University College Cork. The aim is to provide a broad academic and professional trai...

Subjects Taught

Expand+A 90-credit programme made up of taught modules (25 credits), two work placements (20 credits), museum exhibition (10 credits) and a research dissertation (35 credits)


Five taught modules ( 5 credits each):

Semester I
AR6022 The Muse...

Assessment Method The taught modules are examined through continuous assessment, using a combination of class tests, presentations, essays and projects. The work placements are assessed by a Placement Report Portfolio, while the dissertation requires the submission of a 20,000 word written dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression

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This proposal supports a recognised profession within and outside of Ireland, one that has a strategic role in State policy on cultural heritage and tourism. Graduates will acquire a systematic and critical understan...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Mr. John Sheehan
00 353 21 4904044
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