Museum Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Museum Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAMUSE
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: 12 September 2022.
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Duration Full-time 1 year
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €6,430.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Honours Primary degree to second honours level from a recognized third-level institution, in one of the following disciplines: Archaeology, Anthropology, Folklore, History, Heritage Studies or Local Studies. Applications will also be considered from...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Lectures take place on Mondays and Tuesdays (apart from Bank holidays) over six months from October to March, with an average of six lecture hours each teaching week. Students will attend additional research training, workshops...

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 and Museum Placement 1 (10 Credits...

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 understandi...

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