University of Glasgow - Graduate Programs

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Museum Studies

University of Glasgow - Graduate Programs

Field of Study:Museology/Museum Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:9 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $24,000

Tuitions fees have been converted to Canadian dollars and may change based on the current exchange rate.



This Masters offers you the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to become a versatile museum professional. The programme draws on staff research and expertise in museums, archives, libraries, galleries and digital cultural heritage. Co-taught with cultural heritage professionals, including staff from The Hunterian Museum, Glasgow Museums, the National Library of Scotland, and Historic Environment Scotland, alongside resources developed through the Smithsonian Institutional Partnership the programme combines interdisciplinary academic and practitioner input. Glasgow’s national, civic and university museum collections provide students with privileged access to rich and diverse resources of international standing. A series of visits provides complementary experience of varied museum institutions and collections, while placements and group project-based learning activities offer opportunities for professional skills development.


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    To be considered for direct admission to one of Glasgow's taught Masters degrees, applicants should hold an undergraduate four year bachelor degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from an accredited university or college in the USA or Canada. Applicants should also have high grades in relevant individual subjects.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 13, 2022