Curatorial Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Curating (Including Foundation Year and Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 85% 5% 5% £9250 £19500 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 86% 5% 5% £9250 £19500 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating BA (Hons) University of Essex 86% 5% 5% £9250 £18585 133 Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating, Heritage and Human Rights (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 59% 0% 15% £9250 £19500 116 Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating and Art History with a year abroad BA (Hons) The University of York 79% 0% 2% £9250 £23700 154 York On campus Full-time
Curating (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 86% 5% 5% £9250 £18585 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 86% 5% 5% £9250 £19500 133 Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating and Art History BA (Hons) The University of York 79% 0% 10% £9250 £23700 166 York On campus Full-time
Art History and Curating BA (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University 53% 0% 10% - - 136 Manchester On campus Full-time
Curating BA (Hons) Goldsmiths, University of London 52% - 10% - - 129 London On campus Full-time
Curating, Heritage and Human Rights (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating with History BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating Contemporary Design MA Kingston University - - - £5995 £10285 - Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Curating with History (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating with Politics (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating with Politics (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Museum Cultures with Curating MA Birkbeck, University of London - - - £10800 £19830 - London On campus Full-time
History of Art with Curating MA Birkbeck, University of London - - - £10800 £19830 - London On campus Full-time
Curating with History (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Film Programming and Curating MA Birkbeck, University of London - - - £6075 £9915 - London On campus Part-time
Curating with History (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating, Heritage and Human Rights (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating with Politics (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Film and Screen Media with Film Programming and Curating MA Birkbeck, University of London - - - £5400 £9915 - London On campus Part-time
Curating, Heritage and Human Rights BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating and Collections Management PgCert Birkbeck, University of London - - - £3600 £6610 - London On campus Full-time
Curating with Politics BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating with Professional Placement MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Curating MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Curating MA Hereford College of Arts - - - £7150 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
Collections and Curating Practices MSc (Res) The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Contemporary Curating MA Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Curating MA University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Art History and Curating MA University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Art History and Museum Curating MA University of Sussex - - - - - - Brighton On campus Part-time
Modern and Contemporary Art: History, Curating, Criticism MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Curating MA University of the West of England - - - - - - Bristol On campus Full-time
Curating Collections and Heritage MA University of Brighton - - - - - - Brighton On campus Full-time
Curating MFA (PG) Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Interested only in courses in London?
8 Curatorial Studies Courses in London.
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  • Criticism and curatorial practice (MFA) at OCAD U
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  • Art History and Curatorial Studies at ANU
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
79 /100
181 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Curatorial Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27000 £21976 £24903
25-75 percentile range £23000 - £33000 £17024 - £28354 £18366 - £34537

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30308 £31500 £40000
25-75 percentile range £25308 - £34231 £26500 - £45500 £29000 - £51500

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Curatorial Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Curatorial Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Curatorial Studies

  • Museums
  • Zoos
  • Aquariums
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Historical Sites
  • Galleries

Jobs of graduates of Curatorial Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Curatorial Studies at East Sussex College

15% Managers, directors and senior officials
15% Secretarial and related occupations
15% Process, plant and machine operatives
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Welfare Professionals
10% Information Technology Professionals
10% Elementary occupations
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Curatorial Studies

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Curatorial Studies, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

The median salary of graduates of Curatorial Studies was £27000 15 months after graduation, £21976 3 years after graduation and £24903 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Curatorial Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)
  • Master of Science - MSc