Museum and Heritage Development
Nottingham Trent University
Key Course Facts
Our Museum and Heritage Development course is a progressive, interdisciplinary course which prepares you to become experts and innovators, re-imagining the museum and heritage landscape. This innovative practice-based course has been designed alongside Museum Development East Midlands, East Midlands Museums Service, Nottingham City Museum and Galleries, Museum of the Mercian Regiment, The Canalside Heritage Centre, The National Justice Museum and and the international heritage consultants Barker Langham. You will develop skills in critical and creative practice to design more creative, socially relevant and sustainable practices, for use within museums and related heritage organisations.
This course combines academic and professional practices to ensure that you are equipped with the right skills which are needed to enter today’s museum and heritage workforce. Join together the academic interrogation of museums and heritage with creative, practice-based approaches to their ongoing development in the 21st Century. The course encourages and supports you to re-think and re-imagine museums and heritage through critical engagement and reflection and experimentation and creative practice; to develop the confidence and courage to see yourself as a scholar-practitioner leading the field.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
- Undergraduate Degrees
- (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Museum and Heritage Development, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
A good UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2); recent practical experience with a professionally run museum or heritage organisation is desirable, but not essential; applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5.
Tuition Fees Museum and Heritage Development MA
|England UK||£8000||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8000||year 1|
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of Nottingham Trent University in top UK and global rankings.
About Nottingham Trent University
Established in 1843, Nottingham Trent University, also known as NTU, has four separate campuses spread throughout Nottinghamshire, with the main City Campus being located right in the heart of Nottingham. NTU is particularly recognised in British academia for having some of the best post-graduation employment statistics of any university in the UK, with the Institution helping more than 94% of their students get started in their chosen field.
Student composition of Nottingham Trent University
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Museum and Heritage Development MA||Nottingham Trent University||-||-||-||£4250||£7750||-||Nottingham||On campus Part-time|
|Heritage and Museum Studies MA||University of Essex||-||-||-||£8760||£18800||-||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Museum Studies MA||University of Leicester||-||-||-||£10500||£19800||-||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Museum and Gallery Studies MLitt||University of St Andrews||-||-||-||£9900||£20370||-||St Andrews||On campus Part-time|
|Museum and Artefact Studies MA||Durham University||-||-||-||£10800||£22100||-||Durham||On campus Full-time|
|Museum Cultures with Curating MA||Birkbeck, University of London||-||-||-||£4515||£8190||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Museum Cultures with Collections Management MA||Birkbeck, University of London||-||-||-||£9030||£16380||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Museum Cultures MA||Birkbeck, University of London||-||-||-||£9030||£16380||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Museum and Gallery Studies MA||Kingston University||-||-||-||£5225||£9680||-||Kingston upon Thames||On campus Part-time|
|Museum and Heritage Studies MLitt||University of St Andrews||-||-||-||£9900||£20370||-||St Andrews||On campus Full-time|