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Masters Degree Scholarships, Museum Studies at University of Leicester, UK

first_img Campbell Fellowship for Women Scholar-Practitioners → ← MARS Media Work Exchanges students seeking to undertake further research in the field Tweet Similar Stories +1 professionals from sectors (such as libraries and archives) needing to upgrade their skills to be able to exploit digital media more widely in their organisations 2 x Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries Scholarships:The Masters in Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries is a pioneering and innovative distance learning masters programme aims to provide students with the necessary high-quality skills and knowledge to engage critically and creatively with the theory and practice of museum learning and visitor studies. The course has been developed in partnership with the Research Centre for Museums and Galleries in the School of Museum Studies.It is designed for those who have some experience of working in museums, galleries or related organizations and who have an interest in the museum and gallery as a learning environment. It is particularly aimed at those who already work in education and learning in the museum and gallery sector, and is suitable for those in early or mid career or working as freelance staff. It is also suitable for those not currently employed in museums who which to enter the profession. The course will help students develop both their expertise in this field and a more in depth understanding of museum-based learning. It will enable participants to develop practical evaluation and research skills and will appeal to all those interested in communication and understanding visitors and who wish to develop their expertise in this area. The theory and practice of education and visitor studies in museums and galleries is transferable to other cultural organizations such as archives, cathedral and natural/cultural heritage sites. The course is international in scope and will be relevant to students wherever they are based in the world.EligibilityApplicants must have a good first degree. If English is not your first language then you will need to provide evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English. The normal minimum requirement for admission onto one of these programmes is an overall score of 6.5 on the British Council IELTS test or 600 on the TOEFL test.These scholarships are available to both UK/EU and International (i.e., from outside the EU) applicants.The scholarships are available for distance learning study only and applicants must be able to commence their studies in October 2011.ApplicationYou can submit your application online or by post.If you decide to submit your application online follow the instructions given – HEREIf you decide to apply by post follow the instructions given – HEREGeneral information about applyingFor more information contact:Email: [email protected]: + 44 (0)116 252 3963The Official Website graduates seeking a career in digital media in the heritage sector August 25, 2011 Published by Site Default center_img heritage professionals with a range of backgrounds who are already working in the sector, and who need to develop their knowledge to be able to manage and deliver digital media Masters Degree Scholarships, Museum Studies at University of Leicester, UK Deadline: 31 August 2011Open to: UK, EU and International StudentsScholarship: 8 x £1,000 Masters Degree Scholarships are opened to UK/EU and International ApplicantsThe School of Museum Studies has been a leading, internationally renowned centre for museum studies research and teaching since 1966. The School of Museum Studies works with museums, galleries and related cultural organisations internationally to develop creative practice through leading edge teaching and research.  The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s leading universities, committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. It is consistently in the top 20 of all national tables and in 2010 was ranked in the top 2% of world universities by the QS World University Rankings.DescriptionThey are delighted to offer eight scholarships for students joining us in October 2011 on the following distance learning masters degree programmes:2 x Museum Studies (By Distance Learning) Scholarships:The Masters in Museum Studies (by Distance Learning) aims to engage students critically and creatively with wide ranging ideas and issues and to develop both philosophical approaches and the practical methods and skills necessary to become creative and effective museum and gallery professionals.All students work through four core modules – Museum Communities and Contexts; Managing Resources in the Museum; Museum Communication and Audiences; Museum Projects: the Case of Exhibition and Interpretive Planning.2 x Interpretation, Representation, and Heritage Scholarships:Interpretation, Representation, and Heritage is a ground-breaking, multidisciplinary programme with a global outlook that extends far wider than the world of museums alone to explore interpretation and representation in cultural and natural heritage contexts and beyond.The programme dissects and debates the worlds of material objects, human subjects, evidence and expertise, and examines the social and intellectual forces that shape our, and our audiences’, ways of seeing. It enables the development of a critical perspective on interpretation and representation as cultural practices, and develops practical skills in interpretive and communicative processes.The programme will provide you with a firm grounding in the theory, critique and practice of interpretation and representation across the cultural and environmental heritage sector and far beyond. It offers you the opportunity to build knowledge, insight and aptitudes that will enable you to develop your career in the heritage sector or further afield, as to well as to acquire a firm base on which to build future research if that should be the direction you choose to follow.2 x Digital Heritage Scholarships:The Masters in Digital Heritage aims to engage students critically and creatively with wide ranging ideas and issues, and to develop a view of digital heritage informed by both theory and the practical methods and skills necessary to become creative and effective new media professionals in the heritage sector.The course provides training for: LinkedIn 0 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Share 0 Pocket Redditlast_img read more

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