Newcastle University

Heritage Practice

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Rank: 200 (TCUG)

Location: Main Site (Newcastle)

Website: www.ncl.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/01/09

Duration: -


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Description

Our Heritage Practice MPrac will give you essential and relevant work experience in the cultural and heritage sector. You will apply theoretical frameworks, learned during your MA studies, in a work-based context.

The course offers a flexible mixture of taught modules and a possible work-based placement, providing you with a unique blend of theoretical knowledge, understanding and practical experience.

The first year of the MPrac is the Heritage Studies MA, which must be completed successfully before undertaking the second year extended work-based placement.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject. You must also successfully complete the Heritage Studies MA in order to progress on to the MPrac.

We will also consider your application if you have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience in the museum, gallery and heritage sectors. If you have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you for more information. We may ask you attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.

International Students:
To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, 6.0 in speaking and 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Pre-sessional English Language courses are accepted as an alternative entry to this course. Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.


Requirements

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any subject. You must also successfully complete the Heritage Studies MA in order to progress on to the MPrac.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (IELTS 6.5 (6.0 every band))


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Newcastle University.

About this university

International students

Newcastle attracts students from over 120 countries worldwide and there is plenty of help and advice on hand to assist them in adapting to life in the UK. The university has a system where every student has a personal tutor to assist them in both academic and non-academic matters and there is also a Student Wellbeing Service for confidence advice and help. There is a Visa and Immigration Team on hand to deal with legal matters relating to these areas and a Student Advice Centre within the Student’s Union for information on matters such as housing and finances. Finally, towards the end of studying, there is a Careers Service to help students find work or further their education as required. The heart of student life outside the classroom in the university is the Newcastle University Students Union. Unlike many students unions, NUSU owns the building that it operates from, following an anonymous gift in 1924 that allowed them to build a neo-Jacobean style building. It is run by six sabbatical officers and employs some 300 people in roles such as bar staff and entertainment organisers. In the media, there is a student run newspaper, established in 1948, called The Courier as well as radio station. The university is one of the leading in the UK for its sports programs and there are more than 50 sports clubs to become involved with.

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