School of Arts and Cultures

Taught Degrees

Taught Degrees


We provide a rich and vibrant environment for our postgraduate students to pursue their studies.

We have a range of postgraduate taught degrees. Find out what we offer in Media, Journalism and PR and in Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies.

Our postgraduate taught degrees lead to Master's certification. Some have the option for postgraduate diploma, and Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies have a MPrac option. 

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To enquire about any of these degree programmes please contact us.


Media, Journalism & PR

Our media degrees interrogate the changing nature of professional practice in the media, journalism and PR.

You'll explore the role of the emerging digital technologies in these areas. You'll engage in a critical analysis of the social, political, cultural and ethical dimensions of these industries.

We offer three degrees in this area:

A significant part of the teaching on our degrees are delivered by media professionals with direct links to the industry. Our MA in Media and Public Relations for example is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

Museum, Gallery & Heritage

Our Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies degrees are some of the most established and renowned worldwide.

Our graduates form a global network of museum, gallery and heritage professionals, qualified to work in a range of areas. You'll gain skills, experiences and knowledge that you need to enter or progress in the sector.

We offer several degrees in this area:

Masters of Practice (MPrac)

Our MPrac programmes combine taught modules with an extensive real-life experience of working in the sector.

These degrees involve successfully completing the relevant MA degree followed by an extended 36 week placement in the UK or overseas. You'll also have six weeks for research and annual leave.

You'll do two work-based placements, blending theoretical knowledge and understanding with practical experience.

We offer three MPrac degrees: