2013 Museum Studies Distance Learning Masters Degree Part-Fee Bursaries in UK

The University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies is offering bursaries to UK/EU and international applicants( non-EU) who wish to enter one of his distance learning Masters degree programmes for April 2013. Applicants must be able to commence their studies in April 2013 and applicants will be taught the knowledge and skills required to move into a variety of careers in museums and galleries, as well as being prepared for further postgraduate study.

Sponsor: University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies

Application Deadline: 18 March 2013

Course Level: The Bursaries are for pursuing master’s degree.

Number of Awards Available: Eight (8)

Study Subject(s): The bursaries are for masters programmes in Digital Heritage, Museum Studies, Interpretation, Representation and Heritage, Learning and Visitor Studies.

Entry Requirements

  •  Applicants must have a first-class or second-class undergraduate degree (or an equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject or be able to demonstrate considerable relevant work experience (minimum of five years).
  • It is expected that applicants will have some relevant experience, either in a paid or voluntary capacity. “Relevant experience” is here interpreted quite broadly and should relate to the course applied for, but would include work in museums, galleries, educational settings, archives, sites of interpretation, and other heritage or culture locations.
  • You passed one of these English language tests, at or above the grade stated(International applicants can read more about our English language entry requirements.)

What does it cover? 

The 8 bursaries for the study subjects are as follows:

Masters in Digital Heritage

  • 1 x bursary open to UK/EU applicants only and worth 50% of course fee
  • 1 x bursary open to international (i.e., non-EU) applicants only and worth 50% of course fee

Masters in Museum Studies

  • 2 x bursaries open to UK/EU and international applicants and each worth £1,000

Masters in Interpretation, Representation, and Heritage

  • 2 x bursaries open to UK/EU and international applicants and each worth £1,000

Masters in Learning and Visitor Studies

  •  2 x bursaries open to UK/EU and international applicants and each worth £1,000

Selection Criteria: Not Specified

How to Apply: 

Applications are to be submitted online and must be received by 18 March 2013. Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible after the closing date.

For further details, please visit Scholarship Information and Application webpage or contact the School’s Distance Learning Team – email: dlms@le.ac.uk or call +44(0)116 252 3783.


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