MPhil and PhD students in Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies at the Newcastle University are based in the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS), a leading academic centre for research and teaching at Newcastle.
ICCHS is internationally renowned for its research, securing significant support (around £3m since 2008) from a variety of funders, such as the UK Research Councils and the European Commission. We have a thriving, high-profile interdisciplinary research community made up of postgraduate research students and experienced academic researchers who are key figures in their fields.
Our academic supervisors have significant experience and expertise in interdisciplinary research and practice in the UK and abroad. Through our emphasis on empirical research and having a grounding in professional practice, our research alumni have been successful in securing careers in academia, governmental organisations, and the cultural and creative industry sectors worldwide.
Our research students pursue a variety of topics that explore both historical and contemporary issues with local, national and international dimensions. They have also consistently achieved high submission and completion rates in their chosen programme of study.
- Attitudes towards human remains
- Constructions and uses of Welsh identity in American museums
- The social roles and regulation of art museum education in China and Taiwan
- The management and interpretation of archaeological sites in Turkey
- Meaning making around historic photographic collections on Flickr
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We suggest international students apply at least two months before.
DisciplinesArt History Museum Studies View 30 other PhDs in Art History in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or an international equivalent. We may ask you to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.
International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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