About the courseThrough this course you will acquire real-world experience of working in museums and galleries. Our imaginative, interdisciplinary, international approach advances your knowledge of contemporary developments in this vibrant and sophisticated area of culture, arts and heritage. Employment destinations of our previous students have included National History Museum, V&A, Museum of London, Tate, National Gallery and numerous other museums and galleries in the UK and around the world. The course examines contemporary issues and practices, including those relating to collections management, interpretation, audiences and exhibition. You will study taught modules covering critical analysis and creative practice, and conduct research around the broad themes and subjects addressed by each module. As well as working with our own in-house museums - Stanley Picker Gallery and Dorich House Museum - we work with four external institutions each year to develop real-world museum projects. Our partners include the Museum of London, National Maritime Museum, V&A, English Heritage, Turners House Trust, Brooklands Museum, Salisbury Museum, Kingston Museum and Heritage Service, Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art and Freud Museum, London.
Intake MonthsSEPTEMBER, JANUARY
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AboutKingston University has roots going back more than 100 years. The University welcomes students from many different backgrounds and from more than 140 countries. Students will have the chance to meet people from all over the world, from East Asia to Africa to South America. The university is committed to ensuring that their curricula are accessible to all students whatever their background or learning styles. This includes recognising the importance of an international curriculum and a curriculum which respects and celebrates diversity.
Kingston University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Kingston University. The University provides a number of courses to help students develop their academic English language skills. These programmes help them to gain the language and academic skills required to gain access to a Kingston University and improve and develop their academic English language skills. Teaching methods vary from subject to subject, but most taught courses are delivered through lectures, seminars and tutorials. The other methods of teaching include language laboratory classes, project work, science and technology practical exercises, and studio work in art and design. Kingston University awards partial scholarships to international students every year. These scholarships are available to students who are classified with an overseas fee status. The faculties at Kingston University offer their own range of course-specific scholarships which are available to a variety of overseas and European students.
Kingston University is based in Kingston upon Thames, a vibrant area on the River Thames in south-west London, only 30 minutes away from central London Kingston student are just a 30-minute train ride away from the excitement and variety of London, so they can take advantage of all it offers, from arts and culture to job and career opportunities.
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Knights Park Campus - Kingston University London
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Situated on the banks of the Hogsmill River in central Kingston, Kingston School of Art, Knights Park is the picturesque base for our art, design and architecture students. Performing arts, journalism, media and humanities students also have access to the campus. Tucked away in a quiet neighbourhood, it has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Its size and location make the campus more intimate than the larger sites. Kingston School of Arts student restaurant and bar open onto the waterside. Alongside is a reception gallery with an art shop and social space. The Universitys Stanley Picker Gallery is also based at Knights Park.