Open Day 2017

The School is pleased to announce that its next Open Day will be taking place on Tuesday 28th February. This Open Day is for any applicant or prospective applicant who is considering commencing Masters study with the School in 2017 (see details of our courses).

The day will provide the opportunity to: meet some current full-time MA students; have a guided tour of the School; meet some of our academic staff; enjoy three 'bitesize' lectures; be provided with all the details of the course(s) that you are interested in.

A specific Open Day timetable has been constructed for both modes of study, attend as much or as little as you wish. Full details are provided via the following links:

Campus-Based Masters - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Distance Learning Masters - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr Sheila Watson

The Open Day will take place in the Museum Studies Building at 19 University Rd, Leicester LE1 7RF. You can download a campus map and directions to the University. The School of Museum Studies is located on University Road, close to the junction with London Road and is around 10-15 minutes walk from the train station. Unfortunately there is no parking for visitors on campus, please allow time to find nearby on-street parking or the Granville Rd public car park.

If you are unable to attend in person, why not log on to view the live video stream of the Campus-Based Masters and Distance Learning Masters  Open Days via


To book your place on the day (either in person or online), please use the link below to enter your details:

Open Day 2017 Booking Form

School of Museum Studies
University of Leicester
Museum Studies Building
19 University Road

Telephone: +44(0)116 252 3963
Fax: 0116 252 3960

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