Postgraduate Study

We offer a wide range of opportunities to study for postgraduate study as well as research degrees to meet your requirements at every stage of your career.

Postgraduate diploma and masters programmes

Find out more about our Diversity and Open Scholarships, available for postgraduate diploma and masters students starting in Autumn 2018.

We offer postgraduate programmes both here on campus in Leicester and by distance learning. You can find out more about each programme by following the links below.

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students starting courses in 2018-19 will have access to student financial support for the duration of their courses. EU students will continue to remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in the academic year 2018 to 2019. The decision means EU students applying for an undergraduate or master’s course at an English university or further education institution in the 2018 to 2019 academic year will continue to have access to student loans and grants, even if the course concludes after the UK’s exit from the EU.

Campus-based courses

  • Museum Studies
  • Art Museum and Gallery Studies
  • Flexible Learning Courses

    Find out why our students choose Museum Studies at Leicester.

    Find out why two of our Distance Learning graduates chose to study with us:

    Watch a video created by our campus-based students as part of their exhibition project:

    Find out why two of our Distance Learning graduates chose to study with us:

    Research Degrees (PhD)

    In addition we also offer research degrees (PhD) that can be studied on campus and by distance learning

    Funding your studies

    You can find helpful information about funding your studies through our fees and funding page.

    Prospective EU applicants should note the UK Governments announcement of 11 Oct 2016 that EU students applying for a place at an English university or further education institution in the 2017-18 academic year will continue to be eligible for student loans and grants - and will be for the duration of their course.

    Career Development

    We offer a rich career development programme to our students. Find out how we support our current students and alumni to develop their careers.

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    Museum Studies
    University of Leicester
    Museum Studies Building
    19 University Road
    Leicester LE1 7RF

    Tel: +44 (0)116 252 3963
    museum.studies@le.ac.uk

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    Four Year Graduate Research Assistantship available for Oct 2018

    Graduate Research Assistantships allow you to fund your PhD study through part-time research work with the University.

    Closing date for applications

    30th April 2018

    Scholarships Available

    Following the success of last year's scheme, we once again have two Open Scholarships and four 'Diversity Scholarships' available for applicants wishing to commence their studies in Autumn 2018. Each scholarship is worth £3,000, which will be awarded as a fee discount. The deadline for applications is 30th June 2018.

    Athena Swan Bronze