Placement (Art History & Museum Curating) (824V4)

60 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Summer teaching

This placement offers you the chance to put the practical and conceptual skills learnt throughout the programme into practice. You will be assigned a placement at a museum or gallery, in discussion with your tutors, where you will work for a minimum of 120 hours between the end of the spring term and the end of August.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 600 hours of work. This breaks down into about 120 hours of contact time and about 480 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: