Newcastle University

School of Arts and Cultures

Cultural and Heritage Studies


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD, MLitt; ;MPhil

Format: Campus

Program Description:

We welcome research applications across a wide range of topics. For example, previously research students have investigated: performance indicators in museums; the significance of museums and heritage to the promotion of cultural identity; community museology in Scotland; art and the visually impaired; intellectual and physical access to museums and gallery resources; restitution of cultural property in Korea; and science and technology museums in Greece. Current student research topics include: 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; and the management and interpretation of archaeological sites in Turkey.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in writing, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or 577 (paper-based), or equivalent. INTO Newcastle University can provide extra tuition to help you meet our English language requirements.
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