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AT5045: REVIEWING MUSEUMS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

During the course students will visit museums in Aberdeen and elsewhere in Scotland, reviewing their exhibitions and discussing with their staff the social, political and ethical issues within which they operate. The course provides a foundation for learning about how museums communicate with visitors through exhibition planning and design and the variety of social and organisational contexts which affect them.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Neil Curtis

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

'Reviewing Museums' enables students to visit museums in Aberdeen and elsewhere in Scotland, review their exhibitions and discuss with their staff the social, political and ethical issues within which they operate. The course provides a foundation for learning about how museums communicate with visitors through exhibition planning and design and the variety of social and organisational contexts which affect them.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Exhibition review (100%).

Resit: one exhibition review of 3000 words, excluding bibliography (100%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Written feedback will be given to students on summative assessments in line with the University's guidelines.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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