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AT5045: REVIEWING MUSEUMS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 09 Feb 2017 14:45


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
  • Mr 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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

Exhibition review (100%).

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

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

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

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