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AT5044: MUSEUM PRACTICE (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

'Museum Practice' examines some of the key issues facing museums today and how they are responding. The course will consider critically professional practices of collections management, care and documentation, examining the social, political and ethical issues within which they operate. The course is taught by a team of academic and professional staff, with class meetings held in the University's museums, including display areas, conservation laboratory and reserve collections.

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?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

'Museum Practice' examines some of the key issues facing museums today and how they are responding. The course will consider critically professional practices of collections management, care and documentation, examining the social, political and ethical issues within which they operate. The course is taught by a team of academic and professional staff, with class meetings held in the University's museums, including display areas, conservation laboratory and reserve collections. The course provides a foundation for learning about how museums operate today.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Report (100%).

Resit: one report 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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