Heritage and Exhibition Design

Explore the development of public spaces, civic amenities and heritage sites through applied principles of exhibition and display.

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Key Facts

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Degree

MA (Hons) Heritage and Exhibition Design

Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway (1 term) + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

June

Degree Overview

You will develop a portfolio of work that reflects 21st century Heritage & Exhibition Design. Across three trimesters, you will develop key skills in design for visitor experience and a critical knowledge of museum and heritage sites through applied principles of exhibition design, immersive narrative environments and experiential design.

You will be introduced to design for museums, heritage trails and blended interpretation, and learn how to design for provocative, playful and immersive educational experiences through applied and live projects.

You will develop collaborative partnerships within Scotland’s heritage sector to master skills and sensitivity to complex and difficult histories.

Click here to visit the university website for more detailed course and module information

 

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

How you’ll be taught during your degree

The programme uses practice-based learning, workshops, seminars, lectures, guest speakers and supported on-line learning in which core knowledge and understanding of design are developed and assessed in tandem with their specific application to your own individual projects.

Degree Assessments

Assessment is through studio modules where practice-based student output is collated as a portfolio presentation.

Why Study this Degree

Study in Edinburgh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees 2024-2025
International stage One (IS1) £14,595 – £16,595
International Stage Two (IS2) £15,195 – £15,595
Pre-Masters (International Incorporated Masters – IIM) £8,995 – £12,095
Please note: There is an additional £210 administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at Edinburgh Napier University.

Scholarships

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Undergraduate 2024-25
Biosciences……………………£3,000 per year
Business …………………….. £3,000 per year
Digital Media ……………… £3,000 per year
Engineering ……………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………….£3,000 per year
Mass Communications…£3,000 per year

* except BA (Hons) Business Management

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Postgraduate 2024-25
Arts & Creative Industries….. £3,0000 per year
Business ………………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………. £3,000 per year
Healthcare ………………. £3,000 per year

* except MSc International Business Management

Up to £4,000 off tuition of your pathway programme.

Please note you’ll have to apply for a pathway scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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