University of Glasgow Courses
Work Placements and Dissertation Projects for MLitt and MSc programmes in the College of Arts:
MSc Museum Studies (Information Studies) / MLitt Technical Art History
Some examples of projects:
- Medals in The Hunterian's First Catalogue, Yuki Maeno, MSc Museum Studies, 2013
- Medici Medals, Sean Kelly, MSc Museum Studies, 2014
- Historic Bird Egg Collections, Adam Hotson, MSc (Pending) Museum Studies, 2015. Student Project Summary - Egg Collection
- Materials for MUSE guided tours, Antonine Wall & Science History Highlights, Grace Hepworth & Katerina Nanou,MSc Museum Studies, 2012 and 2014.
MLitt History of Collecting ( Art History)
MLitt Mackintosh, Glasgow and International Art Nouveau (Art History)
MLitt Making and Meaning: Approaches in Technical Art History (Art History)
MLitt Dress and Textile Histories (Art History)
MLitt Material Culture and Artefact Studies (Archaeology)
MSc Museum Education
MSc/PgD Biodiversity Measurement and Informatics (College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences)
University of Glasgow staff interested in additional opportunities for credit-bearing work placements should contact The Hunterian's Student Engagement Officer, Ruth Fletcher. Ruth.Fletcher@Glasgow.ac.uk
MA Hons and BSc
The Hunterian contributes sessions to, or provides resources for the following degree courses (this is not an exhaustive list as new connections are fequently being made):
MA Hons Classics: Level 1 Latin course (Epigraphy)
MA Hons Archaeology
MA Scottish History, Art, Culture and Patronage in Renaissance Scotland, 1406-1603
MA History of Art, Junior Honours
BSc Earth Sciences Level 1 (fieldwork)
BSc Earth Sciences Level 2 (fieldwork)
BSc Earth Sciences Level 4 (supervision of laboratory projects using museum objects)
MSc Information Management & Preservation (Digital)/(Archives & Records Management)
Images: Hunterian Exhibition Development Course, 2014.
Joe Wilson, MSc Mus Studs 2014, delivers MUSE tour for 2015 recruits.
Having first been piloted with the Arts College Graduate School in 2011-12, the Hunterian Associates Programme is now well established as our primary public engagement programme for postgraduate researchers from all disciplines.
Through this innovative programme PGR students apply to join us as ‘Hunterian Associates’ with a view to contributing and participating in our public programme. Students propose and develop object-centred or themed studies relating to their individual research interests, drawing inspiration from the University's collections (including The Hunterian and the univeristy's Archives and Special Collections services). their projects involve in a range of public engagement activities, from gallery and outreach events to web pages and blogs.
Short Courses Programme
The Hunterian contributes content and provides access to collections in support of the following course programmes:
The Hunterian also hosts a programme of day events for the University of Glasgow's Short Courses programme in association with its public programme and special exhibitions. Visit the Short Courses website for details.
Short Courses also offers a range of courses for adults on a range of subjects. Request Short Courses brochure.