Curatorial Studies

Robert Gordon University


The MA programme provides a series of connected learning experiences, which are delivered through four modules. The Curatorial Studies pathway within the Programme enables you to develop the skills, critical understanding and specialist knowledge required to follow a rewarding career as an independent curator or to work within a related creative sector.

This pathway provides a tailored learning environment that encourages and supports your creative development, independence in creativity, imagination and ideas. You will gain an understanding of new interdisciplinary practices, conceptual skills and of the debates informing Curatorial Art & Design practices. The course is suitable if you have an undergraduate honours degree in Fine Art or Design, or if you want to develop your career and specialist academic knowledge in this discipline based on prior professional experience.

You can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Curatorial Studies.

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Curatorial Studies.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or above in a relevant subject.
Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Gray's School of Art

SCQF Level