University of Aberdeen: Art and Business (MLitt)

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
Telephone +44 (0) 1224 272090
Study type Taught


The MLitt will appeal to you if you wish to embark on a career in art and heritage business. The programme is designed for you if you have a background in either history of art or business. If you have no academic background in either subject you will need to provide clear evidence of life experience to equip you for this programme. You are not expected to have knowledge of both disciplines prior to entry.

The taught MLitt in Art and Business is designed around the excellent resources available at the University of Aberdeen. Through the study of both art in situ and contemporary business theory and practice, you will gain first hand experience of the art and heritage market place. Options provide training in art history, as well as legal and business methods. The programme is delivered as a collaboration between leading commercial professionals and academics. The core business skills are taught in the Business School, alongside an international cohort of MBA students.

3 course options

Qualification MLitt
Level SCQF Level 11
Entry requirements

Candidates must normally have an Honours degree to at least 2.1 standard in an appropriate discipline or equivalent qualifications (normally a 3.0 GPA in North America). Equivalent professional experience may be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require proof of English language proficiency.


Assessment is based on written work (essays /exams) and moderated according to university standards. Oral presentation skills are developed.


Art and Business; Business economics; accounting and finance for managers; marketing communications; business model innovation and the leadership challenge; cultural property issues: law, art and museums.

Location King's Campus
King's College
AB24 3FX


Channel Islands 6300 GBP for Whole course
International 15000 GBP for Whole course
EU 6300 GBP for Whole course
Scotland 6300 GBP for Whole course
England 6300 GBP for Whole course
Wales 6300 GBP for Whole course
Northern Ireland 6300 GBP for Whole course

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