The Certificate in Gallery and Art Museum Practice is designed to provide practitioners and working professionals with the theoretical foundation as well as the practical and applied knowledge and skills required to work in galleries and museums. The Certificate will consist of 5.5 courses, comprised of 11 certificate-credit half courses. Applicants will be required to submit documented proof of relevant workplace experience in order to be considered for admission to the Certificate program.
Enrolment will be limited and competitive, and will be determined on a case by case basis by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Continuing Studies at Western. Students in the program will be required to maintain a minimum average of 70% in all courses in the Certificate in Gallery and Art Museum Practice program, with no mark lower than 60%.
All students will be admitted to the Certificate in Gallery and Art Museum Practice according to the policies and guidelines for admission to the University. Non-UWO students must first apply to The University of Western Ontario through the Ontario University Application Centre in Guelph, Ontario. In addition, prospective students must complete the application form for the Certificate in Gallery and Museum Practice provided by Continuing Studies at Western. Students who are enrolled currently at UWO are required to complete only Continuing Studies at Western application form.
Application Deadline: March 1 to be considered for admission for the Fall term.