The Diploma in Gallery and Art Museum Practice is designed to provide students with a background in visual arts with the theoretical foundation as well as the practical and applied knowledge and skills required to work in galleries and museums. The Diploma will consist of 12.5 courses, comprised of 4.5 degree-credit courses, 11 diploma-credit half courses, and 1 practicum session. Students will be required to have completed an undergraduate degree including the required degree-credit courses at a recognized university in order to be considered for admission to the Diploma program.
Enrollment 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 Diploma in Gallery and Museum Practice program, with no mark lower than 60%.
All students will be admitted to the Diploma 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. In addition, prospective students must complete the application form for the Diploma in Gallery and Museum Practice provided by Continuing Studies at Western. Application forms are availalbe through Continuing Studies at Western. Students who are enrolled at UWO currently are required to complete only The Continuing Studies at Western application form.
Application Deadline: March 1 to be considered for admission for the Fall term.