Online Certificate Course on Museum Studies

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Online Certificate Course on Museum Studies, a collaborative effort between Kolkata Centre for Creativity and the Centre for Studies in Museology, University of Jammu. This comprehensive program caters to individuals fascinated by the realms of museums and heritage, providing an immersive, hands-on learning experience.

Course Highlights:
This innovative three-month program is designed for both freshers and in-service professionals, aiming to equip participants with the knowledge and skills essential for steering the future of museums, cultural centers, and archives. The course delves into not only the theoretical foundations of museology but also focuses extensively on practical aspects, ensuring participants are well-versed in documenting cultural objects, curating exhibitions, and conserving cultural properties.

Key Learning Areas:
1. Cultural and Natural Heritage Identification: Proper identification of both cultural and natural heritage objects.
2. Acquisition Methods: Understanding proper collection methods for cultural centers.
3. Documentation: Proficient documentation of tangible, Intangible, and Natural Heritage objects.
4. Conservation Techniques: Application of preventive and curative conservation methods for heritage object protection.
5. Exhibition Planning: Preparation of exhibition plans using cutting-edge technology and innovative tools.
6. Museum Management: Making museums more appropriate and effective through comprehensive training.
7. Cultural Tourism: Transforming museums and cultural centers into destinations for cultural tourism.
8. Community Involvement: Utilizing museums and cultural organizations as resource centers for local communities.

How to Apply:
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Send the filled application form and required documents to mousruti.kcc@akst.org.in.
Course fee: Indian students pay a course fee of INR 5,000.
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International students can request bank details by emailing kcc@akst.org.in

Program Essentials:
• Name of the Programme: Certificate Course on Museum Studies
• Duration: Three months
• Mode of Class: Online – Zoom Platform
• Eligibility: Graduation/Post Graduation in any discipline
• Number of Seats: 50 (First-come, first-served basis)
• Medium of Instruction: English
• Study Materials: Will be provided by resource persons; no class recordings will be distributed.
• Attendance requirement: A minimum of 75% is required for examination eligibility.
• Evaluation System: University-conducted examination with a two-tier evaluation system including an assessment and an assignment totaling 100 marks.

Certificate Issuance: The certificate will be jointly issued by Kolkata Centre for Creativity and Centre for Studies in Museology, University of Jammu on successful completion.

Grading Scale:

A+ (Excellent)                             Above 90%
A (Very Good)                             80- 89%
B+ (Good)                                    70- 79%
B (Above average)                     60-69%
C (Average)                                 50-59%
P (Pass)                                          40-49%
F (Fail)                                            Below 40
Ab (Absent)

Important Dates:
Last Application Submission: 2nd March, 2024
Course Starts: 9th March, 2024
Course Ends: May 2024
Class Days: Twice a week (Saturday and Sunday)

Call us at +919674140905 (between 10:00 – 19:00 hrs IST) or email us at kcc@akst.org.in