Centre for Cultural Research (PCCR)

Museum Studies
Certificate Short-term Course

  • Course Duration:

    45 hours

  • Course Mode:


Course Overview

This course is designed to explore the history of museums and their role in society, as well as the activities they engage in, including curating, preservation, public programming, and education. And it is interdisciplinary to suit the development of museum studies in a complex twenty first century context.

Course Outcomes

This course goal is to create a critical mental framework which will make it possible for students to engage and understanding of Museum and Museum as discourse. Thus, this course will help academicians, students, professionals and even lay persons all of who have an interest in museum and museum studies.


Total Credit – 3 Course Duration – 45 hours
  1. Concept and Definition of Museum
  2. Concept and Definition of Museology
  3. History and Development of Museum
  1. Based on administrative set up
  2. Based on nature & scope of collection
  1. Collection management
  2. Exhibition / Display management
  3. Preventive and Curative conservation management
  4. Ethics of Education in museum
  5. Publication policies
  6. Documentation process of artifacts
  1. Tourism & museum
  2. Museum & heritages
  3. Humanities & museum
  1. Museum Association (UK)
  2. Museums Association of India
  3. Kamrupa Anusandhan Samiti
  4. Bengal Asiatic Society
  5. ICOM
  7. IASC
  8. Museum Information Centre, etc.
  1.  Ghosh Deva Prasad, Studies in Museum and Museology in India, Indian Publications, 1968
  2. Bedekar Vasant Hari , New Museology for India, National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation, and Museology, 1995
  3. Punja Shobita , An illustrated guide to museums of India, Guidebook Company, Hong Kong, 1990
      • Assignments
      • MCQ Tests
      • Classroom contribution
  • INR 4,700

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