MA Arts and Heritage

Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Program Description

MA Arts and Heritage

Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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What is the societal and academic significance of 'art', 'heritage' and 'culture'? Why do we value certain works of art,heritageor cultural practices and not others? How do different ways of interpreting and presenting the arts and cultural heritage affectour ideas aboutthe past, present and future? If you areinterested in finding the answers to questions likethese, and you have a passion for art and cultural heritage, the master’s programme Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education might be theright choice for you.

In this programme, which you can choose to follow inEnglish orDutch,you will develop theacademic and professional knowledge and skills you willneed to become a policy maker, art manager, museum curator or educator. This internationally-oriented programme approaches art and cultural heritage from different perspectives. You will also have plenty of opportunitiesto concentrate on your specific areas of interest.

Why this programme?
The master’s programme in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education examines the concepts of ‘heritage’ and ‘art’ as expressions of both past and present culture. You will develop insights into these key concepts and how their meaning has changed throughout history. You willevaluate and debate issues related to appreciation, interpretation, use, management and policy. The programme will also teach you academic skills andprofessional skills in the practical organisation and development of artistic projects in the context ofcultural management.

What will you learn?
You will study the time-, place- and group-dependent definitions of art, culture and cultural heritage, and you will learn how these differences translate into different cultural practices. You will also gain a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of cultural policy, conservation, management, marketing, interpretation, presentation and education in arts and heritage.

During the programme, you will gain insights into different scientific approaches to these cultural practices and you will be familiarised with the most important theories, concepts and research methods from art history, history, museology, cultural sociology and the economics of arts and culture.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 8, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
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Information
Deadline
June 1, 2018
*Non-EU Applicants - 1 May 2018 / EU Applicants - 1 June 2018
Locations
Netherlands - Maastricht
Start date: Sept. 2018
Application deadline June 1, 2018
*Non-EU Applicants - 1 May 2018 / EU Applicants - 1 June 2018
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 2018
Netherlands - Maastricht
Application deadline June 1, 2018
*Non-EU Applicants - 1 May 2018 / EU Applicants - 1 June 2018
End date Request Info
Price 2,060 EUR/year (EEA); 13,000 EUR/year (Non-EEA)