MA in Arts and Culture

University of Groningen

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MA in Arts and Culture

University of Groningen

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Do you want to know more about the history and social context of art? Are you interested in architecture, urban design or cultural landscapes? Then this master's program is for you.

Within this one-year master's program you can choose from five tracks.

In the Art History track, you study the history and practice of old and modern visual art. You learn to analyze and interpret artworks. You will also study art criticism and theory and learn about scientific research in the field of art history.

The track Conservator's program in Art History offers you the opportunity not only to get a thorough insight into the museum world but also to work temporarily in an important museum in the Netherlands or Belgium. The Curator's training is a one-year master's track, with the possibility of a half-year internship.

The English language track Arts, Culture and Media studies the role of art in society. You get insight in arts education and in the organization of the art world. You learn to analyze art and do research into the economic, social and technical context of the arts.

History of Architecture and Town Planning focuses on the history and social role of architecture and urban planning. You pay a lot of attention to the architecture and urban development of the nineteenth and twentieth century and their social, cultural and economic context.

In the Landscape history track, you study the structure, origin and meaning of the Dutch and European cultural landscape. You learn to actively use the knowledge you develop for spatial planning, heritage care and landscape management.

Program options

  • Architecture-
  • Art history (track)

Do you want to be prepared for a career in the world of the Visual Arts? The Master Program in Art History offers the knowledge and expertise that you need.

The one-year Master Program in Art History offers courses in Western art from the late Middle Ages to the present. The program is committed to historical as well as theoretical depth. Students are also trained in their post-graduate career prospects. We offer internships in major museums throughout the Netherlands and abroad, as an excursion to a major European metropolis.

  • Conservator training Art History (track)
  • Landscape history (track)
  • Arts, Culture and Media (track)
  • Master's Honors Program (honors program). (The Master's Honors Program was developed especially for students who want to get more from their studies).

It is a program worth 15 ECTS that is followed in addition to the standard Master's program. It is a one-year interdisciplinary program that is designed to introduce students to various aspects of leadership.

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If you have chosen Art History, you can work anywhere art and visual culture are central. With the track Arts, Culture and Media you can hold positions in the organization of the art world. If you have done Architecture and Urbanism, you can find work in spatial planning and cultural heritage. After the track Landscape History you can use your knowledge in spatial planning processes and nature and landscape management.

This school offers programs in:
  • Dutch


Last updated October 31, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
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12 months
Full time
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2,083 EUR
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Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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