A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.
Arts studies incorporate the history, culture, and practice of a variety of different art forms. Examples of topic areas include sculpture, film, painting, musical instruments, theater, and photography. Programs often combine classroom learning with hands-on work.
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John Cabot University’s MA in Art History guides students toward professional mastery of the materials and methods of art history with emphasis on first-hand research in
John Cabot University’s MA in Art History guides students toward professional mastery of the materials and methods of art history with emphasis on first-hand research in the museums, monuments, and archaeological sites of Rome.
The degree can be completed in approximately fifteen months of full-time study. The program has a dual focus: the visual cultures of Rome and the Mediterranean across time, from antiquity to the present; and the acquisition of technical skills for primary research. It is the first US-accredited graduate degree program in art history based entirely in Rome.
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire busin
Established in 1971, the MA program in Visual Arts Administration was the first in the nation to focus specifically on management careers in the visual arts, in both traditional and alternative contexts. Taking into account the cultural and economic impact of the visual arts, nationally and internationally, as well as the challenges facing the arts today, the program prepares students to become leaders in a broad range of arts organizations.The Visual Arts Administration MA program addresses the whole art ecology, including the cultural environment in which art and arts organizations operate; the role of the artist in society; how artwork is documented, presented and interpreted; the structure and management of organizations that display artwork – both non-profit and for-profit; and the role of art theorists, critics, curators, and collectors. The program curriculum also considers how education in arts organizations expands knowledge and builds audiences, the increasing role of art in urban development and public spaces, and new approaches and tools for encouraging access and participation. A strong emphasis is placed on acquiring the theoretical and practical tools for fundraising, financial management, marketing, and knowledge of new media and technology in the visual arts. While the program is primarily oriented toward the non-profit segment of the field, it also offers a strong for-profit concentration.Emphasis is placed on collaboration across the visual arts administration field. The program takes advantage of its position in New York City to utilize the variety of arts organizations and professionals available through case studies, focus groups,...
Gain the key skills to work in the cultural sector, a thorough grounding in cultural policy and theory with practical management skills and work experience.
Who is it for
Gain the key skills to work in the cultural sector, a thorough grounding in cultural policy and theory with practical management skills and work experience.
Who is it for: our students range from those who come straight from an undergraduate degree to those already working in the cultural sector; full-time or part-time options enable you to study alongside work and other commitments.
Through four core modules followed by a dissertation or project, you are encouraged to explore a wide range of topics, including:
the arts funding environment
the impact of heritage and regeneration policies on regional and national identity
the role of arts engagement in education, health and prison settings
how issues of diversity are played out in museums
The MA Conservation of Cultural Heritage is a hands-on programme, taught by experts in the field, giving you the opportunity to develop a wide range of advanced conservat
The University of Lincoln aims to provide an ideal environment in which to advance your knowledge and conservation skills at postgraduate level.
You will have access to a wide variety of historic materials and can choose to focus on remedial treatment, preventive conservation or collections management.
For those already working in conservation, a blended learning option allows submission of practical projects derived from your current place of employment.
The School of History & Heritage has strong links with museums, professional bodies and agencies in the heritage field, which can provide opportunities for placements and study abroad. Please see the Features tab for more information regarding the potential costs of these placements....
This flexible course adapts to the ever-changing world of culture and the arts. It will expand your theoretical understanding and professional knowledge of arts and cultu
Experience and understand the creative economy, cultural policy and current best practice in professional arts management.
Develop professional networks with help from sector practitioners and academic experts.
Boost your employability with work-based experience in arts and cultural organisations.
Gain an understanding of arts and cultural management in an international context.
This flexible course adapts to the ever-changing world of culture and the arts. It will expand your theoretical understanding and professional knowledge of arts and cultural management, through hands-on experience and work-based learning.
We’ll give you the unique opportunity to engage with an extensive range of regional, national and international arts and cultural organisations. These cover the full range of the creative industries including dance, theatre, music, digital creativity, fine art, fashion and heritage....
Digitalisation has profoundly changed the way we create and interact with images and has posed a variety of technical, philosophic, organisational, practice-related and o
Course title: Master of Arts in Digital Arts
Course code: PMADGAFTR9
Level of qualification: Second Cycle
National Qualifications Framework level: Level 7
Duration: 3 Semesters
Mode of attendance: Full-time (by Research)
Total ECTS credits: 90
Coordinator: Vince Briffa
Delivered by: Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences
This programme of study is also offered on a part-time basis. Please consult the Registrar’s website for more information pertaining to courses offered by the University.
Digitalisation has profoundly changed the way we create and interact with images and has posed a variety of technical, philosophic, organisational, practice-related and other challenges that constantly impinge on users and producers of culture. Through the convergence of technologies, the employment of the digital medium as a tool for creative expression and communication has given rise to new paradigms within the fine arts, video, film, performance, games, design and online art fields. This phenomenon has also greatly changed the way we communicate individually and socially as well as affected heritage and cultural institutions, challenging their role in today’s society. Digitalisation has also enabled the emergence of new forms of authorship, thus broadening the concept of art and literature....
Our Master’s program was designed to meet the urgent need for art professionals who possess rigorous theoretical and research skills coupled with practical abilities and
PREPARING ARTS PROFESSIONALS FOR THE CULTURAL SECTOR OF THE FUTURE
The cultural world is in a state of rapid transformation due to technological innovation, urbanization, economic globalization, and an increasingly unpredictable sociopolitical landscape. All facets of the arts – practice, organization, leadership, societal relevance, and internationalization (in Europe and beyond) – are affected by this transformation. Utrecht University's Master of Arts and Society will prepare you to operate as a leading figure in the global arts, media, and cultural sectors of the future.
Our Master’s program is designed to meet the urgent need for arts professionals who possess rigorous theoretical and research skills coupled with practical abilities and an acute awareness of the current state of the sector at the local and global levels. As a student in this program, you will explore, for example, the dynamics and dilemmas within existing mainstream culture and its relationship with a growing number of “alternative” cultural practices, new models of creative production and industry, and the ever-increasing role of the arts in social justice....
This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engag
This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engagement with digital and making technologies is central to discovering and harnessing new thinking in design.
This course is of particular relevance to those interested in effective visual communication and developing innovative concepts and approaches in publication design, illustration, motion graphics, corporate identity, photography, design for digital media and graphic design for advertising.
1 year: full-time
2 years: part-time
Features and Benefits
Based in the heart of the School of Art, MA Design: Graphic Design and Art Direction is part of an innovative design network — a community of staff and students exploring design ideas in a discursive, cross-disciplinary studio environment. Critically informed practical designers, the group works experimentally, inspired by new insights and possibilities....
The Rome Business School’s Online Master’s Degree in Arts and Culture Management is an exclusive programme designed for motivated international participants aiming at get
Starting date: each year, in March and October
The Rome Business School’s Online Master’s Degree in Arts and Culture Management offers you training of excellence, paid internships, career service, international networking and many others benefits for your professional and personal development. Students from more than 140 countries of the world.
The Rome Business School’s Online Master’s Degree in Arts and Culture Management is an exclusive programme designed for motivated international participants aiming at getting world-class competencies and at developing a successful global career in the fields of arts and culture. Attendees will receive advanced managerial expertise, anchored in the international context, thus becoming ready to excel as modern cultural managers and innovative leaders in the field of the creative industries. This programme’s quality teaching, its international internship opportunities and its career and networking services all contribute to make this Master’s Degree the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of arts and culture management....
The Master programme in Arts and Culture at Leiden University is unique in the Netherlands for the interdisciplinary range of subjects offered and the diversity of option
The master of Arts and Culture at Leiden University is your chance to acquire a world-class, customised qualification within the field of Arts and Culture.
The Master of Arts and Culture at Leiden University is personally-tailored and offered within small scale seminars giving you a high degree of contact with lecturers and fellow students. The programme is broad, it covers arts from throughout the world and arts forms, media and disciplines from the past and the present.
Our programme enables you to learn about the influence of art on society and to analyse the effect of works of art on their environment. With these skills you will become an attractive employee for a diverse range of employers in the art field and beyond....
Winthrop University's Master of Arts in Arts Administration combines current theory, academic research and applied practice to develop effective leaders who can work with
Winthrop University's online Master of Arts in Arts Administration (M.A.A.A.) program gives you a solid toolkit for advancement in the arts. It combines current theory, academic research and applied practice to develop effective leaders who can work with skill, creative initiative and integrity in nonprofit arts environments.
Supportive: Receive one-on-one support from a dedicated faculty mentor throughout the program.
Professional: Guided by your mentor, create a professional development plan focused on leveraging what you've learned to expand and enrich your career advancement opportunities upon graduation.
Career-Focused: Receive job placement assistance from the program director and faculty and explore job opportunities through networking.
Practical: Complete a culminating capstone project with support from faculty mentors and capstone committee members.
Current: Learn from faculty who currently work in arts administration with specialized expertise in marketing, law, grant-writing, advocacy, and leadership.
Convenient: Have the option to complete your two required fieldwork courses at your current nonprofit employer or volunteer organization.
This course looks at the way that museums, galleries and other cultural institutions are changing to meet the needs of the 21st century. The MA has been designed for stud
This course looks at the way that museums, galleries and other cultural institutions are changing to meet the needs of the 21st century. The MA has been designed for students who wish to work as curators, arts organisers, museum professional and other cultural managers and who want to know in particular how these institutions face contemporary issues. It looks at the changing role of cultural provision and how agencies, festivals and flexible organisations shape, house, fund, and disseminate culture today. The course also gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the contemporary debates about working practices in cultural institutions, and the changing context in which organisations operate.
The MA Art and Design programme will cater to students who wish to develop their academic and research knowledge from within the practical disciplines and wider academic fields of Fine Art and Design.
Typically this might include teachers, aspiring artists or designers, aspiring academics, or recent graduates in Fine Art or Design who wish to further their professional practice. It will also cater for those students with first degrees outside Art & Design who wish to convert their career path by following a more theoretical route in Art and Design....
The Master of Arts in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) program provides students with training in the skills, methods, and theoretical backgrounds necessary for work as
The Master of Arts in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) program provides students with training in the skills, methods, and theoretical backgrounds necessary for work as professional archaeologists within the cultural resource management industry in Alberta and elsewhere. Graduates of this major will also be prepared to run their own companies and projects.
The program consists of 9.0 to 18.0 credit hours of graduate semester courses, a co-op program semester, and a thesis. It is based on a co-operative education model that integrates real-world work experience with classroom and research-driven learning.
The archaeological training received during the program prepares students not only for local careers but also international opportunities. Students gain transferable academic and occupational background, which can be applied in any archaeological context....
On this programme students engage with some of the most dynamic and contemporary aspects of Asian and African art, as well as issues of collection, display, representatio
Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time
On this programme, students engage with some of the most dynamic and contemporary aspects of Asian and African art, as well as issues of collection, display, representation, tourist art, and shifts between regional, national and global identities. By focusing on theoretical and methodological questions, they are equipped with the terms and approaches needed for in-depth study of contemporary art. This is combined with the study of contemporary art from a range of Asian and African contexts.
The Department of the History of Art and Archaeology contains some of the world’s leading experts in contemporary Asian and African art, whose ground-breaking research informs and is informed by their teaching. Students benefit from the unparalleled knowledge and enthusiasm of the staff. As members of the School of Arts, they profit from the insights of scholars and students working in other related fields, such as contemporary global Media, Film and Music. They can also select from modules in other departments, taking advantage of SOAS’s unrivalled expertise in, for example, the film, cinema, languages and modern history of Asia and Africa. ...