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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.

The Museum Studies MA is designed primarily for those that wish to take part in the museum profession or else pursue PhD studies on museological topics. It gives a balance of practice and philosophy for pupils from a broad range of academic backgrounds and cultures.

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Kingston University London

If you are a graduate or industry professional who would like to develop your career or create your own business in the museums and galleries sector, this course is ideal ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Museums and Galleries & the Creative Economy MA

If you are a graduate or industry professional who would like to develop your career or create your own business in the museums and galleries sector, this course is ideal. It teaches creative people the business development, collaborative and entrepreneurial skills to take dreams and good ideas and turn them into a reality.

What will you study?

You will explore creativity and how to manage it – not only in the museum's sector but also across a wide range of the creative industries.

This MA is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical. You will learn to think in 3D and analyse the current business and creative landscapes. When you leave the course, you will be able to both curate and advertise museum exhibits, and get your ideas off the ground.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
UCL Qatar

The Museum and Gallery Practice MA at UCL Qatar aims at educating museum and gallery professionals in collections curation and interpretation, following a practice based ... [+]

Museum and Gallery Practice MA

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Full-time 1 year Part-time 2 years

OVERVIEW

This MA at UCL Qatar equips students with the necessary theoretical and practical skills to assume a career as a leading museum professional within Qatar, the wider Gulf region or further afield.

The program introduces the theories and practices of museology, emphasizing their significance and relevance in the Gulf region and beyond. Key areas of museum studies to be taught include collections management, museum, gallery and site management, exhibition development, contemporary art debates, visual studies, education and emerging digital technologies. Students will develop critical thinking skills and core skills such as documentation and interpretation.... [-]

Qatar Doha
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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SOAS University of London

This programme is perfect if you wish to pursue a career in the museum, heritage and arts sectors with a focus on non-Western art and culture, and both tangible and intan ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

This programme is perfect if you wish to pursue a career in the museum, heritage and arts sectors with a focus on non-Western art and culture, and both tangible and intangible heritage.

It will also suit practising museum and heritage professionals who are interested in strengthening their knowledge of contemporary debates in critical museology, critical heritage studies and material culture studies. With its interdisciplinary focus, it will suit students interested in broadening their expertise across anthropology, art history and archaeology. Additionally, it provides an excellent postgraduate foundation for students interested in pursuing PhD research concerned with museums, heritage, and material/visual culture in Asian, African, Middle Eastern and transnational/transcultural contexts.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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University of Westminster

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 ... [+]

Course summary 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. Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law

The MA in International Heritage Management is a well-established and respected programme based on a unique partnership between a leading research University and one of t ... [+]

The MA in International Heritage Management is a well-established and respected programme based on a unique partnership between a leading research University and one of the largest independent museums in the UK, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust.

The programme offers you the opportunity to engage with a rich and diverse international research community-based at the University and researching many aspects of heritage and its management across the world, and the practical experience of the Museum Trust in running heritage attractions. Through a combination of lectures provided by experts in their field and a programme of study visits, you engage with diverse aspects of heritage management and research approaches that will enable you to progress in the sector.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2020
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The Johns Hopkins MA in Museum Studies offers a perspective on the theory and practice of museums in a changing technological, social and political environment. Geared fo ... [+]

The Johns Hopkins MA in Museum Studies offers a perspective on the theory and practice of museums in a changing technological, social and political environment. Geared for current and future museum professionals, it emphasizes technology’s critical role in today’s museum. It also examines new models of education, exhibition, and business strategies while exploring the role of the museum as an agent of social change.

We welcome students from around the world interested in all types of museums including history, technology, science, art, special topic or themed museums, historic sites, national parks and zoos as well as those interested in exhibitions for corporations, government agencies and private organizations.... [-]

USA Washington
January 2020
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
Bath Spa University

Combine placements and projects with robust conceptual thinking through this dynamic MA course. ... [+]

Combine placements and projects with robust conceptual thinking through this dynamic MA course.

Developed and taught by leading heritage practitioners.

A chance to build expertise in areas that most interest you.

Opportunities to work in partnership with major heritage organisations, specialists and researchers.

The physical remains of our past – buildings, landscapes, city streets, archives, artefacts and archaeological sites – and the intangible associations of tradition, language and memory continue to shape our lives. However, the ways we understand and manage "heritage" are changing rapidly.

We’ll challenge you to think about what heritage means, help you to set heritage management in its social, political and economic context, and give you the chance to apply your understanding through a range of research and practice-based projects with our regional, national and international partners.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of Lincoln

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 Course

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Lincoln
August 2020
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus