MScs in Art Studies

Compare 24 Master of Science Programs in Art Studies

Art Studies

The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

The Arts refers to any field of study that involves more creative thinking as opposed to scientific, mathematical thinking. Many arts programs are focused on literature, while others involve practicing the fine arts like painting or music.

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Master of Science in Game Design

Full Sail University
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 USA Winter Park

The program’s specialized courses focus on core concepts in teamwork, project development, design and prototyping, and usability, as well as a grounding in different types of software. [+]

Video games allow us to access experiences that would otherwise exceed our grasp, providing players with the opportunity to explore other worlds and lead unfathomable lives. Teams made up of producers, designers, artists, programmers, and quality assurance experts all work together to create these compelling games for diverse audiences.

The Game Design master of science program prepares you for a specialized role in the gaming industry by teaching the skills needed to contribute to multidisciplinary development teams. The coursework focuses on user experience research, production, and design – culminating with a game capstone experience. You’ll choose a track that allows you to focus on your chosen area of expertise, whether that’s working as a user experience researcher, producer, or game designer to create and publish games, or specialize in a genre or industry niche to evaluate and enhance existing real-world products.... [-]


MSc in Games

IT University of Copenhagen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Copenhagen

The two-year MSc programme in Games provides you with technical and social science knowledge on how computer games work, how they are designed and how they have a social impact on us. [+]

MSc in Games

The two-year MSc programme in Games provides you with technical and social science knowledge on how computer games work, how they are designed and how they have a social impact on us. You will work with some of the world’s leading games researchers, and you will have the opportunity to become a computer games expert yourself.

The ProgrammeComputer games can be a form of communication, a learning tool, a means of social interaction and a rehabilitation aid. The Games programme will give you insight into the medium and you will have the opportunity to create the computer games of the future yourself.The MSc in Games deals with computer games both on a theoretical and a practical level. You will study the cultural significance of computer games, how to contribute to the development of a computer game and how to adapt the commercial potential of games to other communication and media domains.The programme has an international perspective and is therefore taught in English.... [-]


MSc Arts & Cultural Management

Burgundy School of Business
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Dijon

The MSc Arts & cultural management is an English-taught postgraduate program that aims is to train future arts and cultural managers, who will be able to work in the dynamic and market of cultural and creative industries, both at a national and international level. [+]

MSc in Arts & Cultural Management PRESENTATION

The MSc Arts & cultural management is an English-taught postgraduate program that aims is to train future arts and cultural managers, who will be able to work in the dynamic and market of cultural and creative industries, both at a national and international level.

SPECIAL FOCUS ON:

Cultural entrepreneurship Arts marketing Digitization & creative industries Cultural project engineering (hands-on experience in the organization of a cultural event or project) THE PROGRAM 1 Field trip in a European capital city: study visits and conferences, with cultural policy makers and practitioners The organization of a cultural event or the development of a cultural project (cultural project engineering) The development and the presentation of a « cultural diary » by student Entrepreneurship in cultural and creative industries CAREER OPPORTUNITIES ... [-]

Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

Want a program with true pedigree? Try the Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites, run by the RLICC (Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation), founded by Raymond Lemaire. The RLICC has more than 40 years of experience in training, research and consulting in the field of preservation of constructed heritage. Its advanced international and interdisciplinary study program in the conservation and restoration of historic monuments and sites is a three-semester program. [+]

Want a program with true pedigree? Try the Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites, run by the RLICC (Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation), founded by Raymond Lemaire. The RLICC has more than 40 years of experience in training, research and consulting in the field of preservation of constructed heritage. Its advanced international and interdisciplinary study program in the conservation and restoration of historic monuments and sites is a three-semester program.

What is the Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites about?

This three-semester program is organized jointly by the Department of Architecture and the Department of Civil Engineering.

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MSc in Conservation and Restoration of Historical Structures and Monuments

Frederick University
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia Limassol + 2 more

The aim of the programme is to fully instruct students not only in the theories of the deontology and methodology concerning the protection and restoration of historical buildings but also in the practices regarding materials and technologies, which are nowadays internationally applied in restoration projects. [+]

The aim of the Department Recognising the imperative need for specialising scientists in undertaking responsibly and methodically the preservation, protection and promotion of the unique monumental wealth of Cyprus, Frederick University offers a Postgraduate Programme which aims at educating scientists of different specialisations in this field. This is a highly concise and practical programme geared towards providing the state-of-the-art skills necessary for immediate entering or re-entering practice at the highest level.

The aim of the programme is to fully instruct students not only in the theories of the deontology and methodology concerning the protection and restoration of historical buildings but also in the practices regarding materials and technologies, which are nowadays internationally applied in restoration projects. The programme also aims to provide further technical knowledge in the area of conservation and restoration of historical structures and monuments and it is intended to provide the educational platform to encourage the development of competent, confident and inquisitive postgraduates who are able to link restoration and conservation theory with practice.... [-]


MSc in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity

Goldsmiths, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics, and Creativity is the first postgraduate programme in the world for the scientific study of aesthetics and creativity. [+]

The MSc in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics, and Creativity is the first postgraduate programme in the world for the scientific study of aesthetics and creativity.

At the intersection of the arts and the sciences, the programme introduces you to the psychology and the cognitive neuroscience of how humans generate new ideas, how we appreciate beauty, and how we form preferences.

Aesthetic and creative decisions are relevant in the visual and the performing arts, and in many applied and commercial contexts, ranging from clinical interventions to curating exhibitions, from dance choreography to marketing and advertising. Based in the Department of Psychology, in collaboration with Computing, Media and Communications and the Institute of Management Studies, the course builds critical knowledge, research and communication skills across the arts and the sciences, centred around two key topics: the psychological and brain mechanisms of making (Creativity) and appreciating (Neuroaesthetics) art. Conducting a research project with an interdisciplinary focus will prepare you for a research career in aesthetic or creative science, working in the creative industry, or to develop your artistic practice.... [-]


MSc in Imaging Art and Science

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

The MSc in Imaging Art and Science is part of a dual pathway MA/MSc programme in Imaging Art and Science. The MA/MSc in Imaging Art and Science is a unique programme in Imaging, designed to equip students with advanced skills in areas relating to image conception, formation, capture, analysis, evaluation and visualisation from the perspectives of art, science and technology. [+]

The MSc in Imaging Art and Science is part of a dual pathway MA/MSc programme in Imaging Art and Science

The MA/MSc in Imaging Art and Science is a unique programme in Imaging, designed to equip students with advanced skills in areas relating to image conception, formation, capture, analysis, evaluation and visualisation from the perspectives of art, science and technology.

The University of Westminster was the first institution in the UK to provide academic degrees in Photography, Imaging Science and Technology and has produced world leaders in the fields of Image Science, Imaging Technologies, Photographic Arts and Photographic Theory.

The MA/MSc in Imaging Art and Science is a cross-disciplinary programme built on our experience and proficiency in these fields, run in collaboration by the Westminster School of Media Arts & Design and the Faculty of Science & Technology. It provides cutting-edge education, supported by external links to creative and scientific industries.... [-]


Master's Degree in Arts and Culture Management

Rome Business School
Online Campus Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Italy Rome + 1 more

Join the most international business school in Europe! - 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. [+]

Training of excellence, internships, career service, international networking and many others benefits for your professional and personal development. Teaching formulas for every demand.

Starting date: each year, in March and October.

Rome Business School's Master in Arts and Cultural Management is aimed at providing students with excellent skills and competencies to understand and manage cultural programs, departments, and events including the ability to develop successful marketing and communications strategies for this very specific field of arts and culture in the global industry.

Contents Managing Arts and Culture in the Global Era Being a cultural manager Events Production and Organization as a promotion of the cultural heritage Marketing, Communications and Fundraising for Arts and Culture Creation of cultural companies Project Management for cultural organizations Business Planning Human Resource Management Art Galleries and Museums Management Publishing industry management Audio-visual industry management Performing arts management Music Production & Artist Management Theatre and show business management Web Series Management Cultural Event Management Learning options and tuition fees ... [-]

M.Sc. in Digital Games

University of Malta
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Malta Valletta

The MSc in Digital Games brings together students from many backgrounds to create innovative and exciting digital games. Students are encouraged to explore their personal approach to game creation by combining their game design education with either critical analysis or technology specializations. [+]

The MSc in Digital Games brings together students from many backgrounds to create innovative and exciting digital games.

Students are encouraged to explore their personal approach to game creation by combining their game design education with either critical analysis or technology specializations. In all cases, students fully engage with the processes of game design and creation, as well as logistical concerns such as project and business management. The degree culminates in producing a completely developed digital game or a theory-based dissertation.

The programme is taught by experts from a variety of fields, providing students with diverse perspectives on game creation and criticism. As digital games continue to evolve, the programme will also expand to provide the skills and knowledge needed in industry, independent development, and academic games research.... [-]


MSc/PG Dip in Architectural Design for the Conservation of Built Heritage

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 5 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The course is a platform for collaboration with both practice and research partners, architectural critique, discussion, and debate. All full-time students take instructional classes and a design project in the first two semesters. MSc students then complete a dissertation project. [+]

Why this course?

Architectural conservation - the action of conserving built heritage while maintaining its values - is practiced differently across the world; sometimes not at all due to cultural and economic constraints.

It is an emerging area of work which requires special training and knowledge to deal with its multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary nature. It also requires the development of a critical approach to the analysis and design of the intervention, informed by the shared international principles and the specific nature and context of the historic building to be conserved.

We need to attract new talent to the field of architectural conservation. To work with historic buildings is an enriching experience, which combines the creative aspects of designing a new building with the in-depth research required to understand in full the building and its context. Working with historic buildings is also a great training to improve the design of new buildings, as you learn a great deal about the importance of design ideas, innovation, durability, and care. It is also a very sociable work, interacting with a variety of people from all backgrounds, joining forces in helping current generations to enjoy historic buildings, to create community identities around them, and to transmit the buildings and their values to the future.... [-]


MSc. in Biodiversity and Conservation

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Ireland Dublin

This programme has been designed to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical grounding in the science of biological diversity and its conservation. The programme is taught in modules, and these are grouped into theoretical components, practical research skills, and modules dealing with individual desk-based and experimental research projects. [+]

This programme has been designed to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical grounding in the science of biological diversity and its conservation. The programme is taught in modules, and these are grouped into theoretical components, practical research skills, and modules dealing with individual desk-based and experimental research projects. The course is taught through a variety of methods - lectures, practical classes, field-based learning, guided reading and discussion groups and web-based methods. A variety of assessment procedures are used - essay writing, oral presentations, web-based tests, examinations and dissertations. The approach is to develop, progressively, a high degree of independent thinking and academic excellence in students completing the course.... [-]


MSc in Web Design and Development

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 28 more

This programme studies in depth the principles of Web Design and imparts all necessary skills and knowledge needed to create successful, professional web designers and developers. Students learn how to design and develop high-quality websites, which are user-friendly, efficient and attractive. [+]

This programme studies in depth the principles of Web Design and imparts all necessary skills and knowledge needed to create successful, professional web designers and developers. Students learn how to design and develop high-quality websites, which are user-friendly, efficient and attractive.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning.

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree. Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry. HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry. English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English). Updated CV. One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business). Personal Statement (minimum 500 words). Copy of passport or ID. Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module UU-MWD-500 Design for Web Content UU-MWD-510 Content Management UU-MWD-520 Applied Art for the Web UU-MWD-630 User Experience Design UU-MWD-640 Social Media and SEO UU-MWD-650 Programming and Scripting UU-MWD-760 Cyber Security UU-MWD-770 Web Technologies UU-MWD-780 Project [-]

Master of Science in Game Design and Development

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester

The master of science in game design and development defines a program of study that allows students to explore the entertainment technology landscape, along with other related areas of software development. [+]

The master of science degree in game design and development allows students to explore the entertainment technology landscape, along with other related areas of software development. The program has its technical roots in the computing and information science disciplines, while simultaneously covering the breadth of the game development field through coursework in topics such as computer graphics design, human-computer interaction, interactive narrative, and game design. The degree is specifically for students who aspire to careers within the professional games industry or a related field such as simulation, edutainment, or visualization.This is a two-year, on-campus, cohort-based program in which students are admitted through a portfolio review process. Upon completion of their coursework, students form development teams that construct a working game engine and software title as the program capstone experience. This requirement includes both individual and group expectations. The capstone culminates in a private defense before program faculty, as well as a public exhibition. Combined, these requirements provide a unique and comprehensive educational experience for individuals who aspire to a career in the game development industry. Admission requirementsTo be considered for admission to the MS in game design and development, candidates must:... [-]


Master in Game and Media Technology

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

The Master’s programme in Game and Media Technology focuses on the technological aspects of gaming and multimedia in the context of computer science. Curious about this programme? [+]

Get Ready To Join A Booming Industry

Gaming and multimedia have assumed an important place in our society, giving rise to a booming industry with turnovers exceeding those of the movie industry and generating leaps in computer software and hardware development. The Master’s programme in Game and Media Technology focuses on the technological aspects of gaming and multimedia in the context of computer science. In the research programme of gaming and simulation, you will explore:

Modelling virtual worlds Creating character animation and behavior Generating effective scenarios Building multi-sensory interfaces Drama, Style and Emotions

It also incorporates such aspects as drama, style, and emotions, with a focus on the technical aspects. Simulating the physics, biology, and psychology of the real world and bringing it to life in multi-sensory simulations are major challenges you will explore in our dynamic programme. New types of games and hardware reach the market regularly. Moreover, there is increasing recognition of the value of games as an educational tool and the integration of multimedia tools into everyday life is continuing. This creates fertile grounds for those with an advanced degree in the area of Game and Media Technology.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Internet and Game Studies, M.Sc.

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

Creating a playful future. This master program provides an in-depth view of the fundamental character and development of games and Internet. [+]

Apply between 4 December 2018 and 23 January 2019

Degree: Master of Science Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS Start date: August 2018 Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 12 000 € / year

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This master program provides an in-depth view of the fundamental character and development of games and Internet. Games have grown into an important form of culture and human interaction, expanding from entertainment to other areas of life. Internet and social media form an increasingly vital part of communication, social life, and distribution of media and services. The program is particularly targeted at the questions of analysis, design and application of online services and digital games from user- and culturally focused perspectives. The program directs you to develop academic skills like critical thinking, scientific writing and carrying out research projects while encouraging active and comprehensive involvement with the practical processes and phenomena related to games and Internet.... [-]