MScs in Art Studies

Compare 57 Master of Science Programs in Art Studies

Art Studies

For those looking to advance their education for postgraduate learning, a Master of Science (MSc) is a potential option. This type of degree is offered in many different countries around the world. They generally include both lessons and research to give students a firm grasp of their chosen field, usually in the sciences and sometimes in the social sciences.

What is an MSc in Art Studies? An MSc in Art Studies involves studying topics like economics, finance, marketing, and sponsorship, and applying them to the arts. Thorough knowledge of these topics allows students to thrive in an arts community where they can be smart about the handling and distribution of art. An MSc in Art Studies can also include studies of the visual arts and fashion. Some programs have certain admission requirements, such as requiring the applicant to have an arts major. 

This degree provides an opportunity for those that have a love of art to put their passion to practical use in a work environment. Instead of attaining general knowledge, students can zero in on information that will assist them in attaining a realistic and specific type of career. Those with an MSc in Art Studies will have an advantage when seeking competitive careers.

Cost for MSc programs varies greatly depending on the university or country in which the lessons are held. To find the cost of receiving such a degree, potential students should research and contact specific institutions.

Those with an MSc in Art Studies can expect to find a wide variety of careers including those in management, such as gallery manager, project manager, consultant, fundraiser, or curator. With this type of degree, students can also find positions teaching visual arts for primary and secondary education, or positions in departments for luxury brands.

Taking the courses online can be a great way to save time and work around schedules that require flexibility. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MSc in Web Design and Development

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined 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 State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 27 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 Print Media

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester + 1 more

The print media program provides an in-depth understanding of technical printing and imaging concepts, as well as exposure to high-level research methods. Although this program provides broad exposure to the graphic communication industry, it allows students an opportunity to specialize in a relevant technical or business area. [+]

The print media program provides an in-depth understanding of technical printing and imaging concepts, as well as exposure to high-level research methods. Although this program provides broad exposure to the graphic communication industry, it allows students an opportunity to specialize in a relevant technical or business area. The program is oriented toward individuals in technical and management positions within the printing and publishing industry, and offers flexibility in tailoring the program to meet individual needs. Recent students have focused on information technology, material science, imaging science, typography, digital archiving, variable data content, and business, depending upon interest and aptitude.... [-]


Master's Degree in Arts and Culture Management

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Part time 12 months March 2018 Italy Rome

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. [+]

EARLY BIRD: 10% DISCOUNT IF YOU ENROL BEFORE DECEMBER THE 11th!

Training of excellence, paid 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 ... [-]

MSc Urban Planning

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 China Suzhou

The programme offers participants the opportunity to develop both a theoretical understanding of the issues underlying rapid urbanisation and practical skills with which to manage discrete urban regeneration projects in practice. [+]

Overview The MSc Urban Planning programme, offered by the Department of Urban Planning and Design at XJTLU, provides you with an international grounding in urban planning that is centred on the theme of urban regeneration. China is experiencing unprecedented urbanisation in terms of the speed and nature of growth. One of the key issues for future practitioners will be how to deal with the challenge of reusing, transforming, and regenerating the existing urban fabrics of China’s megacities in order to achieve a more sustainable model of urbanisation. The programme suits students from a range of different backgrounds and it is not limited to those who have undertaken an urban planning undergraduate degree. One of the aims of the programme is to offer a multidisciplinary perspective on the issue of urban regeneration. Staff teaching on the programme offer varying expertise from a range of disciplines including urban planning and design, project management, policy design, and geography. In addition, staff offer a variety of international perspectives including those anchored in Western European, East Asian, and North American theoretical debates. Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Unique selling points The regeneration of existing urban areas will lead China's urbanisation process in the years to come. The MSc Urban Planning programme is particularly designed to help future planners comprehensively tackle urban regeneration problems in diverse contexts. The city of Suzhou, which blends history and modernity,... [-]

MSc. in Biodiversity and Conservation

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

Biodiversity is the diversity of all life on earth, and is currently being lost at an increasing rate. Biodiversity provides us with food, clothing, fuels, construction materials, medicines and a wide range of ecosystem services. We ourselves are part of the biodiversity of this planet: we must understand and conserve biodiversity to secure a sustainable future for humanity... [+]

MSc Degrees in Art Studies. Biodiversity is the diversity of all life on earth, and is currently being lost at an increasing rate. Biodiversity provides us with food, clothing, fuels, construction materials, medicines and a wide range of ecosystem services. We ourselves are part of the biodiversity of this planet: we must understand and conserve biodiversity to secure a sustainable future for humanity. This course will provide in-depth training and experience for those looking to further their career in various aspects of biodiversity and its conservation, for students wishing to pursue further post-graduate research in this area, and for professionals already working in conservation biology wishing to obtain relevant qualifications. The course will be taught through a variety of methods: lectures, practicals, field-based learning, guided reading and discussion groups and web-based methods. A variety of assessment procedures will also be adopted - essay writing, oral presentations, web-based tests, examinations and assessment of dissertations. The approach will be to develop, progressively, a high degree of independent thinking and academic excellence in students completing the course, providing a smooth transition for those entering both directly from undergraduate degrees, and for those entering the course from industry. Students will undertake an individual desk-based study where they work closely with an academic supervisor. They also undertake a three-month research project involving experimental data collection, analysis and interpretation, leading to the submission of a dissertation. A highlight of the course is the residential spring field course based in South Africa, which focuses on ecology and... [-]

MSc Programme in Urban Management and Development (UMD14)

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years October 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam + 1 more

Are you always coming up with solutions and innovations for the cities of the world? Do you think globally and act locally? Have you got what it takes to be a city changer? Our lecturers, students and alumni are excellent professionals, developing and managing urban projects and initiatives all over the world. If you want to learn the ins and outs of city management from our international expert lecturers and guest lecturers, this might be your spot! [+]

IHS offers a 12 month Master of Science in Urban Management and Development which provides a unique opportunity for both professionals and bachelor graduates to invest in enhancing their qualifications and academic development. The programme prepares participants with the knowledge and skill-set necessary to become innovative urban managers and leaders who analyse and develop cities based on in-depth understanding of urban theory and practice. Upon completion of the programme, participants receive a worldwide recognized Master of Science degree from IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Programme features Highly international study environment with participants from over 45 different nations Lecturers with long-standing international teaching and working experience in the field High profile guest lecturers from established institutions such as UN-HABITAT, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Lund University Unique training methodology of role-playing games, real-life case study analysis, class debates and on-site visits 6 different specializations offering a unique chance to tailor your study and broaden your career path Focus on linking theory to real world urban challenges and solutions developed and perfected in IHS’ almost 60 years of experience in the field Balanced learning environment of guided training and self-study Course Content The cities of today are complex with interrelated economic, social, environmental and physical challenges which need to be balanced in the ever-changing urban environment. Contemporary cities need competent urban managers with skills in action and strategic planning, policy analysis, research methods and negotiation and communication to be able to integrate their knowledge within and manage the complex urban multidisciplinary environment.... [-]

MSc in Interaction Design and Computing

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years United Kingdom London

This newly redesigned course enables graduates to be able to understand, design and develop digital solutions within the emergent digital economies. Graduates would be able to follow a flexible program of study and either plan a career in interaction design, mobile and digital solutions, data and analytics, or emergent systems or to explore the opportunities offered in London as a start-up capital. [+]

MSc Degrees in Art Studies. *Subject to approval This newly redesigned course enables graduates to be able to understand, design and develop digital solutions within the emergent digital economies. Graduates would be able to follow a flexible program of study and either plan a career in interaction design, mobile and digital solutions, data and analytics, or emergent systems or to explore the opportunities offered in London as a start-up capital. The digital sector continues to evolve and technologies, platforms, interaction paradigms and business models are increasingly requiring technical ability combined with commercial and design acumen that the course encourages. Boston Consulting Group estimated that by the end of 2016 the internet economy in the G-20 economies will be worth USD 4.2 trillion (up from USD 2.3 trillion in 2010) and that the internet contributes over 12 per cent of GDP in the United Kingdom. The mobile apps sector has revenues of more than €10 billion per annum or jobs in the order of 790.000 across the whole EU economy and continues to grow at a fast rate. Within the UK the digital sector has critical importance and reports suggest 14.4% of companies in the UK are involved in the Digital economy and some 1.46 million people are employed. More than one million jobs were advertised in 2014 showing a growth of 28% and there are suggestions that the growth forecast is around 5.4% The Business Growth Fund and Barclays published a report in March 2014 that supported the phenomenal growth... [-]

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. MA and MSc Pathways Students enroll for an MA or an MSc degree, but can potentially change pathway. The MA and MSc pathways share some common syllabus, whilst the majority of the content is distinctive to each degree, to allow for discipline specialisation to be developed within a multidisciplinary environment. Relevant areas include digital image representation and visualisation; digital imaging systems and their performance evaluation; cultural, theoretical, and historical aspects of the production and consumption of images; colour vision, measurement and management; image quality, content and aesthetics; programming for imaging. The course encourages understanding of interdisciplinary issues relating... [-]

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. [+]

ideo 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 specializing in a genre or industry niche to evaluate and enhance existing real-world products.... [-]


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 [+]

Apply between 1 December 2017 and 17 January 2018

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

Read more about Scholarships This master programme provides an in-depth view to 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 programme is particularly targeted at the questions of analysis, design and application of online services and digital games from user- and culturally focused perspectives. The programme 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.... [-]


MS Surface Imaging

Philadelphia University
Campus Full time 3 semesters August 2018 USA Southwest Center City

The Surface Imaging program at PhilaU offers a unique graduate design education by viewing anything and everything as the canvas through the utilization of a variety of printing technologies. [+]

MSc Degrees in Art Studies. M.S. in Surface Imaging About the program The Surface Imaging program at PhilaU offers a unique graduate design education by viewing anything and everything as the canvas through the utilization of a variety of printing technologies. By applying painting, drawing, photography and printmaking to advanced design studios and printing practices, you will produce complex and unique surface image projects. You will be able to bring your creativity to life through fabrication printing, including additive material deposition and subtraction printing technologies (enhanced 3D surface and laser printing)—allowing you to produce anything you can imagine. Product development and management skills are enhanced with thorough knowledge and experience in advanced printing technology, applied engineering and an understanding of innovative business systems. You will gain professional experience while in the program, through research based real-world projects with industry partners that stress critical thinking and problem solving skills through teamwork and collaboration. You will learn from expert faculty in state-of-the-art facilities, like the Center for Excellence of Surface Imaging, which has been supported by international imaging industries, including printer manufactures, ink formulators and software developers. As part of your coursework, you will have extensive experience working on interdisciplinary projects using advanced technology and design solutions. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to be a leader in the growing imaging industry which includes graphic, architectural, interior, textile, fashion apparel and home industries, as well as all facets in the global imaging industry. [-]

Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites (Leuven)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus 3 semesters September 2018 Belgium Leuven

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

Want a programme with true pedigree? Try the Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites, run by the RLICC, founded by Raymond Lemaire. The RLICC has almost 40 years of experience in training, research and consulting in the field of preservation of constructed heritage. Its advanced international and interdisciplinary study programme in the conservation and restoration of historic monuments and sites is a three-semester programme. What is the Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites about? This three semester programme is organized jointly by the department of Architecture and the department of Civil Engineering. Structure The Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites, 90 credits, is a three-semester, research-based academic degree spread over two years. The first academic year consists of theoretical courses, seminars and project work. The first semester is chiefly dedicated to the establishing of a common theoretical framework, providing students with different background with a common basis, according to the interdisciplinary character of the programme. Optional courses offered by the other Advanced Master’s programmes of the Department of Architecture, and project-based education oriented towards building archaeology, documenting and surveying heritage, and larger-scale urban sites and landscapes, complete his semester. In the second semester, the theoretical framework is dedicated to the technical and policy aspects of heritage. On the project level, its backbone consists of interdisciplinary project work integrating all aspects of conservation, based on a group work format, this is completed with a workshop abroad. The third semester consists mainly of the Master’s thesis, i.e. individual research... [-]

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 programme 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 programme 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 PROGRAMME 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 The cultural industries are one of the biggest employers in the world Cultural and creative industries provide 29.5 millions jobs worldwide . (Source: EY, 2015 –study commissioned by CISAC & UNESCO) The master prepares students for middle and managerial positions in the fields of performing arts (theatre, dance, music, etc.), cultural heritage (cultural heritage sites, museums, galleries, etc), NGOs in the cultural and creative sector, cultural tourism, cultural and creative industries (media, press, films, music industry, etc.). The students will be able to work as event and project managers in the cultural sector, administration managers and assistants for cultural and creative organizations, in community development, in communication, fundraising and development. Special focus will be put on assisting... [-]

Master of Science in Conservation Biology

University of South Florida St. Petersburg - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time February 2018 USA Saint Petersburg

USF St. Petersburg has announced the new Master of Science in Conservation Biology degree program, which will launch in Fall 2017. The addition of the new graduate program—the only M.S. thesis-based degree of its kind in the State University System—will complement the institution’s thriving undergraduate degree program in biology, which has grown to include more than 760 enrolled students since its Fall 2012 inception. [+]

MSc Degrees in Art Studies. USF St. Petersburg has announced the new Master of Science in Conservation Biology degree program, which will launch in Fall 2017. The addition of the new graduate program—the only M.S. thesis-based degree of its kind in the State University System—will complement the institution’s thriving undergraduate degree program in biology, which has grown to include more than 760 enrolled students since its Fall 2012 inception. The increase in biology majors aligns with the state’s goals to prepare more graduates for fields in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. “This new program, and others like it at USF St. Petersburg, are preparing students to become leaders in creating and leading community, state, national and international efforts in conservation and sustainability,” said Martin Tadlock, regional vice chancellor of Academic Affairs at USFSP. “We have tremendous faculty members engaged in this work, and highly supportive community partnerships to help us in that preparation.” The program aims to address regional needs for biologists with training in conservation, ecology, organismal biology, and taxonomy. Students who successfully complete the degree will be eligible for jobs in conservation biology at government agencies, at non-profit agencies that protect natural resources, at environmental consulting firms, and at aquaria, and zoological and botanical gardens. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and O*Net OnLine, the median salary for careers in conservation biology range from $59,000 to $75,000 with an anticipated job growth rate of 2-13 percent between 2014 to 2024. “This... [-]