Master of Science Programs in Arts

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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 Arts? An MSc in Arts 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 Arts 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 Arts 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 Arts 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.

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MS, Instructional Design and Technology

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2017 USA Chicago

This MS degree will teach you how to design and improve instructional technologies, helping a range of organizations to improve their learning systems and the experiences of students or participants. [+]

MSc Degrees in Arts. MS, Instructional Design and Technology This MS degree will teach you how to design and improve instructional technologies, helping a range of organizations to improve their learning systems and the experiences of students or participants. You will gain an understanding of how different people learn and how to facilitate all forms of learning. These skills will help you impact the world; you could be designing technologies that affect everything from medical training to children’s educational apps. As technology continues to advance rapidly, graduates from this course will be immersed in the latest theories and techniques. With this qualification, you will be able to change the landscape of traditional education and training. Typical career paths for graduates include: Corporate trainer Performance improvement coordinator Educational technology specialist Director of instructional design technologies Curriculum designer Curriculum and instructional director Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 72 (internet-based)* or IELTS: minimum 5.5 plus CUC Pathway Program* or TOEFL: minimum 60 (internet-based) plus CUC Pathway Program** or equivalent. *For further clarification, please contact your dedicated educational consultant. **Upon successful completion of the CUC Pathway Program, students are fully admitted to their academic program. [-]

MSc Design Engineering with Product Development

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics. [+]

Why this course? This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development. It aims to address the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalised products developed within the shortest possible time. It will provide a thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer supported product modelling, analysis, evaluation and digital and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution. The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics. The Sustainability stream provides an opportunity to specialise in issues such as remanufacturing, product life cycles, and environmental impact to ensure that product development is responsibly conducted and managed from cradle-to-cradle. The Advanced Product Development stream is designed for graduates in product design engineering (or equivalent) who wish to enhance their technical knowledge and practical design skills through the application of state-of-the-art manufacture to practical design settings. Accreditation Accreditation is being sought for this programme from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements. Accreditation is being sought for this programme from the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting... [-]

Master of Science in Metals & Jewelry Design

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Rochester

The program in Metalcrafts and Jewelry gives the student a broad exposure to metal working techniques, expands the student’s knowledge of applied design, strengthens perceptual and philosophical concepts, and develops an individual mode of expression. [+]

 

Master of Fine Arts in Metalcrafts and Jewelry

 

The program gives the student a broad exposure to metal working techniques, expands the student’s knowledge of applied design, strengthens perceptual and philosophical concepts, and develops an individual mode of expression. This sequence leads to the master’s thesis, inaugurated by the student and overseen by the faculty. This program is structured on the basis of individual needs, interests, and background preparation, as may be determined through faculty counseling.

 

The MFA is a professional degree for practicing artists, craftspeople, or designers who desire to leave a lasting impression on their fields by devotion to their work and high standards of discipline and artistic ideals. The MFA is generally a two-year, full-time program that involves the presentation of a thesis. The thesis includes written documentation and the formal exhibition of a body of work.... [-]


MSc in Architecture

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Switzerland Mendrisio

L'Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio aims to create the new architect, capable of taking on the developements that have occurred in the profession in an effective way. [+]

Goals and Contents The Master of Science in Architecture offers the opportunity to acquire the most advanced theoretical knowledge and operative skills for the practice of contemporary architectural design. Architectural design is taught through its disciplinary foundations and is closely related with technological innovation, environmental issues, models of territorial management and the themes of restoration and reestablishment of the historical, architectural and environmental heritage. The objective the Master pursues is to train professionals who, on the basis of the acquired awareness and in-depth knowledge of the complexity of current architectural practice, are competent both to carry out the functions of direct architectural design and to coordinate the different specialists involved in professional projects. The study programme consists of a series of theoretical lectures and design studios dedicated to arguments and methods of architectural design in its different forms (housing, services industry, culture, etc.) and scales (from interior design to the architectural structure, all the way up to the urban and territorial plan). The programme draws on two different but correlated teaching approaches. The first consists in theoretical courses pertaining to the methodological, technological and historical knowledge that will enable future architects to explore central themes of contemporary architectural culture critically. The second approach entails, each semester, the choice of a design studio which focuses on a specific project typology, whether architectural or urban. In the years of the Master students are asked to produce one theoretical paper on topics of their own choice with the approval of a teacher.The last... [-]


Master of Science in Game Design

Full Sail University
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

MSc Degrees in Arts. Game Design Graduate Degree This program’s specialized courses focus on core concepts in teamwork and leadership, project development, design and prototyping, and marketing, as well as grounding in different types of software. Course Highlights: Game Design Game Development Framework Game Usability and Testing Game Production Tools Production Management Principles The video game industry is expanding into a variety of areas, reaching a broader audience than ever before. Big-budget genres such as first-person shooters, online role-playing games, rhythm games, and sports titles provide gamers with sophisticated gameplay, graphics, and storylines that could hardly have been imagined a decade ago. At the same time, the indie game space is rich with titles exploring a variety of unique themes and mechanics, and the social, mobile, educational, and simulation markets are becoming increasingly visible and profitable. The gaming industry relies on the combined talents of producers, designers, artists, programmers, and usability and quality assurance experts to create games to meet the tastes of these diverse audiences. Full Sail’s Game Design master’s degree program is designed to prepare students with the leadership skills and knowledge needed to pursue roles in many aspects of the development process, shaping the next generation of innovation in gaming. 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. Through this curriculum, you’ll learn practical applications of the game development process from both the technical and managerial sides. In... [-]

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. [+]

*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 experienced by tech businesses in... [-]

MSc in the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

The Graduate Program for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage aims to encourage a broader understanding of historic value, research and analyses of related problems, as well as the development of solutions; in other words, the goal of the program is to promote and disseminate a culture of conservation. [+]

MSc Degrees in Arts. Cultural assets in Turkey reflect an historical past from as early as the prehistoric age (circa 10,000 BC) down to the present day. Conservation of movable and immovable assets and ensuring that cultural heritage is passed on to future generations is everyone’s responsibility, both in Turkey and around the world. The Graduate Program for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage aims to encourage a broader understanding of historic value, research and analyses of related problems, as well as the development of solutions; in other words, the goal of the program is to promote and disseminate a culture of conservation. Established in the 2005-2006 academic year, our program is open to students from various disciplines, due to the multi-faceted nature of cultural heritage conservation. Students may choose to write a thesis or, in lieu of the thesis, complete the program by taking additional credit hours. In addition to a variety of elective courses, the program also offers supplementary activities such as projects, hands-on implementation, site visits, conferences and seminars. The program is administered by the Kadir Has University Graduate Education Legislation. The language of education is Turkish. General Information There are obligatory and elective courses. Depending on the resources available, electives may vary from semester to semester. The graduate degree with a thesis requires the completion required credit hours, enrollment in the seminar course (zero credit) and graduate thesis acceptance. The graduate thesis is zero credit. The graduate degree without a thesis requiresd completion of required credits and... [-]

Master of Science in Information Technology - Product Design

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Odense

IT Product Design is a part of a fruitful environment at the Mads Clausen Institute where research and teaching is closely connected. The Design research... [+]

Intelligent products of the future will change the work and play of people. To do this requires empathy and responsibility on the part of designers to envision these changes. It requires a critical and open-minded attitude. It requires competencies beyond traditional engineering and computer science to engage in a multidisciplinary team for the development of successful products and services which benefit the world.IT Product Design educates such designers.

 

Who are we?

IT Product Design is a part of a fruitful environment at the Mads Clausen Institute where research and teaching is closely connected. The Design research group, lead by professor Jacob Buur, is housing SPIRE (Sønderborg Participatory Research Centre), a research group concerned with research within:... [-]


MSc in Games

IT University of Copenhagen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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 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... [-]

MSc in Architecture and Environmental Design

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This interdisciplinary and international course will provide you with skills that can be applied to diverse building typologies and global climatic, environmental and contextual issues. On completion of this course you will have a thorough understanding of the principles and methodology of environmental design and will develop critical thinking skills to challenge established practices. [+]

MSc Degrees in Arts. The global environmental and energy challenge facing current and future generations of architects and building professionals calls for a deeper understanding of the principles of environmental design, and their effective application into architectural practice worldwide. Over the last decades environmental design as a subject area has developed, responding to new research and experimentation, both in academia and in practice. However, buildings claiming to be environmentally conscious do not perform to the expected standards, still heavily contributing to global CO2 emissions and often providing unsatisfactory comfort conditions to occupants. The same can be said for the existing built environment which is largely outdated and underperforming, requiring urgent implementation of effective retrofit strategies. This is due to a lack of comprehensive performance prediction and feedback protocols, which are still not common practice in architectural design. Course content Students on this course will take a fresh critical look at this subject. Here you will gain the knowledge and tools to make informed design decisions based on post-occupancy feedback and performance analysis, towards a new paradigm of environmental architecture, which is environmentally and energy conscious, yet sensitive to the contextual and socio-cultural landscape we live in. You will learn environmental design methods which relate to the various stages of architectural design. You will be able to evaluate existing buildings and design new ones following a combined bioclimatic and building occupant focused approach. In the core design modules you will follow an evidence based design approach where the acquisition of specialised... [-]

Master of Human Settlements (Leuven)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus 1 year September 2017 Belgium Leuven

The Master in Human Settlements addresses rapid urbanization in the developing world and contemporary urban transformations within the scope of sustainable development. The programme aims to provide insight into the problems of human settlements as related to rapid change and to the interaction between modernity and tradition, formal and informal city-making. [+]

The Master in Human Settlements addresses rapid urbanization in the developing world and contemporary urban transformations within the scope of sustainable development. The programme aims to provide insight into the problems of human settlements as related to rapid change and to the interaction between modernity and tradition, formal and informal city-making. What's the Human Settlements about? Architecture, urbanism and spatial planning are the core disciplines of the programme. Contributions from economics, geography and anthropology, among others, complement this core. The structure is organized around: Introductory courses Core courses Design Studios Optional courses Master's thesis (research- or design-based) Design studios form an important part of the programme, a status reflected in their credit load. They are organized as two full days of work on Mondays and Tuesdays to provide an intensive and immersive working environment, as occurs in most professional practices. They also are courses where a balance between teamwork and individual contribution is developed, since students are subdivided in small but mixed groups from inception. Core courses are related to the studios themselves, whereas for students selecting a more research-oriented trajectory in line with the programme's profile supporting courses are organized for the elaboration of a research Master's thesis. International Study trips to various destinations are organised throughout the academic year as a compulsory part of the MaHS programme. You will be able to observe and experience the area being studied and will have a unique opportunity to link your theoretical knowledge to daily practice and fieldwork. The trips include... [-]

MSc Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management

Edinburgh Napier University
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Gain the vital knowledge and practical skills to develop a successful career in tourism in one of the leading cultural tourism destinations in Europe. [+]

MSc Degrees in Arts. Gain the vital knowledge and practical skills to develop a successful career in tourism in one of the leading cultural tourism destinations in Europe. Course introduction Thanks to its rich history, abundance of heritage attractions and its world-famous festival of the arts, Edinburgh is a popular destination for a rising number of cultural tourists from all over the world – which is why it’s a great place for you to study MSc Heritage & Cultural Tourism Management. This advanced degree will equip you with the knowledge you need to successfully operate a cultural tourism business and devise policies and strategies for the overall industry and contributes towards professional accreditation with the Institute of Hospitality. What you'll learn You’ll develop organisational and business skills that relate particularly to cultural aspects of tourism. Through lectures, guest speakers and case studies, you’ll gain an advanced understanding of the issues and concepts involved in the industry, as well as marketing practice and heritage considerations. You’ll learn broad skills, such as formulating policy and planning for the future, as well as developing your abilities in research, time management and presentation methods. This is a full-time course split up into three trimesters. You can choose to start in either January or September. You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study. With a number of tourist ventures and operations in and near the city, you’ll have plenty of options for part-time work and employment after graduation. Subjects... [-]

MSc Human Geography: Urban Geography

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master's in Urban Geography provides students with a better understanding of the global and local processes that shape cities today. The 21st century will undoubtedly be an urban age. [+]

Urban Geography: Global and Local Perspectives on Cities The Master's in Urban Geography provides students with a better understanding of the global and local processes that shape cities today. The 21st century will undoubtedly be an urban age. As processes of globalisation and economic restructuring have contributed to unanticipated urban growth across the globe, cities are considered to be key engines for innovation and economic growth and have been rediscovered as attractive places to live, work and play. This celebration of urban life and cities as places of infinite opportunities, however, is only one side of the story. Urban social challenges Cities are confronted with substantial social challenges related to polarisation and urban inequality, processes of segregation, fragmentation and privatisation of the urban landscape. Consequently, cities are places of both unanticipated wealth and concentrated poverty, deprivation and vulnerability, shaping the life experiences and opportunities of urban dwellers in diverging and complex ways. This raises important questions about urban inequality and social justice. Themes in Urban Geography In the Urban Geography programme students will explore a number of interrelated themes: urban inequalities and social justice socio-spatial dynamics of the city everyday urban geographies. These themes are explored in cities around the world, highlighting similarities and differences in the transformation of urban spaces and places Studying Geography in Amsterdam Geography is all about studying people, space and place - and Amsterdam is the perfect location and junction to study, explore and experience geography. Furthermore, the University of Amsterdam, a major research university,... [-]

Master of Science in City and Regional Planning (MCRP)

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA San Luis Obispo

The MCRP Program cultivates talent, leadership, innovation and action-oriented research in the place making education of civic minded and diverse students. We provide an applied, comrehensive, professional planning education with, community, regional, and global awareness. We prepare planners to develop communities and regions that are socially, ecologically and economically sustainable. [+]

MSc Degrees in Arts. About the Program The Master of Science in City and Regional Planning (MCRP) program cultivates talent, leadership, innovation and action-oriented research in the place making education of civic minded and diverse students. We provide an applied, comrehensive, professional planning education with, community, regional, and global awareness. We prepare planners to develop communities and regions that are socially, ecologically and economically sustainable. General Characteristics The Master of City & Regional Planning degree (MCRP) is an applied, comprehensive, and professionally-based program. It is open to students with high standards of academic achievement who wish to pursue careers in city and regional planning. It is structured to prepare graduates to function in a general context of city planning, as well as in an area of special emphasis. The core courses cover planning theory, methods, law, and formulation and implementation of plans and policies. Students may choose to pursue specialized studies in four areas: Urban Design Environment and Sustainability Transportation Housing, Economic, and Community Development In addition, skill building in all aspects of planning communications (visual, verbal, written) is stressed. The City & Regional Planning Department jointly offers the MCRP degree with the Master of Science in Engineering with a specialization in transportation planning. The MCRP program is structured to meet the needs of those who have earned baccalaureate degrees in a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, environmental studies, economics, business, geography, architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, political science, environmental or urban studies, natural resources management, and... [-]