Master Contemporary Culture

General

Program Description

  • Title: Official qualification of the Master's Degree in Contemporary Culture: Literature, Artistic Institutions and Cultural Communication from the Complutense University of Madrid, in collaboration with the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Duration: September - June
  • Modality: Face-to-face (check the possibility of online modality)
  • Directors: Dr. Fernando R. Lafuente and Dr. Epicteto Díaz Navarro
  • Academic Council: Dr. Antonio López Vega, Dr. Rafael Canogar, Dr. Francisco Calvo Serraller, Dr. Marc Fumaroli, Dr. Antonio García Berrio, Dr. Fernando Vallespín Oña, Dr. Luis Cazorla Prieto.

This program has been recognized by the El Mundo newspaper's Master's Ranking as one of the best in its category.

The main objective of the Master's is to train specialists of excellence, with an updated preparation in the work and management of the main areas of professional activity of the so-called Cultural Industries. Specially designed for future professionals who want to work in foundations, museums and art galleries, cultural journalism, publishing houses, communication cabinets and cultural and artistic institutions.

This Master has been verified by the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation (ANECA), attached to the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. The credits completed in the Master are automatically recognized for access to doctoral studies at any University of the European Higher Education Area.

Students interested in this program can apply, fulfilling the requirements, a scholarship or aid. It also has different financing formulas for the total cost of the course. Fill in the form with your contact information and we will inform you in detail.

Presentation and Objectives

The Master's Program in Contemporary Culture: Literature, Artistic Institutions and Cultural Communication, gathers and coordinates a multidisciplinary literary, artistic, legal and management academic formation, and an advanced professional preparation specifically focused on work in cultural entities and artistic institutions.

goals

The main objective of the Master's is to train specialists of excellence, with an updated preparation in the work and management of the main areas of professional activity of the so-called Cultural Industries. Specially designed for future professionals who want to work in foundations, museums and art galleries, cultural journalism, publishing houses, communication cabinets and cultural and artistic institutions.

Program

The curriculum of the Master's Degree in Contemporary Culture, Literature, Artistic Institutions and Cultural Communication consists of two training modules.

Module I. Contemporary Culture: Literature, Art and Regulation of Cultural Institutions

Required. 24 credits

  • Subject I.1 Modern Theory of Literature (8 ECTS credits)

  • Subject I.2 Current Art Theory (8 ECTS credits)

  • Subject I.3 Art, Society and Law (8 ECTS credits)

Module II. Actuality of the arts, artistic institutions and cultural communication

Optional. 24 credits

  • Subject II.1 Culture of Contemporary Modernity: Theories and Communication (12 ECTS credits)

  • Subject II.2 Trends and figures of the current Literature (12 ECTS credits)

  • Subject II.3: Current art trends: Cinema and audiovisual arts (12 ECTS credits)

  • Subject II.4: Regulation and current management of artistic institutions and cultural industries (12 ECTS credits)

Final Master's Project

Required. 12 credits

Extraordinary activities

During the last academic years, the following conferences have been offered, among others:

Ignacio Amestoy, Theatrical Author.
Sol Carnicero, Professor at the Madrid Film School.
Juan Cruz, Writer and journalist.
José Ramón Fernández, Theater Author, National Prize for Dramatic Literature (2011).
Isabel Fuentes, Director of CaixaForum.
José Luis Garci, Film Director.
Verónica García, Director of Visor Distribuidor.
Dieter Ingenschay, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature, Humboldt Universität, Berlin.
Luis Landero, Novelist.
Abraham Madroñal, Professor of Spanish Literature, University of Geneva.
Ricardo Menéndez Salmón, Novelist, Short Library Prize 2016.
José María Merino, Novelist, member of the Royal Spanish Academy.
César Antonio Molina, Former Minister of Culture and writer.
José Antonio de Ory, Diplomat and writer.
Bernardí Roig, Plastic artist.
Gonzalo Suárez, Film director and writer.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

El Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset, IUIOG, es un centro de excelencia en posgrado adscrito a la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Especializado desde hace más de 30 años en e ... Read More

El Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset, IUIOG, es un centro de excelencia en posgrado adscrito a la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Especializado desde hace más de 30 años en el desarrollo e impartición de doctorados y másteres de alta calidad en los ámbitos de las Ciencias Sociales, las Humanidades y las Ciencias de la Salud, sus programas cuentan con reconocimiento oficial y, también, por ranking de prestigio. Read less