Master's Degree in Art Studies in Reykjavik in Iceland

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Art Studies

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

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.

Situated at the confluence of Arctic and North Atlantic oceans, the Republic of Iceland is known to be a Nordic Island country. The education sector is handled by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. The curriculum's and policies are thus outlined by the ministry.

Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland and hosts a population of 200,000 in its borders. It has major companies in the retail, banking, and telecommunications sectors. It has several institutions of higher learning including libraries.

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MA Fine Art

Iceland Academy of the Arts
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Iceland Reykjavík

The Master Program in Fine Arts at the Iceland Academy of the Arts offers a platform for students to deepen their knowledge and increase their skills in the field of fine arts, strengthen their personal vision and relate their artistic practice to the discipline’s theoretical criteria. [+]

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The Master Program in Fine Arts at the Iceland Academy of the Arts offers a platform for students to deepen their knowledge and increase their skills in the field of fine arts, strengthen their personal vision and relate their artistic practice to the discipline’s theoretical criteria.

The course makes great demands for independent working methods. There is an emphasis on the art practice and research involving a systematic building up of knowledge, that the students develop a good command of both academic and practical parameters of fine art in preparation for work as independent artists in the contemporary art field.

One of the unique features of the Iceland Academy of the Arts Master Program is the students’ proximity to other disciplines in the arts at the Academy. Collaboration is offered in the field of fine arts, music, design, and theatre through students´ independent work and development of their works. Master level programs entail participation in the professional field of the arts. The Department of Fine Arts collaborates with all the main art institutions in this country, in addition to various collaborations with domestic and foreign academies, artists and curators and theorists in the international field of fine arts. Students are thereby exposed to countless opportunities for specialization in connection with various areas of specific interests as well as projects related to nature and the country’s local characteristics. The main emphasis of the course is the promotion of the student’s independent and progressive visual... [-]