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Compare 53 Masters Programs in Arts

A master’s degree is an advanced academic degree granted to individuals who effectively complete a rigorous course of study in a particular industry or field. Most master’s degree programs take about two full years to complete and build upon the knowledge gained in a related bachelor’s degree program.

Just what is a Master in Arts Studies? This comprehensive course of study is intended for those looking to expand their knowledge of art history, cultural criticism, humanities, media theory and an assortment of related topics. Participants in Master in Arts Studies programs will practice art-making in an assortment of forms and mediums, and will take part in an array of hands-on activities related to museum practices and art’s place in modern and historic society. Additional areas of study in a Master in Arts Studies program generally include common museum practices, curatorial studies and a review of critical and creative writing tips and techniques.

Successful graduates of Master in Arts Studies programs are equipped to take on a variety of roles across a broad assortment of art-related areas, and are often hired over, and are able to command more money, than their peers without advanced art studies degrees.

The cost of obtaining an MA in Arts Studies varies based on a number of factors, among them the length of the program, the geographic region through which it is taken and the overall prestige of the program and school offering it.

Students who successfully complete a Master in Arts Studies program frequently find work as art dealers, museum curators and curatorial specialists, photographers, graphic designers, art teachers or in an array of varying digital and multimedia positions. 

If a Master in Arts Studies sounds right up your alley, access Masterstudies’ extensive directory of programs and use the lead form to find one that best fits your needs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

 

53 Results in Arts Filter

Master's Degree in Arts and Cultural Management

International University of Catalonia
Campus Full-time 1 year Request Info Spain Barcelona

Begin your training as a cultural manager and position yourself in an emerging industry that is creating jobs. The UIC Barcelona Master's Degree Programme in Arts and Cultural Management takes a practical, international approach to the field.

MRes in Art and Design

Bath Spa University
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

MRes Art and Design is a natural first step towards a PhD, and can also be your route to creating a new product or body of work for the marketplace.

Master in Arts and Culture Studies with a specialisation in Arts, Culture and Society

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years Request Info Netherlands Rotterdam + 1 more

In the Master’s programme Arts, Culture and Society we teach you the skills to advise and become part of cultural organisations. After graduation, you will be the expert to turn to for knowledge about cultural marketing, or for a better understanding of the audience’s tastes and motivations.

MRes in Arts and Creative Industries

London South Bank University
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

A supervisor, a specialist in their field, will support the development of your research project. Offered full-time and part-time.

Master in Art Direction

ESCAC - Escuela superior de Cinema y Audivisuales de catalunya
Campus 1 semester Request Info Spain Barcelona

This master poses as a fundamental pedagogical objective the training of the student in the achievement of an artistic proposal based on a cinematographic script through all its phases of development.

Master's Degree in Conservation Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full-time 2 - 2 years

This programme is taught entirely in English and trains experts in cultural heritage conservation with a strong interdisciplinary approach (chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, geology) and emphasises hands-on experience with innovative conservation technologies. At the end of the programme, you will possess the qualifications you need to become a conservation scientist, a technical and scientific expert in the conservation of cultural heritage. You will be able to design and use new restoration and conservation technologies, develop and design prevention and maintenance projects and carry out investigations of artefacts in a conservational context.

Master's Degree in Fashion Photography and Advertising

Seeway - Barcelona
Campus Part-time 9 months October 2019 Spain Barcelona

The Master's Degree in Fashion and Advertising Photography presents an ideal environment for the generation of relevant professionals capable of generating trends based on their own creative personality.

Master in Business for Arts and Culture

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full-time 6 months January 2020 Italy Venice

7th edition - Recent developments in the world of art and culture, on one hand, saw Artists and other professionals involved in the field dealing with both the creative and the business part of their work. On the other, the idea and function of culture evolved towards a more conscious and structured public good and service, in need of professionals with an entrepreneurial approach and a focus on social awareness and sustainability. The Master course in Business for Arts and Culture provides students with a strong theoretical and practical background that allows them to start from an idea and define an effective business plan that would make the idea work and generate valuable innovation. Thanks to specific tailor-made teachings that support classes with dedicated mentorships, participants learn how to plan and manage an artistic or cultural project in its entirety. At the end of the Master, it is possible to start a career within private and public cultural institutions, to launch a business or to plan projects for no-profits.

Specialised Master in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2020 France Paris Italy Venice + 2 more

A trailblazer in the arts and culture management arena, this Specialised Master® in Management of cultural and artistic activities offers the additional advantage of a double-degree: the Specialized Master® degree from ESCP Europe and the Master di II livello of the Università Ca’Foscari Venezia. The programme, therefore, takes place from September to December in Venice and from January to March on our Paris Campus.

Master in Art Practices in Visual Arts

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full-time 3 semesters October 2019 Portugal Evora

The Master in Artistic practices in Visual Arts is directed to study the issues rose by contemporary thinking about art and artistic practice. The research is focused to develop a creative exploration of what is art today and how you can use the theoretical tools, conceptual framing, technological instruments and practical action to produce art objects.

Master of Design and Crafts

Estonian Academy of Arts
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Estonia Tallinn

The Estonian Academy of Arts offers a Master's programme in Design and Crafts, delivered in English. The students enter a common programme but also select a discipline: ceramics, glass art and design, jewellery and blacksmithing, textile design, leather art and accessory design, or fashion design.

MFA in Contemporary Art Practice

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full-time 2 years July 2020 India Bengaluru

The Contemporary Art Program at the Master’s level emphasizes meeting the public ¬– be it in the museum or public square, self-initiated or organized by curators – to create a framework for an individual history of the practice. Dialogues with Srishti faculty, practitioners from around the world, architects, horticulturists, scientists, designers and more develop a platform for building life-long art practices and networks. Making and critical thinking are fundamental to the aims of the program.

II Level Specialist Course in Art Direction and Copywriting

IUAD Accademia della Moda
Campus Online Full-time 2 years October 2019 Italy Naples + 1 more

The two-year specialist course in Art

Master in Arts Management

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full-time 11 months February 2020 Italy Rome

The Master course in Arts Management is a 11-month full-immersion interdisciplinary course, that is truly featured by a unique itinerant formula. The study plan takes place in three different prestigious locations, Florence, Rome and Venice, to engage students in a grand tour of contemporary art, with a focus on the jobs of the future. The Master course builds a central figure for the life of cultural institutions who deals with art project management. This professional is capable of identifying innovative content, structuring a comprehensive event schedule, planning and developing fundraising events and resource management. Career Opportunities - At the end of the course, students could work in arts and cultural companies and foundations, in national and international cultural institutions and profit or non-profit cultural organisations. They can also work in the areas related to contemporary art and with enterprises investing in the cultural market as banks, insurance companies, event management companies, trade fair organisations, art foundations, exhibition production companies, or in companies operating in the communication world. The Partnerships with Cultural institutions as Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, MIBAC, Federculture e Peggy Guggenheim Collection ensure a unique experience in the art field.

Master in Visual Arts: Arts, Museology and Curatorship

University of Bologna
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Italy Bologna

The international curriculum of the Master in Arts, Museology, and Curatorship is aimed at discussing the different methodologies in the fields of valorization of the arts, museology, and curatorship in an international perspective.