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225 Masters Programs in Cultural Studies

Taking a master's degree course is often an important step in refining one's understanding of or proficiency in a given topic. Students should expect a rigorous focus on a specific area of interest. What is a Master in Cultural Studies? Culture, generally speaking, is the set of artifacts and practices that constitute human interaction and communication. As this is a relatively broad term, cultura… Read more

Taking a master's degree course is often an important step in refining one's understanding of or proficiency in a given topic. Students should expect a rigorous focus on a specific area of interest.

What is a Master in Cultural Studies? Culture, generally speaking, is the set of artifacts and practices that constitute human interaction and communication. As this is a relatively broad term, cultural studies programs tend to have many different specializations. At the master's level, one might expect to encounter studies of seminal thinkers, important forms of art, specific historical periods or the culture of certain economic theories. These programs might take students anywhere from two to six years to complete, depending on their schedules and the coursework required.

Culture is a major economic factor, and the understanding of it might provide an advantage when making various business decisions. The rigor and knowledge cultivated during a master's degree program could also provide students the foundation for the successful pursuit of a doctoral degree.

Master's programs tend to represent a significant investment, both financially and in terms of time. Students should make sure they have all the recent information by contacting the school directly with questions about tuition.

Cultural studies degree holders might be ideal candidates for various positions in media companies. A marketing manager at a film production company could conceivably use the detailed knowledge of film history and understanding of current cultural practice to predict the consumption patterns for a particular product and plan strategies accordingly. A graduate might also choose to use the knowledge gained in one of these programs to advance an academic career, proceeding to a doctoral research program in cultural studies.

Many of the best programs are right at your fingertips. 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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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The online Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs immerses students in a broad context of cultural heritage issues, inclu ... +

The online Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs immerses students in a broad context of cultural heritage issues, including social, environmental, and economic trends, and prepares students to assume leadership roles in the cultural heritage sector. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand

Advance your translation skills and learn about the crucial role of communication across languages and cultures. Get ready for a career in the growing language services indust ... +

Advance your translation skills and learn about the crucial role of communication across languages and cultures. Get ready for a career in the growing language services industry and beyond. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
English
27 Feb 2023
20 Jan 2023
Campus
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Haifa is excited to introduce a new international Jewish Studies MA program in Jewish history, philosophy and thought.

The Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Haifa is excited to introduce a new international Jewish Studies MA program in Jewish history, philosophy and thought. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2022
Campus
 

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

Irish Studies is a broad field of area studies utilising a range of disciplines to explore holistically the history, culture and society of the island of Ireland and its globa ... +

Irish Studies is a broad field of area studies utilising a range of disciplines to explore holistically the history, culture and society of the island of Ireland and its global relationships. The modules available reflect the range of Irish Studies expertise across the university and are designed to enable students to undertake research across a wide range of themes in and approaches to Irish Studies, to obtain research methods training in one or more disciplines, and to prepare to write a major dissertation in their chosen field of specialisation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

Created in partnership with SDA Bocconi School of Management, this MA in Responsible Arts Management and Cultural Heritage is designed to provide both a practical and theoreti ... +

Created in partnership with SDA Bocconi School of Management, this MA in Responsible Arts Management and Cultural Heritage is designed to provide both a practical and theoretical preparation for change-makers, future leaders and the next generation of art professionals. Through a rigorous curriculum and multicultural experience, the program strives towards preparing leaders for today’s international arts and heritage environment. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
Aug 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

MA Studies in Media and Culture is a critical theory degree, designed to provide a thorough grounding in issues dominating contemporary thought on media, technology, and cultu ... +

MA Studies in Media and Culture is a critical theory degree, designed to provide a thorough grounding in issues dominating contemporary thought on media, technology, and cultural practice. Students have the opportunity to investigate key debates reshaping this expanding and diverse field, examining various theoretical, philosophical, historical, and aesthetic approaches to better understand the complex, convergent, and entangled processes of mediation that characterise our contemporary networked culture. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

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 tu ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
English
05 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Malmö University
Malmö, Sweden

The master’s programme in Media and Communication studies gives you advanced knowledge of digital media through practical approaches in the field. You will work creatively and ... +

The master’s programme in Media and Communication studies gives you advanced knowledge of digital media through practical approaches in the field. You will work creatively and in an explorative manner with different types of media while learning to evaluate them from a critical perspective. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2022
Campus
Online
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

The Master’s Degree in Comparative International Relations is a unique offer in Italy for the study of international relations in their historical, linguistic-cultural, legal, ... +

The Master’s Degree in Comparative International Relations is a unique offer in Italy for the study of international relations in their historical, linguistic-cultural, legal, political, and economic aspects. The program provides solid common preparation in the economic, historical, legal, political, and linguistic fields, accompanied by comparative insights on specific thematic areas and cultural and geographical-political areas (Americas, East Asia, Eastern Europe, European Union Studies, Global Studies), as well as the teaching of the second language of choice between French, Russian, Spanish, German, Portuguese/Brazilian, Chinese and Japanese, in coherence with the chosen path. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Sep 2023
05 May 2023
Campus