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Compare 15 Masters Programs in Museology

Museology refers to the study of museums and the history of their establishment and development. This study is caused by the concerns of the modern world about preserving artifacts from the past and present times for the next generations. It is not only the preservation that is the subject of Master in Museology programs, but also the great potential of the museum as a mechanism with unlimited educational potentials. Before museums, there were private collectors that usually kept the objects to themselves and treated the treasures of the past just as valuable objects. The museum is primarily an educational center, which is a relatively young concept that emerged along with renewed understanding of art and history. If you experience the wonderment that can happen when entering a museum, then a Master in Museology may be the degree for you.

A museum is a place of diachronic interaction between the past and the present; it stirs interest, awareness and curiosity of the visitors. And it is important to assist them, for example by the best decoration of an exhibition, so that the objects would have the strongest possible emotional impact on the visitor. This is one of the many skills that students develop in Master in Museology programs. Museology is a young science and it is open to use the latest inventions in order to ensure a strong and positive connection across ages. Students pursuing a Master in Museology will learn the techniques and methodologies for connecting with the range of populations, and ensuring that our history is not lost or forgotten

If you find that this subject appeals to your nature, don’t think twice about a Master in Museology. Follow the links below to find the Master in Museology that is waiting for you!

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Certificate of Advanced Studies - Master of Advanced Studies in Curating

Zurich University of the Arts
Campus Online Online & Campus Combined Full-time Part-time 1 - 4 semesters February 2020 Switzerland Zürich + 3 more

The CAS/MAS in Curating is a discursive platform focusing on key areas of museology, contemporary exhibition-making and curating. It has a strong practical orientation – combined with reading and discussing critical theory.

Masters in Management of Museum Services

Palazzo Spinelli Group
Campus Full-time 1500 hours Request Info Italy Florence

The aim of the course is to provide graduates with the skills to design, manage and implement museum services, responding to market demand for people with specific managerial capabilities.

Master in Museum Studies

Across the Pond
Campus Full-time August 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

Museum Studies is not something you may grow up wanting to study, however, it is a fantastic way to learn about art, aesthetics, archaeological objects, business, and history all in one subject. Even better, to be able to study it in a country that is rich with artefacts and culture. Each of our partners that offer Museum Studies, brings something different to their respective programs.

Master in Museology New Media and Museum Communication

International University of Languages and Media
Online & Campus Combined Part-time 1 semester Request Info Italy Milan

Our Master Course has a unique approach to museology in its most innovative trends, especially at the European level. It is carried on under the auspices of the European Museum Academy Foundation (NL) which contributes with its experts and with didactic resources. Online modules offer the chance to take part in this Course also to students abroad under an attentive Tutorship.

Master in History of Art and Museum Studies

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

Paris-Sorbonne University (Paris IV) and the Ecole du Louvre offer a professional Master degree in the «History of art and museum studies », at the new Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi campus on Al Reem Island. The collaboration between these two prestigious French institutions is unprecedented.

Master in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice

Fashion Institute of Technology
Campus Full-time September 2019 USA New York

The Master of Arts program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis.

Master's degree in advanced studies in museums, archives and libraries

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2019 Spain Ferrol

Structure of the Study Compulsory Subjects History of European Culture and Thought Cultural Heritage and Museology Bibliographical Heritage Documentary and Archival

MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies

University of St Andrews
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews + 1 more

The MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies prepares students for employment in museums, principally as curators, with broad training in all types of museums, galleries and other heritage facilities.

Master of Museum Studies

University of Toronto Faculty of Information
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2020 Canada Toronto

The Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) is the only English-speaking master’s program of its kind in Canada. It is both academic and professional from the integration of museological theory with experience.

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.

MA in Art Practices: Pathway - Curatorial Practices - Film, Media and Visual Arts

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

The Pathway in Curatorial Practices: Film, Media & Visual Arts is a two-year, full-time Masters programme designed to develop professional and academic excellence in the field of curating and to encourage students to curate projects and create a national and international network of peers and collaborators for their work. This specialisation is founded on the premise that there is no separation between practice and theory in curatorial work and that curators operate across a vast ecology of contexts and spaces, from the museum, to the commercial gallery, to the artist-led space, to the festival, to a lab, to new creative ventures. In today’s art world, the role of the curator often blends in with that of the artist, the publisher, the researcher, the archivist, and the creative entrepreneur. This programme responds to such interdisciplinarity by offering practice-led learning that combines the study of art history, aesthetics and exhibition histories with developing skills in critical writing and thinking, as well as project development and management. The students will explore the ethical, philosophical and political dimensions of current debates in contemporary art and culture, and will be encouraged to respond to the historical, political and cultural contexts of South Asia.

M.Des. in Heritage Design, Planning & Management

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

Open to students in all design disciplines, the course aims to infuse a deep understanding of built and intangible cultural heritage and the natural environment in design. And enrich, interpret, plan, and integrate heritage places with a sensitive and compatible design. The Master of Design in Heritage Design, Planning, and Management prepares students with the skills, knowledge, and tools to identify, document, evaluate, protect, manage, interpret cultural and natural heritage.

Master in Curatorial Practice

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full-time 12 months January 2020 Italy Venice

3rd edition - Today, curating contemporary art requires as many skills as there are artistic contexts and languages. Whereas a solid cultural background is as important as management and communication skills, what is even more crucial for a 21st Century Curator is to build a stable network of relationships to make a curatorial project tangible and widely expandable. For this reason, thanks to the prestige and unique position of the city of Venice, participants have the opportunity to engage critically and actively in current debates in curatorial practice and contemporary art and to operate in the Biennale context, incubator for excellence and innovation. The course leads students to practically learn the job of a Curator in all its forms, also thanks to an international Faculty that includes some of the most prominent professionals of the art world. This way, participants get to know the curatorial methods that institutions such as Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Fondation Pinault, Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia and Christie's apply.

Master's Degree in Digital Arts Commissariat (Official Master's Degree)

ESDi - Design School
Campus Full-time 1 year November 2019 Spain Sabadell Barcelona + 1 more

The Master's Degree in Commissariat of Digital Art attends to the needs of professional and academic training in the curating of exhibitions, theory of art and design, criticism or

M.A. in Museum Studies

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full-time 16 months Request Info USA San Francisco

The University of San Francisco offers a unique master’s degree in museum studies where students prepare for leadership positions in artistic, cultural, and heritage organizations that operate in a constantly changing social dynamic.