Master's Program in Museology in Europe

Top Master's Programs in Museology in Europe 2017

Museology

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Students with a passion for art history and humanities may want to explore the field of museology. It studies the relationship of education and culture through preservation and curation of artifacts for display. Specialists in museology are needed worldwide to protect private and public collections for research and education.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

Masters Program in Museology in Europe

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Contemporary Art Conservation - 1st Level Master Degree

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 12  March 2017 Italy Venice

The issue of Contemporary Art Conservation is at the center of crucial debates and unceasing controversies. The diversity and originality of used materials, the ephemerality and perishability of some art works, the use of new media and, last but not least, the immateriality of some performances and happenings make this field a continuously and rapidly evolving ground where well prepared specialists ready to deal with this wide and inestimable patrimony are definitely missing. Starting from here and from the individual peculiarities of each Campus, Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli – IED Como and Istituto Europeo di Design Venezia, signed a partnership which proposes an ambitious Higher Education project: the Master in Contemporary Art Conservation, a program focused on the contemporary art works conservation and restoration of materials used for its production. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Museology in Europe 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH This Master program in Contemporary Art Conservation is opened to graduates who want to acquire theoretical and practical specific preparation in the field of contemporary art conservation, interested to operate in a dynamic and evolving sector. Previous studies in fine arts academies and schools of restoration could be considered as an asset, but not a prerequisite to access the course. Methodology The course is divided into two modules, characterized by a specific course of study, strictly related to the peculiarity of the venue in which it takes place: Venice and Como. In the I° Module, the courses offered by IED Venice provide students with an original preparation in the field of arts and conservation, interchanging lessons in class with visits and meetings, so to understand the concrete application of theoretical concept analyzed in class. A focus is dedicate on the criticality related to the movement and the management of the contemporary artwork, to the legal aspect and the valorization of cultural heritage. In the II° Module, the possibility to operate in the technical laboratory of Accademia Aldo Galli-IED Como, will offer a concrete preparation in the field of restoration, through workshop and practical experience able to prepare students to understand the artworks peculiarities and how to operate on them. A specific training period is scheduled at the end of the course and will contribute to the definition of the final thesis project. [-]

Master in Curatorial Practice

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 12  March 2017 Italy Venice

The Master in Curatorial Practice promoted by IED Venice is a program dealing in a complete and pragmatic way with the exhibition design direction and management related to the art field and beyond, training professionals ready to enter with full rights the art industry. [+]

Target This study path is designed for post-graduate students coming from all over the world who want to specialize professionally in the curatorial sector, including museums, galleries, fairs or for auction houses. Previous study in the field of Arts and Management are desirable, but not essential. Methodology and Structure The curriculum of the course consists of surveys of modern and international contemporary art, as well as close consideration of visual arts institutions and practices, training in exhibition organization and public programs in museums and not-for-profit galleries, commissioning, writing, publishing and commercial gallery activity. The teaching combines lecture-based courses, self-initiated research, seminars, site visits, and collaborative work. It also involves the realization of a project in partnership with a national pavilion at the Venice Biennale. The duration of the Masters program is divided as follows: seven months of lectures, lab activities, museum and gallery visits, integrated with individual study, project development and three months dedicated to the elaboration of a final Thesis Project that can be undertaken alone or in a group. The Masters program has a very pragmatic approach, providing students with methodology and a step-by-step path that will lead to the realization of an exhibition project. For that reason its structure is divided into 3 main parts: - AREA 1_THEORY The first part provides students with solid introduction to the history of post-WW2 modern and contemporary art, and a critical analysis of recent trends. The history of exhibitions is analyzed in the light of museology, leading to a consideration of current curatorial strategies. - AREA 2_SKILLS AND EXPERTISE The second part is concerned with specific expertise and skills required to develop an efficient working practice in fields of exhibition organization and management, also placing emphasis on audience development through marketing and learning, writing – as required for publication, fundraising etc – and off-site activity. Driven by renowned professionals, this area will be relevant equally for those wishing to pursue careers either in not-for-profit or commercial art worlds, in auction houses or art fairs, commissioning the production of new art work in museums or in the public realm. - AREA 3_PRACTICE The third part is the realization of a curatorial project, starting from an idea to its concrete realization. They will moreover live the experience of the next 57th International Art Exhibition managed by La Biennale of Venice from a special point of view, and special week inside the main cultural institution located in the city. [-]

Master in Heritage Management

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Bath

This course poses challenging questions about our thinking and practice, and offers students the opportunity to explore this through a series of practical projects, working in partnership with a [+]

Master in Heritage Management

 

The ways in which we understand and manage ‘heritage’ are changing rapidly, while the physical remains of our past – buildings, landscapes, city streets, archives, artefacts and archaeological sites – and the intangible associations of tradition, language and memory continue to shape the ways in which we live our lives.

 

This course poses challenging questions about our thinking and practice, and offers students the opportunity to explore this through a series of practical projects, working in partnership with a wide range of heritage organisations across Bath, the region, and beyond. We will help you set heritage in its social, political and economic context, and support you in a series of placements so that you can see how this plays out on the ground, for real.... [-]


Master in Curatorial Practice

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Bath

The course takes a broad view of curatorial practice and the programme includes consideration of activities in the private domain of the domestic interior, and in virtual reality, as well as [+]

Master in Curatorial Practice

This innovative course benefits from collaborative relationships with museums and galleries of national and international significance, notably the Holburne Museum, Arnolfini, Bristol and Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery. It covers a wide range of curatorial approaches, from management of the historical collection to creative curating of cutting edge contemporary art, craft and design.

The course takes a broad view of curatorial practice and the programme includes consideration of activities in the private domain of the domestic interior, and in virtual reality, as well as commercial treatments, such as shop window display.

The course is offered in both full and part-time modes. It is normally one year, (3 trimesters) in duration in full time mode or 6 trimesters in part-time mode. The first two trimesters comprise taught sessions and assessed projects, while the Master's Project in the final part of the course is by negotiated project only. Completion of the first 2 modules on the course lead to the award of the Postgraduate Certificate, and completion of the first 4 modules leads to the award of the Postgraduate Diploma. Subsequent completion of the MA double module leads to the award of MA Curatorial Practice.... [-]


Master in Museology New Media and Museum Communication

International University of Languages and Media
Online & Campus Combined Part time January 2017 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 into this Course also to students abroad under an attentive Tutorship. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Museology in Europe 2017. Master Objective 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 into this Course also to students abroad under an attentive Tutorship. The Summer School will be held in the IULM Campus in Milan, a worldwide capital of design and fashion and the most vibrant Italian town. Seminars are planned in Milan as well as in other European venues. This Master Course is designed for those interested in acquiring expertise in contemporary museology and the interlinkages between museum and heritage as well in new media and museum communication. Graduates from the course will be ready to pursue careers in museums and heritage institutions, cultural organizations, educational agencies dealing with heritage issues. Master programme The study programme consists of: One Seminar of 5 days in Milan at the opening of the Course; 4 on-line Modules with the participation of experts and practitioners with a documented international experience; 6 days of Summer School and diplomas giving ceremony in Milan including one day excursion to Venice; Free attendance at optional international meetings co-organized by the European Museum Academy during the semester. This programme is subject to minor changes due to organizational circumstances. Topics Milan Seminar The Evolution of the Museum Definition Museums Management Total Quality Management in Museums Exhibition Planning Museums and Heritage Multimedia in Museums Study visit in Milan On-line Modules The XXI Century Museum Users Analysis Lifelong Learning in Museums Museums and the Web Summer School New trends in Museums Digital Interpretation Workshop Social Media and Museums Workshop Children in Museums Study visit to Venice Admission requirements This Master Course is open to applicants holding a university degree (MA or PhD) or a BA accompanied by a documented experience in the field of museums and/or heritage. The Course is open also to applicants already working in this sector and willing to improve or update their knowledge thanks to the access to state-of-the art didactic contents. Application process Interview with the Master scientific board. After having proceeded with the application, the applicant will be contacted to be informed of his/her eligibility to continue the selection process to the final phase (last stage of evaluation), which will consist of an interview with the master scientific board. On line application Applications can be submitted through: http://servizionline.iulm.it/ (Once you open the page, please flag the box to access the English version of the website) You have to register first, and then access to your personal area, get into “Registar’s Office” and then “Admission test". Choose “Master Specialistici ed Executive” Choose “Master in Museology – online - January 2017” [-]

Masters in Events and Exhibition Management

Birmingham City University Faculty of Art, Design and Media
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

On the Events and Exhibition Management MA at Birmingham School of Media, you'll acquire the professional skills needed to develop and manage successful events, conferences and exhibitions. The course develops these skills to the highest level, enabling you to be ready to enter or progress within the industry, fully prepared and equipped with the skills to embark on a successful event and exhibition management career. Our very real links with exhibition venues and organisations—such as the NEC Group mean you'll learn from top industry professionals, gaining invaluable insider information and learning through real life experiences. [+]

Key Facts

The first of its kind in the UK, the course has been developed with The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) to ensure the qualification is tailored towards careers within the industry. The course is also relevant to those already working in all event management areas or roles. It also will appeal to graduates from disciplines such media, tourism, music technology, public relations, business or marketing. Birmingham is one of the best cities in the country when it comes to event venues. It boasts an enviable array of locations to visit and draw professional experience from. There are impressive event spaces on every scale, from the massive exhibition halls of The NEC and ICC to museums, galleries and a wide range events spaces. There are also a number of music venues, such as the O2 Academy, as well as smaller, bespoke venues like the Custard Factory. Our close partnerships with related organisations like The NEC allows students access to the real world of events and exhibition management while studying. Students on this course can develop their own professional network, ready for when they enter the workplace.... [-]


Master's Degree In Rehabilitation And Restoration Of Heritage

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The University Rehabilitation Master and Heritage Restoration (MGICR) trains professionals in the field of rehabilitation and restoration with a high level of theoretical and practical knowledge in aspects of diagnosis, intervention techniques or knowledge of injuries items construction of traditional systems. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Museology in Europe 2017. The Master Rehabilitation and Restoration of Heritage (MGICR) professionals in the field of rehabilitation and restoration with a high level of theoretical and practical knowledge in aspects of diagnosis, intervention techniques or knowledge of the injuries of the constructive elements of traditional systems form. The program also responds to the current demand from the construction to have a professional with the ability to develop, with guarantees, management building process industry from a holistic perspective and with the particular focus of each of their specialties offer. The Master is the 4th best in Spain for Real State Management sector according Eduniversal Ranking. What do you prepare? Train professionals in the field of rehabilitation and restoration professionals with a high level of theoretical knowledge - practical aspects of diagnosis, intervention techniques, knowledge of the injuries of the constructive elements of traditional systems: ceilings (ceramic , wood, concrete, aluminous cement, steel) vertical elements and foundations. Form in legislative and regulatory aspects of intervention in heritage buildings and awareness on the values ​​of heritage protection. To whom it May concern? Senior Architects and Technicians, Engineers, Senior Industrial and technicians who want to extend the knowledge acquired in the training areas of their careers, in the context of the overall management of the building process and from an eminently practical and business perspective power transmission of accumulated experience, through a specialized teacher. Students who complete the Master in Integral Construction Management They will have the necessary skills to enter the world of work, in any of the agents involved in the building process, depending on your preferences and / or peculiarities. They will be prepared to develop their job skills in professional offices, in consulting firms, in promoting companies, construction companies, industrial companies in the sector and public administrations. They may carry out its activity both as liberal professionals as salaried professionals. [-]

Master's Degree In Pathology, Expert Opinion And Sustainable Rehabilitation Of Heritage

Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Alcobendas

The Graduate School of the European University, offers an innovative training in the areas of Architecture and Building, Civil, Industrial, Aerospace and ICT. [+]

Masters of the art in Spain The Graduate School of the European University, offers an innovative training in the areas of Architecture and Building, Civil, Industrial, Aerospace and ICT. Our qualifications are focused on the student receives an international training, where the company is actively involved in the development of content and professional practices. Masters of Architecture Area The construction sector (Architecture, Building and Engineering) is living in these years worldwide a crisis and rapid changes required at the same time, a number of opportunities and professional challenges they will have to deal these changes. Consider issues such as the global market, internationality, multidisciplinarity, multiculturalism, integration, new technologies, diversity management, change management, etc., is becoming more necessary and required. WHY STUDY IN THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY The rate of employability of our graduates is much higher than those of the current job market: "95% of our students find employment in the first year after completing their studies," in places like Mary Angeles Sánchez Ortega, Head in Central Region IDOM. We have agreements with more than 3,500 companies to offer more internship to our students and our graduates employment. leading companies in their sectors such as Acciona, Movistar, BMW Ibérica, Vodafone, Sony Spain, Bp Oil, Iveco Spain, Airbus Spain, Endesa, Ferrovial, Sacyr, etc. We provide a comprehensive, international university education, designed to help students adjust to the workplace and personal development. Our fundamental principle is academic quality, which reinforced with practical classes and use the latest technology in the classroom. The faculty is highly qualified and has extensive teaching experience, professional and research that enriches the education and training of the student. We are part of Laureate International Universities, a global leader in higher education, with over 1,000,000 students in 80 institutions in 28 countries. This schools network power your international presence, facilitating your trip abroad exchange programs. [-]

Master in Museum, Heritage and Knowledge

Polytechnic Institute of Tomar
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Tomar

The objective of this master is to give digital competences to the cultural sector in order to get new services and new applications to create new ways of interaction and learning. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Museology in Europe 2017. Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies. Objectives Innovate through the integration of knowledge about Museology, Museography, Heritage and Information and Comunication Technologies (ICT). Nowadays the ICT is a priority for the European comission and also for each of its state members. The european digital agenda for 2020 and the portuguese digital agenda for 2015 are already defined. One of their main goal is qualifiyng the professionals and citizens with digital competences. The objective of this master is to give digital competences to the cultural sector in order to get new services and new applications to create new ways of interaction and learning. Students are encouraged to analyse the cultural value of the heritage in a multiple perspective of design of spaces and services, conservation and restauration, architectonic and urban intervention, management territory, regional development, and by using and apllying ICT they may promote new interactive experiences and new knowledge for the citizens/ users. Graduation requirements As in Portuguese law, a) and d), nº1, do artº 17º, do DL 74/2006, de 24 de Março: Have a Degree of a first cycle of studies; or Have a relevante scholar, scientific or professional curriculum which has to be recognized by the scientific board of the school where it is to be admited. Learning outcomes Study new museology, design of projects and spaces will give students the ability to understand how to learn new knowledge from the experience and interaction with an art object. Integrate knowledge from the conservation and restauration, from the regional development, from territory management and from the international networks of these previous areas, will give students the ability to look to the heritage as a part in a whole. Analyse and study the use of the Internet as a tool for make business, to learn, to share, to collaborate and to disseminate. All this in a safe and intelligent environment. An holistic and integrated perspective of the scientific areas that are supporting this Master will give students the technical and scientific abilities to solve problems and find new solutions, new services and new applications in a large multidisciplinary context. Continuing Studies The Masters in Museums, Heritage and the Knowledge Society may pursue studies in doctoral programs in Heritage Studies, Museology and Knowledge Society (ICT), and related areas, depending on the specific rules for admission in these programs. [-]

Master in Museum Studies

Marist College - Italy
Campus Full time August 2017 Italy Florence

The M.A. in Museum Studies is offered by Marist College and Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici at the Marist-LdM Florence Branch Campus in Italy. This degree program has been designed to meet the academic needs of qualified students from around [+]

The M.A. in Museum Studies is offered by Marist College and Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici at the Marist-LdM Florence Branch Campus in Italy. This degree program has been designed to meet the academic needs of qualified students from around the world. The M.A. in Museum Studies is an interdisciplinary advanced degree program which aims to provide students with an understanding of how museums operate within their social and cultural contexts. Drawing on faculty from the U.S., U.K. and continental Europe, courses are taught using a variety of innovative methods, yet they share two fundamental core principles which are embedded in the program’s philosophy: 1) museums’ engagement with the public is paramount and 2) museums vary greatly across the globe and therefore must be studied from an international comparative perspective. Located in Florence, Italy, one of the world’s most important museum centers, the program offers unparalleled learning and internship opportunities. Guest lectures by museum professionals expose students to a wide variety of international perspectives, widening their horizons while visits to museums, historical monuments, archives, libraries, and relevant non-profit institutions essentially use Florence as a classroom, integrating students within the city and offering them hands-on exposure to real world museum research and practices. Both the lectures and the visits facilitate the important transition from student to museum professional at the termination of the degree program. The program, which will be taught in collaboration with the University of Florence and the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, additionally seeks to position itself as a much-needed forum for reflection and debate on museological issues in the city. Admission - Complete Application - Three letters of recommendations - Current résumé - Written statement of purpose - Official bachelor degree transcript (official English translation into the US system) - English Proficiency Exam results (for non-native English-speaking students) one of the following exams is required. TOEFL - Students must submit a minimum score of 550 on the paper based TOEFL exam or a 213 on the computer based TOEFL or an 80 on the Internet based TOEFL exam. IELTS - Students must submit a minimum score of 6.5 All test scores must come directly from the Testing Service to Marist College. Note: the Marist report code is 2400. Copies of test scores will delay the admission process since an I20 will not be issued without official documents. *Please note: TOEFL or IELTS scores must be less than two years old from the first day of class at the proposed term of entry in order to be valid. The Museum Studies degree enrolls students for the Fall start only. There are two application deadlines, please choose one: - Early Action December 1st - Regular Decision March 1st [-]

Master in Museum Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

Museums have become an important field of study, with a wide range of research focusing on their history, collections, practices and social roles. The MLitt in Museum Studies makes much use of the University’s own internationally important collections and museums to explore these issues and to give practical experience... [+]

Master in Museum Studies

Programme Length

MLitt 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Aims

Museums have become an important field of study, with a wide range of research focusing on their history, collections, practices and social roles. The MLitt in Museum Studies makes much use of the University’s own internationally important collections and museums to explore these issues and to give practical experience of working in a museum, working closely with professional as well as academic staff.

Syllabus

In the first half-session a core course ‘The Museum Idea’ focuses on the history and theory of collecting and museums, with the second half-session core course ‘Curating an Exhibition’ includings a wide range of practical experiences as students play the key role in creating the King’s Museum’s summer exhibition. Alongside these core courses, students will be able to choose two courses from a range of electives drawn from disciplines such as Anthropology, Archaeology, Business Studies, History of Art, History, Law and Literature. During the summer those students with a research interest are able to complete a dissertation, while those with a more vocational interest produce a project based on a 20 day placement in a museum.... [-]


Master in Restoration and Conservation

University of Dubrovnik
Campus Full time October 2017 Croatia Dubrovnik

The graduate study in Restoration and Conservation (wood, paper, textile, metal and ceramics) lasts two years, i.e. four semesters (120 ECTS credits). Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree of Master in Conservation and Restoration (wood, paper, textile, metal, ceramics). [+]

Restoration and Conservation (wood, paper, textile, metal and ceramics)

The graduate study in Restoration and Conservation (wood, paper, textile, metal  and ceramics) lasts two years, i.e. four semesters (120 ECTS credits). Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree of  Master in Conservation and Restoration (wood, paper, textile, metal, ceramics).

Upon successful completion of this study, students are qualified for employment in  state  administration,  in  county  and/or  town  offices  in  charge  of  culture  and  monument  protection,  in  museums,  galleries,  restoration  and  conservation  workshops or archives, or they can start their own business. This study is the only one of its kind in Croatia, and it is fully in line with the Bologna  Declaration. The framework of this program implies the day to day cooperation of  teachers  and  students,  the mobility  of  both  teachers  and  students  during  the  course and the possibility for the students to enrol in any course of a similar profile  and level (expressed in ECTS credits) in universities of the European Union that  offer compatible studies.... [-]


Master in Curation

Norwich University of the Arts
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich

Curation is a process of mediation and creative thinking and this course will provide a direct experience of developing and managing this practice [+]

MA Curation

Curation is a process of mediation and creative thinking and this course will provide a direct experience of developing and managing this practice.

This MA is distinctive in that it will appeal to applicants who are creative practitioners and historians of art, design and media as well as those from a humanities or even a science background, who have interests in communicating visually through traditional and alternative spaces.

The course team views curation in its widest sense, and will support you in bringing together objects, still and moving images and/or texts into a coherent, contextualised and critical whole.

The exhibition may encompass a range of public outcomes across the areas of art, design and media, from gallery-based displays to film programmes, from public art to open access archives.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Museum Studies

Lorenzo de' Medici Institute (LdM)
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Florence

The Master of Arts in Museum Studies is offered by Marist College and the Lorenzo de' Medici Institute, starting in 2010, with courses taught at LdM Florence. The M.A. in Museum Studies offers students an advanced, in-depth exploration .... [+]

Master of Arts (MA) in Museum Studies

Marist-LdM Graduate Degree Program

The Master of Arts in Museum Studies is offered by Marist College and the Lorenzo de' Medici Institute, starting in 2010, with courses taught at LdM Florence. The M.A. in Museum Studies offers students an advanced, in-depth exploration of how museums operate within their social and cultural contexts. Museums are studied from an international comparative perspective, with a special emphasis on examining the ways in which these institutions engage with the public. Guest lectures by museum professionals expose students to a wide variety of international perspectives, widening their horizons, while visits to museums, historical monuments, archives, libraries, and other institutions essentially use Florence as a classroom.... [-]