Master's in Arts in Lithuania

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

The Arts refers to programs that focus on intellectual type topics that are not always as straightforward as science and math. Those wishing to play a creative role in contributing to the community would be interested in the arts.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

Masters Program in Arts in Lithuania

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Master of Music, Performer or Conductor

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The content of the programme adequately correspond the most recent advances in science, art and technology. Students are acquainted with the theory and practice of creative activities, improvisation, artistic project management, art marketing, and research methodology. [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Arts in Lithuania. The content of the programme adequately correspond the most recent advances in science, art and technology. Students are acquainted with the theory and practice of creative activities, improvisation, artistic project management, art marketing, and research methodology. Students are free to choose composers from various eras (including the latest) and nationalities for their final examinations and the final project. Graduate students are encouraged to pursue the most modern forms of performance, which helps them integrate into and position themselves within the context of the contemporary art scene. It must be also noted that master classes are led by the most regarded virtuosos in their fields and numerous visiting professors. It truly improves the students’ familiarity with the latest and the most unique artistic developments. The lecturing pedagogues are active and acknowledged artists with national and international acclaim. They are members of various associations and bring a high level of competence. The professional competence is an important factor in fulfilling the purpose of the programme. Some of the lecturers belong to international organizations which are related to their professional or organizational activities. Specializations: Accordion, Jazz-Singing, Piano, Piano - Accompaniment, Scenic Genres Singing, String Instruments (Violin, Guitar), Chamber – String Instrument (Violin, Guitar), Chamber – Winds Instrument (Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet), Wind Instrument (Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet). Feedback of lecturers and students “Music Academy of Vytautas Magnus University is a full-fledged member of the European Association of conservatoires, is active in other international organizations. Music Academy degree programmes are accredited by international experts. Our students are employed in Lithuania and the European Union concert organizations”. Doc. Dr. Saulius Gerulis, dean of Music Academy Competencies acquired Analyse and evaluate artistic and creative processes and the developing areas of music (creation, comprehension, usage and spread) as a part of culture. Prepare an artistic performance by making use of a provided repertoire. Perform different styles, genres and forms of music while displaying one’s own individuality along with the composer’s. Perform in various cultural and social environments and projects. Compare performances of different artists and compositions, recognize, analyse and compare elements of music from different eras and genres. Be able to present the relevant details of a composition’s historical context to the listeners and other performers. Career opportunities Graduates will be able to work in the following professional fields of work: play, sing in ensembles, musical collectives; erform roles, play in an orchestra or sing in a choir at various theatres; establish their own ensembles, musical collectives; pursue personal pedagogical practice of preparing; pursue personal pedagogical practice of teaching adults who want to learn an instrument or improve their vocal skills; pursue a solo career; take part in musical projects; continue studying at the doctoral level; write educational or professional papers for websites and musical journals. Access requirements Bachelor of Music degree and professional qualification of an artist. Applicants to the Performing Arts programme must be graduates of bachelor studies belonging to the same or related field. Proof of English Language: applicant has to present document proving B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (TOEFL 87 iBT / 534, IELTS 5.5 or any other document proving B2 level) if the applicant had not received education in English. After admission all students will be tested for English language level at the Institute of Foreign Languages at Vytautas Magnus University. If English level will be below B2 students have to study English to reach B2 level in first two semesters of Master studies. Students have to self-fund English studies. Portfolio (playbills of concerts, list of CD, links of musical activities, etc.). Bachelor degree diploma video (while applying the link of video can be indicated in the CV or portfolio). Admission score is counted based on: Arithmetic average of all subjects of Bachelor's degree diploma* 0,2 + the artist's portfolio delivery* 0,1+ motivation letter * 0,3 + diplomas of international competitions* 0,1 + bachelor degree diploma examination video (should be indicasted in CV) * 0,3. [-]

Master of Architecture

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The graduate of the Master of Architecture degree program shall have to be able to justify comprehensively the personal creative ideas when designing structures or urban integrated facilities as well as to be professionally skilled to carry out scientific research works. [+]

Graduates of Architecture Master degree study programme can implement their creative ideas in design of buildings or urban complexes and perform high quality research works. They are able to perform research, architectural and urban planning, territorial planning and management work at the companies of architectural design and territorial planning, research organisations, as well as perform individual work of architectural and urban design and territorial planning. Combination of arts, humanities and social sciences Study programme provides its students with theoretical knowledge of history of art, architecturology, urban sociology, protection of immovable cultural heritage, comprehensive integrated architectural renovation and heritage protection. It involves application of interactive teaching methods and education based on case analysis. Highly competent lecturers take part in the teaching process. Studies provide competences of scientific-methodical assessment, which enable preparation of professional projects for buildings and urban complexes Graduates comprehend the principles of sustainable design and are able to apply them preparing the projects of buildings and urban complexes; they can justify their creative ideas based on scientific knowledge. They are able to perform scientific research works independently and use the research results in their professional activities for assessment of quality of buildings and their environment. Majority of students or graduates practice their acquired speciality Students of Master degree Architecture study programme work at various design companies, organisations of architectural planning and scientific research: AB “Miestprojektas”, municipal enterprise “Kauno planas”, KTU Institute of Architecture and Construction, private companies of famous architects. Career opportunities: from architect or urbanist, to chief architect of the municipality; from attested manager at design and/or planning company to scientist in the field of history of art. Innovative design programmes are used in the study process The newly established Office of Artistic and Architectural Skills Development Laboratories provides a possibility to use 3D printer MakerBot Z18 and other latest equipment for layout works. Lithuanian and foreign students of this programme are motivated and have big aspirations Students of this programme are motivated and advanced. It leads to creative environment oriented to academic performance, which contributes to excellent acquisition of required knowledge and skills. Team of lecturers consists of the university’s lecturers as well as well-known professional architects working in Lithuania and abroad. Skills & Competencies Design – building, urban complexes and architectural design economics Architectural renovation of buildings – types and methods of analysis Protection of the heritage – research of cultural values, activities of their use, management and protection Critical analysis of architecture – theories, concepts, social phenomena Entrance Requirements Bachelor in Architecture. Degree diploma and its suplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified). Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 %. Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Motivation letter. Proficiency in English: IELTS≥6.0/TOEFL iBT≥85/CEFR≥C1 Entrance score consists of: 0.7 CGPA 0.2 Portfolio 0.1 Motivation (skype interview) [-]