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Top 8 Master Programs in Art History 2019

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

The master in Art History encourages students and develops skills to understand the historical context of art works, to have a critical analysis, and be able to do interpretive reading of both works of art and academic texts.

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Universidad de La Laguna

The Master in Theory and History of Art and Cultural Management is proposed in order to provide training for professionalizing character and research in Theory and Histor ... [+]

The Master in Theory and History of Art and Cultural Management is proposed in order to provide training for professionalizing character and research in Theory and History of Art and Cultural Management graduates and graduates in arts and humanities-oriented cultural management.

Justification title

The Master's Degree is intended to provide a professional training and research in Theory and History of Art and Cultural Management to graduates and graduates in arts and humanities oriented to cultural management.

This Master's Degree is an adaptation of the studies contained in the doctoral program Open Scenarios: the multicultural in art and music, whose last edition took place in the academic year 2008-2009, and was offered as Own Title with the denomination of Master in Advanced Studies in Theory and History of Art and Music, and Cultural Management in the academic year 2009-2010.... [-]

Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 
Online & Campus Combined
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Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT]

The ARC MA programme is open to artists, writers and curators or those whose research focus identifies art thinking and practices as a significant component. ... [+]

MA in Art Research Collaboration (previously titled Visual Arts Practice)

IADT is currently developing this two year taught Master of Arts Programme, titled MA Art Research Collaboration (ARC), for commencement in September 2014.

This programme replaces the MA in Visual Arts Practices (2004-2014). Led by Dr Maeve Connolly and Dr Sinead Hogan, the new ARC MA is a research-focused taught masters programme delivered over two years, running from September to June, with a planned intake of approximately 10-12 students per year. The programme will incorporate research groups developed in collaboration with project partners such as the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) and the Irish Film Institute (IFI). ... [-]

Ireland Dublin
October 2019
Full time
Campus
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Paris-Sorbonne University 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 Uni ... [+]

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.

The city of Abu Dhabi alone is preparing to open not less than seven new museums, including the Louvre. In the coming years, qualified staff, trained in the fields of history of arts and in the various professions related to museum management, will be necessary to uphold the scientific and intellectual quality of these institutions. It is in this specific context and with a view to responding to these requirements, that this professional Master programme was designed.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)

Studies have ambition to transmit to the graduates in art history and related disciplines legacy of knowledge and skills developed by the discipline in his century of aca ... [+]

Studies have ambition to transmit to the graduates in art history and related disciplines legacy of knowledge and skills developed by the discipline in his century of academic institutionalization, whose acquisition is essential to understand and critically evaluate both the artistic object as its creation process. Since undergraduate (and further grade) offer general training, the graduate is the ideal framework for a specialized formation defined criteria of academic excellence and scientific interest.

Coordination: Victor Mínguez Cornelles. Department of History, Geography and Art. UJI. Coordinating university: U. of Valencia-Estudi General Interuniversity with: Universita... [-]
Spain Castellón de la Plana
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Research Master’s in Critical Studies in Art & Culture is a two-year program which will enable you to develop into a professional researcher. ... [+]

Master in Critical Studies in Art & Culture (Research)

This two-year program is unique in the Netherlands. With special emphasis on methodological and theoretical issues, it interrelates perspectives from art history, media studies, design studies and architectural history. It fosters the acquisition of knowledge, analytical skills and a capacity to critically reflect on historical and contemporary developments in the cultural industries. It centers on the analysis of “visual objects” (from landscapes, cities, and buildings to artworks in various media, film, television, design, and games) in their social, institutional, economic and ideological contexts. The program is taught in English.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of Cagliari

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and ... [+]

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and various institutes engaged in research and exploitation of the archaeological, historical and artistic heritage.

final test characteristics

The final examination for the award of the qualification in the exposition will consist of a written paper on a novel topic to be agreed with one of the teachers of the course. The report must have a contributory and non-compile-and will have to be longer than 2000 characters in 50 folders. Through discussion, the candidate will be able to demonstrate the specialized level of knowledge and skills acquired in the single discipline and within the subject area concerned, with attention to related areas.... [-]

Italy Cagliari
October 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in History of Photography offers a range of innovative modules that cover from the origins of photography to contemporary practices and debates, including moder ... [+]

The MLitt in History of Photography offers a range of innovative modules that cover from the origins of photography to contemporary practices and debates, including modernist art photography, documentary approaches, photographic collections, and technological advances up to the digital era.

The MLitt in History of Photography offers a unique opportunity to study the history of photography as a specialised field of research.

Highlights This innovative degree is inspired by the important role played by St Andrews in the early history of the most influential visual medium of the modern era. Students are introduced to the theoretical and methodological challenges and debates that photography’s multiple functions and contexts have provoked since its invention. Classes make full use of the outstanding photographic collections of the University Library and associated archives, such as that held by the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh. Small class sizes prioritise discussion with peers and interaction with the tutor. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Art History offers a diverse range of subject areas, from early medieval art and architecture to contemporary performance art; modules address major themes a ... [+]

The MLitt in Art History offers a diverse range of subject areas, from early medieval art and architecture to contemporary performance art; modules address major themes and concepts that connect different periods of art history.

The MLitt in Art History is designed to develop and enhance core research and writing skills, to introduce and deepen knowledge of the theoretical and methodological foundations of Art History, and to enable students to explore current critical debates, art media and contextual questions.

Highlights The choice of modules allows a wide-ranging study of thematic or methodological issues, as well as focused research pathways. Small class sizes prioritise discussion with peers and interaction with the tutor. Students have the opportunity to attend class trips, and there is a research seminar with guest lecturers for all staff and students every two weeks. Students may also apply to take part in a summer exchange programme with the École du Louvre in Paris. Students have access to extensive library holdings including a major Visual Resources Collection with over 150,000 images and a microfiche copy of the Conway and Witt photographic archives, comprising some two million images of works of art. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 
Campus
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