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A typical course covers an individual subject and lasts an academic term. The student usually receives credits and a grade on completion of the course. A course may be taught as part of a wider subject area.

What are courses in museum studies? They typically cover many theories and concepts from ethnic studies, art, anthropology, history and archeology. Museum studies courses might present developments within the fields of marketing, management and education. Students might go over the fundamental concepts regarding the development of government policies around cultural resource management. These courses are often designed to provide theoretical and practical skills required to operate a museum.  Topics can include museum communication, museum and gallery marketing, preservation and conservation of heritage materials and museum exhibit content development.

Students may develop an aesthetic eye, critical thinking and communication skills. These may help a person advance their career. They are also beneficial outside the work environment.

Courses in museum studies may not be the same from one school to the next. They may vary in duration and length, which can cause prices to fluctuate significantly. It is recommended that individuals contact the institute offering the course for more detailed information.

Courses in museum studies may be offered at a variety of degree levels, from a bachelor's to a doctorate. They can prepare students for jobs such as museum registrar, curator, museum director, exhibit coordinator, cultural heritage information professional, museum librarian, exhibit coordinator or archivist. Some of these positions may require further education or a degree in the field.

Many universities and institutions around the world may offer courses in museum studies. Students may be able to enroll in a distance-learning course online or attend class in a traditional setting. For more information, 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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Palazzo Spinelli Group

The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the design of routes, equipment, installations and experiences for the enjoyment of cul ... [+]

The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the design of routes, equipment, installations and experiences for the enjoyment of cultural heritage with a specific focus on the area of museums.

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There is a process of "democratization" of culture in progress in most European countries, the increasingly widespread use of interactive technology and personal devices. The same need is apparent for renewal and maintenance of the "cultural industries", and have contributed to the demand for new trends and strategies in cultural heritage. The design of museum spaces in the new cultural landscape will require professionals with soft and interdisciplinary skills, which combine classical culture with the knowledge of the new tools and new technologies, capable of designing immersive experiences and hypermedia.... [-]

Italy Florence
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Italian
Full-time
1500 hours
Campus
European School of Economics

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual a ... [+]

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. Upon the completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter the pathway of the international art world within, for example, the museum environment and the art market. The programme combines rigorous coursework taught by professional docents and valuable on-site learning opportunities, in order to distinguish students within the public, private and nonprofit arts environment.

Key Features of the Arts & Culture Management Three intakes per academic year January, April and September 3 Months + 3 Months (Optional) Internship 4 Modules: Each module requires 3 in-class hours per week, for a total of 12 /15 weekly hours (Monday-Friday) Course Assessment: Group Project and Presentation ESE’s competitive Internship Programme providing international work experience in the sector of specialization Compact class sizes which help faculty cultivate a mentor relationship with students and provide the individual attention needed to discover their special skills and succeed in their chosen pathway What makes ESE a great place for students? A personal and tailored learning experience - at ESE you get an individual and exciting experience thanks to the small class size and excellent student/teacher ratio “The Dream is the most real thing there is” – ESE students develop a unique academic and professional pathway through their selected course specialisation and internship placement Pragmatism – hands-on experience in contemporary business practice through the comprehensive... [-]
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Full-time
Part-time
3 months
Campus