Arts, Culture and Society is one of the specialisations in the Arts and Culture Studies master. This specialisation focusses on the global interrelations between arts, culture, and society. As a student, you’re trained to envision new possibilities and establish new models for the organisation of arts and culture using cutting-edge insights on policy, marketing, audiences, and education. Scroll down to have a look at the study programme for the academic year 2023-2024.
What you will learn
The master specialisation Art, Culture and Society prepares you for a vital role in all areas of the arts and culture sector, from theatre to museums to film and festivals, allowing you to take your degree not only across artistic fields, but around the globe. You don’t sell the tickets, you run the show!
We teach you the skills to advise and become part of cultural organisations. Arts, Culture and Society offers a unique approach that integrates present-day modes of production, distribution and consumption of arts and culture beyond and across national cultural boundaries.
Below you will find the 2023-2024 study schedule of the master specialisation Arts, Culture and Society. If you want to know more about a particular course, you can enter the course code in the Course Catalogue.
Study schedule 2023-2024
Student workload: 5 EC
Student Workload: 20 EC
Study schedule 2023-2024 - parttime
The master specialisation Arts, Culture and Society can be followed fulltime or parttime. When you study parttime, you have to obtain the same amount of study points. The courses are spread over two years.
Below you will find the schedules of the parttime programme. If you want to know more about a particular course, you can enter the course code in the Course Guide.
First year (25 EC)
Thematic Seminar 1: Critical Heritage Studies (5 EC)
Thematic Seminar 2: Advanced Sociology of Arts and Culture (5 EC)
Research Seminar - choose 1 out of 2:
- Creative and Sustainable Cities (10 EC)
- Cultural Participation and Taste (10 EC)
Elective courses - choose 1 out of 8:
- Media Tourism (5 EC)
- Art Audiences: Developing Cultural Participation (5 EC)
- Contemporary Aesthetics
- Cultural Management (5 EC)
- International Art Markets (5 EC)
- Economics of Fashion and Sustainability (5 EC)
- Museums in Context (5 EC)
- Assessing the impact of Culture and Creativity in Society (5 EC)
Second year (35 EC)
Thematic Seminar 3: Applied methods in Arts and Culture Research (5 EC)
Master Thesis Class
Thematic Seminar 4: Conceptual Foundations of Cultural Policy (5 EC)
Master Thesis Class (5 EC)
Start Master Thesis
Finish Master Thesis (20 EC)