Museum and Exhibition Studies (M.A.)
Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg
Accredited by: Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur Hannover (ZEvA)
The Masters degree programme “Museum and Exhibition Studies” prepares students for museum-related work. The course of study is theory oriented and based on museological research, and also includes practical training in relevant skills. Students will work both in specific disciplines and with trans-disciplinary questions, deepening their knowledge of material culture, history and art. They will be expected to acquire broad competences through participation in exhibition projects and seminars on museum theory and practice, including excursions to current exhibitions. A special emphasis of the programme is the close cooperation between the three museumrelated disciplines of history, art and material culture studies and various kinds of museums. In addition, the programme offers intensive seminars and practical training in museum-related business and management skills. Graduates of the M.A. study program Museum and Exhibition will have the following qualifications: extensive knowledge of material culture, history and art; working both in specific disciplines and with trans-disciplinary questions; broad competences through participation in exhibition projects and seminars on museum theory and practice; ability to do their own independent research; museum-related management skills, skills in written and oral presentations; experience in team-building; transcultural competence. Graduates are qualified to do museum-related work or doctor thesis research. The Master title certified by the "Master-Urkunde" entitles the holder to the legally protected professional title "Master of Arts".
Graduate/second degree (two years), by research with thesis
B.A. or equivalent qualification is required to access this programme of studies.
Mode of Study:
Full-time or part-time
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