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Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Italy 2019

Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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The American University of Rome

The preservation and protection of, and public/tourist access to, the world's cultural heritage is has become one of the most challenging and pressing issues for many cou ... [+]

The M.A. program in Sustainable Cultural Heritage trains graduates to face the most important challenge in the heritage industry today: its long-term viability.

Rome is at the center of debates about global heritage. With major international organizations in the city, as well as the greatest concentration of heritage monuments and works, nowhere in the world provides a better base to prepare a student for a career in this field.

Today, in order to make cultural heritage both sustainable and socially useful it is necessary to recognize the need for a multidisciplinary approach to the heritage spectrum. Those who wish to work with heritage will have to undertake many different responsibilities across many areas of expertise.... [-]

Italy Rome
September 2019
Full-time
15 
Campus
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LUISS School of Government

This is a one-year multi-disciplinary course reflecting the need for international leaders who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to dif ... [+]

This is a one-year multi-disciplinary course reflecting the need for international leaders who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. It is practical, responding directly to the demand for international experts with advanced skills in negotiation, management, and public policy analysis to deliver successful results. During this master, students learn how international public policies are made, implemented and evaluated by national governments, international institutions, multinationals and civil society as a whole.

This advanced master course prepares students with undergraduate degrees (or Italy’s laurea magistrale) to become international public affairs experts who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. The direct link between theory to practice is at the basis of this Master course.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
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John Cabot University

John Cabot University’s Master of Arts (MA) in Art History guides students toward professional mastery of the materials and methods of art history with emphasis on first- ... [+]

John Cabot University’s Master of Arts (MA) in Art History guides students toward professional mastery of the materials and methods of art history with emphasis on first-hand research in the museums, monuments, and archaeological sites of Rome. The degree can be completed in approximately fifteen months of full-time study. The program has a dual focus: the visual cultures of Rome and the Mediterranean across time, from antiquity to the present; and the acquisition of technical skills for primary research. It also stimulates critical perspectives on the impact of Roman art worldwide. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the MA welcomed its inaugural class in Fall semester 2017. It is the first US-accredited graduate degree program in art history based entirely in Rome. ... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 
Campus
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Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)

You will learn to master matter and movement, building your own path towards artistic expression, creating a unique language of communication which will grant you full ac ... [+]

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You will learn to master matter and movement, building your own path towards artistic expression, creating a unique language of communication which will grant you full access to the contemporary art scene.

The sculpture: material, movement, and space to express art.

RUFA is well established in the international arena as experts in teaching sculpture thanks its President, Alfio Mongelli, a world-renowned sculptor, celebrated for his linear aesthetic, which is both elegant and powerful.

Through sculpture taught in the MA Degree Program at RUFA, students learn to dominate matter and motion and find their ability in expressing themselves artistically, creating a personal language, and making their mark in the contemporary art scene.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Campus
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University of Parma

Master's Degree in History and criticism of the arts and entertainment industry is founded on a tradition of studies and research established based on the overcoming of h ... [+]

Official Program Description

COURSE WITHOUT ADMISSION TEST

5 places available for non-EU citizens, including 2 places reserved for Chinese citizens

The II level Master’s Degree in History of Art and Entertainment Industry History and Art Criticism is founded on a tradition of studies and research established on the overcoming of hierarchies and disciplinary divisions and on the analysis of forms of expression in a historical perspective.

The objectives of the course are:

to acquire knowledge of the methodologies of research and acquisition of the tools of research in the history of the arts (visual and performing); to acquire a specialist level of knowledge of the history of art from the Middle Ages to the contemporary and of the historic theatre, performing arts and cinema; to acquire an awareness of the critical historical debate, in the fields of art, film, performing arts and theatre history and the acquisition of deep critical skills; to acquire the comprehension of the dynamics relating to the organization and management of the arts; to acquire theoretical and applied knowledge of the problems of conservation, management, promotion and enhancement of cultural heritage. ... [-]
Italy Parma
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
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University of Padova

The Master of Arts Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance aims at developing ad-hoc knowledge and skills to promote and fulfil human rights within th ... [+]

The MA programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance is a contribution to developing a universal culture of human rights such as highlighted by Unesco and the United Nations. Accordingly, it has a strong policy- and action-oriented approach. This master's degree is in full continuity with previous post-graduate programmes in human rights, taught in Italian, that the University of Padua has been delivering since 1988.

The MA aims at developing ad-hoc knowledge and skills to promote and fulfil human rights within the broader context of legal and political processes and multi-level policies. Human rights law, multi-level governance framework, and the concepts of “human development” and “human security” are the paradigm of reference throughout the course.... [-]

Italy Padua
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

The two-year long Master's in International public and business administration Double Degree Programme MGIMO University and Macerata University (Italy) is designed to mee ... [+]

Programme Profile

The two-year long Master's in International public and business administration Double Degree Programme MGIMO University and Macerata University (Italy) is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public and private sector professions.

The programme provides on-campus training in political science, international trade and economics, as well as management, public administration and government relations. Approximately 20 students will be enrolled in the programme.

During the study, 1st year is spent at Macerata University, Italy. 3 months out of 9 are provided for an internship at one of Marche region’s leading corporations.

The 2nd year of study is organized at MGIMO-University, where the students are taught the core courses of public and municipal administration for a semester and then have an internship at Russia’s leading public and private sector agencies.... [-]

Italy Macerata
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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University of Turin

Starting from October 2016, the University of Turin offered a new MA program in philosophy completely taught in English: the Philosophy International Curriculum. The prog ... [+]

APPLICATION at UniTo for a.y. 2019-2020 is OPEN until April 14th 2019. Apply at https://apply.unito.it

Starting from October 2016, the University of Turin offered a new MA program in philosophy completely taught in English: the Philosophy International Curriculum. The program aims at providing a thorough insight into a comprehensive range of philosophical problems and at developing the distinctive transferable skills arising from an advanced philosophical education. A core curriculum on classical texts and issues is available, along with courses reaching out to forefront debates not only in current philosophy but also in foundational issues concerning contemporary politics, arts, and the sciences.... [-]

Italy Turin
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
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University of Siena

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula: Linguistics and Cognition; Philosophy and Cognition. The pro ... [+]

Best MA Degrees in Italy 2019.

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula:

Linguistics and Cognition Philosophy and Cognition

The program focuses, in both curricula, on the study of language in the perspective of cognitive studies and of the philosophy of language and mind. It is primarily addressed to students interested in:

the in-depth description of human languages, in their different varieties including different dialects; the study of language as a cognitive capacity and its relevance in the domain of first and second language acquisition and language pathology; the study of the philosophical, psychological, biological and social bases of language and cognition; the study of the relevance of the analysis of human language for philosophical studies. Università di Siena photo archive ... [-]
Italy Siena
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Sapienza University of Rome

Master's Degree in Architecture-Conservation is a 2-years programme taught entirely in English at Sapienza University of Rome. It is equivalent to the Italian title "Laur ... [+]

The Masters Program in Architecture (Conservation), which focuses mainly on Italian architectural heritage, aims to train students to consolidate and preserve existing architectural and environmental heritage and develop high-quality projects that take into account the relation between new projects, the environment, and the historical aspects.

The program brings together a range of different disciplines, including humanities and technical-scientific subjects, to prepare students to work as architects with specific competencies in building processes and the conservation of existing structures. In particular, the two-year program will delve deeper into the main competences acquired with the Bachelors Degree and will address:... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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Rome Business School

The Rome Business School’s Online Master’s Degree in Arts and Culture Management is an exclusive programme designed for motivated international participants aiming at get ... [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October

The Rome Business School’s Online Master’s Degree in Arts and Culture Management offers you training of excellence, paid internships, career service, international networking and many others benefits for your professional and personal development. Students from more than 140 countries of the world.

The Rome Business School’s Online Master’s Degree in Arts and Culture Management is an exclusive programme designed for motivated international participants aiming at getting world-class competencies and at developing a successful global career in the fields of arts and culture. Attendees will receive advanced managerial expertise, anchored in the international context, thus becoming ready to excel as modern cultural managers and innovative leaders in the field of the creative industries. This programme’s quality teaching, its international internship opportunities and its career and networking services all contribute to make this Master’s Degree the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of arts and culture management.... [-]

Italy Rome Italy Online
March 2019
Part-time
12 
Online
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Unitelma Sapienza

The Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology represents a great innovation among Italian universities courses. The renowned studies in Archaeology of Rome Sapienza Univer ... [+]

Objectives

The Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology represents a great innovation among Italian universities courses. The renowned studies in Archaeology of Rome Sapienza University are combined with the online tools of Unitelma Sapienza University which provides Italian and international users with an exclusive and prestigious training project. This Master's Degree is an inter-university degree awarded jointly by the two partner universities.

The Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology aims at providing a thorough training in the field of Classical Archaeology. In particular, through a didactic methodology combining both traditional (archaeological, linguistic-philological, artistic) and innovative resources (applying the most advanced methods to the knowledge of the material culture), intends to train the second level graduates in archaeological and historical skills.... [-]

Italy Rome
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Online
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United International Business Schools

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are ava ... [+]

Starting dates

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar.

Program duration

Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload.

Part-time students can earn a Master degree in 2 to 3 academic years, depending on the number of courses attempted per quarter, the course selection and the course planning; earning half the typical number of courses equals twice the duration of the full-time program.... [-]

Italy Milan
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 36 
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies – SAIS Europe

This two-year degree program is research-focused, allowing students to produce an original 20,000-word thesis. Students may pursue both years of the MAIA in Bologna or on ... [+]

This two-year degree program is research-focused, allowing students to produce an original 20,000-word thesis. Students may pursue both years of the MAIA in Bologna or one year at another participating European university as part of a cooperative degree program. It does not require a concentration and allows students to submit a thesis in lieu of two of the 16 non-language courses normally required for the MA Applicants put forward a research proposal which, if accepted, becomes the subject of an MAIA thesis in the second year.

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The Students

Dual degree programs with University of Bologna in Italy, the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna in Austria, Sciences Po Lille in France, or the University of Leiden in the Netherlands are offered under this program, enabling students to experience the diverse academic environments. With access to archives and libraries across Europe, MAIA students benefit from a wealth of international resources for their research.... [-]

Italy Bologna
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Politecnico di Milano - Scuola Master Fratelli Presenti

With an increasingly competitive environment, the creative professional and creative industries have to keep up with the new frontiers of innovation. This is particularly ... [+]

With an increasingly competitive environment, the creative professional and creative industries have to keep up with the new frontiers of innovation. This is particularly true in the field of Architecture, a discipline which is intimately linked to the human being, there is a need to understand that building spaces for humans and society are linked to a clear understanding of how humans behave, how people develop habits and how these attitudes vary from country to country. This is the way Architecture should respond depending on cultural issues. The program will be a machine to decode and understand the creative advantages of Brand Italy, and the power of ‘Made in Italy’.

This course will create entrepreneurs who can learn from the Italian example, and use this to see and develop opportunity around the world. This knowledge will become a foundation for global design growth and a dynamic generator of ideas and explorations to promote new ways of thinking and acting in the creative economy. The international course is held in English and teaches students the importance of combining traditional practices and theories with concepts and methodologies required to meet the needs of the modern architectural design industry. This requires outstanding craftsmanship, excellent design & architecture skills, unique thinking experience conveyed throughout all interactions with different ways of living, and the building of a strong meaning through branding. This Masters course is intended to form such a kind of professionals.... [-]

Italy Milan
November 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1550 
Campus
Online
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