Working in the Field of Archaeology and Historical Heritage, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 535
    Tuition (Semester)
    535
    Tuition (Semester)
  • French
    Language
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The Master of Arts allows students to acquire the knowledge and techniques required for a better grasp of contemporary realities, giving meaning to the intellectual wealth created by mankind over the centuries.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Master of Arts allows students to acquire the knowledge and techniques required for a better grasp of contemporary realities, giving meaning to the intellectual wealth created by mankind over the centuries. In a wide range of disciplines, students follow their programme and put into practice the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach that befits a study of the arts.

The Master of Arts degree offers training in the following disciplines:
  • Cinema

  • Classical Studies

  • Computer Science and Mathematical Methods

  • English

  • French as a Foreign Language

  • German

  • History

  • History of Art

  • History of Religions

  • Italian

  • Language and Communication Studies

  • Medieval French

  • Modern French

  • Philosophy

  • Slavic Studies

  • South and Central Asian Studies

  • Spanish

At the end of the first year, students decide in which discipline they will complete their dissertation and whether to choose a Master of Arts worth 90 ECTS credits or a Master of Arts with specialisation worth 120 ECTS credits.

The specialisation programme worth 30 ECTS credits lead to a Master of Arts with Specialisation. Through an interdisciplinary approach, they offer students the possibility, as the case may be, to deepen their knowledge in a particular field or to acquire a first experience of research or work in a professional environment.

The Faculty of Arts offers specialisations in the following areas:
  • Communication and Culture from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period

  • Comparative European Languages and Literatures

  • Dramaturgy and History of Theater

  • History of Culture: texts, images and society

  • History of Film Theory/Practices

  • History of Regional Art

  • History of the Book and Critical Edition

  • Literary Translation

  • New American Studies

  • Philosophy, Science and Society

  • Public Discourse and Communication Analysis

  • Research, Use and Exploitation of Historical Sources

  • Working in the Field of Archaeology and Historical Heritage

Programme Structure

At the end of the first year, students decide in which discipline they will complete their dissertation and whether to choose a Master of Arts worth 90 ECTS credits or a Master of Arts with specialisation worth 120 ECTS credits.

The specialisation programme worth 30 ECTS credits lead to a Master of Arts with Specialisation. Through an interdisciplinary approach, they offer students the possibility, as the case may be, to deepen their knowledge in a particular field or to acquire a first experience of research or work in a professional environment.

Main discipline

  • In principle, this is a continuation of one of the core disciplines of the Bachelor’s degree.30 ECTS credits

Secondary discipline

  • In principle, this is a continuation of the sec-ond core discipline of the Bachelor’s degree.

or Complementary discipline

  • In principle, this is a continuation of the com-plementary discipline of the Bachelor’s degree.

or Options programme

  • The Options Programme operates essentially as an extension of the main discipline. As such, it allows the construction of a single-discipline Master’s programme.

30 ECTS credits

Specialisation programme

30 ECTS credits

Dissertation

  • In the main discipline.

30 ECTS credits

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

Candidates are eligible for enrolment in a Master programme if they hold a Bachelor degree awarded by a Swiss university or another university qualification deemed equivalent by the Rectorate in the corresponding discipline.

Candidates holding a HES* Bachelor are admitted subject to catch up the missing theoretical bases during the Master programme.

*Haute Ecole Spécialisée

Candidates with a Bachelor in a different field from the chosen Master programme are admitted on the condition of catching up the theoretical bases before starting their studies.

The faculty regulations or study plans specify the essential theoretical bases.

Teaching language
  • French and/or the language of the discipline studied. Recommended level: C1.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 535 International
  • EUR 535 EEA
  • CHF 580 per semester
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