Museum Practice, Monument Protection and Cultural Tourism Museum Practice, Monument Protection and Cultural Tourism
Qualification awarded: Bachelor in museology and monument studies, specialization in museum, monument protection activities and cultural tourism
Entry year: 2022
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 4 years
Institute: Institute of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Number of credits: 240 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 6 (First cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 6)
Field(s) of study: Culture and arts
Specific admission requirements: No, enrollment is based on the general conditions of admission
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Provided that the previous level was obtained in another country, nostrification is required, which is carried out by Lviv Polytechnic.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: Completed curriculum, amounting to 240 credits, successful defense of a bachelor's degree and passing the state exam in the specialty at a meeting of the Examination Commission
Characteristics of the educational program: The educational and professional program is based on the provisions and results of modern scientific research in museum studies, monument studies and cultural tourism, within which further professional and scientific careers are possible. Special education and training in the field of preservation, study and promotion of historical and cultural heritage, museum work and cultural tourism. Special attention in teaching is paid to mastering foreign languages (I-III courses) - English and Polish. The educational and professional program is focused on current selective blocks of professional training, within which further professional and scientific career is possible: • Block 1. Cultural heritage of icon painting, Archival science, Attribution and examination of historical and cultural monuments, professional ethics, foreign language for professional orientation, historical study of a region, circulation of historical and cultural values, basics of marketing and PR management in the professional field, urban studies and urban tourism. • Block 2. Historical memory and museum narratives, state policy and legal regulation in the branch, scientific and technological progress as a cultural phenomenon, cultural anthropology, international organizations in the field, local history, foreign language for professional purposes, design thinking, leadership and team work.
Програмні результати навчання: Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of scientific fundamentals of organization, modernization of processes in the professional field; Ability to implement main strategies of professional communication; ability to master the prerequisites of origin, main stages of development of excursion and tourist activity in ukraine and the world; Ability to demonstrate knowledge of legislation (national and international) about museum and monument protection activities; Ability to demonstrate knowledge of theory and practice of museum science, monument science and cultural tourism; Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of historical and cultural processes in national and european context; Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the current state and prospects of the development of museum science, monument science and cultural tourism; Ability to demonstrate the understanding of the influence of socio-cultural and political factors on the state and development of the professional industry; Ability to demonstrate knowledge of fundamentals of management and marketing in the professional field; Knowledge of basic concepts, problems of preservation and sustainable development of historical and cultural heritage; Knowledge of lviv's historical and cultural heritage in the context of general development of european culture. Think critically, systematically and apply creative abilities to generate ideas; Ability to update and present a cultural product; Ability to develop concepts of exhibitions and exhibitions and to determine the criteria for selecting museum objects; Ability to carry out basic activities for the museification of cultural heritage sites; Use various forms of museum-educational activities for different target groups of visitors; Organize and conduct excursions, cultural, educational and scientific events; Search for information in various sources to solve specialty problems; Perform accounting, conservation and preservation of museum funds; Ability to effectively interact with the museum audience and the public within the communicative field of professional activity; Ability to form a plan of cultural and educational program; Ability to use the basics of advertising and information activities, monuments and museums in the market of excursion and tourist services.
Academic mobility: No, but mobility is encouraged and recognized according to ECTS procedures
Work placement(s): The program provides 9 ECTS credits of practice - translation and according to the theme of bachelor's thesis
Programme director: Vasyl Mykhailovych Banakh, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Senior Lecturer of the Department of History, Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage. Tel .: (097) 771-29-36, Website:
Occupational profiles of graduates: The objects of the bachelor's activity in the educational-professional direction "Museum and monument studies" are activities in providing professional excursion services, actualization of cultural values, preservation of cultural and natural monuments, exposition, educational and scientific-fund work of museums, development of tourist routes. These are young professionals who wield a wide range of information technologies, basics of marketing and management in the field of cultural policy, as well as two foreign languages. The professional level allows to work as: - guide and excursion specialist; - specialist of the civil service in the field of culture; - manager of socio-cultural activities; - designer of museum expositions; - organizer of galleries and exhibitions; - researcher and expert of historical and cultural monuments; - tourist guide - specialist in the preservation of cultural values; - museologist-historian; - museum caretaker.
Access to further studies: Obtaining the second (master's) level