Master's Program in Culture Study in Africa

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Culture Study refers to any program that focuses on human culture. It is best oriented for those who are interested in the forces that shape the world of humans today, from media to direct issues like gender and sexuality.

Can any other region can match the variety and dimension of Africa? With imitable history, landscape and cultural contributions, hardly any regions offer a study abroad encounter that is more challenging or more satisfying in terms of studying.

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CLE Master program in European Literary Cultures

Erasmus Mundus Master Course in European Literary Cultures
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Senegal Dakar Fann Italy Bologna France Mulhouse Strasbourg Greece Thessaloniki + 7 more

The CLE Master’s program teaches students how to manage the manifold aspects of the European scene, offering them a multicultural education along three main methodological lines: [+]

Masters in Culture Study in Africa 2017. About CLE The program seeks to provide a high quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a program devoted to improving the quality of European Higher Education and strengthening intercultural communication. The programme encourages and supports: cooperation as well as student, scholar and staff exchange among universities; the worldwide promotion of the image of the European Union as a space of academic excellence; communication between university and cultural institutions and enterprises (Museums, Publishers, Foundations) as well as public and private companies; better career opportunities for its graduates and access to the international workforce. The CLE Master Course aims at providing international students with excellent T-shaped skills in: at least three European languages (English – mandatory, two other languages among French, Italian and Greek); at least three domains of European culture and thought (Literature, Art, Cultural History, Ethics and Aesthetics, Science of Language). The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic program. At the end of the two-year program, after defending their Master’s thesis before an international committee, CLE students receive a multiple diploma issued by the universities of the consortium where they spent at least one semester. The language in which the courses are offered may vary according to the University providing them. Over the years, many additional activities (seminars, conferences, workshops, language courses) have been entrusted to highprofile scholars/guest lecturers. The CLE intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern. Participating universities : Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, ITALIA Université de Haute-Alsace (Mulhouse), FRANCE Université de Strasbourg, FRANCE Aristoteleion Panepistimion Thessaloniki, ELLAS Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar), SÉNÉGAL Objectives The CLE Master’s program teaches students how to manage the manifold aspects of the European scene, offering them a multicultural education along three main methodological lines: Cultural education in at least three domains of the European thought, ranging from literature to history and language sciences. High-level European languages education, complementing in-class with on-site practice in at least two countries of the consortium. Dynamic education thanks to his programme of international exchange. The CLE Master’s programme wants to train dynamic and critical experts in the humanities, with a good awareness of country-specific problems and the ability to make competent decisions, relying on their rich cultural baggage. Skill-based education intended to prepare the students to meet the needs of the job market. The CLE Master’s programme offers several complementary activities (seminars with international scholars and professionals) aiming to improve at best its student’s skills and to promote the employability. Therefore, the CLE Master also includes a one-week workshop studied to implement its student’s competencies and creativity as well as their knowledge of the job market. Academic competence Students who obtain the Master degree in European Literary Cultures should possess a level of competence which corresponds to the “second cycle descriptor level” of the Tuning Project for European Studies. They should be able: to interpret events, developments and EU policies in national, regional and local areas (through units 1 and 3 of the program); to use different disciplinary methodologies in a complementary way (through Units 1, 2 and 3); to develop a guided research project (through units 1 and 2) and to work independently (with the unit 4), to understand and interpret EU policies (through Unit 3) to understand and interpret ideas and concepts from Europe and European integration (through units 1 and 3) to communicate in several international languages, using appropriate terminology (through Unit 2 and Mobility required) to move in different countries and possess good attitudes of cultural understanding (thanks to the mobility requirement). As far as educational goals are concerned, a masters graduate from this program should: know at least three eurorean languages (English, French, and Italian and/or Greek, depending on the mobility chosen); know the different methodologies of literary studies (national literatures, comparative literature, literature and computer science etc.); be able to develop a comprehensive bibliography, a research record and a research paper on a topic concerning European literature; know at least three areas of methodologies (eg, history of literature, textual analysis, history, art history, history of ideas etc..) to analyze the production of European culture in depth; know the history and culture of Europe in order to contextualize the literary production in the broader context of European cultural history. Career Opportunities The main career perspectives for CLE graduates are: Doctoral research focused on European literature and cultures. The European Doctorate in Higher Education (DESE), «Les Littératures de l’Europe unie» is structured to develop the Master Erasmus Mundus CLE objectives. A career in the European cultural institutions or local authorities involving a cultural program (development and international exhibitions, the development and management of cultural exchange programs; development of cultural contents in various types of associations). Therefore the CLE Master's program encourages students contacts and collaboration with several institutions such as linguistic and cultural centers, foundations, museums and publishers. A career in the private sector, requiring book-related skills (translations, philological editions) or multicultural skills (cultural mediation, social responsibility agenda), journalism, literary criticism, radio or tv broadcasting, copyediting, public relations. For this reason, the CLE Master’s Program includes several occasions for its students to meet, discuss and collaborate with professionals of these various sectors. There is a very good employability of CLE graduated students in PhD and cultural institutions or enterprises. Here are the results of CLE survey about their position after graduation in the job market from 2010 until 2014. It shows that the 35% carried on their activity in PhD and the 65% found a position in: teaching, management, translation, intercultural relations, media and communication, freelance, art. [-]

MA In Comparative Analysis Of Mediterranean Societies (cosmetic)

Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie de Rabat
Campus Full time August 2017 Morocco Rabat

The Master in Comparative analysis of Mediterranean societies (MSOC) aims to train winners mastering the fundamentals in the field of social sciences, that is to say, able to face the comparative analysis of political societies. In the wake of the industry Sociology Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Master COSM is based on an open-plan view of the social sciences while offering more specialized information: international relations, public and political communication, and cultural anthropology and ethnology. [+]

The Master in Comparative analysis of Mediterranean societies (MSOC) aims to train winners mastering the fundamentals in the field of social sciences, that is to say, able to face the comparative analysis of political societies. In the wake of the industry Sociology Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Master COSM is based on an open-plan view of the social sciences while offering more specialized information: international relations, public and political communication, and cultural anthropology and ethnology. For several decades, the work and efforts of social sciences interested local authorities, companies, NGOs and associations. In a context of increasing specialization of knowledge, the mastery of a country or geographical area is often promoted as an essential professional skill. It becomes an "expert" forgetting that the understanding of political, social and economic phenomena especially demand a capacity of general and comparative analysis. The proximity of the Mediterranean societies offers an ideal field to develop a strong disciplinary profile and the ability to decline in different political societies. The geographical proximity between the two shores of the Mediterranean is indeed increasingly reinforced by the intensity of trade in goods, capital and people, but also cultural, social and political models that surround the pool. Form on the comparative analysis means then learn to decline similar questions in different contexts learn to deal with the "here" and "elsewhere" with identical analytical tools to better decipher the differences and similarities . Therefore, training will also be organized in close collaboration with the Research Center Economics Society and Culture (CRESC) Mohammed VI Polytechnic University including the chair of comparative African Studies. The courses The course International Relations The course "international relations" focuses on the redeployment of the international order in the age of globalization. India and China presented today as "Emerging" on the world stage will be particularly studied and their relations with Mediterranean societies. This course provides for the presence semesters 2 and 3 at the University of Turin and access to the double degree (Mohammed VI Polytechnic University / UNITO). The course Communication The course "Public Communication and Politics" focuses on how newsmaking and storytelling based on new technologies. The outlook for corporate communications, territorial promotion, political marketing, analysis of election data and journalistic practices will be particularly considered. This course provides for the presence semesters 2 and 3 at the University of Turin and access to the double degree. The course Anthropology The course "cultural anthropology and ethnology" focuses on the changes in social interaction caused by migration and increasing urbanization. The prospects of visual anthropology and anthropology of the body will be considered for such investigation. This course provides for the presence semesters 2 and 3 at the University of Turin and access to the double degree. Admission The master COSM is open each year to 20 students with a social science bachelor's degree equivalent to 180 ECTS credits. Quotas will be provided to facilitate access to training for licensed social science obtained: At the School of Governance and Economics (EGE) in Rabat From public schools in Morocco At the University of Turin (UNITO) Applicants to the program will present an application with Mohammed VI Polytechnic University or UNITO and pass an oral interview before a panel of teachers from both institutions. At the end of the interview, the jury will decide on the application from a grid of pre-established criteria for this purpose. [-]