Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

Being the largest city and the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius aims to build a bright educational future. The city is greatly filled with quality of educational institutions such as Vilnius University, Mykolas Romeris University, and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

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Master International Communication

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania. Master International Communication: www.hanzegroningen.eu/mic Welcome to the Master in International Communication This double degree programme is offered in association with the Geert Hofstede Consortium. Four universities, all specialising in corporate communication and public relations in an international, professional context, have joined forces to form the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The consortium offers a unique joint master's programme in International Communication (MIC). The programme is a full-time study over three semesters (90 EC). You will study at two universities, with the possibility to study in the Netherlands, Italy, the United Kingdom and Lithuania. Graduates receive two degrees and a certificate from the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The Master in International Communication (MIC) is a joint programme developed in close cooperation between the Geert Hofstede Consortium partners:​ Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands IULM University, Milan, Italy Vilnius University, Lithuania Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom The Master International Communication (MIC) is an ambitious programme for those who aspire to an international career in communication. Whether you have recently graduated or are currently working, the MIC prepares you for a career as a communication practitioner in senior managerial or consultancy positions, responsible for the external and internal communication of an organisation. Educational concept The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. Core programme The first semester introduces you to the full breadth of the profession. What are the roles and responsibilities of the communication professional in an organisation from a strategic perspective? Which main functional areas are there? How does culture influence communication? What is the relationship between the organisation and its international and intercultural environment? All assignments and projects focus on sustainability. Specialisations During the second semester you will complete a number of specialisations from one of the consortium universities of your choice. The specialisations change according to what is happening in the professional field. Hanze UAS, Groningen offers the specialisations the Issues Manager, Media Analytics & Global Societal Challenges and Big Date & Visualization, Intercultural Training & Project Management. The dissertation You must demonstrate mastery of those competences required to obtain the title Master in International Communication. You will choose a professional role and analytically solve a problem for an outside client (working in-house or as a consultant). The result of this project will be based on applied research and the use of an appropriate methodology. Every problem requires a solution from an international or intercultural perspective. One programme, two degrees The 90 ECTS study programme allows you to study at two consortium partner universities. Each of these will award you a master's degree. You will also receive a consortium certificate stating that you succesfully completed an international joint master's programme, developed with the support of the European Union. All degrees are fully accredited. Graduation profile As a graduate of the Master in International Communication you will be an interculturally competent communication professional able to work in a global context. You will be able to anticipate changes and develop, implement and manage sustainable and innovative solutions to communication issues. As a graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to work at managerial or consultancy level. Career prospects Nearly all MIC graduates have found a job either during or shortly after their graduation project. Graduates have found jobs as public relations managers, corporate communications consultants, marketing & communications heads and brand directors. Companies where our graduates have found positions include Google, Edelman PR, Ogilvy Group, Walt Disney, Hewlett Packard, IBM and ABN Amro bank. Entry requirements Bachelor’s degree in related fields: communication, humanities, social sciences, business, management, linguistics; Extensive work experience in related fields may also be considered. A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language: either IELTS with an overall result of 6.5 and no subscores below 5.5 or TOEFL ibt total of 90 with minimum 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing. Your IELTS or TOEFL must not be older than two years. [-]

Master in Russian Studies (Literature, Linguistics, Culture)

Vilnius University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The programme builds on a previously completed four-year BA programme in any philology and defended BA thesis and Russian language [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The programme builds on a previously completed four-year BA programme in any philology and defended BA thesis and Russian language level C1. Candidates who do not have a mark for a BA thesis and/or Russian language level C1 take an entrance examination. Facts Qualification awarded: RUSISTICS Level: Master Study field: Philology Scope of programme (ECTS): 120 Language of instruction: Russian Length of programme (years): 2 years Tuition fee per year: 2000 EUR [-]

Master in English Studies (Literature, Linguistics, Culture)

Vilnius University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The second-cycle English Studies Programme is unique in the Baltic States. It covers three aspects of study: literatures written in the English language, English linguistics and culture of English-speaking countries [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania. The second-cycle English Studies Programme is unique in the Baltic States. It covers three aspects of study: literatures written in the English language, English linguistics and culture of English-speaking countries, mainly, the United Kingdom, Canada, USA and Ireland. The three components are interrelated; however, students are provided with an array of optional courses, which helps them narrow down their area of study to one aspect, if they are inclined to do so. The language of instruction is English. The programme is offered for those have completed their first-cycle university studies. The programme is taught in four semesters; it is completed by defending an MA thesis written in a selected field of study. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Applicants for this master's programme should have at least a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent in a field related to the desired Master's Degree. Applicants whose first language is not English and whose primary language of instruction of their bachelor‘s programme completed was not English are required to prove their English proficiency by submitting the results: - IELTS score: 6.5 - TOEFL score: 560 (paper based) or 90 (iBT internet –based test) - CAE certificate (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) - CPE certificate (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency) - ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) [-]

Master in Eastern European and Russian Studies

Vilnius University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

How did Gorbachev win a Nobel peace prize? Is 200 km of tarmac all [+]

How did Gorbachev win a Nobel peace prize? Is 200 km of tarmac all that separates Vilnius and Minsk? What do oranges, roses and jeans have in common? What does “prihvatizatsya” mean? Does “Pussy Riot” really belong in jail? The Eastern European and Russian studies programme is devised to help you find the answers to these and many more other questions. And on top of that it will provide you with deep and comprehensive knowledge about the region - its political, economic and cultural particularities, and develop your academic and analytical skills that will enable you to analyse, evaluate and assess key political and social processes within this dynamic and exciting region. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDIES After you find out the difference between glastnost and perestroika, what will you be able to achieve? Our graduates have found a number of different possibilities: some pursue their careers as civil servants in public administration institutions and diplomatic service. Others work as analysts and experts in the international organizations, academic and research institutions, private sector in Lithuania and abroad. And just in case you wish to spread your knowledge and learn even more as a graduate of the Eastern and Central European studies you will have access to the third cycle (doctoral studies). ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - To apply for this programme you need a Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Social Science or Humanities. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of all grades recorded in the transcript of your academic report. - To join us you need to be proficient in English, therefore minimum 70 of TOEFL (iBT) or 525 (pBT) or 5.5 of IELTS score is required. Note: if your mother tongue is English and/or if you have a university degree in English you will be exempt from providing an English language test score. [-]

Master in International Communication

Vilnius University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

International Communication studies prepare students for active involvement and diverse careers in marketing, communication, public relations at international organizations from established corporations to agile [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania. International Communication studies prepare students for active involvement and diverse careers in marketing, communication, public relations at international organizations from established corporations to agile start-ups, as well as freelance employment as communication consultants. The programme aims for involve the area of public diplomacy as well. The study programme enhances knowledge in corporate communication, provides experience with international and intercultural environments, improves communication skills and creates a solid professional foundation for the communication expert of the 21st century in private and public sectors. The purpose of the International Communication studies is to deepen knowledge in corporate communication in international and intercultural environment, improve skills for communication competence and create an understanding of possibilities for professional activities in a wide variety of institutions. The students who graduated the programme become actively involved in the labour market, taking jobs of various levels and carrying out activities in marketing, communication, and public relations departments of international organisations as well as freelance communication specialists. SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Social Science or Humanities. The selection criteria are based on the weighted average of all grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic report. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in communication. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency. [-]

Master in Work and Organizational Psychology

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The programme will be implemented by Mykolas Romeris University and Tallinn University of Technology (TUT), Tallinn, Estonia. Students will spend the first semester at MRU, the second semester at TUT, the third semester in MRU or TUT [+]

(joint study programme with Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia) The programme will be implemented by Mykolas Romeris University and Tallinn University of Technology (TUT), Tallinn, Estonia. Students will spend the first semester at MRU, the second semester at TUT, the third semester in MRU or TUT and the last semester at MRU. After successful graduation students will receive double diploma in Master of Psychology. The programme aims to contribute to the qualification of professionals and researchers in the field of Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology emphasizing a European approach and perspective. The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists-consultants for organizations with deep explanatory and technological knowledge in work, personnel and organizations, able to implement diagnostic, instrument development and intervention skills for organization‘s efficiency and personnel’s wellbeing. The Master implements the main guidelines developed by the EuroPsy model for the European Diploma of Psychology (EDP) supported by the European Federation of Psychology Association (EFPA). It also follows the Reference Model and Minimal Standards of the European Curriculum in WOP Psychology established by the European Network of Work and Organizational Psychology Professors (ENOP). Joint study programme with Double Diploma in Work and Organizational Psychology is developed with a support received according to Lithuanian Strategy for the use of European Union Structural Assistance for 2007 – 2013 and Operational Program for the Development of Human Resources Priority 2 “Lifelong Learning” Measure VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-02-085 “Improvement of Study Quality, Enhancement of Internationalization” with the aim to receive financial support for activities “Development of joint study programmes” and “Implementation of joint study programmes”. Requirements - Bachelors of Psychology can apply to this programme. - English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). [-]

Master in Existential Psychology

European Humanities University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 3 - 3 semesters October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Degree awarded: Master of Psychology (90 ECTS) [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania. Russian-taught degree EHU's Existential Psychology Program offers a unique opportunity to acquire the in-depth knowledge and practical skills necessary for work as an existential psychologist. The approach is based on the principle of interdisciplinarity, including the necessary theoretical resources of psychology and philosophy, in accordance with the European tradition of education of existential psychologists and psychotherapists. The program is characterized by a well-balanced combination of theoretical, practical, and research components in the educational process. The program involves close academic cooperation between Belarusian philosophers and psychologists and Lithuanian colleagues united around the Institute of Humanistic and Existential Psychology (Birštonas) and the Center of Existential Therapy (Vilnius). Another important partner in the region is the East European Association for Existential Therapy (also registered in Lithuania). Involvement of well-known Western specialists opens up broad perspectives for international cooperation with a wide range of academic institutions in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Austria, and the United States. Tuition fee for 2015/2016 academic year Citizens and residents of the Republic of Belarus (EUR / year) - 1 student – EUR 0 - 3 students – EUR 750 - 16 students – EUR 1500 Noncitizens and nonresidents of the Republic of Belarus (EUR / year) EUR 2500 [-]

Master in Cultural Studies

European Humanities University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 3 - 3 semesters October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Degree awarded: Master of Sociology (90 ECTS) [+]

Russian-taught degree The program aims at providing Belarusians and other countries’ nationals the opportunity of state-of-the-art graduate-level university education in sociology of culture, with advanced training in gender theory, critical urban studies, and visual and cultural studies, that conforms to the European standards in higher education in this field of studies. The program focuses on: - educating researchers capable of facilitating the modernization of the Belarusian (and broader – the post-Soviet) academia and its integration into the European and global intellectual environment in the field of sociology of culture and gender theory; ​- educating the new generation of researchers capable of using their theoretical background in sociology, anthropology and theory of culture to conduct original research into pressing national-level and global issues, as well as putting their knowledge into practice while interacting with different governmental and non-governmental structures; - ​educating critical intellectuals fostering the development of the democratic public sphere and ready to actively participate in promoting and communicating academic knowledge via the variety of media. [-]

Master in Historic and Cultural Heritage

European Humanities University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 3 - 3 semesters October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Degree awarded: Master of Heritage (90 ECTS) [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Vilnius in Lithuania. Russian-taught degree The Historic and Cultural Heritage graduate program aims to prepare qualified specialists in heritage studies with broad interdisciplinary competence in the fields of history, tourism, ethnology, and cultural anthropology. Graduates of the program are well-oriented in social processes, are familiar with the specifics of the cultural heritage of their region, are able to competently analyze the specific theoretical and practical issues, and to independently conduct research. Graduates work as researchers, teachers, tourism managers, analysts, experts, and consultants for the protection of cultural heritage and the promotion of harmonious ethnic relations. Potential Careers for Graduates Public and international organizations for protection of cultural heritage; tourism businesses; managers, analysts, experts for protection of cultural heritage, promotion of harmonious ethnic relations and historic processes in the mass media; researchers; teachers and researchers in higher education. Tuition fee for 2015/2016 academic years Citizens and residents of the Republic of Belarus (EUR / year) - 1 student – EUR 0 - 3 students – EUR 750 - 16 students – EUR 1500 Noncitizens and nonresidents of the Republic of Belarus (EUR / year) EUR 2500 [-]

Master in Social Work with Youth and Children

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The Master's Degree programme has been developed in conjunction with Latvia's Rīga Stradiņš University. Its implementation is based on the experience of education in social work in the EU. The goal of the [+]

(joint study programme with Riga Stradins University, Latvia) The Master's Degree programme has been developed in conjunction with Latvia's Rīga Stradiņš University. Its implementation is based on the experience of education in social work in the EU. The goal of the programme - to develop masters with high personal and professional competence in social work that will be able to work in an intercultural level with children and youth, do research while analyzing children and youth social problems; will be able to organize social work and provision of services, finding the most effective solutions to these problems, moreover – will be able to continually reflect on, evaluate their professional activities and provide these opportunities for performance improvement. The study process will be organized so as to allow students to work while studying towards their Degree with studies in a flexible learning environment (including distance learning). During the study period, 2 weeks of intensive full-time learning are planned per semester: in Lithuania (1st and 3rd semesters) and Latvia (2nd semester). Between sessions, studies are planned online in the distance learning environment. Requirements - Graduates of university bachelor’s studies in any study field. - English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). [-]