Master of Arts Program in Africa

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The MA degree is primarily for students who want to improve their general mathematics education or to teach.

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Master of Arts in Religious Studies

Africa University - Zimbabwe
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Zimbabwe Mutare

The Faculty of Theology offers the Master of Arts in Religious Studies (MA) degree to students from different backgrounds who will be professionally capable of occupying positions in Institutions of Higher Learning (universities), churches, serve in ecumenical leading positions, teach Religious and Moral Education in schools and Religious Studies in Theological Colleges (Seminaries), and relevant Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), where they will act as catalysts for change in decision-making and policy formulation, or proceed to relevant doctoral programs. [+]

The Faculty of Theology offers the Master of Arts in Religious Studies (MA) degree to students from different backgrounds who will be professionally capable of occupying positions in Institutions of Higher Learning (universities), churches, serve in ecumenical leading positions, teach Religious and Moral Education in schools and Religious Studies in Theological Colleges (Seminaries), and relevant Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), where they will act as catalysts for change in decision-making and policy formulation, or proceed to relevant doctoral programs.

Objectives of the Program

To equip students to serve in Religious Institutions and the society at large.

To prepare students for Doctoral Studies.... [-]


Master of Arts in English Studies

Adekunle Ajasin University
Campus Full time Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

M.A. and Ph.D degree programmes in English Studies with the following specializations: Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Language); Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Literature); Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D ) English (Language); Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) English (Literature). [+]

FACULTY OF ARTS

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES

M.A. and Ph.D degree programmes in English Studies with the following specializations:

Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Language) Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Literature) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D ) English (Language). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) English (Literature). Admission Requirements:

Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree

Candidates for admission into the M.A. degree programme in English (Language or Literature) must possess an honours degree in English (that is, not lower than Second Class (Honours) Lower Division) obtained from either Adekunle Ajasin University or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University.... [-]


Master of Arts in Political Science and International Relations

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

The Political Science Degree Programme offers courses in key areas of Political Economy, Public Administration, Comparative Politics, Federalism, Nigerian Politics and Civil-Military Relations, Democracy and Civil Society, Legislative Process, Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism among others. In International Relations, such courses as Theories of International Relations, International Politics, International Economic Relations, Theories of War and Peace, International Peace Keeping, Nigerian Foreign Policy, International Institutions, Political Economy, among other courses, are offered. [+]

The Political Science Degree Programme offers courses in key areas of Political Economy, Public Administration, Comparative Politics, Federalism, Nigerian Politics and Civil-Military Relations, Democracy and Civil Society, Legislative Process, Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism among others. In International Relations, such courses as Theories of International Relations, International Politics, International Economic Relations, Theories of War and Peace, International Peace Keeping, Nigerian Foreign Policy, International Institutions, Political Economy, among other courses, are offered. For Policy and Strategic Studies, the modules centre on core issues of Leadership, Governance, Ethics, Management, Accountability and Development. The programme also addresses the key areas of Wars, Conflicts, Interest Group and Global Terrorism. At the 100 and 200 Levels, which are the foundational levels, students of the four programmes take the same courses so as to effectively acquire the skills and method of the study of Politics, which is the mother course of all the four disciplines.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

The programme is to provide sound knowledge in all aspects of Mechanical Engineering (as well as provide) advanced knowledge that would (facilitate) specialization in the four fields of Mechanical Engineering: Thermo-Fluid, Machine Design, Production and Metallurgy, and Materials.

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To God be the glory, the Department has established in September 2004/2005 Academic Session in the College of Science and Technology of the University. The programme is to provide sound knowledge in all aspects of Mechanical Engineering (as well as provide) advanced knowledge that would (facilitate) specialization in the four fields of Mechanical Engineering: Thermo-Fluid, Machine Design, Production and Metallurgy, and Materials. Largely due to the importance of information technology especially in the areas of drawing, data management, and simulation, the curriculum has recently been totally reviewed and the contents of the programme have been increased.

Vision

To produce a total graduate empowered with the standards and practice of Mechanical Engineering in the field and beyond who will fit properly into the African Industrial and Manufacturing Sectors.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Electrical and Information Engineering

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

In the electromechanical age, Electrical Engineering as a discipline was monolithic. The name Department of Electrical Engineering was adopted by Universities offering the programme. Then came the era of microelectronics which broadened the discipline to Electrical and Electronic Engineering; and Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering became the order of the day. [+]

In the electromechanical age, Electrical Engineering as a discipline was monolithic. The name Department of Electrical Engineering was adopted by Universities offering the programme. Then came the era of microelectronics which broadened the discipline to Electrical and Electronic Engineering; and Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering became the order of the day. The computer age followed and it became fashionable to have a Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The new realm now is an Information age and in order to cope effectively with industry’s labour demand, it is imperative to design programmes and curricula to meet this demand. Hence, the new nomenclature of Department of Electrical and Information Engineering; and the programmes offered in this Department.... [-]


MA in Islamic Studies

Islamic Online University
Online Full time Part time 2 - 6 years March 2019 Gambia Banjul + 1 more

The Islamic Online University (IOU) has launched the world’s first tuition-free Master’s degree in Islamic Studies program, which is offered completely online and in English as a medium of instruction. [+]

MA in Islamic Studies (MAIS)

The Islamic Online University (IOU) has launched the world’s first tuition-free Master’s degree in Islamic Studies program, which is offered completely online and in English as a medium of instruction. This is an excellent opportunity for the BA students to continue, further, and enhance their understanding and knowledge of the religion. This graduate program consists of 18 courses, three semesters of six subjects each, and the master’s thesis in the fourth semester. The regular duration of the program is two years. Nevertheless, students may complete it within one and half years minimum. One can take a maximum of six years to complete the program. In general, higher education will enable students to expand their knowledge and skills, and be more effective and eloquent in speech and writing. For those who wish to enter the working field, higher education is a great asset in acquiring valuable and respected positions. To be specific, higher education in Islamic studies will provide the opportunity to earn beneficial knowledge that will enable one—by the will and mercy of Allah—to perfect their religion, and obtain the pleasure of Allah by seeking and spreading knowledge of His religion. It is, in fact, one of the ways to gain sadaqa jariya (continuous rewards). It is evident that the more one knows, the more one can share. And the more one shares, the more one can gain which enables to reach higher levels of paradise. The knowledgeable and the ignorant is never the same... [-]


Masters of Arts in Public Administration

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Rwanda Kigali

The aim of offering Masters Degree in Public Administration to graduates is to provide knowledge to the learners on the nature and relationship of the State, Society, and Administration. It will develop the conceptual faculties of the learner on various administrative theories, postulates, models, process, methods, instruments, techniques, thoughts, etc. Successful completion of this course prepares the student for doctoral degree programs as well. [+]

Programme Overview PROGRAM CODE: 717 DURATION: Min. Duration 2 Years, Max. Duration 4 Years ELIGIBILITY: Graduation in any stream or equivalent Objective

The aim of offering Masters Degree in Public Administration to graduates is to provide knowledge to the learners on the nature and relationship of the State, Society and Administration. It will develop the conceptual faculties of the learner on various administrative theories, postulates, models, process, methods, instruments, techniques, thoughts, etc. Successful completion of this course prepares the student for doctoral degree programs as well.

Programme Content

Year 1

Cours Code Subjects Credits MAPA11 Public Administration 6 MAPA12 Financial Administration in India 6 MAPA13 Human Resource Development 6 MAPA14 Research Method 7 MAPA15 Administrative Theory and Thoughts 7 - Total Credits 32 ... [-]

Mastres of Arts in International Relations

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Rwanda Kigali

MA in International Relations is designed to be a truly transformative program, which offers students the education, training, and first-hand experience necessary for successful international careers. [+]

MA in International Relations is designed to be a truly transformative programme, which offers students the education, training, and first-hand experience necessary for successful international careers. This course of study is an intellectually rigorous masters programme that is implanted inside the field of international relations while enabling students to choose areas of specialization based on their interests and professional goals.

Programme Content

Sub Code Subject Name

MAIR101 - Theories in International Relation MAIR102 - International Relations: Concept and Perspectives MAIR103 - Globalization & International Political Economy MAIR104 - International Law MAIR105 - International Organization MAIR106 - International Policy & Perspectives MAIR201 - International Security-Peace and Conflict Studies MAIR202 - Nationalism, Democracy and Compolitianism MAIR203 - Global Politics & Analysis MAIR204 - Research Methodology & Case Studies in International Relations: US, british,EU MAIR205 - Latin America in Modern World MAIR206P - Dissertation [-]

Masters of Arts in Education

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Rwanda Kigali

The programme Masters of Education aims to prepare students as Teacher Educators, Administrators and Researchers for various institutions engaged in Teaching, Educational Research and Educational Planning. [+]

The programme Masters of Education aims to prepare students as Teacher Educators, Administrators and Researchers for various institutions engaged in Teaching, Educational Research and Educational Planning.

Programme Content

Sub Code Subject Name

MEDG11 - ADVANCED EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY MEDG12 - PHILOSOPHICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES IN EDUCATION MEDG13 - PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF TEACHING MEDG14 - EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS MEDG15 - RESEARCH IN EDUCATION MEDS201 - Curriculum Development MEDS202 - Test, measurement and evaluation MEDS203 - Integration of online and distance learning in the Curricula MEDS204 - Integrated science curriculum and design MEDS205 - THESIS MEDS206 - Psychological testing MEDS207 - Developmental Psychology MEDS208 - Educational guidance and counselling MEDS209 - Sex and family counselling MEDS210 - Behavior modification MEDS211 - THESIS MEDS212 - Internship MEDS213 - Induction of beginning teachers MEDS214 - Continuous professional development MEDS215 - Industrial Arts Teacher Education MEDS216 - Supervised field experiences MEDS217 - Teacher education policy MEDS218 - THESIS MEDS219 - Special Topics in Educational Psychology (Creativity and Cognition) MEDS220 - School administration and supervision MEDS221 - Theories of Creativity MEDS222 - Advanced Assessment of Creative Behavior and Potential MEDS223 - THESIS [-]

Master of Arts in Mass Communication, Advertising and Journalism

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Rwanda Kigali

This program will produce postgraduates with both academic knowledge & professional skills required in the media industry. The objective of this program is to nurture students as to become the leaders of the society with a high sense of mortality, skills & insight. It also aims at producing journalists & communicators capable of contributing to the socio-economic & cultural development of the country and thus to promote democratization process. [+]

Program Overview Program Code:709 Duration: Min. Duration 2 Years, Max. Duration 4 Years Eligibility Criteria: Graduation in any stream or equivalent Registration fees: INR1500/- Tuition fees: INR7500/- Per Sem Exam fees: 1500/- Per Sem Objective

This program will produce postgraduates with both academic knowledge & professional skills required in the media industry. The objective of this program is to nurture students as to become the leaders of the society with a high sense of mortality, skills & insight. It also aims at producing journalists & communicators capable of contributing to the socio-economic & cultural development of the country and thus to promote democratization process. Such educated, versatile and skillful mass media evangelists can help in building a strong foundation of a country.... [-]


MA in International Development (online)

Virtual University of Uganda
Online Part time 30 months August 2018 Uganda Kampala

The university offers this postgraduate diploma/degree programme in International Development for those already working in the development sector, those who wish to specialize in development studies coming from a different undergraduate specialization, those national or expatriate employees of NGOs, embassies, and / or development organizations who wish to gain a qualification in International Development, or fresh graduates on academic track.

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The university offers this postgraduate diploma/degree programme in International Development for those already working in the development sector, those who wish to specialize in development studies coming from a different undergraduate specialization, those national or expatriate employees of NGOs, embassies, and / or development organizations who wish to gain a qualification in International Development, or fresh graduates on academic track. The broad aim of the programme is to provide professionals with a thorough knowledge of the theories and methods of development, as well as skills in managing development in a sustainable fashion, so as to make a lasting and tangible contribution to the global standards set by the Millennium Goals Initiative. Programme courses PGDID 101 World Development Today PGDICT 101 Introduction to ICT4D PGDID 102 Development Discourse PGDID 103 Development Projects PGDID 104 International Human Rights PGDID 105 International Relations, Intervention, and Aid PGDID 106 Gender, Women, and Development PGDID 107 Environment and Sustainable Development PGDVUU 101 Research Methodology Your text here... PGDVUU 102 Ethics and Integrity - Dissertation (MA) All these courses may also be taken as stand-alone courses as part of our Continuous Professional Development programme.... [-]


Masters in Management and Strategic Leadership

Oxademy Business School
Online Part time 12 - 16 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford Hong Kong China Shanghai Malaysia Kuala Lumpur India Mumbai Nigeria Lagos Japan Tokyo + 11 more

The MSL is centred on developing personal and professional effectiveness, enabling practising and aspiring managers to enhance their knowledge and skills in management, leadership and strategy. [+]

London Metropolitan University, with roots dating back to 1848, is located in the heart of London’s commercial district; home to some of the biggest global banking corporations and Law firms in the world. Our network of industry partners, our committed and expert teaching, and our excellence in research make The Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law a rewarding place to study dynamic and relevant portfolio of challenging business and legal courses, equipping our graduates with the knowledge and skills to accelerate their professional career paths.

Oxademy and London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University, one of the London's oldest educational institutions, has joined with Oxademy Graduate School, an innovate online and blended learning company led by dynamic CEOs, to offer MA in Management and Strategic Leadership. The programme will equip students with two qualifications; Oxademy Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Management and Strategic Leadership from London Metropolitan University.This is a unique relationship which is enhanced by academic expertise from the University and a unique e-learning platform that Oxademy has developed, which it is hoped will benefit learners from across the world.... [-]


Master of Arts in Counseling

International Leadership University - ILU
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Kenya Nairobi

The MA program is a two-year program, designed to train and equip students at an advanced level in Counseling and Psychology to be professional counselors who can competently serve their communities. [+]

Master of Arts in Counseling (MA Counseling)

The Master of Arts program is a two-year program, designed to train and equip students at an advanced level in Counseling and Psychology to be professional counselors who can competently serve their communities. With a strong foundation of theory and practical skills, students are trained to conceptualize and assess client issues, develop treatment plans, and utilize appropriate intervention skills, all from a biblically consistent perspective in light of psychological theory, as well as to conduct research.

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Master of Arts in Leadership Studies (MALS)

International Leadership University - ILU
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Kenya Nairobi

The Master of Arts in Leadership Studies is a two-year program that equips the learner with theory, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills. [+]

Master of Arts in Leadership Studies (MALS)

The Master of Arts in Leadership Studies is a two-year program that equips the learner with theory, critical-thinking and decision-making skills, and the ability to strategically lead and develop teams and organizations, whether business, government, church, NGOs, or community-based organizations. Course content integrates theory with the development of leadership principles, skills and character, to prepare leaders to serve as transformational agents in alignment with biblical values and priorities, in a variety of contexts.

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Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies (MABTS)

International Leadership University - ILU
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Kenya Nairobi

The MABTS degree is an intentionally integrated two-year program designed to provide core biblical studies, theology, spiritual formation and ministry competencies for leaders of the church. [+]

Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies (MABTS)

The MABTS degree is an intentionally integrated two-year program designed to provide core biblical studies, theology, spiritual formation and ministry competencies for leaders of the church, para-church, and lay ministries, as well as professionals in the marketplace. In addition, the program prepares students for research and analysis, giving a solid foundation for advanced Masters and doctoral studies. Along with academic rigor, the MABTS places particular emphasis on developing a vision and passion for the Great Commission and movement-building through the development of the skills of evangelism, discipleship and equipping others as leaders.... [-]