MA Program in Area studies in Ireland

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Area studies

MA Applied linguistics is the most common of a number of Masters, or MA as they are commonly known, which have a higher concentration on science and focus less on classroom practice .

Area studies have become more and more common in the academic world since the 1940s. These research fields are intended to assist students with increasing their knowledge and understanding of a variety of diverse populations and regions or countries.

 

Ireland is an island to the north-west of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth. To its east is the larger island of Great Britain, from which it is separated by the Irish Sea.

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Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma/Masters in Historical & Heritage Studies of the North West, Ireland

St. Angela's College Sligo, a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway
Campus Part time 2 years October 2018 Ireland Sligo

The Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/MA in Historical and Heritage Studies of the North West will enable students to deal with the theory and practice of historical studies; learn about lore, life and mythology in the region; and stimulate students in themes of local history, museum studies and agriculture. [+]

The Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/MA in Historical and Heritage Studies of the North West will enable students to deal with the theory and practice of historical studies; learn about lore, life and mythology in the region; and stimulate students in themes of local history, museum studies and agriculture.

The programme will introduce students to a wide variety of primary sources and other materials, utilised in researching folklore, local and cross-border history, museum studies and history of agriculture in the NW. The programme will reflect the interrelationship between theory and practice, combined with principles of adult learning and the lifelong process. Students will, therefore, be exposed to a range of innovative teaching and learning strategies, including fieldwork experience... [-]


MA in Culture and Colonialism

National University of Ireland Galway School of Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Ireland Galway + 1 more

The MA in Culture and Colonialism explores literature, politics and culture from Ireland to India, and from Africa to the Middle East. It is a multi-disciplinary taught Master of Arts programme, aimed at graduates from the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Students analyze imperial ascendancy, race and racial theories, nationalist movements, postcolonial experiences, the rise of neo-colonial thought, multiculturalism and interculturalism, and the implications of globalization and development for the modern world. [+]

The MA in Culture and Colonialism explores literature, politics and culture from Ireland to India, and from Africa to the Middle East. It is a multi-disciplinary taught Master of Arts programme, aimed at graduates from the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Students analyze imperial ascendancy, race and racial theories, nationalist movements, postcolonial experiences, the rise of neo-colonial thought, multiculturalism and interculturalism, and the implications of globalisation and development for the modern world.

This MA allows students to combine the specialization of postgraduate research with the adaptable skills training of a multi-disciplinary approach. Students benefit from the legacy of an MA programme established in 1994; the programme has continuously re-invented itself in changing ideological climates while maintaining its primary goal: to offer a critical education in the cultural discourses of power.... [-]


MA in American Politics and Foreign Policy

UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Ireland Dublin

The MA in American Politics and Foreign Policy encourages students to comprehend the how and why of the subject. Throughout the modules, you will encounter diverse perspectives but the main emphasis will be on scholarly and/or policy-oriented readings and discussions. [+]

“Having spent years working in news I’d always wanted to get behind the headlines. This master offers a fascinating insight into the policies, ideologies, and people that have shaped the US and thus our world order”. – Niamh Sammon

The MA in American Politics and Foreign Policy encourages students to comprehend the how and why of the subject. Throughout the modules, you will encounter diverse perspectives but the main emphasis will be on scholarly and/or policy-oriented readings and discussions.

The United States is the most influential nation in the world. However, a number of challenges in recent years have called into question the sustainability of American leadership abroad and prosperity at home. These include, but are not limited to, the notion of American decline in relation to rising powers such as China: a political system that appears to have entered an extended period of dysfunction; recurring problems in race relations; and rising economic inequality.... [-]


MA in American Studies

UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Ireland Dublin

This programme introduces students to the advanced study of American culture and politics, in both domestic and international contexts. It is a multidisciplinary programme that promotes the study of the interactions of cultural social and political factors. [+]

“Doing an MA in American Studies at the UCD Clinton Institute was one of the best decisions I have made. Each of the classes offered was interesting, engaging and left me with a deeper understanding of American political issues. I am now putting everything I learned at the Institute to good use by working in Washington DC and so I would definitely recommend the programme to anyone considering it” – Niamh Ní­ Aonghusa

Because of the United States’ unrivaled status in the world today, the debates on American values and the mission of American democracy have become a matter of global concern. This programme introduces students to the advanced study of American culture and politics, in both domestic and international contexts. It is a multidisciplinary programme that promotes the study of the interactions of cultural social and political factors. It aims to deepen and widen students’ knowledge of major topics and issues as well as to enable them to develop a significant measure of expertise in the subject chosen for the dissertation. The MA programme draws on the expertise of UCD faculty across a number of departments, as well as that of the Professor of American Studies and the contribution of visiting scholars.... [-]