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Part time MA Programs in Area studies 2020

A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

The term area studies is generally applied to a variety of social science and humanities fields. Area studies utilize multiple academic fields of research to examine the geography, politics, and culture of a particular locale.

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Kennesaw State University

The sole American Studies graduate curriculum in the University System of Georgia, this program at Kennesaw State University enhances interdisciplinary, builds global lea ... [+]

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The sole American Studies graduate curriculum in the University System of Georgia, this program at Kennesaw State University enhances interdisciplinary, builds global learning and associated intercultural skills, and promotes civic engagement. The curriculum blends historical and place-based study with analysis of cultural products and requires to students to apply their learning in their personal and professional communities. The program is flexible, allowing students to pursue work that fits their own professional goals and interests. Our graduate program offers extensive training in scholarship and emphasizes innovative interdisciplinary approaches and collaboration among faculty and graduate students.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
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Columbia International University Online

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies prepares you for life, work, and ministry in an ever-changing, culturally diverse world. ... [+]

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies prepares you for life, work, and ministry in an ever-changing, culturally diverse world. The program provides you with a focused knowledge of the tools and techniques needed to study cultures other than your own. Students will engage in research and analysis that is informed by those disciplines and contributes to the ministry of those engaged in work among ethnic and cultural groups. This degree is offered in two different formats: Program 1 for college graduates with no previous studies in Bible or theology, and Program 2 for college graduates who have at least 15 semester hours of Bible, theology, or Church history.

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The M.A. in Intercultural Studies will equip you to:... [-]

USA Columbia
September 2020
Part-time
Online
St. Angela's College Sligo, a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway

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 studi ... [+]

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... [-]

Ireland Sligo
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Part-time
2 years
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National University of Ireland Galway School of Humanities

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 M ... [+]

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.... [-]

Ireland Galway
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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International Hellenic University (IHU)

The programme offers a critical and multifarious study of the Black Sea region, from ancient history and archaeology to contemporary art and modern economy. The Black Sea ... [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a State University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The CourseThe MA in Black Sea Studies provides specialised education in demanding areas of interest such as Archaeology, History, Ethnography, Historical Geography, Art, Religion, Mythology, Politics, Diplomacy and Economy. The aim is to enhance interreligious and inter-cultural relations between different societies of Southeastern Europe.The programme is addressed to graduates in:... [-]

Greece Thessaloniki
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Part-time
12 months
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University of Nicosia

The students attain a broad understanding of the political, social and economic evolution of the international system in the 20th century as well as the new evolving inte ... [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: International Relations and European Studies (MA, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time and part-time are both possible. Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

General Objectives of the Programme

The general objectives of the programme are to:

Promote thorough examination and research by giving students the opportunity to specialize in International Relations and European Studies, as well as Political Science and other related domains within the broader field of Social Sciences. The systematic development and enrichment of knowledge in the aforementioned fields is an important asset for those who wish to work in a number of professions, sectors, and organizations. Provides postgraduate education to holders of a Bachelor degree in International Relations, Political Science, History or other relevant Bachelor degrees, as well as to individuals who intend to work in fields relevant with international affairs (e.g. in the public sector, especially in services under Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defence or Commerce, in multinational firms, in international organisations such as the UN and the EU, in academic institutions and research centres, in non-governmental organisations etc). Develop the level of knowledge and skills of post-graduate students in the relevant domains. Achieve a deep understanding of the complexity of international affairs, as well as of the paramount importance of theoretical and methodological competence when dealing with them. ... [-]
Cyprus Nicosia
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3 semesters
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University of Nicosia

The students attain a broad understanding of the political, social and economic evolution of the international system in the 20th century as well as the new evolving inte ... [+]

Duration: 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in International Relations and European Studies Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

General Objectives of the Programme

The general objectives of the programme are to:

Promote thorough examination and research by giving students the opportunity to specialize in International Relations and European Studies, as well as Political Science and other related domains within the broader field of Social Sciences. The systematic development and enrichment of knowledge in the aforementioned fields is an important asset for those who wish to work in a number of professions, sectors, and organizations. Provides postgraduate education to holders of a Bachelor degree in International Relations, Political Science, History or other relevant Bachelor degrees, as well as to individuals who intend to work in fields relevant with international affairs (e.g. in the public sector, especially in services under Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defence or Commerce, in multinational firms, in international organisations such as the UN and the EU, in academic institutions and research centres, in non-governmental organisations etc). Develop the level of knowledge and skills of post-graduate students in the relevant domains. Achieve a deep understanding of the complexity of international affairs, as well as of the paramount importance of theoretical and methodological competence when dealing with them. ... [-]
Cyprus Nicosia
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Part-time
3 semesters
Online
University of Johannesburg

The coursework programme in MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures consists of a minor dissertation and the two modules. In research mode, a dissertation where students foc ... [+]

MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures (Coursework)

The programme consists of a minor dissertation and the two modules as listed below. Students, in collaboration with the Department, choose two modules from the list below. Modules are offered over two semesters. Each module is examined by means of an examination with a weighting of 45 credits each. The minor dissertation has a weighting of 90 credits.

Students focus on Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (including Jewish Studies) or a cognate Semitic language. Modules have the following generic content:

Compulsory modules

Module 1: Methodology of literary research Module 2: Content analysis of a selected field of research Module 3: Minor dissertation Admission requirements ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Part-time
2 years
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SOAS University of London

The MA Islamic Intellectual History and Intensive Langauge is a programme on historical Islamic studies, offering an in-depth study of the intellectual, religious and cul ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The MA Islamic Intellectual History and Intensive Langauge is a programme on historical Islamic studies, offering an in-depth study of the intellectual, religious and cultural history of the Islamic world, past and present, and of wider socio-political contexts.

It has broad thematic coverage, including philosophy, theology, political thought, law, historiography and palaeography, as well as a regional coverage that includes the Middle East, South Asia and Central Asia.

This programme suits students from different academic backgrounds and prospective personal objectives, from those interested in broadening their knowledge of Islam and the Muslim world and developing the intellectual, transferable and language skills, to those planning to pursue further research in the field.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
2 - 4 years
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SOAS University of London

The MA Islamic Intellectual History is a programme on historical Islamic studies, offering an in-depth study of the intellectual, religious and cultural history of the Is ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The MA Islamic Intellectual History is a programme on historical Islamic studies, offering an in-depth study of the intellectual, religious and cultural history of the Islamic world, past and present, and of wider socio-political contexts.

It has broad thematic coverage, including philosophy, theology, political thought, law, historiography and palaeography, as well as a regional coverage that includes the Middle East, South Asia and Central Asia.

This programme suits students from different academic backgrounds and prospective personal objectives, from those interested in broadening their knowledge of Islam and the Muslim world and developing intellectual and transferable skills, to those planning to pursue further research in the field.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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SOAS University of London

The MA in Iranian Studies enables students to critically assess the historical development of Iranian society, economics and culture within the context of the wider west ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

Among all universities in Europe and North America SOAS host the biggest concentration of research and teaching staff working on Iranian history, politics, economics, religions, art and archaeology, linguistics, Persian language and literature, media, film, anthropology and music. SOAS has the resources to offer a comprehensive, critical perspective on a variety of aspects of Iranian society and culture and go beyond the contemporary public debates around this country.

The MA in Iranian Studies enables students to critically assess the historical development of Iranian society, economics and culture within the context of the wider west Asian area and to appreciate the complexity of the history and cultural make up of Iran.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This programme enables students to engage critically with different aspects of Turkish culture and society. The degree offers comprehensive training in the field of Turki ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

This programme enables students to engage critically with different aspects of Turkish culture and society. The degree offers comprehensive training in the field of Turkish studies. Drawing on SOAS's wide resources in the field, the programme allows students to combine courses to build a syllabus of study according to their interests. It serves as excellent preparation for research.

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As a postgraduate student specialising in Turkish Studies, you will gain competency in language skills and intercultural awareness and understanding. Familiarity with the region will have been developed through a combination of the study of language, literature and culture (which can include literature, film, music, art and religion) of various parts of the Middle East.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The MA Palestine Studies is a simultaneously disciplinary and interdisciplinary programme that provides students with an overview of the ways in which varying bodies of s ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The MA Palestine Studies is a simultaneously disciplinary and interdisciplinary programme that provides students with an overview of the ways in which varying bodies of scholarship across and intra various disciplines engage and study Palestine and examines how the study of Palestine cuts across and informs scholarly, theoretical, political and disciplinary approaches. It develops an understanding of the complexities of modern and contemporary Palestine through a study of relevant material, and of the dynamics of colonisation, displacement, insecurity and security. It attends to the place of culture in representing conflict and identity politics and as a means of mediation and resistance.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
2 - 4 years
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SOAS University of London

The MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies provides exceptional opportunities for studying this diverse and fascinating area at the postgraduate level through a variety of ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies provides exceptional opportunities for studying this diverse and fascinating area at the postgraduate level through a variety of disciplinary approaches. The main emphasis of the programme is on the modern period through the modules in history, geography, politics, economics and anthropology. Some exposure is provided, however, to the pre-modern culture and society of the area through modules in religious studies, Islamic art and archaeology, and history.

The Intensive language programme has many language modules for students to pick and choose from, including introduction, intermediate, advanced Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish. Students will also spend the summer taking an Advanced Study Abroad module, worth 45 credits, while also having a choice of studying two years full-time or four years part-time.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
2 - 4 years
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SOAS University of London

The MA Gender and Sexuality with special reference to the Middle East at SOAS is a unique programme, its principal aim being to re-focus issues prioritised in western Gen ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The MA Gender and Sexuality with special reference to the Middle East at SOAS is a unique programme, its principal aim being to re-focus issues prioritised in western Gender Studies and the study of sexuality on the complex specificities of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. The programme offers the specialised study of gender and sexuality in relation to the cultures of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, together with rigorous training in, and questioning of, contemporary gender theory. In terms of gender theory, it offers a solid foundation with sufficient breadth and depth to facilitate a range of specialist pathways. In terms of specialisation, it draws on the expertise of internationally recognised scholars of Asian, African and Middle Eastern Studies at SOAS.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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