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101 MA Programs in Cultural Studies

A Master of Arts can be earned in a number of fields in arts, sciences and humanities. These programs vary widely in time taken to complete, though most students are able to finish in three years or less. What is an MA in Cultural Studies? These programs primarily serve students interested in specific cultures and their past and current development. Classes cover a variety of subjects and may incl… Read more

A Master of Arts can be earned in a number of fields in arts, sciences and humanities. These programs vary widely in time taken to complete, though most students are able to finish in three years or less.

What is an MA in Cultural Studies? These programs primarily serve students interested in specific cultures and their past and current development. Classes cover a variety of subjects and may include language studies, research methodology and literary analysis. Some courses might focus on a certain culture’s history and traditions, while others could look more closely at current language, governmental and economic issues. Classes may also delve into a culture’s important artistic mediums, including literature, music, theatre and cinema.

Cultural studies can help students develop skills that are important within the workplace as well as out in the real world. These skills may include intercultural communication, geopolitical awareness, language comprehension and many other useful traits.

What one might pay for an MA program depends on a number of factors, such as the focus on the degree and the location of the university. Contacting the admissions department is a good way to gather this information.

On the career front, there are a number of options available for students who earn an MA in Cultural Studies. Many enterprises look to hire individuals with this educational background to work as program directors and in research and development. Graduates with a language focus can look for work internationally as assistant marketing directors and assistant communications directors. There may also be opportunities for teachers at all levels of education, as well as positions at museums and in various writing capacities.

Earning this master’s degree is a great step for anyone interested in learning about and working within unique cultures. To get more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Trinity International University
Deerfield, USA

This program provides specialized study in the discipline of intercultural studies and Christian mission. The MA/ICS is suitable for persons seeking academic preparation for s ... +

This program provides specialized study in the discipline of intercultural studies and Christian mission. The MA/ICS is suitable for persons seeking academic preparation for service as missionaries, cross-cultural workers, teachers, strategists, and researchers. It may also serve as an intermediate step toward doctoral study in a related area. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The online Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs immerses students in a broad context of cultural heritage issues, inclu ... +

The online Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs immerses students in a broad context of cultural heritage issues, including social, environmental, and economic trends, and prepares students to assume leadership roles in the cultural heritage sector. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

Irish Studies is a broad field of area studies utilising a range of disciplines to explore holistically the history, culture and society of the island of Ireland and its globa ... +

Irish Studies is a broad field of area studies utilising a range of disciplines to explore holistically the history, culture and society of the island of Ireland and its global relationships. The modules available reflect the range of Irish Studies expertise across the university and are designed to enable students to undertake research across a wide range of themes in and approaches to Irish Studies, to obtain research methods training in one or more disciplines, and to prepare to write a major dissertation in their chosen field of specialisation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 

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University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The International MA Program in Maritime Civilizations offers students an exceptional opportunity to explore the history, archaeology, and fabric of maritime societies, as wel ... +

The International MA Program in Maritime Civilizations offers students an exceptional opportunity to explore the history, archaeology, and fabric of maritime societies, as well as the natural environment in which they developed and the anthropogenic environments in which they currently exist. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

MA Studies in Media and Culture is a critical theory degree, designed to provide a thorough grounding in issues dominating contemporary thought on media, technology, and cultu ... +

MA Studies in Media and Culture is a critical theory degree, designed to provide a thorough grounding in issues dominating contemporary thought on media, technology, and cultural practice. Students have the opportunity to investigate key debates reshaping this expanding and diverse field, examining various theoretical, philosophical, historical, and aesthetic approaches to better understand the complex, convergent, and entangled processes of mediation that characterise our contemporary networked culture. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

Created in partnership with SDA Bocconi School of Management, this MA in Responsible Arts Management and Cultural Heritage is designed to provide both a practical and theoreti ... +

Created in partnership with SDA Bocconi School of Management, this MA in Responsible Arts Management and Cultural Heritage is designed to provide both a practical and theoretical preparation for change-makers, future leaders and the next generation of art professionals. Through a rigorous curriculum and multicultural experience, the program strives towards preparing leaders for today’s international arts and heritage environment. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
Aug 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Religion and Cultural Heritage offers a unique combination of broad cultural competence and academic research skills, with practical skills relevant to the job marke ... +

The MA in Religion and Cultural Heritage offers a unique combination of broad cultural competence and academic research skills, with practical skills relevant to the job market. Our program is taught in a small scale teaching format, by internationally recognized experts in the field, with expertise on religious aspects of both material and immaterial heritage, and on various religions. You are going to study at a non-denominational university, which has an excellent network for internships, in a region known by its strong heritage. -
MA
Full-time
English (UK)
01 Sep 2023
01 May 2023
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

The Master’s Degree in Comparative International Relations is a unique offer in Italy for the study of international relations in their historical, linguistic-cultural, legal, ... +

The Master’s Degree in Comparative International Relations is a unique offer in Italy for the study of international relations in their historical, linguistic-cultural, legal, political, and economic aspects. The program provides solid common preparation in the economic, historical, legal, political, and linguistic fields, accompanied by comparative insights on specific thematic areas and cultural and geographical-political areas (Americas, East Asia, Eastern Europe, European Union Studies, Global Studies), as well as the teaching of the second language of choice between French, Russian, Spanish, German, Portuguese/Brazilian, Chinese and Japanese, in coherence with the chosen path. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

The Master’s Programme in Intercultural Encounters (ICE) is a genuinely interdisciplinary programme. You get insight into the diversified world from different perspectives suc ... +

The Master’s Programme in Intercultural Encounters (ICE) is a genuinely interdisciplinary programme. You get insight into the diversified world from different perspectives such as religion, conflicts, human interaction, living traditions, and transnationalism. You learn to deal with issues of intercultural interaction, diversity, internationalisation, cultural management, the media and power. In addition to theoretical thinking and research skills, the ICE programme gives you tools for international professional life. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Radboud University
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Tourism has developed into one of the prime industries in the global economy. The MA in Tourism and Culture will train you as an academic expert and an innovative professional ... +

Tourism has developed into one of the prime industries in the global economy. The MA in Tourism and Culture will train you as an academic expert and an innovative professional in the field of cultural tourism. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Our taught postgraduate course is aimed at both graduates and heritage professionals who want to develop their skills and theory in this area.

Our taught postgraduate course is aimed at both graduates and heritage professionals who want to develop their skills and theory in this area. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
Linköping University
Norrköping, Sweden

Make your commitment matter! You are dedicated to helping to tackle some of the most challenging issues in today’s world. This unique master’s program relates ethnicity and mi ... +

Make your commitment matter! You are dedicated to helping to tackle some of the most challenging issues in today’s world. This unique master’s program relates ethnicity and migration to global economic and cultural change, and to systems of domination and resistance movements. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Leuphana University Luneburg
Lüneburg, Germany

Con­ti­nuing a well-es­ta­blis­hed tra­di­ti­on of cul­tu­ral sci­en­ces in Lüne­burg, Leu­pha­na's Mas­ters pro­gram­me in Culture, Arts and Media en­ga­ges the di­sci­pli­ne ... +

Con­ti­nuing a well-es­ta­blis­hed tra­di­ti­on of cul­tu­ral sci­en­ces in Lüne­burg, Leu­pha­na's Mas­ters pro­gram­me in Culture, Arts and Media en­ga­ges the di­sci­pli­nes of the hu­ma­nities and the so­ci­al sci­en­ces in an in­ter­di­sci­pli­na­ry dia­lo­gue. -
MA
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Sep 2022
31 May 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

New for 2022, Roehampton's MA Cultural Heritage provides students with the critical, professional and practical knowledge and skills required for a wide range of careers or fo ... +

New for 2022, Roehampton's MA Cultural Heritage provides students with the critical, professional and practical knowledge and skills required for a wide range of careers or for further study in the humanities or social sciences. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
28 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

The Master programme in Arts and Culture at Leiden University is unique in the Netherlands for the interdisciplinary range of subjects offered and the diversity of optional tr ... +

The Master programme in Arts and Culture at Leiden University is unique in the Netherlands for the interdisciplinary range of subjects offered and the diversity of optional tracks. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 18 months
English
Campus