MA Degree in History in Africa

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Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

History involves the study of the written word in order to uncover information about the past. It includes researching, analyzing, and synthesizing knowledge about the past, as well as making new discoveries.

Can any other region can match the variety and dimension of Africa? With imitable history, landscape and cultural contributions, hardly any regions offer a study abroad encounter that is more challenging or more satisfying in terms of studying.

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MA in Historical Studies (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Online Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the ability to conduct advanced research, to employ analytical insight within a defined area of textual investigation, to record the results of the research in an acceptable format, and to employ these skills in such a way as to promote his/her opportunities for intellectual development, gainful employment and meaningful social activity. A topic is selected in consultation with the Lecturer. [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the ability to conduct advanced research, to employ analytical insight within a defined area of textual investigation, to record the results of the research in an acceptable format, and to employ these skills in such a way as to promote his/her opportunities for intellectual development, gainful employment and meaningful social activity. A topic is selected in consultation with the Lecturer.

Admission requirements

The candidate must submit a proposal on a clearly defined area of textual analysis. The proposal must reveal an understanding of correct research procedure, the possession of relevant knowledge of subject content, and the necessary theoretical and methodological skills.... [-]


Master of Arts in Church History

Africa International University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years May 2019 Kenya Nairobi + 1 more

At the end of the study in the Master of Arts in Church History program, the student should be able to: Outline the history of Christianity up to 1500 AD. [+]

Master of Arts in Church History

At the end of the study in the Master of Arts in Church History program, the student should be able to:

1) Outline the history of Christianity up to 1500 AD.

2) Interpret the history of the church since 1500 AD and discuss its implications for Christian life and ministry today.

3) Describe the key developments in African Christian history and show how this history has shaped the African Christian context in which he or she will live and work.

4) Exhibit a deeper understanding of the growth, maturation, and characteristics of the earliest African Christian communities in Egypt, North Africa, Nubia and Ethiopia.

5) Explain the interplay between theology and spirituality down through the history.... [-]