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376 Master of Art Programs in Humanities Studies

An MA, or Master of Arts, is designed to be completed after a bachelor’s degree. Generally, this type of program requires about two years of study; it often also requires the completion of a thesis. Many different subjects are available to study. Interested students might be wondering: What is an MA in Humanities Studies? This kind of degree is meant to educate students about various aspects… Read more

An MA, or Master of Arts, is designed to be completed after a bachelor’s degree. Generally, this type of program requires about two years of study; it often also requires the completion of a thesis. Many different subjects are available to study.

Interested students might be wondering: What is an MA in Humanities Studies? This kind of degree is meant to educate students about various aspects of society and culture. The discipline of humanities includes subfields such as philosophy, literature, language, religion, art, and history. Those who earn these degrees often study rhetoric and logic and learn how to analyze and construct arguments. They may engage with a diverse variety of ideologies, ideas, and philosophies during the course of their education.

This kind of program is an excellent way to sharpen critical thinking and analytical skills. These abilities are highly sought after by employers and are often required in the study of the humanities. Some programs also provide students with training in persuasive writing or argument construction.

The cost of a humanities master’s degree will depend on numerous factors. For example, tuition can vary from year to year, and the availability of financial aid often changes. Other factors that might be relevant include materials costs and the country where the institution is located.

Humanities degrees can provide students with a variety of career options. Many employers seek candidates with the ability to reason clearly and analyze new information. Graduates can go on to work as educators, consultants, managers, or researchers in a wide range of organizations, such as government agencies, private companies, or nonprofit groups. Some might choose to continue their academic careers or even start their own businesses.

There is a wide range of degree programs that focus on the humanities. 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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Drew University
Madison, USA

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains ... +

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains European and American, the course of study emphasizes the production and dissemination of knowledge in global contexts. -
MA MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
York St John University
York, United Kingdom

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who brin ... +

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who bring with them a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences. This gives us a chance to increase our cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning contexts globally. Furthermore, using online forums, we aim to provide practical opportunities for you to interact with language professionals around the world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

Develop the skills to forge a successful career in business, publishing, media communications and the arts. You’ll learn to write fiction, magazine features and marketing copy ... +

Develop the skills to forge a successful career in business, publishing, media communications and the arts. You’ll learn to write fiction, magazine features and marketing copy for a range of competitive and fast-moving industries. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Hull Online
Hull, United Kingdom

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition ... +

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition. Whatever your genre of preference, be it literary fiction, nonfiction, or the likes of fantasy, mystery or romance – you will have the opportunity to hone your writing skills and discover the techniques seminal writers have used to significant effect. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

This MA in Interpreting is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contexts and practices of professional interpreting, enabling students ... +

This MA in Interpreting is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contexts and practices of professional interpreting, enabling students to develop the skills upon which professional interpreter competence is predicated; advanced expertise in their language pairs; in-depth knowledge of the language-services market place; appropriate opportunities in professionally-based practice. -
MA
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Sports Ethics and Integrity (MAiSI) is an innovative multidisciplinary program that will be a catalyst for a new profession within sp ... +

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Sports Ethics and Integrity (MAiSI) is an innovative multidisciplinary program that will be a catalyst for a new profession within sports administration. It brings together high-level scholars in a consortium of Higher Education Institutions with a focus on vocationally orientated concerns. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
Prague 5, Czech Republic

The study of Historical Sociology concerns itself with long-term social processes and trends that have a significant impact on contemporary societies and phenomena. Learn abou ... +

The study of Historical Sociology concerns itself with long-term social processes and trends that have a significant impact on contemporary societies and phenomena. Learn about how society changes throughout history and focus on complex topics such as modernization, collective mentalities, globalization, religious and cultural pluralism, social memory, and much more. -
MA
Full-time
2 - 5 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)
Mainz, Germany

Proceeding from a solid foundation in literary history and theory, Mainz University’s master’s program in English Literature and Culture offers the perfect mixture of core mod ... +

Proceeding from a solid foundation in literary history and theory, Mainz University’s master’s program in English Literature and Culture offers the perfect mixture of core modules on mainstream literary topics and ample opportunity for students to develop and follow their own interests. It builds upon the BA program in English Literature and Culture at Mainz University but also welcomes applicants from English Literature programs elsewhere in Germany, Europe, and other parts of the world. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
European College for Liberal Studies
Barcelona, Spain +5 More

MA - Master of Arts in Global Studies (60 credits)

MA - Master of Arts in Global Studies (60 credits) -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 12 months
English
18 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Pécs
Pécs, Hungary

The goal of the degree program is to train experts in the field of English Studies who have sound theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge of the English language a ... +

The goal of the degree program is to train experts in the field of English Studies who have sound theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge of the English language and can apply such knowledge in practice. They have thorough knowledge and understanding of the literature, culture and the social and political systems of English-speaking countries, including Great Britain, Ireland and Canada, the major trends and research fields of modern theoretical and applied linguistics and their results that mainly apply to the English language. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Anglo-American University
Prague, Czech Republic

This is a graduate humanities program that engages students in innovative intellectual work. In small, interactive classes, students learn to apply analysis and research metho ... +

This is a graduate humanities program that engages students in innovative intellectual work. In small, interactive classes, students learn to apply analysis and research methods from the social sciences, arts, literature, cultural and religious worldviews, and philosophy. The two-year Master of Arts in Humanities program offers an applied approach to the practice of humanities. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The MA History programme Religion and Society focusses on understanding the changing role of religion(s) in society from Antiquity up until the present. Courses deal with ques ... +

The MA History programme Religion and Society focusses on understanding the changing role of religion(s) in society from Antiquity up until the present. Courses deal with questions such as: what is the relationship between religion, politics and society since Antiquity? How can we understand the gradual separation of Church and State and new forms of worship, dissent and devotion since the western Middle Ages? And what has been the impact of broader processes such as secularisation, globalisation and colonialism? -
MA
Full-time
English, Dutch
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

MA and Ph.D. programs in History concentrates on Ottoman and Modern Turkish History. It aims to foster fresh, unbiased and critical visions of the Ottoman-Turkish past that ar ... +

MA and Ph.D. programs in History concentrates on Ottoman and Modern Turkish History. It aims to foster fresh, unbiased and critical visions of the Ottoman-Turkish past that are informed by the novel theoretical insights and comparative sensibilities characterizing leading-edge practice in historical studies. -
MA
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
Ural Federal University
Yekaterinburg, Russia

The MA program in Political Philosophy is designed for students who are interested in philosophical reflection on the most complex and substantial issues underlying contemporar ... +

The MA program in Political Philosophy is designed for students who are interested in philosophical reflection on the most complex and substantial issues underlying contemporary politics. The program offers a range of courses in modern political philosophy, as well as courses in social research methods. Political Philosophy studies the ways people organize their collective life and examines what “good society” means. Its particular focus lies with how our critical capacity and individual agency can transform the world we live in. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

The M.A. in Linguistics focuses on investigating language from both theoretical and functional approaches. Our dynamic curriculum combines core studies in the structure of lan ... +

The M.A. in Linguistics focuses on investigating language from both theoretical and functional approaches. Our dynamic curriculum combines core studies in the structure of language (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics) with current approaches in sociolinguistics, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, language contact, world Englishes, endangered languages and language documentation, discourse analysis, and identity studies. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
24 Aug 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 

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