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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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Schellhammer Business School
Marbella, Spain

The Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School is a challenging interdisciplinary Master of Arts programme that focuses on the study of human nature, thought ... +

The Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School is a challenging interdisciplinary Master of Arts programme that focuses on the study of human nature, thought, and creation – past, present and how the inevitable consequences of our actions impact the future of humanity. Humanists were the first to start thinking about and exploring the human condition seeking answers to many human-related problems, by trying to make moral, ethical, spiritual and intellectual sense of the world. Schellhammer Business School continues this long tradition by combining Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Behavioural Economics, Politics, Language, Law, Anthropology, Culture, and even Business into one programme whilst advocating, exploring and supporting a new system of beliefs, principles and solutions to the manifold issues facing humanity – overpopulation, climate change, contamination, pollution, depleting resources, gross inequality, failed economic systems, and political dogmatism. With a strong emphasis on developing strong creative, critical and analytical thinking skills the Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School opens the door to careers in education, politics and is a distinct competitive advantage in a business where agility, versatility and innovation are the norm in a rapidly changing marketplace. -
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Full-time
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian
Campus
 
Trinity International University
Deerfield, USA

The MA/TS is our most flexible program giving students plenty of opportunities to focus their studies on particular subject areas that interest them making for a highly custom ... +

The MA/TS is our most flexible program giving students plenty of opportunities to focus their studies on particular subject areas that interest them making for a highly customizable program. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
23 Aug 2022
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Johns Hopkins MA in Museum Studies offers a perspective on the theory and practice of museums in a changing technological, social and political environment. Geared for cur ... +

The Johns Hopkins MA in Museum Studies offers a perspective on the theory and practice of museums in a changing technological, social and political environment. Geared for current and future museum professionals, it emphasizes technology's critical role in today's museum. It also examines new models of education, exhibition, and business strategies while exploring the role of the museum as an agent of social change. -
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Part-time
English
Online
 

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The MA in English (Creative Writing) focuses on prose fiction and scriptwriting; applicants interested in writing poetry are referred to the Pg Dip in Poetry: Creativity and C ... +

The MA in English (Creative Writing) focuses on prose fiction and scriptwriting; applicants interested in writing poetry are referred to the Pg Dip in Poetry: Creativity and Criticism. The programme is designed to help you develop your literary skill and technique, enable you to develop as an independent writer and a self-reflective lifelong learner and provide you with a broad understanding of the literary marketplace and of the commercial aspects of literary production. You’ll be taught by experienced novelists, playwrights and screenwriters, attend workshops with visiting authors, publishers, editors and agents, and have a variety of opportunities to present your work. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand

Studying the Master of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) will help you develop your teaching skills. You’ll strengthen your understanding of language lea ... +

Studying the Master of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) will help you develop your teaching skills. You’ll strengthen your understanding of language learning, explore common challenges that language teachers and learners face, and reflect on your learning and teaching experience. In all these areas, you’ll be guided to make links between teaching practice, research, theory, and the contexts within which people teach and learn languages. -
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Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Sussex
Brighton, United Kingdom

Develop your understanding of what corruption is, where and why it proliferates, and what we can do to counteract it. This course is the only full-time Masters in the UK addre ... +

Develop your understanding of what corruption is, where and why it proliferates, and what we can do to counteract it. This course is the only full-time Masters in the UK addressing issues of corruption. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

The East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders in cro ... +

The East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders in cross-cultural relations that are rooted in ancient spiritual traditions. Graduates create positive and sustainable paradigms in global and personal change. -
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Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. ... +

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. Beyond a few core courses and a joint four-semester seminar series providing a common background to all students, we offer the following four thematic groups of courses: Logic and the Philosophy of Mathematics, Foundations of Physics, Logic in Linguistics, and Models in the Social Sciences – the student has to choose 7 courses offered in these modules. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of the Mount Carmel region and each student can choose to specialize in one of many relevant topics, such as lithic, ... +

The program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of the Mount Carmel region and each student can choose to specialize in one of many relevant topics, such as lithic, faunal, geological and palynological studies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2022
31 May 2022
Campus
 
Norwich University Online
Northfield, USA

Complete your Master of Arts in History degree online with Norwich University. Designed to fit your busy professional schedule, the online Master's in History program is deliv ... +

Complete your Master of Arts in History degree online with Norwich University. Designed to fit your busy professional schedule, the online Master's in History program is delivered through an interactive learning environment that helps you balance your coursework with your full-time responsibilities. The program offers four career-focused concentration options designed to explore your specific interests and prepare you for the advanced history career you want. -
MA
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
Open University
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

This fascinating course examines many different aspects of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds – their literature, history, archaeology, languages and material culture – throug ... +

This fascinating course examines many different aspects of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds – their literature, history, archaeology, languages and material culture – through a scholarly tradition that is both fast-moving and long-standing. You'll investigate the different disciplinary areas within Classical Studies, and you will come into direct contact with a wide range of evidence from classical antiquity including literary texts and material artefacts, which you’ll examine from multiple theoretical and methodological perspectives. You will also acquire and develop research skills that will enhance your knowledge of the ancient Greco-Roman world and prepare you for independent study, culminating in a dissertation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2022
Online
 
New College of the Humanities
London, United Kingdom

This MA Philosophy is an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in academia. It also develops critical reasoning, logic, and systematic approaches to problem solving, al ... +

This MA Philosophy is an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in academia. It also develops critical reasoning, logic, and systematic approaches to problem solving, alongside an ability to analyse an issue from a broader perspective, to allow you to become a visionary, all of which are highly valued by employers in a variety of fields. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Science Writing is a flexible, part-time program of online classes and face-to-face residencies, infused with the prestige, quality and value of Johns Ho ... +

The Master of Arts in Science Writing is a flexible, part-time program of online classes and face-to-face residencies, infused with the prestige, quality and value of Johns Hopkins University. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The online Master of Arts in Teaching Writing at Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Program prepares teachers at all levels and in all disciplines to become master teachers of wr ... +

The online Master of Arts in Teaching Writing at Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Program prepares teachers at all levels and in all disciplines to become master teachers of writing, acquiring new and innovative ways to teach writing to their students. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative ... +

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative innovation. This workshop-centered, 3-year program offers a concentration in fiction or nonfiction and includes summer residency options abroad. Some graduates use the advanced writing skills they develop in journalism, teaching or corporate writing jobs. Others go on to write nonfiction, short stories, novels, and other works. -
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Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online