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MA Programs in Humanities Studies in Africa 2021

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. Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillset… Read more

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.

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

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Unicaf University (ZM)
Lusaka, Zambia

The Programme has been developed to provide students with outstanding postgraduate experience in the field of English Language and Literature. MA English Language and Literatu ... +

The Programme has been developed to provide students with outstanding postgraduate experience in the field of English Language and Literature. MA English Language and Literature offers a varied and distinctive range of areas of study, including contemporary literary studies, critical and cultural theory, gender, memory, trauma, and postcolonial studies. It provides students with a range of transferable skills to meet the requirements of the professional workplace and prepares them for further study at PhD level. The MA in English Language and Literature focuses on narratives in relation to their literary and cultural contexts. Students will study a number of different works by a variety of authors, written in a range of historical periods. The degree combines literary theory, reading comprehension and critique, language and philology. It allows students to develop advanced written skills, analytical abilities and an understanding of how to compose a successful narrative. These skills prepare graduates for employment in a range of fields and create a strong foundation for further academic pursuits. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Al Akhawayn University (in Ifrane)
Ifran, Morocco

The Master of Arts in International Studies & Diplomacy ( MAISD) program provides students with a strong theoretical background and the analytical skills essential to gain ... +

The Master of Arts in International Studies & Diplomacy ( MAISD) program provides students with a strong theoretical background and the analytical skills essential to gaining an understanding of international issues and events. The program draws upon the expertise of Al Akhawayn University faculty from different disciplines and professionals from the field. Students of the MAISD have the opportunity to interact with students and faculty members from many countries. MAISD students will be able to participate in international conferences held on campus and benefit from guest lectures by many renowned experts in international affairs and diplomatic relations. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
EUCLID (Euclid University)
Washington, USA +2 More

EUCLID offers two closely related programs associated with its recognized expertise and intergovernmental mandate in the field interfaith studies and diplomacy.

EUCLID offers two closely related programs associated with its recognized expertise and intergovernmental mandate in the field interfaith studies and diplomacy. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
English
Online
 

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Africa International University
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a 2-year program designed to prepare students for a more effective ministry through a foundational biblical education. At the end of the course of study, a student sho ... +

This is a 2-year program designed to prepare students for a more effective ministry through a foundational biblical education. At the end of the course of study, a student should be able to: Demonstrate competence in the fields of biblical and theological studies; Display a broad understanding of biblical language; Exhibit competence in the exegesis and exposition of the Old and New Testaments and relate that competence to African realities; Acquire necessary skills for further scholarly studies in the field of Old or New Testament and Demonstrate Christian maturity expressed in commitment to Christ, to His Body and interpersonal sensitivity in character and lifestyle displayed in communal relationships. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

In that nagging program in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Masters degree and Doctor degree), human existence is undercut by that simbole, mites, metaphor and drafted what mediate human ... +

In that nagging program in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Masters degree and Doctor degree), human existence is undercut by that simbole, mites, metaphor and drafted what mediate human existence. Soos in all those other humanities is understanding of that human existence that purpose. In that subject, Afrikaans is language and has drawn this means to this end. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
Afrikaans
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Pan Africa Christian University
Nairobi, Kenya

The Master of Arts in Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies program equips scholars to adequately investigate and document Pentecostal and Charismatic phenomena in Global South.

The Master of Arts in Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies program equips scholars to adequately investigate and document Pentecostal and Charismatic phenomena in Global South. -
MA
Full-time
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Islamic Online University
Banjul, Gambia

The Islamic Online University (IOU) has launched the world’s first tuition-free Master’s degree in Islamic Studies program, which is offered completely online and in English a ... +

The Islamic Online University (IOU) has launched the world’s first tuition-free Master’s degree in Islamic Studies program, which is offered completely online and in English as a medium of instruction. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Online
 
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa

The MA in Creative Writing at Wits University is a highly regarded two-year MA in which students complete a full-length creative project and an accompanying reflective essay. ... +

The MA in Creative Writing at Wits University is a highly regarded two-year MA in which students complete a full-length creative project and an accompanying reflective essay. The programme is housed in the School of Literature, Language and Media but enjoys cross-disciplinary collaboration with lecturers and supervisors from several schools in the Faculty of Humanities. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Feb 2022
Campus
 
Africa International University
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a two-year program aimed at helping students to Outline the history of Christianity up to 1500 AD. Interpret the history of the church since 1500 AD and discuss its im ... +

This is a two-year program aimed at helping students to Outline the history of Christianity up to 1500 AD. Interpret the history of the church since 1500 AD and discuss its implications for Christian life and ministry today. 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. Exhibit a deeper understanding of the growth, maturation, and characteristics of the earliest African Christian communities in Egypt, North Africa, Nubia, and Ethiopia. Explain the interplay between theology and spirituality down through history; among others. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
Africa International University
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a 2-year program that seeks to give students sound evangelical graduate-level theological education within the African context and to prepare them for ministry in the ... +

This is a 2-year program that seeks to give students sound evangelical graduate-level theological education within the African context and to prepare them for ministry in the Church, Para-church organizations, and teaching careers in theological institutions in Africa and beyond. The program lays a foundation for the Christian faith and aims at preparing and providing foundational theological knowledge, competencies, and skills to enable the student to be an effective minister and teacher of the Christian faith. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Africa International University
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a 2-year program that provides for the professional development needs of practicing translators, translation project leaders, and translation consultants involved in t ... +

This is a 2-year program that provides for the professional development needs of practicing translators, translation project leaders, and translation consultants involved in the translation of the Bible and related material. It integrates training in Biblical languages, exegesis, translation principles, consulting, translation project management, and areas of linguistics directly relevant to Bible translation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The postgraduate programme in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialised education and tr ... +

The postgraduate programme in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialised education and training and research needs of language practitioners such as translators, interpreters, text editors, language planners, copywriters, literary reviewers and language teachers. Translation and interpreting are complex linguistic, cognitive and textual processes that, among other things, also entail socio-cultural mediation. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

This area encompasses a research dissertation on a theme from the Old Testament (OT) or New Testament (NT) or a combination of themes from the OT and NT. The master’s programm ... +

This area encompasses a research dissertation on a theme from the Old Testament (OT) or New Testament (NT) or a combination of themes from the OT and NT. The master’s programme is by nature an advanced study in either the OT or NT building on the knowledge within the fields already obtained on Honours level. The programme is a dissertation written on a theme from the Old or New Testament. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

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 investiga ... +

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. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
Online
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

For the research degree, students write a dissertation of approximately 45,000 words under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic must ... +

For the research degree, students write a dissertation of approximately 45,000 words under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic must be in line with the expertise of the available lecturers. The MA by Coursework curriculum consists of six compulsory modules. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus