MA in Humanities Studies in Sweden

Compare MA Degrees in Humanities Studies in Sweden 2019

Humanities Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Humanities and Social Sciences is a varied field of study that may prepare students for a wide variety of careers in a huge array of industries. Those who wish to work in social services, education or any career involving the arts may benefit from focusing on this area.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Top Master of Art Programs in Humanities Studies in Sweden 2019

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MA in Human Rights Studies

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2019 Sweden Lund

This is a newly launched Master’s programme in the interdisciplinary field of human rights, with a profile within the humanities. The programme combines historical, philosophical, political and legal perspectives. [+]

Programme overview

This is a newly launched Master’s programme in the interdisciplinary field of human rights, with a profile within the humanities. The programme combines historical, philosophical, political and legal perspectives on the complex phenomenon that human rights represent in our world. The teaching faculty reflects the academic width of the master’s programme. We are committed to the view that human rights need to be regarded and studied not only as ethical principles or ground for law and policy, but also as part of the infrastructure of a democratic society. Students have the opportunity to complete an internship as part of their studies. The programme is offered by the Human Rights Studies division at the Department of History, which is also home to the only PhD programme in interdisciplinary human rights studies in Sweden.... [-]


MA in Religious Roots of Europe

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

This joint Master's programme is focused on the formative periods of Judaism, Islam and Christianity, their common roots, early interaction and contributions to European culture. It prepares you for educational and social work in a multi-religious society or research. [+]

Programme overview

The Religious Roots of Europe (RRE) is a two-year Nordic Master’s programme offered by the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University in cooperation with the universities of Aarhus, Copenhagen and Oslo. The programme is focused on the formative periods of Judaism, Islam and Christianity, their common roots, early interaction and contributions to European culture. The programme prepares students for educational and social work in a multi-religious society or research on the role of the three religions in European history and society. Through the programme, students acquire detailed knowledge about the formation of the three religions and their interaction with one another, as well as skills relevant for any occupation or study where the role of the three religions is of importance. The programme is unique in its focus on the formation of all three religions in a comparative perspective.... [-]


MA in Literature – Culture – Media, Several Specialisation options

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

This programme aims to strengthen your historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media. You can specialise in English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish or Yiddish Literature, or Scandinavian Studies. [+]

Programme overview

The aim of this programme is to strengthen students' historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media. Students can choose between a specialisation in English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish or Yiddish Literature, or Scandinavian Studies. There are theoretical courses, discussing aesthetic and cultural topics of a general nature, as well as courses focused on specific literary genres, themes or historical periods. Critical attention is also given to the many forms in which literature enters the media and the public arena in contemporary society. The final examination takes the form of a Master’s thesis.... [-]


MA in Language and Linguistics, Several Specialisation Options

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

This Master's programme offers specialisation options in Arabic/Semitic Languages, English, Greek, Modern Greek, Latin, Italian, Romanian, Swedish/Scandinavian Languages, Chinese, Japanese, Phonetics and General Linguistics. [+]

Programme overview

Lund University offers you a unique opportunity to pursue advanced studies in languages and linguistics at Master’s level. At the Centre for Languages and Literature, you will have access to the most modern resources for research and education.

You will study together with students from a number of different fields of specialisation, such as Arabic/Semitic Languages, English, Greek, Modern Greek, Latin, Italian, Romanian, Swedish/Scandinavian Languages, Chinese, Japanese, Phonetics and General Linguistics.

All Master's students partake in the obligatory courses common to all specialisations while simultaneously deepening their knowledge in their specialisations’ own courses. The programme thus combines a broad and sound base in advanced linguistics with an expertise in your own specialisation.... [-]


MA in Archaeology – Theory and Practice

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

In this Master's programme in Archaeology, you will be trained in how to excavate and document the past, how to preserve artefacts, how to analyse buildings, and how to communicate your findings and research results to a wider audience. [+]

programme overview

This programme combines high scientific and theoretical standards with intensive practical training within archaeology, cultural heritage and museology. You will be trained in how to excavate and document the past, how to preserve artefacts, how to analyse buildings, and how to communicate your findings and research results to a wider audience.

Special features of the programme

• Project-based learning• Archaeological Field School at the Viking Agesite of Uppåkra• A wide range of courses with direct link to our professors’ current research projects: Buildings asArchaeology, Digital Archaeology with Focus on GIS and Virtual Reality, and Archaeological Studies Human Landscapes... [-]


Master in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Classical Philology

University of Gothenburg: Faculty of Arts
Campus Full time September 2019 Sweden Gothenburg

The study of the history of philosophy is a historical as well as a philosophical discipline. It is philosophical because it seeks the origins of contemporary philosophical debates. It is historical because it seeks to understand these origins on their own terms and in their own context. [+]

The study of the history of philosophy is a historical as well as a philosophical discipline. It is philosophical because it seeks the origins of contemporary philosophical debates. It is historical because it seeks to understand these origins on their own terms and in their own context. Consequently, its practitioners must be not only philosophically competent but also proficient in the use of historical methods.

Moreover, in the Ancient and Medieval Western world, philosophers from Plato and Aristotle to Thomas Aquinas and William Ockham wrote in either Greek or Latin. This means that anyone who wants to know what these philosophers really said, without the distortions inevitably caused by translations, must also have a grasp of the classical languages and such related auxiliary disciplines as paleography and textual criticism.... [-]