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A Master of Arts is a degree often used up as a follow up to a Bachelor of Arts. This graduate program can focus on any area of study but usually applies to areas in the humanities, social sciences or arts. What is an MA in Humanities? This graduate degree focuses on a combination of culture, art history, philosophy, religion and literature. Students may be able to design a specialized focus… Read more

A Master of Arts is a degree often used up as a follow up to a Bachelor of Arts. This graduate program can focus on any area of study but usually applies to areas in the humanities, social sciences or arts.

What is an MA in Humanities? This graduate degree focuses on a combination of culture, art history, philosophy, religion and literature. Students may be able to design a specialized focus or take a broader look at the humanities. Courses within this program often combine research, lectures, discussions and projects. The required courses for an MA in Humanities can vary from one university to the next but may include European and world history, interdisciplinary approaches to arts and humanities, practices of art history, religions of the world, history of materials and techniques and masterpieces of literature.

This education can help students develop their critical thinking, creative thinking and cultural awareness. Being more culturally aware can allow graduates to live and work around the world. Creative and critical thinking prepares people to find innovative solutions to difficult professional and personal situations.

There are a lot of variables associated with the cost of an MA in Humanities. For example, a student who finishes in one year may pay less than a student who finishes in two. Applicants can learn more by contacting the schools they hope to attend.

This broad look at humanities can prepare students to enter the world of history, art, literature or design. Graduates have used this education to launch a variety of careers, including museum curator, fashion designer, historian, writer, professor, newspaper editor, photographer, archivist, human resource specialist, interpreter and travel guide. The research and learning skills gained may prepare a scholar for further education.

Universities around the world may offer online or on-campus courses for an MA in Humanities. To learn more or apply, 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. -
MA
Full-time
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

This innovative Digital and Public Humanities master's degree from Ca' Foscari University of Venice offers a multidisciplinary curriculum that prepares you to explore, develop ... +

This innovative Digital and Public Humanities master's degree from Ca' Foscari University of Venice offers a multidisciplinary curriculum that prepares you to explore, develop and exploit the interconnection between the humanities and computer science. The program teaches you how to perceive and valorize our cultural heritage through the use of new IT and multimedia tools, connecting the past with the future. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

In the Master's Programme in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities (Previously: Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age), you may deepen your understanding of the nature ... +

In the Master's Programme in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities (Previously: Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age), you may deepen your understanding of the nature and diversity of human language and the theoretical and digital tools for working with language and speech. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Aug 2022
Campus
 

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University of Padova
Padua, Italy

The two-year MA program in Mobility Studies at the University of Padua is driven by the assumption that the Humanities can play a crucial role in facing and understanding mobi ... +

The two-year MA program in Mobility Studies at the University of Padua is driven by the assumption that the Humanities can play a crucial role in facing and understanding mobility in present society. This is something different than offering a focus uniquely on the circulation of people, objects, and ideas in given historical and geographical frameworks. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The program is designed to equip the next generation of humanities researchers with the tools to design innovative, imaginative research across disciplines. In close collabora ... +

The program is designed to equip the next generation of humanities researchers with the tools to design innovative, imaginative research across disciplines. In close collaboration with highly acclaimed research groups, you’ll develop techniques to connect your research with current societal challenges and to communicate the results to a broad audience. You’ll benefit from the extensive network our teams have built up with heritage institutions, research institutes, NGOs, and business partners, for internships and embedded research projects. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Plymouth
Plymouth, United Kingdom

This programme brings multiple disciplinary perspectives into dialogue with the ecological sciences, conservation and environmental thought. Drawing on wide-ranging and world- ... +

This programme brings multiple disciplinary perspectives into dialogue with the ecological sciences, conservation and environmental thought. Drawing on wide-ranging and world-leading staff expertise, this interdisciplinary MA will enable you to build key skills in communication, research and critical and creative thinking invaluable for building more environmentally responsible societies of the future. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

In the Digital Humanities program, you will learn to build research projects that tackle questions across the whole field of premodern studies while using and developing new d ... +

In the Digital Humanities program, you will learn to build research projects that tackle questions across the whole field of premodern studies while using and developing new digital technologies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Maastricht, Netherlands

The master's program in Media Studies: Digital Cultures focuses on digital media and electronic technologies, and takes a close look at the effects they have on our current me ... +

The master's program in Media Studies: Digital Cultures focuses on digital media and electronic technologies, and takes a close look at the effects they have on our current media landscape. You will investigate the ongoing transformations in media culture and develop the skills to participate in these innovations. -
MA
Full-time
English
01 Sep 2022
01 Jun 2022
Campus
 
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, USA

The Master of Arts in Humanities degree program is designed both for individuals wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills and for students intending to pursue a doctorate ... +

The Master of Arts in Humanities degree program is designed both for individuals wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills and for students intending to pursue a doctorate in a humanistic field. Students may concentrate on one of the three main areas of study: (1). History of Ideas which concentrates on history and philosophy; (2). Literature which concentrates on literature, language, rhetoric, translation studies, and creative writing; (3). Visual and Performing Arts which concentrates on visual and performing arts, art history, and film studies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
May 2022
Campus
 
Linnaeus University
Växjö, Sweden

We live at a time when questions of climate justice, global migration flows, and militarized landscapes daily remind us of colonial pasts, and how they shape our world today. ... +

We live at a time when questions of climate justice, global migration flows, and militarized landscapes daily remind us of colonial pasts, and how they shape our world today. The master’s program in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies is tailored for you who seek to investigate and understand colonial practices of power and their manifestations in the past and the present. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
29 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Anglo-American University
Prague, Czech Republic

The Master of Arts in Humanities is a 2-year, internationally accredited program offering a modern and interdisciplinary education in humanities. You will earn a globally reco ... +

The Master of Arts in Humanities is a 2-year, internationally accredited program offering a modern and interdisciplinary education in humanities. You will earn a globally recognized American and European B.A. degree. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Besançon, France

The Rare Book Digital Humanities master’s degree aims at providing high level competence in rare and early books with a view to providing the capacity to work in the book trad ... +

The Rare Book Digital Humanities master’s degree aims at providing high level competence in rare and early books with a view to providing the capacity to work in the book trade or in rare book conservation and digitization, along with digital humanities expertise allowing one to supervise digitization, online accessibility, and 3D animation projects, among others. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, French
Sep 2022
25 May 2022
Campus
 
Arizona State University New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Phoenix, USA

The MA in interdisciplinary studies offered by the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is an innovative program that allows students to combine the study of two ... +

The MA in interdisciplinary studies offered by the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is an innovative program that allows students to combine the study of two or more disciplines. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Viridis Graduate Institute
Ojai, USA

The Master of Arts degree (MA.Soc.Sc) is designed to equip students with ecological knowledge, psychological capacities, and communication skills necessary to effect change in ... +

The Master of Arts degree (MA.Soc.Sc) is designed to equip students with ecological knowledge, psychological capacities, and communication skills necessary to effect change in human narratives and their resulting practices toward each other and the planet. -
MA
English
Online
 
Towson University
Towson, USA

Towson University’s master’s program in global humanities fosters interdisciplinary inquiry into ideas related to the human condition. With its global focus on humanitarian an ... +

Towson University’s master’s program in global humanities fosters interdisciplinary inquiry into ideas related to the human condition. With its global focus on humanitarian and cultural issues, the program prepares graduates to serve as effective, ethical leaders and engaged citizens. -
MA
English