MA Degrees in India

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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.

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MA English Language and Communication

Hindustan University
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Chennai Delhi Coimbatore Cochin + 3 more

The central objective is to empower students by honing their communication skills so that they can meet the requirements of employment and face the challenges of modern society with ease. [+]

The central objective is to empower students by honing their communication skills so that they can meet the requirements of employment and face the challenges of modern society with ease.

The M.A. English Language and Communication offered by the Dept. of English, Hindustan University comprises 20 courses spread over 4 semesters in 2 years. Out of these 12 are core papers and 8 are electives.

The curriculum maintains a fine balance between the language and literature courses. One of the core papers in every semester focuses on features related to Language, e.g. Teaching of English, History of English Language, Linguistics etc.

Electives offer a wide range of choices like papers on Personality Development, Children's Literature, Women's Writing, Film studies, Canadian Literature etc.... [-]


Masters in Management and Strategic Leadership

Oxademy Business School
Online Part time 12 - 16 months Open Enrollment India Mumbai

The MSL is centred on developing personal and professional effectiveness, enabling practising and aspiring managers to enhance their knowledge and skills in management, leadership and strategy. [+]

London Metropolitan University, with roots dating back to 1848, is located in the heart of London’s commercial district; home to some of the biggest global banking corporations and Law firms in the world. Our network of industry partners, our committed and expert teaching, and our excellence in research make The Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law a rewarding place to study dynamic and relevant portfolio of challenging business and legal courses, equipping our graduates with the knowledge and skills to accelerate their professional career paths.

Oxademy and London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University, one of the London's oldest educational institutions, has joined with Oxademy Graduate School, an innovate online and blended learning company led by dynamic CEOs, to offer MA in Management and Strategic Leadership. The programme will equip students with two qualifications; Oxademy Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Management and Strategic Leadership from London Metropolitan University.This is a unique relationship which is enhanced by academic expertise from the University and a unique e-learning platform that Oxademy has developed, which it is hoped will benefit learners from across the world.... [-]


Master of Arts in English

Sharda University
Campus Full time 4 semesters July 2018 India Greater Noida

The course surveys the canon of English literary studies as well as the latest trends in literature written in the English language from all over the world. With an added focus on pedagogy, criticism and literary theory this course trains the students to become prospective teachers, professors, and critics. [+]

Master of Arts in English

The course surveys the canon of English literary studies as well as the latest trends in literature written in the English language from all over the world. With an added focus on pedagogy, criticism and literary theory this course trains the students to become prospective teachers, professors, and critics.

Course Structure

The course is divided into four semesters to facilitate intensive coursework in a systematic and structured manner. The Master's students are also required to write individually supervised essays on a subject of their choice.

Eligibility BA (English) with minimum 50% marks Career and Placement

This program though challenging and exhaustive brings good dividends in terms of the variety of career options it opens up for a young graduate. One may choose from a range of careers in civil services, academics, journalism, advertising, and content writing.... [-]


Master of Arts ( Journalism & Mass Communication)

Sharda University
Campus Full time July 2018 India Greater Noida

This program offers a specialization in Mass Communication to the students coming from various disciplines. This course provides conceptual tools to the students for understanding critically how society is mediated by the media world. This course gives comprehensive training in both technical skills and critical analysis of the media spectrum. The course stimulates the students to become feature film directors, documentary filmmakers, television producers, PROs, advertising creative heads in future. [+]

This program offers a specialization in Mass Communication to the students coming from various disciplines. This course provides conceptual tools to the students for understanding critically how society is mediated by the media world. This course gives comprehensive training in both technical skills and critical analysis of the media spectrum. The course stimulates the students to become feature film directors, documentary filmmakers, television producers, PROs, advertising creative heads in future.

Career and Placement

Below are some of the specializations that you can aspire to become after pursuing BA (Journalism & Mass Comm.) from Sharda:

Journalist: Reporter & Sub Editor for Print, Broadcast and Online Media Copywriter Media Planner Brand Manager Event Manager Media Marketing Professional Media Response Professional Layout and Graphic Designer/Animator TV Producer News Anchor Sound Editor Radio Jockey Music Manager Photo Journalist Web Designer Content Editor PR Professional Corporate Communication DTP Publisher Film Maker- Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer Script Writer ... [-]

M.A. in Design Practices: Specialisation - Game Design and Development

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus July 2018 India Bangalore

Srishti offers Game Design and Development specialization at its main campus in Bangalore. Students can choose to work with passionate academics and industry experts to develop their abilities as game designers, gameplay programmers, and narrative designers. The curriculum includes fundamental inputs in game design, game programming, game art and aesthetics, user experience design, narrative design, storytelling, level design, the business of games, image-making processes and skill enhancement. We also offer opportunities for experimentation, innovation, and creative collaborations. [+]

Vision

Game Design and Development specialization at Srishti provides a holistic approach to game design and development. The Game Industry is diverse and rapidly growing and attracts technologists as well as artists to its hold. It offers exciting creative and technological challenges and rewarding careers to motivated graduates in an industrial sector as well as in the independent game design sector. Our curriculum is focused towards developing, both your artistic sensibilities and technical skills.

Srishti offers Game Design and Development specialization at its main campus in Bangalore. Students can choose to work with passionate academics and industry experts to develop their abilities as game designers, gameplay programmers, and narrative designers. The curriculum includes fundamental inputs in game design, game programming, game art and aesthetics, user experience design, narrative design, storytelling, level design, the business of games, image-making processes and skill enhancement. We also offer opportunities for experimentation, innovation, and creative collaborations.... [-]


M.A. in New Humanities and Design: Specialisation - Technology and Change

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

The last few decades in India have been characterized by major transformations in the economy, culture, politics, environment, and technologies. Liberalization and the IT revolution have brought economic prosperity to certain sections of the population against the backdrop of continuing acute poverty, as well as serious contestations over the nature of development in the country. Much of this change has been driven by technological development and intervention, which in India, like much of the global south, is characterized by both state-driven and corporate machinery as well as indigenous creativity and improvisation. [+]

M.A. in Technology and Change

The goal is to enable potential researchers and practitioners to investigate and critique the nature of social change, technology and development in India using a range of interrelated perspectives, creating an intellectually exciting environment for research.

The last few decades in India have been characterized by major transformations in the economy, culture, politics, environment, and technologies. Liberalization and the IT revolution have brought economic prosperity to certain sections of the population against the backdrop of continuing acute poverty, as well as serious contestations over the nature of development in the country. Much of this change has been driven by technological development and intervention, which in India, like much of the global south, is characterized by both state-driven and corporate machinery as well as indigenous creativity and improvisation. The unique nature of this landscape demands specific, contextually informed inquiries, which challenge existing paradigms that shape the study of these developments in the West, using diverse methodologies and theoretical frameworks drawn from disciplines such as:... [-]


M.A. in New Humanities and Design: Specialisation - Indian Thought and Practices

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

The specialization in Indian Thought and Practices is a structured and intensive study with a substantial component of individual research. This program opens up new ways of entering the inquiries and practices of different Indian traditions. Both pedagogy and research will center on the learner as a seeker, an apprentice, who will be guided by a practitioner. [+]

M.A. in Indian Thought and Practices

The specialization in Indian Thought and Practices is a structured and intensive study with a substantial component of individual research. This program opens up new ways of entering the inquiries and practices of different Indian traditions. Both pedagogy and research will center on the learner as a seeker, an apprentice, who will be guided by a practitioner. The search may not necessarily take the form of a theoretical treatise. It may be a work of art, a poetic performance, and a meditative intervention.

The program prepares the students with skills to be independent researchers, undertake scholarly work, publish and pursue further research-based programs. Practitioners of different arts, craft and science would be able to deepen their pursuit through interdisciplinary inquiries into Indian traditions. It allows students to produce research-based creative outputs such as paintings, illustrations, musical compositions, performances and others as part of their study. Course Structure Seminar ... [-]

M.A. in New Humanities and Design: Specialisation - Environment and Society

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

The MA program in Environment and Society aims to critically examine the interrelationships between humans and their environment. We seek to understand how people and communities view and transform the world around them, and are in turn shaped materially and culturally by their environments. [+]

M.A. in Environment and Society

The MA program in Environment and Society aims to critically examine the interrelationships between humans and their environment. We seek to understand how people and communities view and transform the world around them, and are in turn shaped materially and culturally by their environments. This program encompasses research areas that includei) Development and Progress,ii) Rights, Equity, and Justice, andiii) Ecology and Resilience.We use transdisciplinary methods and perspectives drawn from the natural and social sciences to approach and navigate complex contemporary nature-society issues. Ultimately, we aim towards imagining, conceiving and designing for healthy societies and ecosystems that are well-integrated, adaptable, and sustainable.... [-]


M.A. in Art Practices: Specialisation - Public Pedagogy and Art Practice

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

Public Pedagogy and Art Practice brings together a rich set of public practices from- cultural activism, public art, experimental pedagogy, community based art, socially engaged art, public acts/ performances, to internet based public art. The course enables creative practitioners to educate, inspire, and catalyse social action. [+]

M.A. in Art Practices: Specialisation - Public Pedagogy and Art Practice

The program in Public Pedagogy and Art Practice at Srishti brings together a rich set of practices from cultural activism, public art, urban and rural studies and the study of local knowledge systems into an emerging area of study that looks at traditional and contemporary public creative practices that are used to educate, inspire and provoke a larger public. These forms draw from a diversity of public engagements, evoke the absurd, catalyse agency for social action and emerge from many different sites of on-the-ground experimentation. They are community based, multi-age and focus on social transformation that challenges mainstream elite forms of knowledge production. The program takes learning back to the street by understanding practices and practitioners that have rejected the exclusive institutional structures, focusing instead on peoples’ science, peoples; medicine, peoples’ history and peoples’ education.... [-]


M.A. in Design Practices: Specialisation - Visual Communication

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

The MA in Visual Communication Design will enable such a graduate to integrate existing models of thinking and making with emerging technologies and methods in the field of visual communication. The course will equip young graduates with agile professional abilities, become meaningfully resourceful, artistically inclined and process-oriented in the field of visual communication. [+]

M.A. in Professional Practice in Visual Communication Design

Young graduates of applied art, commercial art, graphic design and visual communication design often feel the need to step out of the daily demands of the profession to engage in new learning, to experiment and enhance their creative capabilities and to sharpen their thinking and making skills so as to transform their abilities and become proficient practitioners. The specialization in Visual Communication will enable such a graduate to integrate existing models of thinking and making with emerging technologies and methods in the field of visual communication. The course will equip young graduates with agile professional abilities, become meaningfully resourceful, artistically inclined and process-oriented in the field of visual communication.Study of the nature of visual information processing and comprehension forms the basis of this course. Students intersect their learning with six key domains of visual communication design: aesthetic, functional, historical, symbolic, perceptual, and cultural. The discipline of Visual Communication focuses on providing core competency in developing visual literacy, visual thinking, visual perception, imaging, and representation. Design processes, research methods, history and theories of design form the building blocks for developing comprehensive and successful branding strategies and creative communication material.The curriculum approaches visual communication through theoretical frameworks that not only inform and enhance the practice but also encourage the students to question the norms and scale traditional boundaries. The course will provide a platform to use design thinking to break rules, to express unique ideas, to question norms, and, to explore and experiment with... [-]


M.A. in Design Practices: Specialisation - Experience Design

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

At Srishti, we believe that academic learning cannot happen in isolation, from the societal and industrial needs and demands. We believe that there has to be a constant dialogue between academics and industry to help shape the next generation of creative design leaders impacting industry and society. There is a gap between academia and industry. While academic learning tends to focus on an ideal and conceptual design, the industry needs an exceptional application of creative, technological and production skills in real-world settings. Our 2-year MA is the culmination of the synergy between academic principles and industry needs. [+]

M.A. in Professional Practice in Experience Design

The vision of this specialization is to create qualified digital interaction and experience designers who can think critically and creatively about the future of interaction design.

This course has the following industry partners.

Modes of Learning offered by the specialization in Experience Design course Course Structure

The curriculum comprises of different ways of learning as follows:

Studios encourage active, contextual learning where students develop core disciplinary skills and knowledge. Studios facilitate collaborative and creative design solutions to complex, open-ended problems.

Workshops provide intense learning experiences in making and doing, across the different disciplines.... [-]


M.A. in Design Practices: Specialisation - Design in Education

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time July 2018 India Bangalore

MA Design in Education proposes to develop professionals in education and allied fields of learning who are: • lifelong inquirers about their self and practice • designers of new learning worlds • creative innovators within emerging educational paradigms and frameworks • active and networked members in communities of reflective practitioners and • seekers of personal mastery. This course conceives of a future of learning that is foregrounded in ideas and principles of complexity & systems thinking, slowness and mindfulness practices. It is conceptualized to provide opportunities for professionals to nurture a design sensibility in the new and emerging areas such as maker spaces, within universities and colleges who are providing design-based degrees, and as a stepping stone for individuals wanting to lead NGOs, CSRs and other institutions that intersect development and education. The course is relevant to anyone currently working in areas concerned with communities of learning be it government and civil services, education providers, policy makers, foundations working with CSR, edupreneurs both in formal and non-formal sectors, teachers and heads of department in schools and colleges, educational start-ups and NGOs. It includes practitioners in allied educational fields such as museums, interpretation centres, galleries, zoos, publishing houses and content designers for textbooks and other educational materials. [+]

In the rapidly changing world of the 21st century, emerging worldviews of learning and education are providing an urgent impetus for professionals to re-define themselves and their practice. Today and tomorrow’s professionals face new demands and expectations in how they navigate complex realities and opportunities to spearhead both transformations for themselves and within the world of learning.

How do we nurture within ourselves a consciousness to adapt, embrace uncertainties, become facilitators and leaders of transformation?

We envision the specialization in Design in Education as a learning opportunity for professionals who seek to meet the dynamic and changing needs of learning societies and a vehicle for supporting their critical and reflective practice. Therefore, the vision is to develop professionals in education and allied fields of learning who are:... [-]


M.A. in New Humanities and Design: Specialisation - Public History and Heritage Interpretation

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

The Srishti MA in Public History and Heritage Interpretation offers students a program like no other, enriched by insights from design and humanities thinking. This ‘hands-on’ program enables students to explore the possibilities that art and design offer in understanding peoples’ experiences, narrating histories and creating spaces where a multiplicity of voices from the past can be heard. At Srishti, students will build a practice in public history and benefit from the presence of the Centre for Public History, located on campus, and its international networks and experienced staff. Students will also be exposed to ongoing dialogues with other courses in the School of New Humanities and Design, particularly within the space of shared studios. [+]

M.A. in Public History and Heritage Interpretation

What values can the past bring to the fast-paced and swiftly changing present? How can we discover and interpret where the roots of the present lie? The contemporary moment offers us new opportunities and new technologies with which to explore the historical, bring to the fore people’s experiences of the past, and through that new understanding recreate and present new perspectives on heritage.

We envision the Public History and Heritage Interpretation as an opportunity to learn new ways of engaging with historical sites, monuments and institutions and thus address the contemporary challenges of interpreting history. This specialization will empower students to include in their interpretations of heritage the diverse voices that have been ignored so far and so engage with history outside conventional academic practice. This specialization will create professionals who have the ability to transform museums, heritage sites, and archives into spaces that dynamically interpret the past by reimagining history with new technologies.... [-]


M.Des. in Digital Humanities

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

As the scope of our design practices increasingly encompasses the digital, it is instructive and intellectually responsible to consider more deeply how technology has always shaped our understandings of the world. The discipline of the digital humanities explores how the questions posed in humanities scholarship are transformed and extended by the digital – both by means of tools and epistemologies. This unique MA seeks to enrich the scope of both design practice and the digital humanities by using critical methodologies and approaches to reciprocally reflect upon the other. By doing so, students will be able to adapt the modes of inquiry and methodologies embedded in humanities thinking to create both more contextually relevant and responsive technological applications and material objects. [+]

M.Des. in Digital Humanities

Students getting to grips with Arduino hardware

Vision

The vision of the course is to encourage potential researchers and practitioners to understand how technologies facilitate the creation, circulation, and reception of knowledge and information, and to explore and critique these concepts through modes of making

As the scope of our design practices increasingly encompasses the digital, it is instructive and intellectually responsible to consider more deeply how technology has always shaped our understandings of the world. The discipline of the digital humanities explores how the questions posed in humanities scholarship are transformed and extended by the digital – both by means of tools and epistemologies. This unique course seeks to enrich the scope of both design and the humanities by using critical methodologies and approaches to reciprocally reflect upon the other. By doing so, students will be able to adapt the modes of inquiry and methodologies embedded in humanities thinking to create both more contextually relevant and responsive technological applications and material objects.... [-]


Masters in Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions

Nalanda University
Campus Full time 4 semesters August 2018 India Delhi

The School fosters critical thinking and explore the wider cultural and historical context of Buddhism in individual regions of Asia. [+]

Masters of Arts in India 2018.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Nalanda University was established following the passage of the Nalanda University Act 2010 in both the Houses of the Indian Parliament. The academic operations at the University started from September 2014.

Legacy of Ancient Nalanda

Since the hallmark of the ancient Nalanda University was its internationalism, the new Nalanda’s idea is also premised on the same. It is a revival university which takes its name from its ancient predecessor which remains the oldest known centre of organized higher education in the world. Given the huge resonance of Nalanda, especially in East Asia, it was decided that a new Nalanda University be established close to the site of the original.... [-]