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The MA degree is primarily for students who want to improve their general mathematics education or to teach.

Other languages is a great subject to pursue for many careers, as it can make a job candidate much more desirable. Pairing a course or program in another language with another degree such as business often makes a student stand out in the crowded job market.

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SOAS University of London

The two-year language pathway is directed at students with a professional and academic interest in Turkey. The intensive training in the Turkish language aims at supporti ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The two-year language pathway is directed at students with a professional and academic interest in Turkey. The intensive training in the Turkish language aims at supporting students’ ability to tackle their disciplinary interests by engaging with written texts and in oral communication in Turkish.

Your chosen discipline is combined with intensive Turkish language over two years (including a period in Turkey).

Access to the Turkish language pathway is currently available for students with:

beginner, or post-beginner level of proficiency.

Students’ proficiency levels will be assessed through a placement test during registration week (specific dates will be provided to the applicants).... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This programme will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with intensive study of the Persian language, in order to acquire the skills ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

This programme will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with intensive study of the Persian language, in order to acquire the skills necessary for future professional or research careers. The programme will enable students to engage with the subject of their Masters’ programme in the context of Iran, and the wider Persian speaking world, through the study of modern and classical Persian, to engage with primary Persian sources and data and to conduct research and professional work in Iran or parts of Central Asia.

This programme would suit students wishing to embark on research degrees with a focus on Iran and the wider Persianate world. Professionals wishing to pursue careers directly related to Iran, including government departments (of both the UK and other countries), and in firms requiring particular skills and knowledge related to trading, investment and promotional interests outside Europe.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The MA in Iranian Studies enables students to critically assess the historical development of Iranian society, economics and culture within the context of the wider west ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

Among all universities in Europe and North America SOAS host the biggest concentration of research and teaching staff working on Iranian history, politics, economics, religions, art and archaeology, linguistics, Persian language and literature, media, film, anthropology and music. SOAS has the resources to offer a comprehensive, critical perspective on a variety of aspects of Iranian society and culture and go beyond the contemporary public debates around this country.

The MA in Iranian Studies enables students to critically assess the historical development of Iranian society, economics and culture within the context of the wider west Asian area and to appreciate the complexity of the history and cultural make up of Iran.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The SOAS programme in Anthropology of Media is designed to provide a detailed introduction to the study of media in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and their diasporas. We ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

Our MA programme in Anthropology of Media takes up the challenge of understanding how and why media matters. The programme uniquely combines anthropology, media and cultural studies with SOAS’s regional expertise in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

This two-year intensive language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with a country in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language courses will enable them to reach a near proficient knowledge of the language.

You will obtain critical skills, research methods, and a wide-ranging understanding of media and the opportunity to pursue original research projects. The MA in Anthropology and Media is the first and still the only programme in Europe that specialises in bringing together contemporary anthropological concerns with media and cultural studies.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

Our MA programme in the Anthropology of Food offers you the opportunity to explore historically and culturally variable foodways, from foraging to industrial agriculture, ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

Our MA programme in the Anthropology of Food offers you the opportunity to explore historically and culturally variable foodways, from foraging to industrial agriculture, from Europe and North America to Africa, Asia and South America.

You will study the passage of food from plant to palate, and examine who benefits, and who suffers, from contemporary modes of food production, exchange, preparation, and consumption. You will also explore the role of food in human migrations and investigate the formation of regional and national cuisines. As well as examine food fears and food safety and concerns over ‘nutrition transition’.

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United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

A postgraduate degree in African Literature from SOAS provides students with competency in language skills and intercultural awareness and understanding. Familiarity wit ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

Employment

A postgraduate degree in African Literature from SOAS provides students with competency in language skills and intercultural awareness and understanding. Familiarity with the region will have been developed through a combination of the study of language, history, cinema, politics, economics or law. Graduates of this programme will develop their ability to engage with and explore relationships between indigenous African aesthetics and contemporary literary theories.

Postgraduate students gain linguistic and cultural expertise enabling them to continue in the field of research or to seek professional and management careers in the business, public and charity sectors. They leave SOAS with a portfolio of widely transferable skills which employers seek, including written and oral communication skills; attention to detail; analytical and problem-solving skills; and the ability to research, amass and order information from a variety of sources. A postgraduate degree is a valuable experience that provides students with a body of work and a diverse range of skills that they can use to market themselves with when they graduate.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This two-year programme will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with an intensive study of an African language (Swahili) in order to ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

This two-year programme will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with an intensive study of an African language (Swahili) in order to acquire the skills necessary for future professional or research careers. The programme will enable students to engage with the subject of their Masters’ programme in Africa through an African language, to engage with sources and data in an African language and to conduct research and professional work in Africa.

This programme is also aimed at professionals wishing to pursue careers directly related to Africa, including government departments (of both the UK and other countries), and in firms requiring particular skills and knowledge related to trading, investment and promotional interests outside Europe.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The two-year language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with South East Asia in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language module ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The two-year language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with South East Asia in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language module would enable them to reach a good level of proficiency in one of the four languages; Burmese, Indonesian, Thai or Vietnamese. The summer between the first and second year of study is spent in the region following an intensive language module.

In the two-year pathway, students can take intensive South East Asian language with either MA South East Asian Studies, MA History, MA Religions of Asian and Africa, MA Medical Anthropology, MA Anthropological Research Methods, MA Migration and Diaspora Studies.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This is the only Masters-level programme offered anywhere in the world that provides students who intend to proceed to conduct anthropological research (broadly defined) ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

This is the only Masters-level programme offered anywhere in the world that provides students who intend to proceed to conduct anthropological research (broadly defined) in Nepal with the necessary skills (disciplinary, linguistic, methodological).

What will this programme give the student an opportunity to achieve?

The ability to read, write, speak and understand Nepali to a level suitable for field research in Nepal. A grounding in the scholarly literature on Nepali history, society and culture. Expertise in anthropological theory and practice that will provide a basis for research in a Nepali context. Who is this programme for?

Students who wish to conduct doctoral-level research in Nepal, or in preparation for professional employment in e.g. a government agency or international NGO.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa at SOAS is the premier postgraduate curriculum in the U.K. for the study of the religions of Asia and Africa. It covers a wider range ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa at SOAS is the premier postgraduate curriculum in the U.K. for the study of the religions of Asia and Africa. It covers a wider range of religious traditions than most comparable programmes, whether in the U.K. or abroad: Buddhism in nearly all its doctrinal and regional varieties, Asian and African Christianities, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Taoism, Zoroastrianism as well as the local religious cultures of Asia and Africa. It is strongly interdisciplinary and methodologically diverse, offering advanced learning in the theory of religion as well as in historical, anthropological, philosophical, sociological and textual approaches to the study of particular religious traditions.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The SOAS MA programme in Taiwan Studies is the first postgraduate degree focussing on contemporary Taiwan in the English speaking world. It provides an unrivalled program ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

The SOAS MA programme in Taiwan Studies is the first postgraduate degree focussing on contemporary Taiwan in the English speaking world. It provides an unrivalled programme of advanced interdisciplinary courses on Taiwan’s politics, society and culture, film, rights and law, and languages. SOAS is the world’s leading centre for the study of Taiwan. Each year its Centre of Taiwan Studies runs a very vibrant series of academic events, film screenings, concerts and conferences that are designed to create a unique environment for the study of Taiwan.

Why study Taiwan?

Taiwan occupies a critical geostrategic position in the Asia-Pacific Region and the development of its relationship with Mainland China, as well as the countries of North East and South East Asia is already an important shaping influence on economic and political developments throughout the region. Analysis of the development experience of contemporary Taiwan serves to highlight a unique, but a transferable model of economic growth, social transformation and political modernisation.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This programme enables students to engage critically with different aspects of Turkish culture and society. The degree offers comprehensive training in the field of Turki ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

This programme enables students to engage critically with different aspects of Turkish culture and society. The degree offers comprehensive training in the field of Turkish studies. Drawing on SOAS's wide resources in the field, the programme allows students to combine courses to build a syllabus of study according to their interests. It serves as excellent preparation for research.

Employment

As a postgraduate student specialising in Turkish Studies, you will gain competency in language skills and intercultural awareness and understanding. Familiarity with the region will have been developed through a combination of the study of language, literature and culture (which can include literature, film, music, art and religion) of various parts of the Middle East.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

Our MA Medical Anthropology programme is distinctive not only in its comparative approach and focus on health issues pertaining to the so-called Global South, but also in ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

Our MA Medical Anthropology programme is distinctive not only in its comparative approach and focus on health issues pertaining to the so-called Global South, but also in it being informed by clinical, STS, as well as anthropological perspectives. It provides an introduction to the practices and perspectives of medical anthropology by offering a historically contextualised analysis as well as critiques of specific assumptions in biomedical cultures.

This two-year intensive language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with a country in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language courses will enable them to reach a near proficient knowledge of the language.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This is the only Master-level programme in History focusing on the study of Asia, the Middle East and Africa in the UK, and can, therefore, offer an unrivalled breadth of ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

This is the only Master-level programme in History focusing on the study of Asia, the Middle East and Africa in the UK, and can, therefore, offer an unrivalled breadth of courses on the history of these regions. The programme provides sound training in the historical sciences.

It can also be taken with an intensive language pathway over two years, therefore making this programme unique in Europe.

The programme would suit students with a keen interest in learning about the historical conditions of the contemporary world and in particular those who are prepared to look at the world from the perspective of other people and cultures. While the course is open to students from a broad range of backgrounds, the ideal applicant would have a UG degree in History (or a related discipline), some knowledge of foreign, including Asian or African languages, and preferably some relevant background in the region of specialism. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This two-year programme is meant for students who wish to combine rigorous training in the discipline of linguistics, with the intensive study of one or more African or A ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

This two-year programme is meant for students who wish to combine rigorous training in the discipline of linguistics, with the intensive study of one or more African or Asian languages. At the end of the programme, students will be able to embark on professional careers in language-related fields with emphasis on the region in which the language chosen for the programme is spoken. They will also be able to undertake further study, e.g. for a research degree in linguistics.

May be combined with:

The following Intensive Language pathways are available with the MA Linguistics:

Arabic Japanese Korean Persian South-East Asian Languages: Burmese, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese Swahili Turkish Who is this programme for? ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus