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Individuals who want to become experts in languages, the arts, or music often decide to earn an MA in Humanities. With this Master’s of Arts degree, graduates can move forward in their careers armed with knowledge.

Linguists, artists, and musicians who are interested in earning advanced degrees often ask, “What is an MA in Humanities?” This is a graduate-level liberal arts degree that focuses on research, writing, and reasoning skills, preparing students for a career in several humanities related fields. Coursework varies depending on a student’s focus, but may include art history, media studies, classics, culturally diverse perspectives, musical theory, and/or human rights. Students need to have 4-year degrees before enrolling in master’s programs.

Upon earning an MA in Humanities, a graduate is recognized as an authority in language, art, and/or music. This credential gives him or her credibility in the arts communities and also paves the way for career advancement.

Master’s of Arts in Humanities can be earned at universities around the world, online, or in person. Costs vary depending on the institution and specific focus of a student. In order to learn current fee structures, prospective students should contact the admission office of the school of their choice.

There are varied career options available to MA in Humanities graduates in private companies, non-profit organizations, the entertainment industry, and educational fields. Graduates can become museum curators, writers, editors, journalists, community college instructors, women’s rights advocates, and directors in the music and entertainment industries. With graduate-level degrees, job applicants have a better chance of obtaining higher-level positions in their chosen field.

If you are passionate about language, the arts, and/or music and want to incorporate your devotion into a rewarding career, an MA in Humanities can help you do just that. There are many programs around the globe with exciting coursework built around this major. 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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4 Results in Professional Humanities

International Black Sea University

The program is designed in a way that pays a great attention to general pedagogical, psychological and methods-of-teaching knowledge and skills. The language of instructi ... [+]

Nowadays communications in political, economic, scientific and cultural fields are held in English. Accordingly, knowing English has become one of the key factors in any country’s success at international, and even at national level. Thus, it is of vital importance to have highly qualified specialists of English who perform either as English language translators-interpreters or are involved in teaching English efficiently. English Language Teaching program offered at master’s level by International Black Sea University aims at educating and training English language teachers whose qualification and expertise meet modern demands of the time.

The program is designed in a way that pays a great attention to general pedagogical, psychological and methods-of-teaching knowledge and skills. The language of instruction is English so that students master not only the practical English language but also field-specific terminology so that they become efficient users of English. During their studies, students should do a lot of independent work (programmed exercises, individual or group projects, presentations and course projects) which forms their skills necessary for continuous education. The program requires deep analysis of theoretical knowledge so that it is realized in practice, independent work and working with scholarly literature. Thus, upon successful completion of the course, students will be efficient users of English language, skillful teachers, or they will have enough knowledge and expertise to pursue their doctoral studies in English language teaching.... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

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, philo ... [+]

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.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

This Joint Master's programme emphasises the use of ethnography and cultural analysis as a means of helping organisations and businesses as well as municipal and communit ... [+]

Applied cultural analysis is a multidisciplinary field of work and study that is heavily influenced by cultural theoretical perspectives and ethnographic methods coming from disciplines of study such as anthropology, ethnology and public folklore. It emphasises the teaching and implementation of strategies of collaborative engagement between university-trained scholars and actors beyond the university system.

The programme aims to develop and deepen students’ knowledge and skills within the field of applied cultural analysis. It emphasises the use of ethnography and cultural analysis as a means of helping organisations and businesses as well as municipal and community-based actors to develop their services, products and public outreach programmes. It does this while simultaneously working to enable those actors to find solutions to problems they may face as an aspect of their daily activities.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Tartu

The MA program combines a comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several ke ... [+]

The MA program of International Relations and Regional Studies combines a comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several key regions of the world, including the European Union, Russia and Eurasia, and the Baltic Sea region.

Why study international relations at the University of Tartu? The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 1.2% of the world's best universities (QS and THE rankings) The research and teaching in the field of IR at UT is internationally visible and recognized placing us among the top IR schools in Eastern and Central Europe. Extensive international collaboration with universities in the U.S. (George Mason University, George Washington University), various universities in Europe, partner institutions in Russia (Higher School of Economics, MGIMO, and others), and major international academic networks (e.g. PONARS-Eurasia, EISA, CEEISA). Interesting geographical location: Estonia is one of the smallest EU member states which is situated in the center of the Baltic Sea Region and on Russia’s doorstep. Since 1989, Estonia has been in the center of democratic, economic and geopolitical change in Eastern Europe. Advanced study facilities, excellent libraries, well-equipped computer labs and modern residence halls. Interactive and innovative teaching and learning methods are widely used. A wide variety of opportunities to study abroad, incl. Erasmus+ agreements and ISEP. Studying in Tartu is both attractive and affordable – high-quality education at a low cost in a country that is simultaneously both ancient and very modern, close to nature and technologically... [-]
Estonia Tartu
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus