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Part time MA Programs in Professional Studies in England United Kingdom 2020

Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

The term “professional studies” is used to refer to academic programs that are designed to provide as much preparation as possible for the workplace. Students may learn about a specific industry or general professional concepts, as well as important career skills.

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6 Results in Professional Studies, England

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Core modules provide a comprehensive basis to progress to advanced training in research methods. You will be able to undertake advanced subject-specific training in our a ... [+]

Overview

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to wider society in a number of ways.

It is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which recognises the importance of bringing cutting-edge expert knowledge to the heart of doctoral training.

Core modules provide a comprehensive basis to progress to advanced training in research methods. You will be able to undertake advanced subject-specific training in our areas of expertise, providing a wide range of opportunities to deepen and broaden your skills.

Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a PhD) or are interested in developing a wide range of social science research skills. It will also prepare you for research posts in academic, voluntary, private and third-sector settings.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a Ph ... [+]

Overview

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to wider society in a number of ways.

It is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which recognises the importance of bringing cutting-edge expert knowledge to the heart of doctoral training.

Core modules provide a comprehensive basis to progress to advanced training in research methods. You will be able to undertake advanced subject-specific training in our areas of expertise, providing a wide range of opportunities to deepen and broaden your skills.

Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a PhD) or are interested in developing a wide range of social science research skills. It will also prepare you for research posts in academic, voluntary, private and third-sector settings.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to society in ... [+]

Overview

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to society in a number of ways.

You will develop the following skills and the ability to apply them to practical research contexts:

Comprehension of the principles of research design and strategy, including an understanding of how to formulate research questions for empirical investigation. Appreciation of alternative approaches to research. Understanding of a broad range of research methods (including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods) and the use of appropriate software for their application. Advanced research skills and techniques, relevant to your field of study. Research management techniques, including data management, and conducting and disseminating research in a way that is consistent with both professional practice and the normal principles of research ethics. Understanding of the significance of alternative epistemological positions that provide the context for theory construction, research design, and the selection of appropriate analytical techniques. Solid grounding in the basics of probability and a critical understanding of the scientific method and the nature of reflexivity. Application of good ethical practice across the entire research process. ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Goldsmiths, University of London

This pioneering Masters offers interdisciplinary perspectives on international performance and aims to understand performance in relation to the culture to which it contr ... [+]

This pioneering Masters offers interdisciplinary perspectives on international performance and aims to understand performance in relation to the culture to which it contributes.

Why study MA Performance and Culture at Goldsmiths? The programme takes in diverse forms of theatre, including multicultural and street theatre, and practices such as: performance art dance ritual site-specific performance a wide range of hybrid forms You will explore performance as a sociocultural process, using analytical principles from sociology, cultural theory, anthropology, history, philosophy, politics and theatre and performance. We have numerous links, locally and internationally, with a wide variety of theatres, companies and performers, all of which enhance your research possibilities. The programme will provide you with the appropriate categories of thought and methodological procedures for analysing, understanding and explaining performance processes as sociocultural practices: how and why they emerge from specific socio-cultural and historical time place and space. What you'll study ... [-]
United Kingdom London
January 2020
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Goldsmiths, University of London

This programme looks at language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but ... [+]

This programme looks at language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but also provides a solid understanding of English language and linguistics.

The MA develops your understanding of historical and contemporary debates in (socio)linguistics and discourse analysis and enhances your analytic and linguistic skills by introducing different approaches to the analysis of written and spoken language use from a range of everyday and institutional contexts.

Topics covered include:

language and ideology linguistic performances of identity (particularly language and gender, sexuality, ethnicity and social class) language and the media talk at work English in a multilingual world intercultural communication multilingualism and code-switching varieties of English ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

Our MA Law Part-time course is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at the Master’s Level. You’ll learn practical legal skills such as an ... [+]

MA Law - Part-time

Our MA Law Part-time course is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at the Master’s Level. This is an online course, with the option to study over one or two years. You’ll learn practical legal skills such as analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable attributes such as research and presentation skills.

Our structured course is delivered online by qualified lawyers with extensive practice experience.

On completion of the course, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your studies to become a solicitor or barrister in the UK, whilst obtaining a Master’s award, which will be highly attractive to employers in a variety of disciplines. This course is the perfect choice if you want to study online and wish to keep your career options open.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Nottingham
September 2020
Part-time
21 months
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