Master of Arts Program

Compare 2136 MA Programs 2018/2019

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A Master of Arts (MA) is a degree awarded for a wide scope of postgraduate studies and is becoming more necessary for professionals to distinguish themselves in a competitive marketplace. Consequently, many students consider these degrees to be almost mandatory, a notion shared by many high-tier employers.

What is an MA? It’s a degree that confers upon the graduate a broad range of knowledge within a specialized field in the humanities. Humanities are areas of study that focus on human culture such as languages, history, arts, philosophy and social sciences. Generally, a scholar working towards an MA will have a narrow interest in his or her field. For example, a student of anthropology may work toward a Master of Arts degree in archaeology, social anthropology or another related specialization. Regardless of focus, most MA degrees require a varying mixture of both research and coursework.

Students elect to pursue studies toward an MA for many reasons. Some are hoping to set themselves apart when it comes to work opportunities, while others may have a passion for research. Still others have very high sights for their ultimate career, and an MA is a stepping stone on the way to earning a doctorate degree.

It can be difficult to say with certainty how much an MA costs. Prices for tuition vary not only from institution to institution, but from country to country as well. How much you end up paying can depend on the length of the program as well.

Those who obtain a Master of Arts degree are able to work in a wide variety of high-level positions within their field of study. Someone who receives an MA in Linguistics, for example, can work in education, philosophy, computer science, communication science or cognitive neuroscience, among others. The breadth of options that an MA offers students is what allows people to find their academic and professional niche.

Applying to an MA program usually requires an undergraduate degree. Essays and letters of recommendation will almost always be obligatory as well. 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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MA in Finance and Investment

Berlin School Of Business & Innovation
Campus Full time 18 months October 2018 Germany Berlin

With this program, you will study a variety of core topics, such as financial analysis and corporate finance. Also, you’ll gain skills that you’ll use in the office every day, making you a more efficient employee. [+]

MA in Finance and Investment

With this program, you will study a variety of core topics, such as financial analysis and corporate finance. Also, you’ll gain skills that you’ll use in the office every day, making you a more efficient employee.

This program can prepare you for a PhD in finance or a variety of roles including: Investment Analyst and Investment/Portfolio Manager. This Italian qualification is recognized throughout Europe and internationally.

Program taught in English and free beginner's German classes for all students.

Current offers:

*October 2018 intake offer: apply before 31st October 2018 and receive up to €2,000 off your tuition fees.... [-]


MA in Finance and Investment

London School of Business & Finance
Online Full time 18 months November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Acquire the competencies to be a global contender in worldwide financial markets with your MA in Finance and Investment, awarded by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO and delivered to you 100% online by InterActive. [+]

Acquire the competencies to be a global contender in worldwide financial markets with your MA in Finance and Investment, awarded by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO. You will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of global financial markets, global financial investment strategy and international banking. Graduates will be equipped with the tools required to compete effectively in the world of global finance. Studying entirely online, you will have access to HD video tutorials, a library of research resources, professional and peer student networks, and student support, all at your fingertips, 24/7

Course Fees

£7,500

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MA Creative Entrepreneurship

London College of Creative Media
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom London

Have you ever had an idea that could form the basis of a new business and that you would like to see succeed at scale in the real world? Designed and delivered by a team of experienced industry-based tutors and mentors, our postgraduate creative entrepreneurship degree will extend and enhance your current knowledge and skills, giving you the edge needed to found a lean creative startup or access a promising career as a creative leader. [+]

MA Creative Entrepreneurship

Have you ever had an idea that could form the basis of a new business and that you would like to see succeed at scale in the real world? Designed and delivered by a team of experienced industry-based tutors and mentors, our postgraduate creative entrepreneurship degree will extend and enhance your current knowledge and skills, giving you the edge needed to found a lean creative startup or access a promising career as a creative leader.

Course Requirements

Our MA provides you with a “start-up” environment where you can develop an idea into a viable business venture in the creative industries. To benefit fully from the MA you should:

be an entrepreneurial musician, writer, or technologist with 1 year’s relevant experience and a bachelors degree (2.2 minimum) or 4 years relevant experience and a Level 3+ qualification have English language competency equivalent to CEFR Level C1 (7.0 overall, 6.5 in each category). If English is not your first language. More information is available here International Students. be able to provide professional references, if applying based on your professional experience. ... [-]

M.A. Information Technology Management

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2019 USA St. Louis Orlando + 1 more

Computer technologies and the IT professionals who manage them are vital assets in the business world. At Webster University, the master's degree in information technology management focuses on emerging technologies and the management of both IT and people engaged in computer technology enterprises. [+]

M.A. Information Technology Management

Computer technologies and the IT professionals who manage them are vital assets in the business world. At Webster University, the master's degree in information technology management focuses on emerging technologies and the management of both IT and people engaged in computer technology enterprises.

Graduate students gain an understanding of information technology as a management tool in facilitating the flow of information throughout the business enterprise. The master's degree in IT management program is designed for managers and others with similar responsibilities in the information technology field. IT professionals also fine-tune their computer skills in Webster University's graduate program through the study of the latest computer technology applications, business operations, and communication and management strategies used for technology centers.... [-]


MA in Education

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 29 more

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society, and students of all ages. [+]

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges.

The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society, and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning.

Necessary skills such as the use of ICT, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication and research skills are acquired through the course.... [-]


MA Law - Part-time

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Campus Part time 21 months September 2018 United Kingdom London

Our MA Law Part-time course is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Master’s Level. This is an online course, with the option to study over one or two years. [+]

MA Law - Part-time

Our MA Law Part-time course is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at 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. Our reputation for teaching excellence is highlighted by our Gold ranking from the UK Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for consistently delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

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 a perfect choice if you want to study online and wish to keep your career options open.... [-]


MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Online Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2018 USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online + 26 more

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA in Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants. [+]

MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants.

Educational Aim To widen the options available and encourage in-depth development of personal and professional areas of interest. To enable learners to identify, design and carry out research activities which include opportunities for considerable self-direction. To contribute to the body of knowledge and understanding relevant to education. Fees ... [-]

Business management (ma) - part-time

NBS Northern Business School
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months March 2019 Germany Hamburg + 1 more

This program is offered at NBS in two time models, full-time during the day and on Friday evenings and Saturdays for professionals. [+]

This program is offered at NBS in two time models, full-time during the day and on Friday evenings and Saturdays for professionals.

The special advantage: You can change the time model during your studies, for example, if you already start your career while studying through a traineeship.

The vocational options

Graduates of the study program Business Management (MA) take over team and project management as well as control tasks. On a scientific basis, they are able to address problems effectively and in a timely manner, and to meet the goals and needs of companies and customers as well as the legal requirements. The assumption of management-related tasks requires not only specialist knowledge but also action security and decision-making. Therefore, the degree program is additionally geared towards the placement of key qualifications.... [-]


MA Specialization in Pedagogy: Social Pedagogy

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic Hradec Kralove

Social Pedagogy is a master degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study. [+]

Social Pedagogy is a master degree study field in the frame of study program Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study.

Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: Graduates have a broad knowledge and understanding of the field of social pedagogy, sociology, law, social policy, anthropology, management of human resources, demography and statistical methods. Graduates can find employment especially in the field of socio-pedagogical prevention; work with children, young adults, and adults during their leisure time activities; in the field of socio-pedagogical therapy or social work. They can also get qualifications for senior and leading positions in the social sphere.... [-]


M.A. in Public Relations

Seton Hall University College of Communication and the Arts
Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters February 2019 USA South Orange

The Master of Arts in Public Relations is an accelerated program focused on theories and skills required in reputation management and effective public relations. Between 2010 and 2020, employment of public relations managers and specialists is expected to grow 21 percent, faster than the average for all occupations. Students in this on-campus program are challenged to evaluate cases, create campaigns, and develop applied research skills. [+]

Overview

The Master of Arts in Public Relations is an accelerated program focused on theories and skills required in reputation management and effective public relations. Between 2010 and 2020, employment of public relations managers and specialists is expected to grow 21 percent, faster than the average for all occupations. Students in this on-campus program are challenged to evaluate cases, create campaigns, and develop applied research skills.

By the Numbers

30 Credit Program 21% Expected Employment Growth 14 Miles from Heart of the Public Relations Industry 18 Research and Teaching Awards Received by Faculty

Curriculum

The M.A. in Public Relations is a 30-credit, on-campus, program focused on the theories and skills required in reputation management and effective public relations. Students are challenged to evaluate cases, create campaigns, and expand their skills and knowledge. The program offers students the opportunity to study advanced concepts, theories, and methods through rigorous coursework designed to prepare students for success in the field. The program offers courses in:... [-]


Master (M.A.) in International Business Administration and Foreign Trade

University of Applied Sciences Worms
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Germany Mainz

The modules IBA International, IBA Foreign Trade and Leadership Competence allow you to broaden your expertise based on the Bachelor's degree for a career in international companies. [+]

Content and organization 1 ǀ Semester 1: Instruction in the core elements of global trade. 2 ǀ Semester 2: Specialization in five of the advanced subjects offered. 3 ǀ Semester 3: Master's thesis, preferably in a company.

1 ǀ The first semester is used to teach the core elements of global trade.

The modules IBA International, IBA Foreign Trade and Leadership Competence allow you to broaden your expertise based on the Bachelor's degree for a career in international companies.

In the IBA International module, students develop a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between micro and macroeconomic corporate environments and strategic courses of action. Through the IBA Foreign Trade module, students are put in a position to successfully shape strategic and operational decisions in terms of foreign trade as well. The demands placed on the leadership skills of future managers are taken into account by the three-part Leadership Competence module. It teaches students the skills needed to successfully combine their theoretical management know-how with actual practice.... [-]


MA Strategic Marketing (CIM)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months October 2018 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

Global management, international, digital and communications are some of the specialist subjects you will explore. Expanding your knowledge of these key areas, combined with developing the ability to critically analyse and apply existing marketing theories will result in you becoming a highly capable marketing professional. [+]

Global management, international, digital and communications are some of the specialist subjects you will explore. Expanding your knowledge of these key areas, combined with developing the ability to critically analyse and apply existing marketing theories will result in you becoming a highly capable marketing professional.

Course Requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above

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Master in Hospitality Management

IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin + 1 more

The Master degree focusing on Hospitality Management prepares you to confidently take on responsible positions in the field of Hotel and Service Management. During this course of studies you develop the competencies you require as a top executive in a sector that is truly international. [+]

Hospitality Management (M.A.) ‒ future tourism & hospitality

Hotel planning, human resources management, restaurant and room management – you have already become acquainted with the main tasks of hospitality management during your previous study or on the job.

In senior management in the hotel sector, however, the strategic orientation of the company is also in your hands.

The Master degree focusing on Hospitality Management prepares you to confidently take on responsible positions in the field of Hotel and Service Management. During this course of studies you develop the competencies you require as a top executive in a sector that is truly international.

Facts & Figures *starting autumn 2018 **only at campus Dublin Multi-Campus One study programme, three cities, countless experiences In selected master programmes IUBH offers you the chance to switch during your studies between the German and Irish campus locations Dublin, Berlin and Bad Honnef. Your advantages Gain priceless experiences abroad Expand your network with international contacts No additional fees A switch is possible every semester (at the end of each semester) Requirements You are a full-time student Your study programme is offered at your preferred campus location What are the professional prospects in Hospitality Management? ... [-]

Master of Arts International Business

Munich Business School
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2019 Germany Munich

This Master program is the perfect continuation of your previous economic studies. Its broad range of in-depth study courses, its international orientation, and practice-oriented content guarantee the best possible preparation for you to launch a successful professional career. [+]

Master of Arts International Business

This Master program is the perfect continuation of your previous economic studies. Its broad range of in-depth study courses, its international orientation, and practice-oriented content guarantee the best possible preparation for you to launch a successful professional career.

MASTER International Business at a Glance

PROGRAM START September (Pre-Master: May)

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

Bilingual Track: German/English English Track: 100% English

DURATION

18 months (Single Degree) 24 months (Dual Degree)

WORKLOAD 90-120 ECTS (depending on the first degree)

FORMAT Full-time

HIGHLIGHTS

2 of 7 Concentrations 1 of 6 International Focuses 1 Business Project 1 integrated Semester Abroad or Dual Degree ... [-]

Masters (MMus) in Popular Music Performance - Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal

The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The course will encourage you to develop the highest levels of instrumental skill through individual lessons and personalised learning. You will also develop your leadership and musical management skills through the leading of an ensemble, culminating in a performance of challenging original and existing repertoire. [+]

Course Overview

The course will encourage you to develop the highest levels of instrumental skill through individual lessons and personalised learning. You will also develop your leadership and musical management skills through the leading of an ensemble, culminating in a performance of challenging original and existing repertoire.

On the course, you may select from options that include an investigation of a performance tradition, the use of music in health and wellbeing, and the cultural aspects of music. You will also produce a significant body of work for the recital, together with supporting research that underpins and informs your final project. The ICMP’s MMus is aimed primarily at individuals who wish to continue their studies after having distinguished themselves on a degree-level course, or who have acquired comparable industry experience and are committed to attaining even greater mastery of their respective instruments.... [-]