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Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

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MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2017 Cyprus Larnaca USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid 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. [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. 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 £12,635 UNICAF offers a number of scholarships to eligible students. For more information, please contact a UNICAF student adviser. PathWay Required Credits/Units: 180 Core Modules ED4U008 - Dissertation ED4U009 - Research Methodology ED4U016 - Innovation in Curriculum Design ED4U023 - Developing Digital Competence ED4U024 - Developing Learning in Organisations ED4U032 - SEN/ALN: Contexts and Concepts [-]

MA in Education

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 28 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. Throughout the Master’s programme students will be engaged in research, teaching methods, learning how to adapt with learning disabilities and understand educational practices and theories. Duration 18-24 months. Delivery Mode Online and through Supported Open Learning Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID PathWay Research Practices and Methods - EDU730 Analysis of Learning Disabilities in Education - EDU732 ICT in Education - EDU733 Teaching and Learning Management - EDU734... [-]

Master of Arts in Theology

Africa International University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years May 2018 Kenya Nairobi + 1 more

The programme seeks to give students sound evangelical graduate level theological education within the African context to prepare students for ministry in the Church, Para-church organisations, and teaching careers in theological institutions in Africa and beyond. [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Master of Arts in Theology The Master of Arts in Theology is two-year programmes requiring 72 credit hours of course work to graduate. The programme seeks to give students sound evangelical graduate level theological education within the African context to prepare students for ministry in the Church, Para-church organisations, and teaching careers in theological institutions in Africa and beyond. The programme seeks to lay foundation for the Christian faith and aims at preparing and providing foundational theological knowledge, competencies, and skills to enable the student to be an effective minister and teacher of the Christian faith. At the end of the course of study in the Master of Arts in Theology programme, a student would have competencies, knowledge, and skills to: 1. Clearly articulate the subject matter of theology 2. List and explain clearly the various branches of Christian theology 3. Explain and interpret the fundamental tenets of Christian theology and dogma of the Church. 4. Develop tools and skills to do effective contextual theology in Africa 5. Develop critical thinking, and research skills that address the theological issues and concerns facing Christians and society. 6. Apply society Apply the knowledge, competencies and skills gained in the programme to address the theological questions, heresies, and the new theologies confronting African societies and the Church. ... [-]

MA in Creative Writing

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The MA in Creative Writing at Wits University is a highly regarded two-year MA in which students complete a full-length creative project and an accompanying reflective essay. The programme is housed in the School of Literature, Language and Media but enjoys cross-disciplinary collaboration with lecturers and supervisors from several schools in the Faculty of Humanities. [+]

MA in Creative Writing The MA in Creative Writing at Wits University is a highly regarded two-year MA in which students complete a full-length creative project and an accompanying reflective essay. The programme is housed in the School of Literature, Language and Media but enjoys cross-disciplinary collaboration with lecturers and supervisors from several schools in the Faculty of Humanities. Guest writers and publishers are invited to conduct workshops or give lectures in the programme, giving students the benefits of their experience and expertise. This intensive course combines seminars with one-on-one supervision so that students receive extensive feedback on their work: from their peers, their supervisor and other supervisors in the programme. Duration Part-time over two years, by research Benefits of the programme The programme provides students with intensive feedback through its combination of seminars and one-on-one supervision. The course is taught by highly respected and published writers, including Ivan Vladislavić, Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Phillippa Yaa de Villiers. The programme encourages robust criticism in a collegial workshop atmosphere. Many graduates of the programme have gone on to publish with respected local and international publishers. Enrolment criteria/Admission requirements An Honours degree in literary studies, journalism or drama is a prerequisite for entry into the MA in Creative Writing. Occasionally a candidate without such a degree may, at the discretion of the course coordinator, be admitted to the MA on the basis of their submitted portfolio or an extensive publishing history. Candidates may be called for an interview as part of the application... [-]

Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA M & E)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic programme which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding on theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This programme adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes in developing countries. Such methods, techniques and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programmes. [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic programme which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding on theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This programme adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes in developing countries. Such methods, techniques and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programmes. The underlying philosophy under this programme is underpinned by the overarching objective of producing competent experts who are proficient in carrying out monitoring and evaluation assignments in large scale development programmes. The programme is designed for students who possess a first degree in any discipline seeking to develop a career in a result based monitoring and evaluation programs. It is also designed to enhance applied research skills for those aspiring to pursue advanced studies in monitoring and evaluation Aim of the Programme To introduce students to fundamental concepts, principles and techniques needed for effective project monitoring and evaluation; To develop an understanding of the methodological factors that can be used for selecting, defining, planning, controlling, monitoring and delivering projects; To impart knowledge of the basic concepts and analytical tools that underpin planning for monitoring and evaluation; To develop an understanding of... [-]

MA in Anthropology and Conservation

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This challenging and innovative MA programme provides a distinctive combination of knowledge and training in Social Anthropology and Environmental Conservation. It qualifies students to pursue careers and doctoral studies in either of the two disciplines—Anthropology or Conservation. [+]

This challenging and innovative MA programme provides a distinctive combination of knowledge and training in Social Anthropology and Environmental Conservation. It qualifies students to pursue careers and doctoral studies in either of the two disciplines—Anthropology or Conservation. The course is offered in an academic environment that formally embraces both social anthropology and conservation science, the School of Anthropology and Conservation, which is, in its constellation of specialisations, unique in the world. The integration of theoretical perspectives and methodologies from Anthropology and Conservation presents a distinctive set of skills that enable the practice and design of anthropologically informed conservation, the resolution of environmental conflict, and the study and revaluation of indigenous/local environmental knowledge. The course encourages a critical perspective on the practice and epistemology of conservation and anthropology, paving the way for the integration of the two disciplines methodologically and theoretically. It pays particular attention to the interrelationships between local/indigenous populations and environmental groups, policy makers, legislators, and institutions concerned with the protection of the environment (e.g. Natural Protected Areas, green development projects). During the course of studies the students explore themes such as human-animal conflicts, environmental politics, debates over fragile environments, attitudes toward conservation among indigenous groups (and vice versa), and institutional and indigenous environmental knowledge and practices. The MA programme in Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent builds on the unique co-existence of the disciplines of Anthropology and Conservation within the same School. Drawing upon the specialist skills of individual members of staff in the two disciplines,... [-]

MA in English And Linguistics

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences came to being as a result of the restructuring process that transformed it from The Faculty of Arts in 2002.The school is located at the western side of the main campus, opposite the Post Office and is adjacent to The Kenyatta University Conference Centre Annex. [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences came to being as a result of the restructuring process that transformed it from The Faculty of Arts in 2002.The school is located at the western side of the main campus, opposite the Post Office and is adjacent to The Kenyatta University Conference Centre Annex. The School is well equipped with qualified academic staff committed to teaching as well as undertaking research and consultancy services. It also has competent and experienced support staff. Currently, the school hosts ten teaching departments and three institutes each offering an array of courses that are market driven. Over the years the School of Humanities and Social Sciences has expanded and diversified existing programs in departments in a bid to offer more opportunities for relevant academic and professional development , thus remaining socially relevant The programs designed and developed are based on regional and global demands and challenges. Among the most recently developed programmes include: Bachelor of Public Policy and Administration (BPPA) and Bachelors of Security Management and Police Studies. Requirements The Common regulations for all Masters Degrees in the University shall apply. The general re-quirements for all Masters Degrees in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) shall apply. The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Arts of in the Depart- ment: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent (with an average mean... [-]

MA Diplomacy

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The purpose of the Master of Arts Degree in Diplomacy is to cater for the needs for persons in the field of Diplomacy. The course is aimed at those planning to and already working in the various regional Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Regional Affairs, those in departments and parastatals whose work involves diplomatic communication, United Nations personnel and employees of Non-governmental organizations. [+]

The purpose of the Master of Arts Degree in Diplomacy is to cater for the needs for persons in the field of Diplomacy. The course is aimed at those planning to and already working in the various regional Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Regional Affairs, those in departments and parastatals whose work involves diplomatic communication, United Nations personnel and employees of Non-governmental organizations. The programme will be a pioneering degree course in the region and will attract participants from extra-continental states and the region. Course Objectives The Master of Arts Degree in Diplomacy aims to: Acquaint participants with new developments in the practice of diplomacy Acquaint students with advanced issues of diplomatic methods and practice Provide high level trained manpower in diplomacy to take up management and leadership positions, both in Kenya and in the region Encourage research in Diplomacy Entry Requirements The common regulations of the Masters Degree in all faculties, institutes and schools shall apply. The minimum requirements for eligibility into the Master of Arts in Diplomacy shall be: Holders of a first degree of at least Upper Second Class Honours of the University of Nairobi or an equivalent from another institution recognized by Senate; Holders of a first degree of Lower Division Second Class Honours, with at least three years relevant work experience and/or a Post-Graduate Diploma or an equivalent qualification recognized by Senate from another institution Holders of a first degree (pass) with a Post-Graduate Diploma from institutions recognized by Senate. Course Structure and Duration The... [-]

MA in Counselling Psychology (Coursework)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The MA (Counselling Psychology) programme leads to registration as Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). This full-time programme encompasses the broad spectrum of Counselling Psychology. The programme consists of a research component (completion of a minordissertation) as well as attending workshops, contact sessions and practical work. [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. The MA (Counselling Psychology) programme leads to registration as Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). This full-time programme encompasses the broad spectrum of Counselling Psychology. The programme consists of a research component (completion of a minordissertation) as well as attending workshops, contact sessions and practical work. After successful completion of the Degree, students apply for an internship in Counselling Psychology. Admission requirements Students should be in possession of an Honours Degree or an equivalent Degree in Psychology. Students are admitted to the programme after they have been evaluated as suitable candidates by the department through a selection process. The number of students allowed into the programme is determined by the availability of staff, the availability of internships and market demands. The closing date for applications and the dates for selection are determined annually by the department. Application forms and information are obtainable from the department. Contact details Name: Dr T-L Austin Tel: 011 559 3125 / Email: taustin@uj.ac.za [-]

Master of Arts in Leadership (MAL)

Pan Africa Christian University
Campus or Online Full time 27 months January 2018 Kenya Nairobi Kenya Online + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Leadership is intentional at equipping students & professionals with leadership competencies for effectiveness in leading teams and organizations through enhanced commitment, capability and practical effectiveness in any of three specialty areas, namely: 1. Business & Entrepreneurship, 2. Christian Ministry, 3. Education. [+]

Master of Arts in Leadership (MAL) INTRODUCTION The Master of Arts in Leadership is intentional at equipping students & professionals with leadership competencies for effectiveness in leading teams and organizations through enhanced commitment, capability and practical effectiveness in any of three specialty areas, namely: Business & Entrepreneurship Christian Ministry, Education. OBJECTIVES Understanding Leadership and its personal & corporate challenges in a world of shared power and multiple organizational levels Appreciate leadership as the establishment of mission, vision and core values that are expressed through service. Development of a personal value-based biblical foundation for practical and moral evaluation of society, the church and organizational change. Acquire skills in the formation, direction, motivation and evaluation of individual and team activities Apply Leadership principles. PROGRAM INFORMATION The MAL is a 27 months program, which consists of 33 credits including 6 core, 5 specialized on-line stream courses and completion of a major paper. Flexibility, off class experiences ,dynamic interactions, readily applicable principles, are some of the highlights/reasons that characterize the much sought-after masters programme by today’s Leaders MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with a minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or its equivalent and significant work experience (minimum three years). INTAKES Intakes are in January, May & September. [-]

MA in Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MA Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy) is for teachers, trainers, team leaders and heads of department/section who work in the field of basic skills education. This flexible course will support your professional development and enhance your career prospects by adding to your existing knowledge in the field. It includes the study of government policies and initiatives on adult numeracy, key theoretical issues that have an... [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy) – MA The MA Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy) is for teachers, trainers, team leaders and heads of department/section who work in the field of basic skills education. This flexible course will support your professional development and enhance your career prospects by adding to your existing knowledge in the field. It includes the study of government policies and initiatives on adult numeracy, key theoretical issues that have an impact on adult numeracy provision, the history of adult numeracy provision and approaches to numeracy. In addition, studying on a masters course at the University of Bolton will help you to further develop career-enhancing skills including research, oral and written presentations, independent working and time and project management skills. About the course This exciting and demanding masters course will develop your knowledge and critical thinking skills regarding current educational approaches to numeracy and mathematics education. You will be taught by educational professionals and assessed using techniques including group and individual projects and assignments, research, presentations, tutorials, reports and essays. Special features The University of Bolton has a long-standing and excellent reputation for the teaching of education courses, and professional development in particular. We understand that studying for a masters degree takes commitment and an investment of time, money and effort. You will be taught by experienced educational professionals and have one-to-one tutor support throughout your postgraduate studies. As well as small group learning and support... [-]

Education (Leadership and Management) – Part Time MA

Middlesex University Mauritius
Campus Part time 3 weeks October 2017 Mauritius Vacoas

The MA Education (Leadership and Management) program is for those professionals employed in educational or training organisations, contributing to the educational or training process. This is a flexible, integrated course for educational professionals to focus their enquiry, research and scholarship activity on developing more effective practice and raising achievement in their particular area. You will graduate as a specialist in Education. [+]

The MA Education (Leadership and Management) program is for those professionals employed in educational or training organisations, contributing to the educational or training process. This is a flexible, integrated course for educational professionals to focus their enquiry, research and scholarship activity on developing more effective practice and raising achievement in their particular area. You will graduate as a specialist in Education. All participants will be enrolled on the MA course but may choose to opt out at the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma stage. Study is undertaken at Masters (Level 7) throughout. The course is designed so that assignments can be built into the working practice, and to maximise impact on standards of teaching, leadership and management in education. All modules are based upon gaining knowledge of best practice through research and literature, implementing this and researching the effect or impact. Participants are encouraged to focus assignments on identified institutional and personal needs and to use practitioner action enquiry and reflective practice as a learning model. Modules The MA Education (Leadership and Management) entails:- Year 1 - Developing Effective Teaching and Learning Year 2 - Developing Effective Leadership and Management in Education Year 3 - Dissertation Each module is studied for a year, and if successful, the participant will progress to the next module; with the last being a compulsory Dissertation. As the programme is at postgraduate level, the expectation is that participants will work independently and take responsibility for their own progress on studies. Careers The course is designed... [-]

Master of Arts in English Studies

Adekunle Ajasin University
Campus Full time Part time March 2018 Nigeria Nigeria Online

M.A. and Ph.D degree programmes in English Studies with the following specializations: Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Language); Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Literature); Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D ) English (Language); Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) English (Literature). [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. FACULTY OF ARTS DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES M.A. and Ph.D degree programmes in English Studies with the following specializations: Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Language) Master of Arts (M.A.) English (Literature) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D ) English (Language). Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) English (Literature). Admission Requirements: Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree Candidates for admission into the M.A. degree programme in English (Language or Literature) must possess an honours degree in English (that is, not lower than Second Class (Honours) Lower Division) obtained from either Adekunle Ajasin University or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University. [-]

Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture Medium

AFDA
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Botswana Botswana Online + 4 more

The AFDA MFA is a unique postgraduate degree program designed for self directed learning and for individuals who have a commitment to: life long learning and professional values; reliability and the capacities for self management, co-operation and team work; the ability to effectively communicate and successfully apply problem solving strategies and spontaneous adaptation to circumstance. [+]

The AFDA MFA is a unique postgraduate degree program designed for self directed learning and for individuals who have a commitment to: life long learning and professional values; reliability and the capacities for self management, co-operation and team work; the ability to effectively communicate and successfully apply problem solving strategies and spontaneous adaptation to circumstance. Students are required to register for two broad areas of study: Academic Research (Individual) Professional Practice (Production Teams or Professional Productions.) Professional Practice: Candidates are required to complete one of the following: A feature film – Minimum 48’ Min A Feature Documentary of a minimum of 48’min Feature film screenplay/Script of TV Series – series outline and 2 episodes Up to 3 special projects drawn from the following: Fiction: Short film, 24 min A pilot for a TV series or novella Three related commercials Factual: A documentary, 24 min A factual entertainment TV project of 48’ duration Professional Practice can be conducted within production teams constituted of fellow MFA students. Professional productions can also be considered if these allow for and fulfill the AFDA MFA assessment criteria. The MFA retreat sessions: All MFA students will be required to annually attend 5 scheduled AFDA retreats, of one week (5 days) each. MFA students will be responsible for scheduling various meetings, consultations and feedback sessions with their appointed supervisors and mentors. Supervisors and mentors: Internal or external supervisors are assigned by the Postgraduate School based on the specific research topic and the qualification and expertise of the... [-]

MA in Development Studies (Coursework)

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Port Elizabeth + 1 more

NMMU is the only university in South Africa offering postgraduate degree programmes in Group Dynamics. The programmes are accredited by the SA Board of Counsellors for non-therapeutic intervention, and have been developed to enable learners to acquire an advanced understanding of the theory of group dynamics, its application, and specific skill training in dealing with groups / teams within a large variety of educational and non-educational settings. [+]

Best MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Introduction A research dissertation on an approved topic. NMMU is the only university in South Africa offering postgraduate degree programmes in Group Dynamics. The programmes are accredited by the SA Board of Counsellors for non-therapeutic intervention, and have been developed to enable learners to acquire an advanced understanding of the theory of group dynamics, its application, and specific skill training in dealing with groups / teams within a large variety of educational and non-educational settings. The research areas encompass many of today’s most important challenges. These range from globalization, maritime development, diversity and identity, poverty alleviation, social capital, human security, peace and development, counter-trade and industrial development, HIV/AIDS and cross-cultural management. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Any recognised Honours degree. Career fields Development Analyst Economist [-]