Master of Arts Program in East Midlands United Kingdom

Top Master of Art Programs in East Midlands United Kingdom 2017/2018

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MA Applied linguistics is the most common of a number of Masters, or MA as they are commonly known, which have a higher concentration on science and focus less on classroom practice .

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MA Media and Globalisation

Nottingham Trent University: School of Arts and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This innovative course enables you to gain an improved understanding of the many facets of today’s communications media, including broadcasting and information communication technology, and the role they have to play in globalisation processes. [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. MA Media and Globalisation This innovative course enables you to gain an improved understanding of the many facets of today’s communications media, including broadcasting and information communication technology, and the role they have to play in globalisation processes. You will join a team of established experts who offer a unique course that combines both theoretical and practical approaches. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the main theoretical frameworks related to media and globalisation. What you'll study You will critically analyse the role and impact of the media industry in a global society to become critically aware of the implications of these debates for research strategies, theorising and practicing. Alongside the theoretical content you will engage with the theory and practice of alternative audiovisual narratives and the key media production processes and professional practices relevant to media, cultural and communicative industries. You will engage with practical issues that are presently affecting media industries, this is directly relevant to those wishing to work within the media field in the future. Our team of world leading media academics will inspire you. Many combine not only outstanding research records but also successful media careers. This allows you to benefit from a broad range of experience and expertise from across the media fields. The media team pride themselves on their accessible, student-centred approach to teaching and are available for one-to-one tutorial support and guidance. How you’re taught Assessment Assessment on the course involves course work, report... [-]

MA Creativity, Arts, Literacies and Learning

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This is a unique and innovative programme that explores creative practice, meaning-making and learning in and out of school. [+]

MA Creativity, Arts, Literacies and Learning This is a unique and innovative programme that explores creative practice, meaning-making and learning in and out of school. You will learn about the meanings of literacy and creativity in the context of an increasingly socially diverse, digitally mediated and multimodal culture. We will be examining learning in different locations, both in and out of school. We will think about what counts as text and literacy, the nature of authorship, and the kinds of cultural practices that take place in different places and spaces. The MA Creativity, Arts, Literacies and Learning is aimed at: primary and secondary teachers with interests in literacy, English studies, media, drama and creative arts arts and creative practitioners with an interest in learning and education recently qualified teachers with an M-level PGCE, who subject to approval may be able to carry over 60 M-level credits The course will be taught by a team who have recognised expertise in teaching and research into creative practice and creative pedagogies, literacies and media production. They have strong links with national and local arts organisations, educational facilities and schools and will draw on these for outside speakers and workshop leaders. As well as developing academic and intellectual skills, the programme will develop practical skills including the promotion of creative approaches to pedagogy. The course will offer opportunities for you to develop your own creative capacities both as individuals and through collaboration, producing texts appropriate to different contexts of practice and using various media.... [-]

MA Learning, Technology and Education

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course promises a deeper understanding of learning and, in addition, how new technologies can be applied within schools, universities and the workplace to support it. [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. MA Learning, Technology and Education Are you committed to improving teaching and learning? Do you want to understand the conditions of effective learning and then explore how new technologies can help? Our staff have outstanding international reputations for their teaching and research around these important topics. The MA Learning, Technology and Education is the flagship programme offered by the Learning Sciences Research Institute (LSRI) within the School of Education. Learning Sciences draws from psychology, computer science and education. It provides a unique perspective on the theories that underpin successful learning and teaching and innovation within the fast moving digital world of new technologies. This programme promises a deeper understanding of learning and, in addition, how new technologies can be applied within schools, universities and the workplace to support it. It does not matter if your background is in teaching, computing, psychology or any of the allied disciplines - as long as you wish to engage in this debate and perhaps pursue a career in education, training, educational technology or further research. You must have at least modest experience of acting in an educational setting, or be involved in some way in supporting learning such as through a part-time or placement context. You will find our LSRI learning environment an experienced, supportive and friendly community. Study on this course will: broaden your knowledge and experience of digital technologies as resources for learning, engaging with: tablets, smartboards mobile learning tools, virtual learning environments (VLEs),... [-]

MA Social Work

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course combines university and practice-based learning and is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council, with significant contributions by experienced social workers and by service users. [+]

MA Social Work The MA Social Work is delivered through the Centre for Social Work, which works to promote social and personal change and problem-solving in human relationships and communities. You will be taught by staff who have national and international reputations for their quality of their research and publications and this knowledge informs their teaching. We believe that at the heart of social work lies the relationship which social workers develop with individual service users - be they children, young people or adults. Positive relationships enable the social worker to support service users as they negotiate transitions and decisions in their life which may be complex and painful in nature. We aim, therefore, to select students for this course who have the potential to develop the qualities that service users want and need from social workers: reliability, understanding, warmth, respect for others, an authoritative approach to difficult issues and an ability to get things done. The course is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and you will be expected to work within their standards. Apply online Applications for this course must be made online through UCAS (institution code N84, course code L508). Any applications received after the deadline specified on the UCAS website will be treated as late and will only be assessed once we have ascertained whether places remain on the course. This will be after we have assessed, interviewed and made offers to eligible applicants who applied before the deadline. Assessment and interview days... [-]

MA International Social Policy

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course equips students with the skills needed to understand the new challenges of the increasingly interdependent world in which we live. [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. MA International Social Policy This course equips students with the skills needed to understand the new challenges of the increasingly interdependent world in which we live. Social policy is concerned with questions such as: How can we create a good society? How much money should we spend on welfare services? Is the current distribution of income and wealth socially just? Should we be charged individually for using welfare services? Should free markets and profit motives play a central role in service delivery? What are the causes and consequences of poverty? It is no longer possible to study national social policies in isolation. Global interconnections are multiplying and intensifying across a range of fields: economics, politics and the natural environment, among others. The MA International Social Policy provides an introduction to comparative social policy and so to recent developments in welfare reforms from around the world. It provides comparisons of the welfare models of developed welfare states, such as those found in European countries, and explores the relevance of recent developments and debates for developing countries. This course also includes subjects that consider the future of social policies and comparative analyses, such as the module Climate Change and Social Policy. Training in research methods allows evaluation of policy outcomes, not only in terms of their effectiveness and efficiency but also extending to consider wider socio-economic and political contexts. The success of the School of Sociology and Social Policy reflects the diverse intellectual backgrounds... [-]

MA Public Policy

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course focuses on critical issues and key developments relating to public policy, such as globalisation, Europeanisation, governance, and policy evaluation. [+]

MA Public Policy With the current developments in countries around the world, this is one of the most exciting times to be studying anything to do with the public sector, governance and government, and the delivery of services to meet people's needs. You will have the opportunity to study policy development, implementation and evaluation across a wide range of policy sectors (eg health, food, education etc) and countries. The aim of all of our programmes is to provide you with the skills, knowledge and tools to make sense of the world of public policy and management, so that you can critically analyse situations and problems, and use this to improve practice. The MA Public Policy is designed to blend both practitioner and academic perspectives on public policy, and the wide range of modules draw on examples from different countries around the world. Key facts This course features international curricula focusing on key public sector developments in the UK, the EU, the US and other countries It is informed by world-leading research and reflects the expertise of staff in the fields of public management, policy analysis and social policy The course is multidisciplinary The Research Methods and Research Management module allows students to develop their expertise and give particular consideration to their dissertations Course details This course consists of taught modules totalling 120 credits (which are taken during the autumn and spring terms) and a 60-credit dissertation (undertaken over the summer period). Modules are taught by a mixture of lectures, group... [-]

MA International Relations

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course is an internationally recognised degree programme that will provide you with a solid grounding in the philosophical and practical aspects of international political analysis. [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. MA International Relations This course is an internationally recognised degree programme that will provide you with a solid grounding in the philosophical and practical aspects of international political analysis. Drawing on the research expertise of a large number of academic staff within the School of Politics and International Relations, this course introduces you to key concepts such as power, agency, the state, international society and order. You can tailor this programme to your own interests by choosing from a wide range of modules offered by the school. The research interests of our academic staff, who are well established leaders in the field of international relations, cover a considerable range of expertise. Areas of special interest include: diplomacy in Middle East and Asia global civil society and global justice globalisation human security and humanitarianism intelligence and national security international human rights and war crimes international political economy international relations theory justice beyond borders terrorism, guerrilla war and low intensity conflict United States foreign and security policy Key facts The School of Politics and International Relations was ranked in the UK top 15 for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). Course details Studying this course will allow you to draw upon a range of modules that will deepen your understanding and develop your own interests. The MA consists of a 20-credit core module, a further 20-credit methodological module, and 80 credits of optional modules taken during the autumn and spring semesters.... [-]

MA Diplomacy

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course will introduce you to the advanced study of diplomacy. It will expose you to the latest research in areas such as the law of armed conflict, crisis management, and contemporary international history. [+]

MA Diplomacy Diplomacy provides the vital human framework for the development of international society in a globalising world. Increasingly complex patterns of law, culture, history, economics and politics - both within and between states - are mediated by the practice of diplomacy. The craft of diplomacy, although distinguished by a remarkable and time-honoured pedigree, is ever more essential to mediation and regulation in the contemporary world. This dynamic, interdisciplinary programme will introduce you to the advanced study of diplomacy. Offered jointly by the School of Politics and International Relations, the School of Law, and the Department of History, it will expose you to the latest research in areas such as the law of armed conflict, crisis management, and contemporary international history. You will develop a broad understanding of diplomacy and negotiation, including traditional approaches that view it as a specialist form of statecraft, and modern conceptions that embrace areas such as the media and cultural diplomacy. You will be offered the opportunity to participate in a field trip to Europe, where you will visit key diplomatic institutions and organisations such as the European Commission, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) and the European Parliament. Key facts The School of Politics and International Relations was ranked in the UK top 15 for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) This interdisciplinary course is taught jointly by the School of Politics and International Relations, the School of Law, and the Department of History As one... [-]

MA Asian and International Studies

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course is an ideal foundation to embark on a career in Asia. The time spent in either China or Malaysia will develop your knowledge and experience of the culture and politics of the region. [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. MA Asian and International Studies On this tri-campus MA programme, you will study at our UK campus for the first semester, moving to either our Ningbo, China campus or Malaysia campus for the second. This provides you with the genuinely distinctive opportunity to study the countries of Asia, and the relations between them and the rest of the world. This course is taught by academics across the University's UK, China and Malaysia campuses, who are experts on Asian politics, history and international relations. The core module, Global Asia, will introduce you to Pan-Asian themes such as nationalism, globalisation, environmental challenges, resource politics and gender relations. It challenges the prevailing conception of 'Asia Rising' as a new phenomenon and will also allow you to specialise on specific country or regional studies. You will be able to immerse yourself in the culture of these countries and take language options if required. Accommodation will be organised by the University, although it is not covered by the course fees. Key facts The School of Politics and International Relations was ranked in the UK top 15 for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) The school is home to the interdisciplinary Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies, which provides opportunities for engagement with policy practitioners on our UK, China and Malaysia campuses Course details All students will take a core module and an additional minimum of 20 credits and a maximum of 40 credits in... [-]

MArts Education

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

The MArts Education combines the academic study of education policies, systems, contexts and practices, with a practical focus on career development in related areas. [+]

MArts Education The MArts Education combines the academic study of education policies, systems, contexts and practices, with a practical focus on career development in related areas. Studying education will develop your understanding of what it means to learn and how this is framed by wider cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. This contemporary, interdisciplinary social science degree builds on a long tradition of creative and dynamic programmes at a School of Education with over 200 years of experience in the field. You will be taught by staff who have been recognised with awards for their teaching and have international reputations for their research. Your degree will allow you to engage with debates and develop broad perspectives on issues such as: how people learn through multiple modes and in different sites the role of established and emerging technologies international education and the impact of globalisation equality, inclusion and social justice in 21st century education You will be encouraged to question current educational ideas and practices and to challenge the assumptions that underpin them. Our aim is that, as a graduate of education, you will be well equipped to understand and influence a range of educational processes at local, national and international levels. The critical focus of the degree means that you will develop skills which can prepare you for a wide range of education-related careers. Through optional modules, the course offers a strong foundation for those aspiring to teach, for example, in primary schools. It also builds a broad theoretical... [-]

Master in Fashion and Textiles

University of Derby
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Derby + 1 more

You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors You will be surrounded by like-minded creative individuals in our Department of Art and Design. You will have the chance to gain appropriate industrial experience working on high level, multidisciplinary projects. Derbyshire has a strong heritage in the fashion and textiles industries, with world-renowned companies such as Paul Smith, John Smedley and Aristoc on our doorstep. This inspirational backdrop will underpin your studies on this postgraduate course, which is one of only a few programmes in England with the option of combined study across fashion and textiles. The course will build on your skills, and will develop your potential to position yourself within the professional spectrum of design for fashion, textiles or related product areas such as knitwear, performance sportswear, or smart textiles for apparel and other uses. You'll be studying in a vibrant learning environment where you'll have the opportunity to work alongside designers from a wide range of disciplines throughout the department. Not only will you acquire professional design skills, but you'll also develop your enterprise and creativity, and you will feel empowered with the ability to challenge industry with production-ready innovation. Employable Graduates – we’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English... [-]

MA Special and Inclusive Education

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course offers a comprehensive focus on contemporary debates within special and inclusive education including local, national and international policies and approaches. [+]

MA Special and Inclusive Education The MA Special and Inclusive Education focuses on the specific needs of children with learning difficulties and disabilities, communication impairments, literacy difficulties/dyslexia, autism and ADHD to illustrate the challenges encountered in professional practice. Critical exploration of current theory and research inform consideration of pedagogical approaches as well as the development of effective systems and structures for working with parents/carers and different agencies. The MA Special and Inclusive Education is suitable if you are: interested in developing your knowledge and understanding of children and young people with special educational needs working as a teacher or associated professional in mainstream education or specialised settings wishing to extend your skills and practice an experienced professional or new to working with children with additional needs UK-based or an international student It provides high-quality professional development that offers flexibility for you to pursue areas of interest and specialisms. This course supports students who are not currently based in a teaching establishment to secure placements in local schools, offering the opportunity to experience local practice and the potential to conduct small scale research projects. You will also be supported by: a friendly team of tutors with a breadth and depth of knowledge, understanding and skills developed through experience in the field interactive and collaborative teaching methods promoting shared enquiry individual and group tutorials emphasis on formative feedback to support you in successfully completing the assessed elements of the course access to extensive study materials from libraries and online sources a comprehensive... [-]

MA Education

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

The MA Education is a unique modular programme of study designed to reflect the needs of individuals or organisational cohorts, and deepen and refine your capacity for critical reflection on your practice. [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. MA Education The MA Education is a unique modular programme of study designed to reflect the needs of individuals or organisational cohorts. While each module has its own unique focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of historical, political and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members. The overall purpose of the masters programme is to deepen and refine your capacity for critical reflection on your practice as well as on the mental models which inform your work. Systematic practitioner inquiry is therefore an organising principle that underpins all modules on the programme, and you will be encouraged to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice. A hallmark of the MA Education is its commitment to equity and diversity, and its flexibility to meet the needs of individuals and organisations. Flexibility is evident in terms of offering you a range of: specialist module options to create a personally and professionally meaningful qualification modes of delivery to take account of individual needs and professional contexts exit points en-route to a full masters programme "The MA course provided me with the unique opportunity to research my own practice and develop a greater understanding of the issues facing schools today. This further underpinned my teaching philosophy and has been fundamental in leading to further career progression; now as a Head of Department I am able to implement many of the forward thinking ideas discussed... [-]

MA Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course explores what recent changes to the global cultural and political landscape mean for individuals and groups, in terms of their ability to access human rights. [+]

MA Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights Demand for various forms of expertise on human rights, citizenship and identities is rapidly expanding as governments, international agencies, non-governmental organisations and private sector organisations become increasingly sensitive to and interested in questions about rights and identities. In the current global context national versions of citizenship have reached crisis point. Yet what does it mean to think of yourself as a global citizen? The MA Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights aims to find out by investigating critical global questions such as war, migration, climate change, the credit crunch, the rise of nationalism, the impact of global media, sex tourism, modern slavery, the transformation of gender and sexuality and, of course, contemporary racism. You will explore what recent changes to the global cultural and political landscape mean for individuals and groups in terms of their ability to access human rights (social, economic and cultural, as well as political and civil). This course is particularly suited to social science and arts graduates who wish to pursue careers in the NGO sector, academia, civil service or journalism, as it: provides advanced sociological knowledge of debates on human rights, citizenship, globalisation and identities offers opportunities to develop specialist knowledge and understanding of post-conflict cultures, human rights law and/or of media and globalisation, rights and identities Course details This course consists of taught modules totalling 120 credits (which are taken during the autumn and spring terms) and a 60-credit dissertation (undertaken over the summer period). You will... [-]

MA Politics and Contemporary History

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course is explicitly historical in scope, having particular focus on those things within living memory, reflecting the vast upsurge of interest in contemporary history following the end of the Cold War. [+]

MA Programs 2017/2018 in East Midlands United Kingdom. MA Politics and Contemporary History This course is explicitly historical in scope, having particular focus on those things within living memory, reflecting the vast upsurge of interest in contemporary history following the end of the Cold War. The course will address contending approaches to recent events which have shaped your own life and the lives of those immediately around you. The MA Politics and Contemporary History is well-established and attracts applicants of exceptional quality from the UK and abroad. The University of Nottingham boasts one of the highest concentrations of research expertise in contemporary history in the UK. Staff in the School of Politics and International Relations are actively engaged in contemporary historical research and further expertise is found in the schools of American and Canadian Studies, History, the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and the China Policy Institute. Areas of special interest include: 20th-century American history 20th-century Chinese history Anglo-American relations Cold War history communism and fascism contemporary British political history film history intelligence and national security labour and urban history, especially in Britain and Europe modern German history including the Holocaust modern Russia, especially imperial, diplomacy and war modern war in Europe, Asia and the Pacific religion and conflict in the Middle East South East Asia, especially social movements United States foreign and security policy women's history Key facts The School of Politics and International Relations was ranked in the UK top 15 for research power in the latest... [-]