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Master of arts in archeology and cultural history of the near east

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The one-year master's program in Archeology and Cultural History of the Middle East at the Institute of Archaeological Sciences of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is followed by a four-year bachelor program. The degree program includes five modules - four compulsory and one elective module - in which special scientific and practical training elements are in the foreground. [+]

The one-year master's program in Archeology and Cultural History of the Middle East at the Institute of Archaeological Sciences of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is followed by a four-year bachelor program. The degree program includes five modules - four compulsory and one elective module - in which special scientific and practical training elements are in the foreground.

The study program provides in-depth knowledge of the subject and methods and serves to practice good scientific practice. The students are instructed to make their own scientific contributions in written and oral form and to present them in the university public. It should, if necessary, Even with the involvement of our own work and the research on the extensive written tradition of the ancient Near Eastern cultures, a holistic picture appropriate to the respective question should be developed. The aim of the degree program is to sharpen a research and science profile, which has already been applied in the Bachelor's degree, and which is not only relevant for further work in teaching and research.... [-]


MA in Cultural Communication

University of Gdansk
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Gdańsk

Cultural communication (CC) is a new course offered by the University of Gdańsk Faculty of Languages at BA and MA level. It is a good choice for those wishing to develop knowledge and skills in the field of information flow and management in the sphere of language(s), literature, arts, media, and culture. [+]

Advantages

Cultural communication (CC) is a new course offered by the University of Gdańsk Faculty of Languages at BA and MA level. It is a good choice for those wishing to develop knowledge and skills in the field of information flow and management in the sphere of language(s), literature, arts, media, and culture.

The course offers an opportunity to acquire the skills required for effective communication in fluent English and conversational Polish, as well as the soft skills that are indispensable for work in cultural and artistic institutions at the national and international level. It also lays stress on the organizational skills necessary for teamwork; the ability to design, plan and manage projects in institutions of art and culture, such as theatres, agencies, foundations, associations, departments of culture in local government institutions; and the skills necessary to organize artistic events and festivals.... [-]


Master of Arts In African History (MAAH)

Midlands State University
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2019 Zimbabwe Gweru

The programme aims to train students who will be able to develop and apply sound conceptual, analytical and critical skills that are required for an in-depth study of varied issues and themes in African History. [+]

Objectives The programme aims to train students who will be able to develop and apply sound conceptual, analytical and critical skills that are required for an in-depth study of varied issues and themes in African History. The major objective of this programme is to produce students who will produce new forms of knowledge and competencies relating to African history in a global intercultural environment. Entry Requirements

Applicants to this programme should normally hold a good Honours Degree in a relevant field such as History, Development Studies, and Economic History. The Department may, at the discretion of the Departmental Board, require an applicant to attend a pre-admission interview or examination to satisfy itself of the candidate’s ability to complete the programme applied for. Eligibility will not guarantee admission.... [-]


Master of Arts In Development Studies (MADS)

Midlands State University
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2019 Zimbabwe Gweru

The programme is for students interested in careers in contemporary development issues. [+]

Objectives The programme is for students interested in careers in contemporary development issues. The programme aims to develop the sound conceptual, analytical and critical skills that are required in dynamic and complex modern development contexts. Entry Requirements To be enrolled in the programme, prospective students should be having a good honors degree in History and Development studies Other degree holders shall be eligible for admission at the discretion of the Departmental Board General Provisions The number of modules taken by any student from outside the department may be restricted. The offering of elective modules depends on the availability of staff and/or teaching loads of available staff. Assessment Examinations, which shall normally be written at the end of each semester, comprise three-hour papers for theoretical modules. Continuous assessment includes tests, essays and seminar paper presentations. Failure to meet deadlines shall be taken to mean failure to carry out assigned work. A student is normally required to attain 100% attendance of lectures. Programme Structure ... [-]

MA in Regional Studies - Iranian Studies

University of Tehran, Kish International Campus
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The MA in Regional Studies- Iranian Studies is designed for those wishing to focus on a social science approach to Iranian culture, arts, literature, media, society, politics, and economy. [+]

Introduction:

The MA in Regional Studies- Iranian Studies is designed for those wishing to focus on a social science approach to Iranian culture, arts, literature, media, society, politics, and economy. This course is suitable for National and international NGOs, government service employees seeking in-depth knowledge about Iran, media professionals, international students seeking a career in government, media, NGOs, finance, diplomacy as well as willing to act as a future diplomate in relation to Iran.

Curriculum

The Master of Regional Studies- Iranian Studies requires completion of 32 credits, with 10 credits in the core courses, 8 credits of specialty courses and 8 credits of elective courses. The program requires completion of a thesis of 6 credits. Admitted students with a different undergraduate degree are also required to complete a few credits of leveling courses which prepare such students for success in the Master of Regional Studies- Iranian Studies, these courses do not count toward the degree. Students must write and defend a final thesis. The curriculum is intended to be completed in four semesters. This program is taught in English.... [-]


MA (Hons) / BSc (Hons) in Psychology

University of Dundee
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Dundee

In this course, you will learn how the human mind works from infancy to old age and acquire essential skills for employment in the public and private sectors. You will have the opportunity to take part in a research apprenticeship scheme, learning research skills through participating in real research projects being carried out by staff in our department. [+]

You will learn about the very diverse range of topics that together form the subject of psychology.

Amongst others, you will learn about how babies learn, what happens to people’s mental skills when they get old, how people’s personalities differ, how social group dynamics work, how we remember, see and hear things and how we talk to each other, and about different psychological disorders.

You will be taught by international experts about the latest developments in each of these areas. Your understanding of these psychological aspects of human nature will be supported by learning how to think critically, how to solve problems, analyze data, write clearly and effectively, and be a confident communicator of science; these are skills that are highly valued by employers. You will learn about the scientific method, eventually planning and implementing and analyzing your own research project.... [-]


MA Film and Cultural Management

University of Southampton
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Southampton + 1 more

At the beginning of the 21st century, the cultural sector was playing an increasingly significant role in public policies; politically, socially and economically. The cultural industries, such as the film industry, are now a particular focus of this attention because of their potential to bridge the perceived gap between culture and commerce, that is, their capacity simultaneously to enhance cultural life and generate wealth. In this context, there is a strong awareness of the importance of professionalism in cultural management. The MA Film and Cultural Management is designed for students who wish to combine the study of film at postgraduate level with a knowledge of cultural management. This course provides a framework through which the contemporary cultural sector can be analyzed and understood; it situates the film industry in that context and at the same time provides theoretical knowledge of film and its industrial dimensions. [+]

At the beginning of the 21st century, the cultural sector was playing an increasingly significant role in public policies; politically, socially and economically. The cultural industries, such as the film industry, are now a particular focus of this attention because of their potential to bridge the perceived gap between culture and commerce, that is, their capacity simultaneously to enhance cultural life and generate wealth. In this context, there is a strong awareness of the importance of professionalism in cultural management.

The MA Film and Cultural Management is designed for students who wish to combine the study of film at postgraduate level with a knowledge of cultural management.... [-]


MA in Crisis and Trauma

Tel Aviv University - International Office
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Gain hands-on experience in one of the world’s hubs for crisis and trauma research. The unique stresses of modern life, combined with natural disasters and geopolitical conditions, have led to the rapid growth of the field of crisis and trauma studies. There is a growing need for trained professionals with the knowledge and experience necessary to handle diverse situations. With Israel and Tel Aviv as a living laboratory for research and practice in the field, there is no better place than TAU to gain deeper knowledge and professional competence in this field alongside the world’s leading experts in crisis and trauma studies. [+]

Gain hands-on experience in one of the world’s hubs for crisis and trauma research. The unique stresses of modern life, combined with natural disasters and geopolitical conditions, have led to the rapid growth of the field of crisis and trauma studies. There is a growing need for trained professionals with the knowledge and experience necessary to handle diverse situations. With Israel and Tel Aviv as a living laboratory for research and practice in the field, there is no better place than TAU to gain deeper knowledge and professional competence in this field alongside the world’s leading experts in crisis and trauma studies.

This one-year program is designed to train students to plan and deliver services in a wide range of personal and communal crises, including public disasters created by war, natural disasters, and terrorism, as well as personal crises related to immigration, domestic violence, divorce, illness, and bereavement.... [-]


Master of Arts in Arts - Media - Cultural Studies

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The Master's program Arts - Media - Cultural Studies trains and qualifies students for scientific, artistic and cultural-educational professions. [+]

The Master's program Arts - Media - Cultural Studies trains and qualifies students for scientific, artistic and cultural-educational professions.

The program understands artistic education as the basis for character formation and emphasizes a communication rooted in aesthetic and social competence. At the same time, well-founded technical and didactic academic training, as well as the university's diverse range of studies, allow students to adapt skills that facilitate occupations in the arts or eclectic cross-cultural areas. Art pedagogy and a scientific research focus, exchange programs and cooperations, as well as research projects foster an interdisciplinary and international approach.... [-]


Master of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The Master's in Southeast Asian Studies offers prospective students, who have a good working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia and who are acquainted with the region, the opportunity to pursue advanced studies on the languages, cultures and societies of Southeast Asia with a special focus on the Malay World (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore and East Timor). [+]

The Master's in Southeast Asian Studies offers prospective students, who have a good working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia and who are acquainted with the region, the opportunity to pursue advanced studies on the languages, cultures and societies of Southeast Asia with a special focus on the Malay World (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore and East Timor).

A philological cultural studies approach to area studies is combined with an individual freedom to draw on the various excellent resources of different departments present at the Goethe University of Frankfurt in order to encourage interdisciplinary and innovative research for the Master's thesis in Southeast Asian Studies.... [-]


Master of Arts in Sociology

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The research-oriented Master’s programme in Sociology follows on from the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and is offered by both sociological institutes in the 03 Social Sciences department at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. [+]

The research-oriented Master’s programme in Sociology follows on from the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and is offered by both sociological institutes in the 03 Social Sciences department at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Following the tradition of the Frankfurt Social Sciences department, students on the Master’s course will acquire the necessary skills to be able to work independently in accordance with scientific principles, to apply scientific methods and knowledge, and to contemplate social contexts with a critical mind.

The Master’s in Sociology expands knowledge of sociological theories and methods, and gives students a range of skills that enable them to use research results and methods independently, and in accordance with the principles of good scientific work, in order to develop their own questions and pursue them with practical research.... [-]


Master of Arts in Science and Technology Studies: Economies, Governance, Life

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

This English-language MA program offers students foundational knowledge in the international research program called “Science and Technology Studies”, an interdisciplinary endeavor addressing scientific expertise, technologies and economic developments as factors shaping contemporary societies. [+]

Concept

This English-language MA program offers students foundational knowledge in the international research program called “Science and Technology Studies”, an interdisciplinary endeavor addressing scientific expertise, technologies and economic developments as factors shaping contemporary societies. Designed to give students the opportunity to understand science and technology as social practice and as powerful economic, political, and cultural forces, the MA program draws connections across disciplinary boundaries, linking cultural anthropology with sociology and human geography. Exemplary fields of that students can specialize in will be global economies, the development of digital technologies, infrastructures and governance, and the ways in which advancements in the biosciences change human-environment relations and the notions of what is considered human.... [-]


Master of Arts in Scandinavian Studies

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The MA in Scandinavian Studies is aimed at graduates of the BA courses in Scandinavian Studies (major) or Empirical Linguistics with a focus on Scandinavian Languages at the Goethe-Universität as well as graduates of comparable courses as long as they fulfil the linguistic requirements (see below). [+]

The MA in Scandinavian Studies is aimed at graduates of the BA courses in Scandinavian Studies (major) or Empirical Linguistics with a focus on Scandinavian Languages at the Goethe-Universität as well as graduates of comparable courses as long as they fulfil the linguistic requirements (see below).

The MA enhances the subject knowledge in Old Norse Studies and Modern Scandinavian Studies acquired in the BA course. It is conceived on the basis of philological and literary studies and incorporates problems and methods of cultural studies. The object of the course is the modern Northern Germanic languages Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic and their earlier historical stages as well as texts written in these languages, their historical and cultural contexts, the history of their reception, and the history of Scandinavian Studies as a discipline. Students can choose between three core strands:... [-]


Master of Arts in Romance Literature and Culture Science

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

Master of Arts in Romance Literature and Culture Sciences [+]

The standard length of study for the Master of Arts is 4 semesters.

The study programme starts at the beginning of the winter semester.

Admission Requirements

Applicants with an international university entrance qualification and Bachelor's degree must prove sufficient German language skills according to the regulations of the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH), the German language test for university entrance.

Provisional admission

Provisional admission is possible on the basis of a current transcript of records; at least 80% of the credit points in the B.A. must have been obtained; the Bachelor’s thesis must be finished or almost finished. Provisional admission is valid for 6 months.... [-]


Master of Arts in Political Science

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The research-oriented Master’s programme in Political Science is offered at the Institute for Political Science at Goethe Universität Frankfurt. It follows on from the Bachelor’s programme and teaches the in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of political science. [+]

The research-oriented Master’s programme in Political Science is offered at the Institute for Political Science at Goethe Universität Frankfurt. It follows on from the Bachelor’s programme and teaches the in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of political science.

The Institute for Political Science is one of the largest in Germany and offers a wide range of courses. In the tradition of the internationally renowned Frankfurt Social Sciences department, students on the Master’s programme in Political Science learn how to work independently on the basis of scientific principles and to apply scientific methods and insights as well as to reflect critically on societal connections. The programme, in particular, allows for an in-depth study of the paradigmatic, theoretical and methodological basis of the subjects as well as key questions of political theory, comparative political science and international relations. A research work placement (project studies) and an obligatory work placement in a professional field of activity allow students to gather experiences that will help them in a future profession and reflect on them systematically.... [-]