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Goethe University 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 F ... [+]

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.... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
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October 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
Communication University of China

The Master’s Program of Cross-cultural Studies: Language and Communication helps students to understand how languages work, and how societies communicate using languages. ... [+]

Program Description

Cross-cultural Studies: Language and Communication

The Master’s Program of Cross-cultural Studies: Language and Communication helps students to understand how languages work, and how societies communicate using languages. Students will gain a solid knowledge of languages, the analytical skill for research, and the ability to communicate creatively across cultural boundaries. Students will be awarded Master of Arts in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics upon successful completion of this program.

Program Duration: 2 academic years Language: The language of teaching and thesis writing is English. Course Requirements:

Students are required to complete at least 20 credits of course work. Courses offered are as follows. ... [-]

China Beijing
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September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
OSCE Academy Bishkek

The Master of Arts in Politics and Security Program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in areas of politics, comprehensive security and international relations based ... [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Politics and Security Program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in areas of politics, comprehensive security and international relations based on international standards of teaching. The program is designed for young people who wish to broaden their education and gain the knowledge and skills necessary for professional or academic careers in areas of politics, security, international relations, conflict prevention and international development.

Students have the opportunity to meet and to be taught by leading academics, experts, and representatives of international organizations. Because the program meets international educational standards, it attracts many of the most talented and qualified graduate students throughout Central Asia.... [-]

Kyrgyzstan Bishkek
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1
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
OSCE Academy Bishkek

The Master of Arts in Economic Governance and Development is a 16-month program that offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in economics, governance and development based ... [+]

Program overview

The Master of Arts in Economic Governance and Development is a 16-month program that offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in economics, governance and development based on international standards of teaching. The program is designed for students who wish to broaden their education and gain the knowledge and skills necessary for professional or academic careers in the fields of economics, development and governance.

Students have the opportunity to meet and to be taught by leading academics, experts, and representatives of international organizations. Because the program meets international educational standards, it attracts many of the most talented and qualified graduate students throughout Central Asia, Afghanistan, Mongolia and wider OSCE region.... [-]

Kyrgyzstan Bishkek
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1
September 2019
Full-time
16 months
Campus
Midlands State University

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 var ... [+]

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.... [-]

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

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 ... [-]
Zimbabwe Gweru
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1
February 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
University of Bath

Current world developments - such as security threats, changes of leadership, the emergence of new powers and the evolving nature of the EU - present fresh challenges to ... [+]

Deepen your knowledge of international relations and gain the skills to unpack and detect the causes and consequences of the world’s biggest challenges.

Current world developments - such as security threats, changes of leadership, the emergence of new powers and the evolving nature of the EU - present fresh challenges to governments, regions and the international system as a whole.

This course explores these issues in depth, taking a close look at politics and policy-making in contemporary Europe, the role of Europe as a global player and the interplay of international power, order, and institutions.

You'll gain the analytical skills to be able to unpack and detect the causes and consequences of specific political problems and the different political processes that have generated them.... [-]

United Kingdom Claverton Down
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1
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Tel Aviv University

The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation (MA in Public Policy) is a yearlong interdisciplinary master’s program taught in English with an optional t ... [+]

Overview

The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation (MA in Public Policy) is a yearlong interdisciplinary master’s program taught in English with an optional thesis component. Students graduate from this program having acquired the tools for effective analysis, mediation and negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution frameworks in the international arena. Students also earn a certificate of completion issued by Tel Aviv University for the program’s workshop in International Mediation.

Career Success

Owing to the interdisciplinary nature of conflict resolution students' backgrounds and interests, alumni have established careers at organizations and businesses in a variety of sectors. Some alumni have also pursued additional advanced degrees. Our emphasis on accepting applicants with employment history has a direct effect on a student's ability to find a relevant internship placement and work after the studies.... [-]

Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo
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1
October 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
University of Tehran, Kish International Campus

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, poli ... [+]

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.... [-]

Iran Tehran
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September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of Southampton

At the beginning of the 21st century, the cultural sector was playing an increasingly significant role in public policies; politically, socially and economically. The cul ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Southampton
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August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Goethe University 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.... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
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October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Goethe University 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 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.... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
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October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Goethe University 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 Sc ... [+]

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.... [-]

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October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Goethe University Frankfurt

This English-language MA program offers students foundational knowledge in the international research program called “Science and Technology Studies”, an interdisciplinar ... [+]

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.... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
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October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Goethe University 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 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:... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
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October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus