Master of Arts Program in South East England United Kingdom

Top Master of Art Programs in South East England United Kingdom 2017

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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".

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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MA in Art History

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

This MA degree will build on your existing knowledge of art history to equip you with the critical skills necessary for independent research in the field. You begin your studies by exploring core concepts and current concerns of art history. You will then examine critical debates both within the academic discipline of art history and in the 'real world' contexts of heritage, curating and museums. The taught component of the degree provides you with research training which will enable... [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. MA in Art History This MA degree will build on your existing knowledge of art history to equip you with the critical skills necessary for independent research in the field. You begin your studies by exploring core concepts and current concerns of art history. You will then examine critical debates both within the academic discipline of art history and in the 'real world' contexts of heritage, curating and museums. The taught component of the degree provides you with research training which will enable you to carry out a more substantial piece of independent research on a topic of your choice for the final dissertation module. You need a substantial background in art history at undergraduate level to succeed in obtaining this qualification. Educational aims This taught postgraduate programme in art history (which comprises the postgraduate foundation module (A840), the subject module (A841) and the dissertation module (A847)) will: encourage you to develop your undergraduate knowledge and understanding of art history in higher level and more focused work introduce you to a range of significant scholarly debates among historians of art and architecture provide you with an advanced academic training in research methods, with regard to different media and periods, using both traditional methods and those employing new technologies enable you to make effective use of primary sources, both artistic and archival, in developing and completing a research project. Teaching, learning and assessment methods Knowledge and understanding are gained and... [-]

MA Eighteenth-Century Studies

University of Kent, School of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This is an interdisciplinary MA programme that builds upon the expertise and common research interests of 18th-century researchers and teachers across the Faculty of Humanities. [+]

MA Eighteenth-Century Studies Overview The School of English has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests. Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research. Our reputation for research excellence was confirmed in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) in which our research was recognised to be world-leading. The University of Kent is a research-led institution, which means that the research that the academics are engaged in continues to inform their teaching, and that you, as a student in the department, are at the centre of a dynamic and thriving academic environment. Course structure This MA offers an intellectually dynamic introduction to one of the most exciting eras in literary history. Grounded in and administered from the Centre for Studies in the Long Eighteenth Century, this is an interdisciplinary MA programme that builds upon the expertise and common research interests of 18th-century researchers and teachers across the Faculty of Humanities. The Centre provides an... [-]

MA Architecture and Urban Design

University of Kent, Kent School of Architecture
Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MA in Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) is a wide-ranging mainstream Master's programme in architecture that gives you an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective on contemporary architecture and urban design. The programme informs you about the latest knowledge of architecture and urban design in order to prepare you to become a successful professionals working on a global scale. [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. MA Architecture and Urban Design - Canterbury The MA in Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) is a wide-ranging mainstream Master's programme in architecture that gives you an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective on contemporary architecture and urban design. The programme informs you about the latest knowledge of architecture and urban design in order to prepare you to become a successful professionals working on a global scale. You are taught how to combine academic analysis with the development of creative and intellectual skills. We regard theory and practice of architecture as equally important, and believe that joint effort and excellence in both areas are necessary for communicating architecture and urban design competently and successfully. You are encouraged to develop your creative and imaginative abilities; to produce ideas and undertake work that conveys your understanding of architecture and cities in fresh and effective ways. You learn how to approach contemporary architecture and cities and their relation to the society, culture and arts including film and theatre. Through the analysis of wider social and environmental aspects and through modeling of cities’ life and its dynamic forces, programme considers the ways in which both the heritage buildings and the new design proposals can facilitate in the sustainable development of cities in the future. Kent School of Architecture (KSA) has developed a unique partnership with Farrells, the internationally renowned architects and urban planners. John Letherland, the Head of Master Planning, currently leads a design module... [-]

MA in Visual Anthropology

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The course is designed for those who wish to gain a strong grounding in Visual Anthropology while gaining practical skills and developing their own expertise and interests in new, productive and collaborative areas. [+]

The MA in Visual Anthropology offers a unique opportunity to explore traditional and experimental means of using visual and audio-visual media to research, represent and produce anthropological knowledge. Our pioneering use of multimedia in anthropology is now complemented by an innovative interest in public and collaborative anthropology, critical engagement with policy and the use of audio-visual and internet based media in advocacy and activism. Grounded in and committed to practice-led theory in social anthropology the course critically examines the relation of the visual to the other senses and the power of media to move people to action. It also seeks inspiration from outside of disciplinary boundaries for the purposes of engaging wider audiences. The course is designed for those who wish to gain a strong grounding in Visual Anthropology while gaining practical skills and developing their own expertise and interests in new, productive and collaborative areas. Integration with linked modules in Social Anthropology ensures that the course widens career prospects and provides ideal preparation for further research. Core Courses The MA in Visual Anthropology is based on five courses assessed by five core essays, a research proposal, multimedia productions and a mixed AV/ text dissertation project of up to 15,000 words. The MA has a total 180 credit load. Visual Anthropology Theory, Anthropological Research Methods 2, Theory and Ethnography in Social Anthropology 1 & 2 are each worth 20 credits. The core practical course, Participatory (Audio-Visual) Ethnography is worth 40 credits. The dissertation is worth 60 credits. Students also attend... [-]

MA Film with Practice

University of Kent, School of Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The Film department at the University of Kent is known for its excellence in research and teaching. It was ranked second for ‘research power’ in the UK in the most recent research assessment. It is one of the largest European centres for the study of film and has an established reputation going back over 30 years. We see film as a dynamic part of our cultural experience and encourage thinking about film as art, document a... [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. MA Film with Practice The Film department at the University of Kent is known for its excellence in research and teaching. It was ranked second for ‘research power’ in the UK in the most recent research assessment. It is one of the largest European centres for the study of film and has an established reputation going back over 30 years. We see film as a dynamic part of our cultural experience and encourage thinking about film as art, document and entertainment. Through theory and practice, through individual research, student-led seminars and visiting speakers, we promote an environment within which postgraduate students are able to engage with the continuing vibrancy of cinema. Our taught MA offers: high quality teaching and supervision by leading figures in the field (you will be taught by experts in the field) resources and guidance for individual research student-led seminars and visiting speakers excellent facilities the opportunity to engage with the continuing vibrancy of cinema a vast support network including pastoral guidance and workshops (study skills, research methods, employability) In 2014, the University opened a new 62-seat cinema named after the pioneering female film director Ida Lupino, which students can enjoy as part of their experience during their studies. The Lupino has state-of-the-art digital projection and sound, and has been created to provide an intimate atmosphere for film viewing. Course structure The MA Film with Practice is a taught programme suitable for graduates in film, practitioners... [-]

MA in Multimedia Journalism

University of Kent, Centre for Journalism
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Chatham

This innovative programme is designed for students who have already graduated with good degrees in academically rigorous subjects and who have what it takes to go into a highly demanding and rewarding career in journalism. [+]

This innovative programme is designed for students who have already graduated with good degrees in academically rigorous subjects and who have what it takes to go into a highly demanding and rewarding career in journalism. Taught by expert staff, with decades of experience between them at the very top level of professional journalism, the programme is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists and is run at our fabulous multimedia centre on the Medway Campus. We guarantee all students a work placement with the Kent Messenger Group, and there are funding opportunities including the highly prestigious Daily Mail Scholarship. There are more details on modules and teaching methods here. We're always happy to make individual appointments for students interested in studying with is. We'll show your our fantastic newsroom and studio facilities, and give you an insight into life at the Centre. [-]

MA American Studies

University of Kent, Centre for American Studies
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This Masters provides an opportunity for students to deconstruct the American experience at an advanced level and work with scholars from a range of different disciplines. Building on the longstanding and successful undergraduate programme in American Studies at the University of Kent as well as a vibrant research community of Americanists working in History, English, Politics, Film, and Hispanic Studies, this Masters brings a fresh and dynamic approach to postgraduate study. [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. This Masters provides an opportunity for students to deconstruct the American experience at an advanced level and work with scholars from a range of different disciplines. Building on the longstanding and successful undergraduate programme in American Studies at the University of Kent as well as a vibrant research community of Americanists working in History, English, Politics, Film, and Hispanic Studies, this Masters brings a fresh and dynamic approach to postgraduate study. One of the few of its kind in the UK to offer a transnational perspective, the programme interrogates, challenges and moves beyond the Exceptionalist rhetoric and nation-state ideology of traditional American Studies to consider the USA (and its neighbours) in an insightful, challenging and relevant way. Students will develop specialist knowledge and research skills in a range of disciplines as they navigate complex historical, cultural, geo-political, and environmental issues. A Masters in American Studies offers the chance to study the United States in a fresh way, as well as consider the Americas more broadly. This sophisticated awareness of the reach (and the limitations) of US hegemony, as well as issues of cultural collision, media penetration, region and identity give our graduates an intellectual grounding well-suited to many careers as well as a solid foundation for graduate work at MPhil or PhD level. Our interdisciplinary Masters can be studied on a full or a part-time basis. Students take 180 credits (over one or two years). Applicants should possess an... [-]

MA in Governance and Global Affairs

Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Reading

The two-year Master's Degree Program in International Affairs. M.A. program at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with necessary skills required for employment in international organizations. The curriculum best serves those students who are willing to become directly involved in politics, government or political organizations. [+]

Program Profile The two-year Master's Degree Program in International Affairs. M.A. program at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with necessary skills required for employment in international organizations. The curriculum best serves those students who are willing to become directly involved in politics, government or political organizations. Courses are designed to help graduates embrace their role as global citizens who are able and willing to be part of an international, multicultural environment. The Governance and Global Affairs M.A. program may be especially useful for applicants interested in Russian domestic politics, state and legal systems, economics and international relations. At least some command of Russian is recommended but not required. Students from countries other than Russia will attend courses in the Russian language – 10 academic hours per week. The Program provides extensive teaching of doing business in Russia, various aspects of Russian political culture, key political processes and conflicts. Basic Course Structure 1st year 1 semester Obligatory Russia and the USA in Contemporary International Relations Global Security Foreign policy process and formation of Russia's foreign policy Foreign Language Electives Strategies of the Future Doing Business in Russia Modern Financial Markets Rhetoric and Art of reasoning in public speeches Financial markets National Economic Security Legal system of Russia Module of Visiting Professor 2 semester Obligatory Regions in International Relations Modern Economic Strategy of Russia Megatrends and global affairs and Sustainable development Foreign Language Electives Energy Diplomacy International Organisations and Problems of Global Governance Mediapolicy and Power... [-]

MA Imperial History

University of Kent, School of History
Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This MA programme, new for 2016, allows you to examine key themes and regions in the making of world history, from the 18th century to the present day. [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. Imperial history is a rapidly growing and innovative field of historical research, which offers you the opportunity to explore the origins, workings and legacies of empires. By critically engaging with a range of theoretical and empirical literatures, as well as conducting original research, you use historical data to tackle momentous questions relating to violence, development and global inequality. Led by five specialists in the School of History, the programme takes a broad interdisciplinary approach which also encompasses renowned academics from other departments. The team offers particular expertise in African political history, the history of military technology and conflict, global histories of religion and the newly-emerging field of children and childhoods. You also have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the Centre for the History of Colonialisms. This programme offers an ideal launching pad for students who envisage careers with an international dimension or plan to embark on doctoral work. [-]

Masters in Higher Education (MA)

University of Kent, Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The PG Diploma builds on the existing Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education with the addition of new modules designed to develop a critical understanding of the processes and nature of educational research, with a specific focus on HE. [+]

The PG Diploma builds on the existing Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education with the addition of new modules designed to develop a critical understanding of the processes and nature of educational research, with a specific focus on HE. We support you to develop and interrogate a field of specialism in the Higher Education context which can then be pursued through a dissertation for the MA. These programmes are open to staff in academic, research and learning support roles with a minimum of two years’ experience of teaching and/or supporting learning in HE. They are free of charge for staff employed by the University of Kent and staff at partner colleges teaching University of Kent programmes. Content Core modules UN825 Educational Research Methods (for those new to this field) (15 credits) And UN824 Interrogating Educational Research (30 credits) Optional modules One of the following 2013/14: (15 credits) UN812 Developing as a Researcher in Higher Education UN813 Developing as a Research Degree Supervisor UN815 Technology in the Academic Environment UN821 Assessment and Professional Development UN899 The MA Dissertation The following modules are currently resting but will be available in 2014/2015 subject to demand: UN814 The Inclusive Curriculum (15 credits) UN816 Learning and Teaching Innovation (15 credits) [-]

MA Medieval & Early Modern Studies

University of Kent, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies brings together academic staff members from all the schools in the Faculty of Humanities, and offers postgraduate training in medieval and early modern research methods to students from many different disciplines. [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies brings together academic staff members from all the schools in the Faculty of Humanities, and offers postgraduate training in medieval and early modern research methods to students from many different disciplines. The Centre has a reputation as a vigorous and supportive community of teachers and postgraduate students, with a strong, focused identity. Our location in the historic city of Canterbury offers you the opportunity to experience medieval and early modern art and architecture at first hand. The Centre enjoys a close relationship with Canterbury Cathedral Archives, the Cathedral Library and Canterbury Archaeological Trust, allowing you access to a wide range of unique historical, literary and material documents. We are also in easy reach of London and continental Europe. Course structure This unique interdisciplinary programme provides the opportunity for intensive historical, literary and art-historical study. It challenges you to engage with the evidence and methods of different disciplines in order to equip you with the wide range of research techniques crucial for studying the period. The MA provides a thorough grounding in the skills required for advanced study in the medieval and early modern periods, as well as a compulsory module in disciplinary methods and an exciting and varied range of optional modules. In addition, you produce a final dissertation of 12-15,000 words, for which you receive one-to-one supervision. Modules The following modules are indicative of those offered on this programme. This... [-]

MPhil, PhD, MA in Mental Health

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and is one of the leading UK academic groups working in intellectual disability and community care. [+]

Overview The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and is one of the leading UK academic groups working in intellectual disability and community care. The Centre has excellent links with health and social care organisations, and other relevant establishments. Our primary aims, through research, teaching and consultancy, are: to find out more about how to effectively support and work with people with learning disabilities to help carers, managers and professionals develop the values, knowledge and skills that enable better services to aid policymakers, planners, managers and practitioners to organise and provide enhanced services. The Tizard Centre is recognised as leading the field in deinstitutionalisation and community living, challenging behaviour, quality of staff support, sexuality and autism, and has had a significant impact on national policies in these areas. We are committed to addressing issues arising from social inequality. Course structure The Centre offers excellent opportunities for full or part-time research in intellectual disability and community care leading to higher degrees. The Tizard Centre has a strong track record of attracting University and ESRC research studentship funding. Entry requirements A first or 2.1 in a relevant subject. You should send an outline of your research proposal with your application. English language entry requirements Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. Research areas Current research areas include: social inequalities and community... [-]

MA in Modern Hispanic Studies

University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The MA in Modern Hispanic Studies leads you towards a better understanding of modern Hispanic society and its culture. [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. MA in Modern Hispanic Studies The MA in Modern Hispanic Studies leads you towards a better understanding of modern Hispanic society and its culture. It consists of two parts: a literary element, taught in conjunction with the MA in Hispanic and Comparative Literature, and a cultural element which is particular to this programme. The MA in Hispanic and Comparative Literature helps you acquire a deeper conceptual awareness of the function and role of literature in Spain, and assess and evaluate it within a wider European context. The MA in Modern Hispanic Studies is currently only available as a part-time (two year) programme. Students enrolled on the MA take four taught modules in total, each of which is assessed by one 5,000-word essay. Modules Students choose one of the following modules per term (please note that not all modules are available every term): LS803: From Pure to Committed Literature LS804: National and Regional Consciousness in Modern Spanish Literature LS805: Modern Spanish Art, Music and Popular Culture LS806: Spanish Cinema LS809: Myth, Image, Fashion and Propaganda in the Cuban Revolutionary Era LS810: History and Memory: Exploring the Independence Period through Memoir You may choose one module from other SECL taught MA programmes. Dissertation LS998: Dissertation Upon successful completion of their four coursework modules, students proceed to write a 12,000-word dissertation over the summer on a topic of their choice. Each student is assigned a supervisor with expertise in the area of... [-]

MA Interior Design

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Our MA Interior Design course enables you to develop an individual approach to spatial design within a stimulating, creative and supportive environment. [+]

MA Interior Design Our MA Interior Design course enables you to develop an individual approach to spatial design within a stimulating, creative and supportive environment. This degree provides you with a launchpad to potential higher level interior design careers within a diverse range of subjects. These include museum and exhibition design, design for film, television and digital games and brand interpretation for retail, leisure or promotional events. An emphasis on ecological issues and processes is also a prominent aspect of this course, and underpins all aspects of the course. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Canterbury Course overview: You'll explore your area of interest to an advanced level, through establishing new spatial paradigms that build on your existing knowledge. Our course combines theoretical and practical skills, and encourages engagement with industry at all levels. In-depth research into design processes and technologies, along with related work placement opportunities, will prepare you for new career directions. Your project work will be supported by ongoing staff research into sustainability, architecture, design-related digital technologies, experiential environments and brand communication. You'll be taught through tutorials, seminars, self-directed study in relation to your project proposal, work-in-progress reviews and visits or references to sites of local and international interest. Course content Stage 1: You'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. The first stage includes a range of lectures and seminars and you’ll start to explore your creative practice. Stage 2:... [-]

MA Digital Media Practice: Interaction Design

University of Winchester
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Winchester + 1 more

The Digital Media Practice programmes at Winchester are designed to accommodate a wide range of specialist interests within the broad spectrum available within the digital media industry. [+]

Master of Art Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. The Digital Media Practice programmes at Winchester are designed to accommodate a wide range of specialist interests within the broad spectrum available within the digital media industry. Programme Content These professionally-focused programmes allow for the dynamic understanding and development of theory within the context of practice. The programmes are structured to enhance skills within a range of specialist careers in the digital media industry. Partnerships with professional practitioners and bodies give students the starting point to develop their own network of professional contacts and to identify key practitioners. Study consists of four core modules plus two optional modules, where students undertake individual projects and case studies relevant to their particular area of interest. The programme aims to encourage experimentation, innovation and risk-taking. Students studying MA Digital Media Practice can choose any two optional modules; students studying the Visualisation or Interaction Design pathways must choose two optional modules from the appropriate section. Every student has a final dissertation or equivalent extended project. Entry requirements: Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study. All applicants are asked to submit a portfolio of relevant work along with a short written statement outlining the relevance of the programme to their previous experience. Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years Start dates: September and January Teaching takes place: Daytime Fact: Students have the opportunity to work on live client projects, building a professional portfolio... [-]