Master of Arts Program in Wales United Kingdom

Top Master of Art Programs in Wales United Kingdom 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 .

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

Wales is one of four main parts of United Kingdom. Welsh language evolved from Celtic and is very different from English. It's one of two official languages in Wales. There is a total of 10 universities with around 150 000 students.

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MA in Education: TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

This new course covers the fundamentals of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Masters level. Students will examine key issues in the field including teaching methods in English Language Teaching, teaching English to Young Learners and English for Specific Purposes, including English for Academic Purposes.​ [+]

This new course covers the fundamentals of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Masters level.

Students will examine key issues in the field including teaching methods in English Language Teaching, teaching English to Young Learners and English for Specific Purposes, including English for Academic Purposes.

Course Content

The MA Education TESOL is a level 7 Masters level course that will be delivered full time over one year. Core modules bear 15 credits each and include Second Language Acquisition and Description of English for Language Teachers. The programme also includes various 30 credit optional modules: Introduction to TESOL Methodology; Education, Diversity and Equality; Teaching English to Young Learners; Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes and Independent Study Module.... [-]


Education: TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) - MA

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

This new course covers the fundamentals of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Masters level. [+]

This new course covers the fundamentals of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Masters level.

Students will examine key issues in the field including teaching methods in English Language Teaching, teaching English to Young Leaners and English for Specific Purposes, including English for Academic Purposes.

Employability & Careers

Graduates from the MA Education TESOL course will be able to apply for teaching posts in a variety of contexts that teach English to speakers of other languages. These include private language schools, training departments in professional contexts and university-based English language departments. Opportunities for further study for graduates from the programme are to progress on to PhD level study within the Cardiff School of Education or in other universities.... [-]


MA in Urban Design

Cardiff University
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

The MA Urban Design is jointly run by the School and the Welsh School of Architecture and more information about this course is available at MA in Urban Design - Welsh School of Architecture. [+]

MA in Urban Design

"Urban Design - the knowledge and skills necessary to design and deliver better urban places."

The MA Urban Design is jointly run by the School and the Welsh School of Architecture and more information about this course is available at MA in Urban Design - Welsh School of Architecture.

The MA Urban Design uses design practice, theory, development and control practices to inform design processes, and uses studio teaching focused on local development possibilities to develop creative, practical and sustainable solutions to a range of typical urban design problems.

The course seeks to produce students who can:

Think three-dimensionally and creatively manipulate space at the intermediate scale between architecture and planning; Analyse the qualities of localities and places and respond to complex and often contradictory community aspirations; Critically appraise development (built and proposed) and make suggestions for improvement, and develop improved policy and control practices; Conceptualise and draw development proposals at different scales from the territorial to the block scale; Be able to recognise and add quality in all development situations; Test developments for their sustainability, economic viability and constituency; Understand how to approach implementation through inter-professional and inter-agency collaboration and consensus building. Course Recognition ... [-]

MA in Journalism, Media And Communications

Cardiff University
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is at the forefront of exciting new developments in journalism, media and communications. [+]

MA in Journalism, Media And Communications

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is at the forefront of exciting new developments in journalism, media and communications.

The MA in Journalism, Media and Communications is the longest established of Cardiff’s MA programmes. It allows students to explore the pressing issues of our media environment – from journalism ethics to internet governance, from community media to global communications, and from crisis reporting to the transformative potential of new technologies. It provides advanced knowledge and a thorough understanding of the role of information and communication in contemporary societies, with a focus on both traditional and new forms of journalism.... [-]


MA in International Journalism

Cardiff University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

MA International Journalism at Cardiff aims to enable aspiring journalists and mid-career practitioners to understand these changes and their consequences for international journalists. [+]

MA in International Journalism

Journalists today confront rapid change, as technologies make the media more accessible across frontiers and new concentrations of global media power shape them to commercial or political ends. The scale, scope and speed of today’s multimedia journalism set it apart from that of any previous period.

MA International Journalism at Cardiff aims to enable aspiring journalists and mid-career practitioners to understand these changes and their consequences for international journalists. International Journalism offers a mix of practice and theory; journalistic techniques and advanced academic study. This is particularly suited to any student with an international outlook.... [-]


MA in International Public Relations and Global Communications Management

Cardiff University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

Public relations is a booming industry - even in a recession as other promotional sectors contract, PR has continued to grow year-on-year. [+]

MA in International Public Relations and Global Communications Management

Public relations is a booming industry - even in a recession as other promotional sectors contract, PR has continued to grow year-on-year. The numbers of Public Relations Officers (PROs) now match journalists in the UK and there is a big demand for graduates who have the skills to meet the dynamic changes of this exciting and growing sector.

Public relations specialisms are expanding too, and graduates are gaining jobs in a number of areas including crisis management, corporate social responsibility, media relations, corporate communication, sponsorship and internal comms.

Public relations, at its heart, is about communication between an organisation and its public(s), but 21st Century public relations - with the advent of new media - is embedded in everything from politics and business to celebrity. Gone are the days when PR was an afterthought - it is now firmly at the heart of strategic organisational planning.... [-]


MA/PgDip in Applied Linguistics

Cardiff University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

Offers knowledge and expertise to take you onto a role in any profession requiring specialised language awareness, including language teaching. [+]

MA/PgDip in Applied Linguistics

1 year (Full-time) / 2 years (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

Course Aims

Offers knowledge and expertise to take you onto a role in any profession requiring specialised language awareness, including language teaching.

Special Features

The Centre for Language and Communication Research has an international reputation as a field leader in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, multimodal communication, systemic functional linguistics, forensic linguistics, and formulaic language.

Course Description

The MA/Diploma in Applied Linguistics is a full-time programme with modules taught over two semesters (leading to the PG Diploma or Stage 1 of the MA), followed by a supervised dissertation of between 14,000 and 20,000 words between May and September (for Stage 2 of the MA). Assessment of the taught component is by coursework only. The part-time modular programme involves following the same modules over two years and four months.... [-]


Sport Management & Leadership - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

This is an exciting, contemporary programme targeted professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who are seeking new opportunities. The programme is equally attractive to recent graduates seeking to develop their knowledge and employment potential as well as international students who wish to study at Wales's premier university for sport. [+]

This is an exciting, contemporary programme targeted professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who are seeking new opportunities. The programme is equally attractive to recent graduates seeking to develop their knowledge and employment potential as well as international students who wish to study at Wales's premier university for sport.

Due to the popularity of the postgraduate sport programmes, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible. Programmes will be closed over the summer when full capacity is reached.

Course Content

Drawing on management and leadership perspectives, the programme critically examines the sport and leisure industry, its environment and current challenges. There is a clear focus on applied and experiential learning. This is achieved by drawing extensively on sports organisations operating across all sectors of the industry and on using external speakers who are experts in their field to bring real-life issues and challenges into the classroom. A high-quality experience is provided with teaching undertaken in small groups and an emphasis on interaction and group work. ... [-]


MA/PgD/PgC in Sport, Body & Society

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in the assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases, students' crafting of these ideas is applied to future career aspirations. [+]

The body politic has become ever more significant and has become a focus as an area for investigation to enhance the socio-cultural study of sport. Whilst drawing upon major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree takes a focused approach to recent developments in the field, distinguishing this from other sociology of sport programmes. The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in the assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases, students' crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations.

Due to the popularity of the postgraduate sport programmes, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible. Programmes will be closed over the summer when full capacity is reached. ... [-]


Youth & Community Work - PgD / Managing Community Practice - MA

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

This programme is designed to enhance to enhance the professional practice of experienced practitioners by facilitating a critical and reflective approach to management, staff development, innovation and researching practice. [+]

MA Managing Community Practice: This programme is designed to enhance to enhance the professional practice of experienced practitioners by facilitating a critical and reflective approach to management, staff development, innovation and researching practice. Many of the modules are taught inter-professionally including colleagues from community work, youth work, teaching, PRUs and health in both voluntary and statutory sectors. This provides for rich interprofessional learning and reflects the practical realities of interprofessional working.

PgD in Youth and Community Work: This professionally endorsed award is particularly suitable for graduates who have increasingly found themselves working in the field of youth and community work and who wish to gain a professional qualification. The programme requires students to undertake two separate supervised placements in the field of youth and community work. Students attend university on one evening a week where they undertake taught modules and tutorials. Students on this programme tend to develop into a highly supportive, friendly and analytical professional group. ... [-]


MFA/MPhil in Art & Design - Fine Art

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

Each programme focuses on particular aspects of contemporary art practice. [+]

Fine Art Masters at CSAD

The Fine Art department at Cardiff School of Art & Design now offers three programmes in Fine Art at Masters level: MFA, MA and MPhil. Each programme focuses on particular aspects of contemporary art practice.

Master of Fine Art (MFA)

Available full-time and part-time.

Entry requirements: a good BA (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in an appropriate subject. International applicants, whose first language is not English, will need to provide an evidence of an IELTS score that is in excess of 6.00.

MPhil

Through its research, CSAD aims to generate new knowledge and understanding of art and design and to contribute to the creative industries, the cultural sector, manufacturing, the professions and the community.... [-]


English and Creative Writing - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

MA English & Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree, combining the study of English with the theoretical and practical component of fiction writing. [+]

MA English & Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree, combining the study of English with the theoretical and practical component of fiction writing.

The English part of the degree analyses historic and contemporary textual representations of place, theorising cultural practices of location and space. The Creative Writing modules are specifically designed to develop you as a writer of fiction. A critical but supportive environment is achieved through a combination of workshops, research seminars and e-learning. You will be introduced to the practicalities of preparing and submitting your work for possible publication.

Employability and Careers

Cardiff has one of the largest media and creative-industry sectors outside London, including BBC Wales, ITV Wales, S4C, BBC Cymru Wales, the Western Mail and Wales on Sunday. ... [-]


English - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

The degree focuses on historic and contemporary textual representations of place, theorising cultural representations and practices of location, space, history and textuality, and the effect of these on constructions of identity. [+]

MA English is a rewarding taught degree offering an exhilarating analysis of English using texts from the 'long nineteenth century' to the present day.

The degree focuses on historic and contemporary textual representations of place, theorising cultural representations and practices of location, space, history and textuality, and the effect of these on constructions of identity. Where possible, the modules encourage you to explore interdisciplinary boundaries and texts.

Employability and Careers

MA English encourages you to develop the valuable skills of autonomy, effective collaboration, self-direction, organisation, initiative and adaptability that are highly regarded in the workplace. These transferable skills are crucial to career development and enhancement and form the basis for further study. ... [-]


Education (with pathways) - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

The programme team aims to play a key role in supporting the continuing professional development of teachers and education professionals. [+]

Pathways: Education - MA/PgD/PgC Leadership and Management - MA Managing Community Practice – MA Educational Research and Practice - MA

These awards have been developed after extensive consultation with employers, teachers, education professionals and students. The programme team aims to play a key role in supporting the continuing professional development of teachers and education professionals.

Employability and Careers

Graduates from the programme have gone on to promotion in school management and leadership, curriculum leadership, positions within the schools' advisory services, lecturing and research posts in higher education, and work with government education departments across the world.... [-]


Creative Writing - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

​Our Creative Writing MA is a rewarding taught degree, exploring a variety of techniques and approaches, including short story writing, novel writing, new and urban writing. The modules are specifically designed to develop you as a writer of fiction. [+]

​Our Creative Writing MA is a rewarding taught degree, exploring a variety of techniques and approaches, including short story writing, novel writing, new and urban writing. The modules are specifically designed to develop you as a writer of fiction.

A critical but supportive environment is achieved through a combination of workshops, research seminars and e-learning. You will be introduced to the practicalities of preparing and submitting your work for publication.

​Course Content​

Typical Modules:

Short Story Writing Novel Writing Writing the City New and Experimental Writing Critical Practice Researching Humanities Employability and Careers

This degree will encourage you to develop the valuable skills of autonomy, effective collaboration, self-direction, organisation, initiative and adaptability that are highly regarded in the workplace. It is also perfect for anyone who wishes to develop their own writing for possible publication. ... [-]