It’s said that knowledge is power. Exactly what kind of power that may be is up to you. If you’re hoping to translate all that you learned during your undergraduate studies into a successful career, then furthering your education with a Master of Science (MSc) degree can be a powerful tool in doing so. Many may wonder, what is an MSc in Area Studies? For those that have a deep love and… Read more
It’s said that knowledge is power. Exactly what kind of power that may be is up to you. If you’re hoping to translate all that you learned during your undergraduate studies into a successful career, then furthering your education with a Master of Science (MSc) degree can be a powerful tool in doing so.
Many may wonder, what is an MSc in Area Studies? For those that have a deep love and appreciation for a certain geographical region of the world, an area studies programs offers them the chance to extend their knowledge of the region through coursework devoted to the area’s cultural, economic, artistic and political history. Current events are also examined, as is the area’s future role in globalization.
Regional governments, municipalities, and private organizations are always on the lookout for people who know and understand the areas in which they operate. An MSc not only shows that you know the area, but that you’re also dedicated enough to expand that knowledge through education. That dedication is often just what employers are looking for in prospective employees.
The costs of continuing your education through grad school will vary depending upon the particulars of the program you’re pursuing and/or the area in which it’s located. For concerns about the affordability of such a program, talk to a counselor about pursuing financial aid.
A Master’s Degree in Area Studies can open a lot of doors to career opportunities in a number of different sectors, including education, tourism, city planning, and linguistics. If you’re looking to help people to better understand the uniqueness of the area around them, and how they can find their way in such an area, this field of study is for you.
Many may feel that continuing their education comes at the expense of their careers. Yet with online coursework, that doesn’t have to be the case. If you’re looking to pursue your graduate degree online, you’ll find that there are a number of opportunities available to you. Just search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
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Interested in an exciting international career? Apply to our Master's Programme in Asian Studies! This interdisciplinary programme is aimed at students who, after their underg ... +
The aim of the MSc in European Politics and Governance Programme is to provide a course of advanced study to those who aspire to become effective leaders in European affairs i ... +
With relevant theories and up-to-date practical applications, the PolyU MSc in China Business Studies (CBS) programme aims to equip students with systematic knowledge of busin ... +
Earn a scholarship worth up to $10,000
Acquire the skills and know-how needed for kickstarting a career in diplomacy, national and international institutions, or many more related fields. This program is taught by ... +
An English-taught evening programme about the EU on the doorstep of its main institutions. That’s in a nutshell how you could describe the MSc in European Integration, a 60 EC ... +
This two-year interdisciplinary master in European Studies offers tailor-made training for a career that requires strong research competences, for example in academia or in a ... +
The Second Cycle Degree Programme prepares students for employment as diplomats, international functionaries, public officials, and business managers. It also prepares them fo ... +
Our China and Globalisation MSc provides an introduction to the causes and consequences of China’s rise from comparative and global perspectives. It will equip you with the co ... +
This program approaches issues related to European relations in the context of an international society and global governance, with a special focus on Europe’s role in world a ... +
KU Leuven's Master in European Politics and Policies (MEPP) offers both academic rigor and reputation with EU practitioner insight. This program is a one-year Advanced Masters ... +
The MSc in European Studies aims to train high-profile professionals who will work in the increasingly global international economical and juridical context that is being driv ... +