Master Degree in Cultural Studies in Asia

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As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

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Master in Cultural Studies

Universitas Padjadjaran
Campus Full time 2 years June 2019 Indonesia Bandung

This program offers interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and even transdisciplinary studies on culture and society, taking into account studies issues such as gender, race, class, ethnicity, religiosity, and sexuality in media and other forms of cultural sites. [+]

GENERAL

The program supports and contributes to the debates and exchange of knowledge and ideas in contemporary culture. The research conducted by both the students and lecturers in the program display the dialogues among different theories and approaches in their investigation of contemporary issues.

AIM / TARGET GROUPS / DURATION

Graduates of the Master’s Degree Program in Cultural Studies are expected to have the knowledge of cultural theories and practices, and contribute significant ideas in the study of contemporary culture, both nationally and internationally. Course duration is 24 months (2 years), on a fulltime basis.

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MHum (Master of Humanities)

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Master Program in Hakka Social and Cultural Studies

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2019 Taiwan Hsinchu

Master Program in Hakka Social and Cultural Studies, the first Hakka academic research and educational organization in Taiwan, was established in August 2003. Taiwan is a multicultural society, with a variety of ethnic groups that speak different languages, for example, the aboriginal, Holo, Hakka, etc. [+]

Master Program in Hakka Social and Cultural Studies, the first Hakka academic research and educational organization in Taiwan, was established in August 2003. Taiwan is a multicultural society, with a variety of ethnic groups that speak different languages, for example, the aboriginal, Holo, Hakka, etc. This makes Taiwan a society of rich cultural heritage. Our program provides students with interdisciplinary courses on issues of Hakka society and culture in Taiwan and overseas, such as China and Southeast Asia. Moreover, students are trained how to conduct fieldwork in local fields as one of the main research methods. With both theoretical and empirical training, students will gain a holistic portrait of Hakka Social and Cultural Studies.... [-]


Master in Cultural Dimension of the Arctic

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Arkhangelsk

The program provides extensive training in the field of the cultural studies of the Arctic, whilst encouraging students to design, to analyze, to research in the sphere of cultural dynamics of the Arctic region, comparative studies and global studies, to create the scientific and practical innovative projects aimed on the system solution of issues in the field of preservation and representation of traditional forms of culture, cultural policy implementation in the field of the maintenance of ethnocultural diversity and pluralism in the Arctic region. [+]

MISSION OF THE MASTER PROGRAM “CULTURAL DIMENSION OF THE ARCTIC” is to create knowledge system about fundamental principles and regularities of processes and mechanisms of development and creation of cultural images of the Arctic, their scientific, philosophical, religious and mythological, art reconstruction, representation, interpretation, and broadcasting in modern society. The program will contribute to steady life support and activity of indigenous ethnic groups, preservation of ethnocultural diversity in the Arctic region.

PRELIMINARY LIST OF MAIN COURSES

Technologies of complex monitoring of a sociocultural situation in the Arctic region. The Arctic as a special territory of heritage. Reserved ethnocultural landscapes of the Arctic. Traditional cultural practices of inhabitants of the Arctic region. Ethnocultural self-identification of indigenous people of the Arctic in the changing world: traditional values and modernization. Art development of the Arctic. Arctic art. Contemporary cultural practices: the Arctic tourism, ethno-art, design. Preservation and actualization of cultural heritage in the Arctic (historical and cultural monuments, objects of sea heritage, memorable places of polar expeditions; mentality, traditions, folklore). ... [-]

Master's degree in cultural policy and development

Open University Of Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Cyprus Cyprus Online + 1 more

The subject of the Master's program "Cultural Policy and Development" is the exploitation and promotion of the culture of both cultural heritage and contemporary artistic creation as well as the culture of everyday life. The Program focuses on highlighting the public value of Culture, particularly in the context of modern challenges. [+]

Object of the postgraduate curriculum "Cultural Policy and Development" Is to exploit and promote the culture of both cultural heritage and contemporary artistic creation, as well as the culture of everyday life. The Program focuses on highlighting the public value of Culture, particularly in the context of modern challenges.

The aim of the Master's Program

The aim of the Program is to provide graduates with cognitive (theoretical and practical) and metacognitive (methodological, epistemological) skills that will allow them to understand in depth the added value that culture provides. The aim is also to provide specialized knowledge of rational and scientifically documented management of cultural resources and cultural capital to people who are or will be employed in the field of cultural management.... [-]


MPhil in Cultural Studies

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 18 - 36 months September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Established in 2000, the Department is the first and still the only place in the Chinese-speaking world with a fully interdisciplinary and cosmopolitan faculty of staff committed exclusively to the teaching and research in contemporary Cultural Studies. [+]

MPhil in Cultural Studies

Normal Duration: 2 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Established in 2000, the Department of Cultural Studies is the first department of its kind in Asia, with a fully interdisciplinary and international faculty committed exclusively to teaching and research in contemporary Cultural Studies.

For our postgraduate students, we provide close-contact supervision and working relationships with world-class scholars. Students can avail of travel grants to participate in conferences worldwide. We also offer various opportunities for exposure to workshops in different locations through our Inter-Asia cultural studies networks.

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MDes Transcultural Design / Brazil Studio

L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2019 Brazil São Paulo China Shanghai India Pune + 5 more

Because of its economic, social and cultural uniqueness, São Paulo has appeared as the ideal learning field for our 3rd international studio, after Shanghai and Delhi. In association with the prestigious Mackenzie University, founded in 1870 (11 faculties, 42,000 students), we offer a program hosted within the School of Architecture and City Planning. [+]

A postgraduate program in two years specialized in Transcultural Design, a single master’s degree in design

Because of its economic, social and cultural uniqueness, São Paulo has appeared as the ideal learning field for our 3rd international studio, after Shanghai and Delhi. In association with the prestigious Mackenzie University, founded in 1870 (11 faculties, 42,000 students), we offer a program hosted within the School of Architecture and City Planning.

Main themes Immersion environment Urban Design in the context of high population density Social Design adapted to multiculturalism Curriculum

The MDes programs, established over two years, are organized in four semesters validated by 30 ECTS each. A consequent and increasing personal working time is expected for each module.... [-]


MDes Transcultural Design / India Studio

L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2019 India Pune + 1 more

India’s growing economy and high demand for design professionals offer vast opportunities to accommodate young designers during and after their studies. In the current context of globalization, understanding other cultures and other value systems is a major asset for every designer. The MDes Transcultural Design / India Studio encourages the exploration of different cultures within an applied, interdisciplinary context. [+]

Get inspired by Indian culture through a two-year MDes program, and obtain a French certified degree

India’s growing economy and high demand for design professionals offer vast opportunities to accommodate young designers during and after their studies. In the current context of globalization, understanding other cultures and other value systems is a major asset for every designer. The MDes Transcultural Design / India Studio encourages the exploration of different cultures within an applied, interdisciplinary context.

“Design is not just about making something beautiful, but also something which can make life better for people.”

This program provides a unique opportunity for young designers to specialize in Social Innovation and Design Thinking. In India, our students learn how to use design for positive social impact on humans and businesses and to better understand the global perspective on design. Students will have to comprehend the Indian market and appropriate the local behaviors to offer a coherent project, adapted to users, with an anthropological approach to design.... [-]


Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The SOAS Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) will welcome applications from MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake research in the disciplines of Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, and Postcolonial Studies. The Centre has developed its own MPhil training programme which will enable research students to be registered in the Centre rather than in specific regional Departments or those of other disciplines. The Centre places its emphasis on the acquisition of critical theoretical skills and in-depth regional, linguistic and cultural knowledge with specific reference to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, but also to literature written in European languages. [+]

Research Degrees in Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The SOAS Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) will welcome applications from MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake research in the disciplines of Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, and Postcolonial Studies. The Centre has developed its own MPhil training programme which will enable research students to be registered in the Centre rather than in specific regional Departments or those of other disciplines. The Centre places its emphasis on the acquisition of critical theoretical skills and in-depth regional, linguistic and cultural knowledge with specific reference to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, but also two pieces of literature written in European languages. Prospective research students will have the unique opportunity to work on an exceptionally wide range of topics, theoretical and critical, supervised according to the expertise of a wide range of academic staff across the Faculty and SOAS.... [-]


CLE Master in European Literary Cultures

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Bologna India Dakar Portugal Lisbon Russia Moscow France Mulhouse Mumbai Germany Strasburg + 11 more

The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic program (120 ECTS) and is taken in 2 or 3 out of 8 prestigious EU and NON-EU universities that participate in the Consortium. [+]

The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic program (120 ECTS) and is taken in 2 or 3 out of 8 prestigious EU and NON-EU universities that participate in the Consortium.

The Home University is the university where you start the programme and complete the first year of study, while the Mobility University is the university where you complete the compulsory mobility semesters in the second year of study.

When applying to the ERASMUS MUNDUS CLE, you can choose a combination of two or three of the eight universities (please see “Mobility combinations” and the "Admission criteria" on the CLE website).... [-]


Master in Applied and Interdisciplinary History "Usable Pasts"

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Saint Petersburg

Built on the international experience of developing similar programmes, we use methodologies of global, comparative and transnational historical research that facilitate the study of patterns connecting European, Russian, Eurasian and global history. A crucial feature of the programme is its interdisciplinary character. [+]

About the Programme

A large part of historical studies is conducted as applied research. Using and interpreting historical data enables historian to construct "usable pasts" as a tool for understanding the present and imagining possible and alternative avenues of future development. Applied history embraces methods and practices dealing with identification, preservation, interpretation, and presentation of historical artefacts, texts, structures, and landscapes. In one part of our training, we focus on material objects in history and their meanings within the framework of heritage and memory studies. The other part of the training will encompass a critical approach to the politics of circulation of historically formed discourses of identity and legitimacy in present-day society. The two-pronged approach to the complex problem of historical legacy and heritage will fill out the gap in professional training in history and provide a platform for creating interactive processes that link the historical object, the historian, and the public.... [-]


Masters in Heritage Management

Ahmedabad University
Campus Full time 2 years July 2019 India Ahmedabad

The first of its kind in India, and located in the recently christened ‘UNESCO World-Heritage City’ of Ahmedabad; the Master’s Programme in Heritage Management is a two-year degree programme that emphasizes on a critical understanding of heritage and an integrated management approach to the heritage sector. [+]

The first of its kind in India, and located in the recently christened ‘UNESCO World-Heritage City’ of Ahmedabad; the Master’s Programme in Heritage Management is a two-year degree programme that emphasizes on a critical understanding of heritage and an integrated management approach to the heritage sector. It offers a unique opportunity to gain expertise in a fast-growing domain within the context of an innovative pedagogic framework that includes field-learning, immersion and practicum programmes, and inputs from leading practitioners within the field. In the two years of the course, the pedagogy facilitates students to gain conceptual and professional insights into heritage at both the macro level and grassroots level.... [-]