Master's Degree in Humanities Studies in Saint Andrews in United Kingdom

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

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St. Andrews is located in Scotland and known as the home of golf. One of fifteen Scottish universities, The University of St Andrews is located there. It’s also the oldest Scottish university, founded in 1410.

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MLitt in Contemporary Studies

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MLitt Contemporary Studies is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores disciplinary perspectives on “the contemporary” and approaches to defining and disseminating knowledge, discusses how a common lexicon might bridge disciplines, and considers ways to engage with views outside academia. [+]

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The MLitt Contemporary Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree that explores the nature of the contemporary and draws on epistemologies and methodologies from the humanities, the social sciences, and the physical and life sciences.

This interdisciplinary degree involves academic staff from the following Schools:

Art History Classics Computer Science Economics and Finance English Management Modern Languages Psychology and Neuroscience Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies Physics and Astronomy.

Highlights Brings together students and academic staff from the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences offering a unique interdisciplinary degree. Broadens students’ knowledge base and greatly enhances their skills of analysis, synthesis, and communication. Enables those looking to continue to doctoral study to return to and potentially enrich their “home” disciplines with new perspectives and methodologies. Summer research project can take the form of a practice-based submission comprising a practical component (such as a video essay, curation work, website design) with a written reflective component or a standardly written dissertation. ... [-]