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40 Masters Programs in Humanities

For students who wish to pursue higher education, obtaining a master’s degree may be the next step after completing a bachelor’s program. This degree designates students as experts in their fields and gives them access to more exciting career opportunities. What is a Master in Humanities? This type of program gives students special knowledge on topics such as research, language, and co… Read more

For students who wish to pursue higher education, obtaining a master’s degree may be the next step after completing a bachelor’s program. This degree designates students as experts in their fields and gives them access to more exciting career opportunities.

What is a Master in Humanities? This type of program gives students special knowledge on topics such as research, language, and communication. Individual courses may cover concepts such as how to research effectively, what are the best teaching methods, or how to compare languages and linguistics. Other topics may include art and writing. The program goal is to help students cultivate a better understanding of how the social sciences affect the world.

When students complete a Master in Humanities, they usually gain several critical skills. Many cultivate an aptitude for thorough research, and they may also develop strong analytical skills that could help them land higher-paying jobs. Organization is another learned skill that can benefit a student throughout life.

The cost of a master’s program depends on several factors. Every school is different, with some offering courses remotely while others provide short programs lasting only a year. To find out the exact cost of a program, contact schools of interest.

A Master in Humanities may give students access to a number of interesting career opportunities. Many choose to become teachers, while others who love language pursue careers as linguists. Some may become researchers. A career as a writer is also an option, along with the prospect of becoming a historian. Students can also go for careers as counselors, artists, event coordinators, or public relations managers if they wish.

Students need flexibility when trying to complete their education, and many universities are rising to the challenge by offering online classes. Taking classes online allows students to create schedules that balance well with their personal lives. 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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Schellhammer Business School
Marbella, Spain

The Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School is a challenging interdisciplinary Master of Arts programme that focuses on the study of human nature, thought ... +

The Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School is a challenging interdisciplinary Master of Arts programme that focuses on the study of human nature, thought, and creation – past, present and how the inevitable consequences of our actions impact the future of humanity. Humanists were the first to start thinking about and exploring the human condition seeking answers to many human-related problems, by trying to make moral, ethical, spiritual and intellectual sense of the world. Schellhammer Business School continues this long tradition by combining Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Behavioural Economics, Politics, Language, Law, Anthropology, Culture, and even Business into one programme whilst advocating, exploring and supporting a new system of beliefs, principles and solutions to the manifold issues facing humanity – overpopulation, climate change, contamination, pollution, depleting resources, gross inequality, failed economic systems, and political dogmatism. With a strong emphasis on developing strong creative, critical and analytical thinking skills the Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School opens the door to careers in education, politics and is a distinct competitive advantage in a business where agility, versatility and innovation are the norm in a rapidly changing marketplace. -
MA
Full-time
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

This innovative Digital and Public Humanities master's degree from Ca' Foscari University of Venice offers a multidisciplinary curriculum that prepares you to explore, develop ... +

This innovative Digital and Public Humanities master's degree from Ca' Foscari University of Venice offers a multidisciplinary curriculum that prepares you to explore, develop and exploit the interconnection between the humanities and computer science. The program teaches you how to perceive and valorize our cultural heritage through the use of new IT and multimedia tools, connecting the past with the future. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

In the Master's Programme in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities (Previously: Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age), you may deepen your understanding of the nature ... +

In the Master's Programme in Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities (Previously: Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age), you may deepen your understanding of the nature and diversity of human language and the theoretical and digital tools for working with language and speech. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Aug 2022
Campus
 

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University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

From Greta Thunberg's school strikes and the role of the environment in politics to the unmissable natural phenomena the planet is currently experiencing, the discipline of en ... +

From Greta Thunberg's school strikes and the role of the environment in politics to the unmissable natural phenomena the planet is currently experiencing, the discipline of environmental humanities has never been more relevant. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
28 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Örebro University
Örebro, Sweden

The master's program in musicology is aimed at those of you with a bachelor's degree in musicology, the humanities or social sciences, or related disciplines, who have a buddi ... +

The master's program in musicology is aimed at those of you with a bachelor's degree in musicology, the humanities or social sciences, or related disciplines, who have a budding interest in understanding more about music. The program prepares you for a career in doctoral research on music in academia, but also provides knowledge that can be used in a wide variety of music-related professions. E.g. working with data analysis in the media and music industries or working in the public cultural sector. -
Master
Full-time
120 hours
English
29 Aug 2023
17 Jan 2023
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The program is designed to equip the next generation of humanities researchers with the tools to design innovative, imaginative research across disciplines. In close collabora ... +

The program is designed to equip the next generation of humanities researchers with the tools to design innovative, imaginative research across disciplines. In close collaboration with highly acclaimed research groups, you’ll develop techniques to connect your research with current societal challenges and to communicate the results to a broad audience. You’ll benefit from the extensive network our teams have built up with heritage institutions, research institutes, NGOs, and business partners, for internships and embedded research projects. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Padova
Padua, Italy

The two-year MA program in Mobility Studies at the University of Padua is driven by the assumption that the Humanities can play a crucial role in facing and understanding mobi ... +

The two-year MA program in Mobility Studies at the University of Padua is driven by the assumption that the Humanities can play a crucial role in facing and understanding mobility in present society. This is something different than offering a focus uniquely on the circulation of people, objects, and ideas in given historical and geographical frameworks. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2022
Campus
 
University of Castilla La Mancha
Ciudad Real, Spain +1 More

The University Master's Degree in Research in Letters and Humanities (MUILH) is an official university master's degree adapted to the new university regulations and the Europe ... +

The University Master's Degree in Research in Letters and Humanities (MUILH) is an official university master's degree adapted to the new university regulations and the European Higher Education Area and has been accredited by the ANECA Quality Agency. It is aimed at training in advanced research in the branch of knowledge of Arts and Humanities, with studies in the subjects of Spanish Philology and Philologies in modern languages: English-French-German-Italian, History, Art History, Geography and Organization of the Territory, Philosophy and, in general, all those related to Literature and Humanities. -
Master
Full-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Plymouth
Plymouth, United Kingdom

This programme brings multiple disciplinary perspectives into dialogue with the ecological sciences, conservation and environmental thought. Drawing on wide-ranging and world- ... +

This programme brings multiple disciplinary perspectives into dialogue with the ecological sciences, conservation and environmental thought. Drawing on wide-ranging and world-leading staff expertise, this interdisciplinary MA will enable you to build key skills in communication, research and critical and creative thinking invaluable for building more environmentally responsible societies of the future. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

In the Digital Humanities program, you will learn to build research projects that tackle questions across the whole field of premodern studies while using and developing new d ... +

In the Digital Humanities program, you will learn to build research projects that tackle questions across the whole field of premodern studies while using and developing new digital technologies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Universitat de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The adaptation of the humanities and social sciences to current times and the expansion of their research and dissemination capabilities thanks to digital tools have given ris ... +

The adaptation of the humanities and social sciences to current times and the expansion of their research and dissemination capabilities thanks to digital tools have given rise to what is known as digital humanities. This master offers the knowledge of the most advanced digital techniques and trains specialized professionals who help humanistic research and the whole of society to better understand and use all of our cultural heritage. -
Master
Full-time
2 semesters
Catalan, Spanish
Campus
 
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM
Monterrey, Mexico +14 More

Train professionals capable of establishing links between technology and the humanities with a critical perspective and human sense; to generate interdisciplinary, responsible ... +

Train professionals capable of establishing links between technology and the humanities with a critical perspective and human sense; to generate interdisciplinary, responsible and ethical dialogues between society and the digital world; create cultural heritage projects, trend analysis in social networks and creative entrepreneurship projects. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Online
 
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

The international degree program in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK) offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum designed to foster close connections between humanit ... +

The international degree program in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK) offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum designed to foster close connections between humanities and the sciences of representation and processing of information and knowledge. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Maastricht, Netherlands

The master's program in Media Studies: Digital Cultures focuses on digital media and electronic technologies, and takes a close look at the effects they have on our current me ... +

The master's program in Media Studies: Digital Cultures focuses on digital media and electronic technologies, and takes a close look at the effects they have on our current media landscape. You will investigate the ongoing transformations in media culture and develop the skills to participate in these innovations. -
MA
Full-time
English
01 Sep 2022
01 Jun 2022
Campus
 
UDIMA - Universidad a Distancia de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The Master's Degree in Education and Digital Resources (Elearning) aims to provide teachers and future teachers with digital skills to integrate Information and Communication ... +

The Master's Degree in Education and Digital Resources (Elearning) aims to provide teachers and future teachers with digital skills to integrate Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the educational field from a practical and innovative approach, providing them with pedagogical strategies that Help them use these resources, design educational innovation projects and improve their professional practice. -
Master
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Online