Master Program in Humanities in Asia

Compare Masters Programs in Humanities in Asia 2019

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

The academic study of humanities provides students with a broad understanding of many key areas of human history and culture. This can include studies in the visual and performing arts, history, and literature, as well as the teaching of critical thinking and rhetoric skills.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Master in Humanities and Social Sciences

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time 2 years April 2019 Japan Hirosaki

Two courses of study are offered in the M.A. program: Cultural Studies and Applied Social Sciences. The goal of each is to turn out highly qualified graduates who can deal with the transformations and institutional reforms that are occurring at both the regional and the global levels of current society. [+]

The Graduate School of the Humanities and Social Sciences is committed to the community and the globalized world.

Two courses of study are offered in the M.A. program: Cultural Studies and Applied Social Sciences. The goal of each is to turn out highly qualified graduates who can deal with the transformations and institutional reforms that are occurring at both the regional and the global levels of current society.

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Master of Humanities and Arts

Asia e University
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 2 more

The MHA (By Research) programme is specifically designed to meet the needs of postgraduate students who intend to specialise in the areas of Humanities and Arts. [+]

The MHA (By Research) programme is specifically designed to meet the needs of postgraduate students who intend to specialise in the areas of Humanities and Arts. This blended learning programme is targeted to individuals keen on advanced research and academic pursuits at educational institutions, as well as those who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in these areas. This programme is offered by Asia e University, a multinational and dual mode university recognised by 32 member countries of the Asia Corporation Dialogue (ACD).

Learning Objectives

1. Reflect on contemporary issues and controversies in arts and humanities mainly in Asian Centric through their own creative engagement with the research theories and methods.... [-]


MPhil in Humanities

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2019 Hong Kong

The MPhil programme provides training for students who intend to pursue careers in teaching and research. It can be an end in itself or serve as preparation for a PhD research degree. Students may specialize in linguistics, literature, history, and anthropology, or philosophy and religion. Coursework and the completion of a thesis are required. [+]

At HKUST, we offer the largest interdisciplinary university-level programme in humanities and social science in Mainland China and Greater China and the only one to have an explicit, programme-wide, comparative focus as exemplified by our innovative Global China Studies degrees.

Like every university of excellence, we are dedicated to research and teaching. What sets us apart from our peers is our explicit focus on global, especially North American and Chinese, best practice in teaching, graduate training and placement, and our own research.

The MPhil programme provides training for students who intend to pursue careers in teaching and research. It can be an end in itself or serve as preparation for a PhD research degree. Students may specialize in linguistics, literature, history, and anthropology, or philosophy and religion. Coursework and the completion of a thesis are required.... [-]


Master in Digital Humanities

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

Our programme trains specialists capable of employing the latest tools when working with digital data, and applying these tools in the humanities. With these skills, such specialists can preserve cultural heritage in digital form. [+]

In a world of Big Data and total digitization, the humanities cannot remain as they were 100, 50, or even 10 years ago. Linguistics, philology, history, and art criticism are now going through a “digital turn”. Thanks to the development of technologies, new objects of research are appearing in the form of vast text collections, historical databases, digital archives, and online museums.

These objects contain a wealth of information about the language, culture, and society. However, they cannot be adequately studied with the methods traditionally used in the humanities. This “digital turn” requires new research competencies.

Our programme trains specialists capable of employing the latest tools when working with digital data, and applying these tools in the humanities. With these skills, such specialists can preserve cultural heritage in digital form.... [-]