Master's Degree in Humanities in Zurich in Switzerland

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Humanities

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.

If a student is looking to become a social worker, educator or any career involving great artistic skill, Humanities and Social Sciences may be the correct area of study. This field presents a wide array of classes which teach participants a variety of skills that are valuable across many industries.

Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra. Switzerland has some of the world renown universites like ETH in Zurich, EPFL in Lausanne, IHEID in Geneva, University of Lausanne or the University of St. Gallen. Keep in mind, it's much better to speak the local language, so if you can't speak either French, German or Italian, better go for a language course first.

Zurich is home to over 60 thousand people at 20 universities and even more at other tertiary schools. It’s also known for technology and applied sciences, mainly by winning prizes at European and world conventions and by producing Noble Laureates.

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Master in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12 months September 2017 Switzerland Zurich + 1 more

MLS - Master in Liberal Studies (60 credits) [+]

Masters in Humanities in Zurich in Switzerland. Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Courses Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 60 credits Electives 52 credits / 26 courses Thesis 8 credits Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120... [-]

MAS in Applied History

University of Zurich Department of History
Campus 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Zurich

Berufsbegleitende Weiterbildung in den spezifischen strategischen Potentialen der historischen Methode, von praktischem Nutzen in Berufsfeldern wie Politik, Diplomatie, Wirtschaft, sowie im Management, im Medien- und im Kulturbetrieb. [+]

Die moderne Geschichtswissenschaft ist eine faszinierende Disziplin, die sich mit allen Aspekten menschlichen Lebens auseinandersetzt. Daten, Schlachten, Staatsaktionen und "grosse Männer" stehen schon lange nicht mehr im Zentrum des Fachs: vom Alltag der Menschen vergangener Jahrhunderte bis zur Geschichte des Körpers und der

Geschlechterbeziehungen, von der Geschichte von Randgruppen bis zur Auseinandersetzung mit den Ursachen von Revolutionen und Krisen wird ein breites Themenspektrum bearbeitet. Geschichte betreiben heisst, sich mit den Träumen und Projekten, mit den Hoffnungen und Ängsten unserer Vorfahren beschäftigen; bedeutet, Bedingungen menschlichen Daseins in den verschiedenen Gesellschaften kennenzulernen. Geschichte erklärt uns, wer wir sind, indem sie rekonstruiert, wie wir geworden sind. Sie zeigt uns "vergangene Zukunft": führt vor Augen, wie andere Generationen mit den Bedrohungen und Chancen, die in jeder Gegenwart gegeben sind, umgingen. ... [-]