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2 Masters Programs in Interdisciplinary Studies

A master’s degree is a post-graduate degree obtained only once a person has completed their undergraduate studies. Master’s programs typically take two years to complete, in addition to the four or more years it takes to complete an undergraduate program.

What is a Master in Interdisciplinary Studies? A master’s in this field aims to prepare individuals to become leaders and professionals who focus on enhancing the lives of migrants and refugees across the globe. Courses offered in this program may consist of teaching pupils about the many challenges faced by these groups of people and prepare them to act compassionately, swiftly and professionally when innovating solutions for global crises.

Individuals who successfully complete this program may experience significant benefits, including but not limited to the ability to reason, to act with compassion and to think beyond one’s own needs. Strong reasoning capabilities are valuable in most career fields, and compassion and altruism may serve to enhance all areas of one’s life.

The cost of this particular program varies and hinges on multiple factors. The duration of study, location of the university and whether courses are offered mostly online or offline may play a role in the final price.

Graduates of this program have the potential to pursue many exciting career opportunities. Individuals with a degree in the field tend to enjoy such prosperous careers as policymakers for local, state and national government agencies; advocates for the public and those less fortunate; philanthropists and social workers. Many may find jobs within government agencies, non-profit organizations and charity foundations. However, because of the skillset that graduates tend to possess, opportunities in other areas may present themselves as well.

Many universities offer a degree in interdisciplinary studies, but where one pursues their education ultimately depends on their location and their schedule. Online courses offer flexibility, which is convenient for many. To learn more, 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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2 Results in Interdisciplinary Studies

The Institute for European Studies

The Specialized Master in EU Interdisciplinary Studies is a 60-credit course in English organized by IEE-ULB. The uniqueness of this Master program lies in its focus on c ... [+]

The Specialized Master in EU Interdisciplinary Studies is a 60-credit course in English organized by IEE-ULB.

This Specialized Master has interdisciplinarity as one of its main features.

They are a reflection on European political, economic, social and legal integration issues.

The uniqueness of this Master program lies in its focus on career development. An innovative seminar is organised to offer students the necessary skills to develop a professional project and a career plan.

The programme of the Specialized Master in EU Interdisciplinary Studies

The curriculum of this Specialized master’s degree is not for initiation into the topic, but for an in-depth study of the proposed themes. A fundamental module of compulsory courses allows for an understanding of European integration.... [-]

Belgium Brussels
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt Contemporary Studies is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores what it means to label something as “contemporary” and considers how knowledge ... [+]

The MLitt Contemporary Studies is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores what it means to label something as “contemporary” and considers how knowledge is defined and disseminated in different disciplines.

The MLitt Contemporary Studies is an interdisciplinary degree that explores the nature of the contemporary. It addresses contemporary subjects from a range of arts, social science, and science disciplinary perspectives. The programme will develop your ability to approach contemporary subjects and challenges with an interdisciplinary, and thus flexible, mindset.

Highlights Brings together students from the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences - offering an interdisciplinary degree that is unique within St Andrews. Broadens your knowledge base and enhances your skills of analysis and communication; you will think beyond the methodologies of any single discipline and start to develop a common lexicon that bridges disciplinary divides. Students complete two short placements that promote engagement beyond academia and help you develop your professional skills set. Your summer research project can take the form of a practice-based submission based on a practical component such as a video essay, curation work, or website design or a standard written dissertation. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus