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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

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University of St Andrews

The MRes in Anthropology, Art and Perception provides training for postgraduate research into the anthropology of human creativity, art, material culture and visual expre ... [+]

The MRes in Anthropology, Art and Perception provides training for postgraduate research into the anthropology of human creativity, art, material culture and visual expression. It takes perception as its starting point and draws on themes extending across the subject boundaries between art and anthropology.

The MRes in Anthropology, Art and Perception is led by the Department of Social Anthropology within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.

Highlights Students will explore new ways of thinking anthropologically and gain access to cutting-edge research tools for future research, including practical 'learning labs' with invited experts and a field visit. The course benefits from small class sizes and an interdisciplinary approach. Students have the option to write a library based dissertation or a dissertation with a practical component. Course description ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MRes in Social Anthropology provides a firm foundation in the methods and methodologies of social anthropology and the human sciences, to serve as a basis for knowled ... [+]

The MRes in Social Anthropology provides a firm foundation in the methods and methodologies of social anthropology and the human sciences, to serve as a basis for knowledgeable and skilled research in Social Anthropology.

The MRes in Social Anthropology is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the Department of Social Anthropology within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.

The programme provides a general introduction to social anthropology at the postgraduate level, which includes enhancing existing anthropological knowledge and developing knowledge in those coming to anthropology for the first time. The MRes includes various social science components, research and methodology training, and core social anthropology teaching.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MRes in Social Anthropology and Amerindian Studies is geared towards students seeking ethnographic and historical specialisation in the Americas. The programme aims t ... [+]

The MRes in Social Anthropology and Amerindian Studies is geared towards students seeking ethnographic and historical specialisation in the Americas. The programme aims to give students an awareness of research topics and trends in Amerindian Studies and to prepare them for anthropological fieldwork.

The MRes in Social Anthropology and Amerindian Studies is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the Department of Social Anthropology within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.

The programme aims to prepare you for a range of related activities in different parts of the world, to participate in national and regional debates, and to provide the delivery of academic and extension talks and courses in different countries of the Latin American world.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MRes in Pacific Studies examines the history, languages, cultures and varieties of the social organisation of the Pacific (Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia). The ... [+]

The MRes in Pacific Studies examines the history, languages, cultures and varieties of the social organisation of the Pacific (Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia). The programme is designed for students who have a special interest in conducting their fieldwork for an anthropology PhD in the region or because they wish to work there in some other capacity.

The MRes in Social Anthropology with Pacific Studies is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the Department of Social Anthropology within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.

You will pursue modules of study devoted to the history, languages, cultures and varieties of the social organisation of the Pacific, their significance for the contemporary lives of its many peoples, and the fundamental influence of this region on the discipline of social anthropology.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Moral, Political and Legal Philosophy provides a firm foundation for students wishing to specialise in ethics, and specifically in contemporary ethics, inclu ... [+]

The MLitt in Moral, Political and Legal Philosophy provides a firm foundation for students wishing to specialise in ethics, and specifically in contemporary ethics, including moral philosophy, political philosophy and legal philosophy.

The MLitt in Moral, Political and Legal Philosophy is a one-year taught postgraduate programme run by St Andrews and Stirling Graduate Programme in Philosophy (SASP), taught by staff from both the University of St Andrews and the University of Stirling. The focus is on introducing students to contemporary debates in the fields of Moral, Political and Legal Philosophy, whilst also encouraging connections between these various specialisms.

Highlights Philosophy at St Andrews was ranked top in Scotland and fifth in the UK in the UK Research Excellence Framework 2014. St Andrews and Stirling Graduate Programme was ranked the third best Philosophy programme in the UK in the latest Philosophical Gourmet Report. Optional modules in moral, political and legal philosophy are available to students on the MLitt. Supervisors at both St Andrews and Stirling are available to oversee the MLitt dissertation. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies offers students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of classical and modern Arabic and Persian literature ... [+]

The MLitt in Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies offers students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of classical and modern Arabic and Persian literature and cultures, including music and film, as a prelude to professional work in the arts and culture of the area or as a sound basis for progression to PhD study.

The MLitt in Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the Department of Arabic and Persian in the School of Modern Languages. The programme is aimed at those who have studied Persian or Arabic literature, and are interested in other languages’ literature and comparative literature, postcolonial studies, translation studies, gender studies and Middle Eastern history and culture.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Spanish and Latin American Studies aims to develop and enhance students' knowledge of Hispanic literature, culture and history through textual study and theo ... [+]

The MLitt in Spanish and Latin American Studies aims to develop and enhance students' knowledge of Hispanic literature, culture and history through textual study and theoretical reflection.

The MLitt in Spanish and Latin American Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the Department of Spanish in the School of Modern Languages. It is primarily targeted to students whose main focus is literary studies with an interest in history and visual culture.

Highlights Students receive training in traditional and new research techniques and have the opportunity to broaden their language portfolios. Small class sizes of no more than 20 students provide a close-knit postgraduate community and friendly environment. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Cultural Identity Studies offers students the opportunity to gain a theoretical grasp of different dimensions of cultural identity and explore the ways such ... [+]

The MLitt in Cultural Identity Studies offers students the opportunity to gain a theoretical grasp of different dimensions of cultural identity and explore the ways such dimensions are represented in one or more of the cultural traditions of the Arabic- and Persian-speaking world, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Latin America and Russia.

The MLitt in Cultural Identity Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the Cultural Identity Studies Institute (CISI), part of the School of Modern Languages. The programme explores the contemporary problem of collective identities as modelled by and expressed in national culture.

Highlights The programme draws on the literary and linguistic expertise of the School of Modern Languages as well as on perspectives of related academic disciplines of critical theory. Students may choose to specialise in Arabic, French, Italian, German, Spanish or Russian. Students receive training in traditional and new research techniques and have the opportunity to broaden their language portfolios. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The Erasmus Mundus MLitt in Crossways in Cultural Narratives is a two year EU-endorsed, multidisciplinary and multilingual programme delivered by a consortium of internat ... [+]

The Erasmus Mundus MLitt in Crossways in Cultural Narratives is a two year EU-endorsed, multidisciplinary and multilingual programme delivered by a consortium of international universities. At St Andrews, the study in this degree focuses on the areas of cultural identities and comparative literature.

The Erasmus Mundus MLitt in Crossways in Cultural Narratives is a two-year taught postgraduate programme open to both European and non-European students. It is run by an international consortium of the following universities:

Bergamo, Italy Nova Lisboa, Portugal Poznan, Poland Perpignan, France Santiago de Compostela, Spain St Andrews, Scotland Sheffield, England Guelph, Canada Tres de Febrero, Argentina Tübingen, Germany Mexico City, Mexico ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence seeks to develop in students a critical understanding of the concept of terrorism and political violence within the context ... [+]

The MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence seeks to develop in students a critical understanding of the concept of terrorism and political violence within the context of a multidisciplinary approach to security studies.

Terrorism and Political Violence is also offered as a part-time distance learning programme.

The MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence is a taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations.

Highlights Study in Terrorism and Political Violence examines selected approaches to knowledge generation around terrorism and counterterrorism and considers the development of new responses to terrorism and political violence. Students have the opportunity to apply for a semester abroad at Georgetown University in Washington DC during their second semester. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Strategic Studies addresses core themes in strategic studies, enabling students to apply knowledge of strategy-making and strategic thinking as a historical ... [+]

The MLitt in Strategic Studies addresses core themes in strategic studies, enabling students to apply knowledge of strategy-making and strategic thinking as a historical practice to armed conflict.

The MLitt in Strategic Studies is a one year taught postgraduate programme run jointly by the Schools of International Relations and History and is linked to the Institute for the Study of War and Strategy.

Highlights The course is firmly grounded in a historical approach to the subject, both with a view to strategic theory as a subfield of intellectual history and political theory. The wide-ranging choice of optional modules enables students to tailor the programme’s taught elements to their individual requirements and interests. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies (MECCASS) provides students with in-depth familiarity with the political and security dynamics of th ... [+]

The MLitt in Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies (MECCASS) provides students with in-depth familiarity with the political and security dynamics of the geographic area of the Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asia.

The MLitt in Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies is a one-year multidisciplinary degree run by the School of International Relations which offers an advanced grounding in the security of three fascinating and turbulent regions: the Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asia. It explores the security, politics, economics, history and culture of these strategically significant areas.

Highlights The course is designed as a prelude to professional work in diplomacy, government, NGOs, or international business or as a preparation for PhD study. In most years, the MECCASS teaching staff conduct a study trip for students to either Central Asia or the Middle East, offering unique insights (these trips depend on staff availability and conditions on the ground, and cannot, therefore be guaranteed to be available every year; they are funded by participating students). The course offers an opportunity for language study in Arabic, Persian or Russian. Teaching is deeply informed with real-world experience as the programme regularly brings in practitioners and outside experts. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in International Security Studies introduces international security through traditional and critical approaches. Students will learn to cultivate their own voic ... [+]

The MLitt in International Security Studies introduces international security through traditional and critical approaches. Students will learn to cultivate their own voice by engaging with different theoretical approaches and empirical case studies.

The MLitt in International Security Studies is a one year taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations.

Highlights This programme allows students to study critical and traditional security approaches. It ensures that students grasp the cutting edge debates taking place in security studies. It invites students to think originally and pushes them to ask alternative questions. It provides opportunities for students to apply a wide array of theoretical lenses. It encourages students to focus on specific empirical case studies and global security issues. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MRes in International Relations provides intensive training in research design and methodology and is intended for students considering PhD studies. Students will be ... [+]

The MRes in International Relations provides intensive training in research design and methodology and is intended for students considering PhD studies. Students will be introduced to theoretical and analytical approaches in IR and research design in the social sciences leading to the completion of a comprehensive research proposal.

The MRes in International Relations is a one year taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations.

The course provides a structured programme of research training to equip students with the skills required to undertake doctoral-level research in international politics or a research-related career.

MRes students will develop knowledge of and expertise in quantitative and qualitative methods and apply this research training to a particular subject area linked to one of the School’s existing MLitt programmes.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MLitt in International Political Theory provides students with a dynamic and systematic understanding of how political theory can be brought to bear on international ... [+]

The MLitt in International Political Theory provides students with a dynamic and systematic understanding of how political theory can be brought to bear on international politics and world affairs.

The MLitt in International Political Theory is a one year taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations. The programme commences in September and ends the following August.

Highlights The course offers a uniquely deep focus on both the history of political thought and contemporary political theory. This programme is ideal for further academic work leading to a PhD at St Andrews or elsewhere. The MLitt in International Political Theory prepares students for a wide range of professional fields including law, policy research and consultancy, NGOs, charities, international organisations, civil service and publishing. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus