Master programs and postgraduate courses in literature are aimed mainly at graduates with humanistic bachelor's or master's degree, from faculties such as literature, philosophy, foreign languages and literature. They are specialization programs for boys and girls interested in culture, history, works and literary productions. The students of these courses of specialization in literature aspire to a career that will make them men and women experts in writings related to a science, art or discipline rather than literary critics, writers, authors of books and monographs on very specific topics. In some cases there are also career paths related to journalism declined in literature.
Graduates of the master's degree in literature often play the role of teachers and lectures at universities and public or private schools but there are those who choose to become linguistic mediators or translators.
The Master "Strategic Management of Human Resources and Organizations" aims at developing a professional profile with managerial skills who is meant to select, train, and develop the Human Capital in companies and organizations. The course is taught in Italian (80%) and English (20%).
MA in Philosophy gives a systematic overview of the field of philosophy, theoretical developments, concepts and methods of philosophical research.Request more info
The Master "Digital Strategies Management for Cultural Heritage" offers managerial education to graduates and young professionals in the fields of Humanities, Art History, Classical Studies and Architecture. The course aims at building the professional profile of the cultural manager.Request more info
The Master in Cultural Management intends to provide training and executive education for those interested in leading and managing creative enterprise focused in the arts, entertainment, communication.START: MARCH 2020Request more info
The MA Buddhist Studies suits students with different academic backgrounds, from those interested in broadening their knowledge of Buddhism as a whole or of specific traditions to those intending to embark on language-based research or fieldwork among Buddhist communities.Request more info
Modern linguistics is the scientific study of all aspects of the world’s languages from their sound systems and grammatical structure through to the interaction of language with culture, the study of meaning in language, and the use of language in modern technology.Request more info
The MA English: Early Modern Studies pathway gives you the opportunity to explore the vibrant culture that existed in Europe between 1300 and 1700. A unique feature of this pathway is that it provides the chance for you to explore the Medieval and Early Modern periods.Request more info
The MA in Global Cinemas and the Transcultural offers students the unique opportunity to study in-depth regional cinemas outside the now standard research topographies, both geographical and theoretical, of mainstream cinema studies.Request more info
This programme offers you the opportunity to engage with American, British, Irish, and world Anglophone literary cultures. The pathway brings together a variety of genres and critical approaches to contemporary literature.Request more info
The MA in Historical Research Methods is designed to train students in research skills to the level prescribed by the research training guidelines favoured by UK Research Councils.Request more info
The Master`s Programm Culture, Arts & Media does research on cultural artifacts, practices, institutions and media as well as on fields of cultural production.Request more info
This programme covers both pre-modern and modern literatures of Japan. It includes the study of literary works written in the original languages, as well as an introduction to literary theory.Request more info
Students who complete the MA in the Anthropology of Tourism, Travel, and Pilgrimage develop a wide range of transferable skills, including research, analysis, and oral and written communication.Request more info
This course gives you the chance to study English literature in a modern university environment, while taking advantage of the wealth of resources offered by London’s rich cultural life.Request more info
More detailed information about our Masters courses, including the most up to date modules (units) you can study are available on the SOAS website: www.soas.ac.uk/admissions/pg/subject/Here you will find the latest information about our courses. If you have any questions, please just let us know!Request more info
The MA in African Literature enables students to engage critically with varied aspects of oral and written literatures in Africa.Request more info
The MA in Theatre and Performance is an innovative programme that is committed to socially-engaged and critically inventive exploration into theatre and performance.Request more info
The MA English Studies: English Literature pathway mixes structure and flexibility. It combines a specially-designed core module with the opportunity to select further options from across the whole range of MA modules on offer in the Department of English.Request more info
The opportunity to move from the familiar Euro-American literary canons into the fresh but less well known worlds of African and Asian literature is what attracts most students to this popular MA.Request more info
It allows you to form a critical perspective on Shakespeare as a global cultural phenomenon from Elizabethan England to the 21st century. You will examine the afterlife of his plays as they have been read, performed and translated not only linguistically but in cultural contexts and new media.Request more info
The programme suits anyone interested in the literary cultures of Korea, as well as students of literature with no prior knowledge of Korean literature who are looking for new areas of inquiry.Request more info