By attending a MA or Master of Arts, graduates with bachelor's degree will award a master's degree in the fields of social sciences, humanities, theology and fine arts. These programs typically last from one up to two years full-time and provides graduates with a general knowledge in a discipline.
Master programs and courses in archeology for graduates with bachelor's or master's degree interested in a career as an archaeologist, an expert in the development of cultural, historical and architectural heritage or experts of science that deals with the reconstruction of ancient civilizations through the study of material evidence as monuments or artifacts rather than the conservation and restoration of works, excavations and archaeological sites.
The frequency of a full time master program provides for students, graduates and young professionals to follow the lessons with full-time commitment for the duration of the course and program that lasts the whole day. Usually these courses are attended by men and women who have just graduated, with bachelor's or master's degree
Luxury Management is a Major of the Luiss Master in Fashion, Luxury & Tourism Managemen. This programme helps students to understand how to master the features of the Luxury industry.
The SOAS MA programme in the Anthropology of Food offers students the opportunity to explore historically and culturally variable foodways, from foraging to industrial agriculture, from Europe and North America to Africa, Asia and South America.
This programme, to be inaugurated in September 2012, draws on courses across the School of Arts, permitting student to specialise in, for example: popular music and film in the Middle East; art, archaeology and music of the Silk Road; music, media and development in Africa
This programme covers the arts of China, Korea and Japan and offers courses of a wide range of arts from each area, as well as on the links between them.
This new taught-Masters degree offers a deep insight into the Arab world through its literatures. It is an advanced programme designed for students with a good first degree in Arabic or with a good university degree who also know Arabic.
The MA in African Studies provides an unrivalled programme of advanced courses on Africa; one of the world’s most fascinating and challenging regions.
The title of the degree reflects the fact that some of the courses deal with painting, sculpture, architecture or the decorative arts - the conventional subject-matter of the History of Art - while others, in both subject-matter and approach, are courses in Archaeology.
This is one of the few Master-level programmes in History focusing on the study of Asia, the Middle East and Africa in the UK.
The MA Chinese Studies provides an exceptional opportunity to take advantage of the wide range of disciplinary approaches to the study of Chinese societies available at SOAS.The main emphasis is on modern and contemporary China, although it is also possible to study aspects of pre-Modern China.
The SOAS MA in Ancient Near Eastern Languages offers an intensive programme of text-reading and language-learning for those who already have a good knowledge of the Akkadian language - usually at least two years' experience.
The degree offers courses dealing with particular regions or categories of art such as Fatimid art and architecture, Arab, Persian, and Turkish painting, Mamluk architecture, and applied arts and architecture of Ottoman Egypt and Syria.
This is the sole specialised MA programme is the art history and archaeology of East Asia offered anywhere in the English-speaking world. We offer generous coverage of China, Korea and Japan in most media and for most time periods.