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 postgraduate courses in languages for graduates with bachelor's or master's degree offer a specialization related to issues such as culture, internationalization, maybe less known idioms such as Chinese, Arabic, Indian, translation and interpretation. Students of a training program in languages aspire to careers as translators, interpreters, teachers, language mediators, experts in teaching.
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
The higher education of the European College of Parma Foundation is geared to providing an in-depth interdisciplinary and multi-cultural study programme on the process of European integration.
This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching.Request more info
This course is suitable for people from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including educators from the state and private sectors.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
This course offers you the opportunity to enhance and deepen your knowledge of the theoretical and substantive aspects of contemporary sociology as well as develop your expertise in the principles and application of social research methodologies.Request more info
This course gives you the opportunity for advanced study in an intellectually lively department with a long tradition of excellent teaching and an international reputation for research.Request more info
The English Language and Linguistics MA aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of the linguistic features of English from a wide range of perspectives: theoretical and applied, synchronic and diachronic.Request more info
MA in Semiotics provides interdisciplinary background and gives a theoretical base for the application of semiotic ideas.Request more info
Contact between cultures is of prime economic and sociocultural importance in our increasingly global world, and well-qualified people are needed to deal successfully with increasing intercultural interaction.Request more info
MA in European Union-Russia Studies combines international relations, economics, law, history and cultural studies of the EU and Russia.Request more info
The two-year MA Advanced Chinese Studies offers comprehensive language-based training across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.Request more info
This is the only Masters-level programme offered anywhere in the world that provides students who intend to proceed to conduct anthropological research (broadly defined) in Nepal with the necessary skills (disciplinary, linguistic, methodological).Request more info
This MA programme builds on our thriving undergraduate programme in Comparative Literature. This field, sometimes also understood as comparative cultural studies, has since its beginnings, recognised the realities of cultural movement and of exchange and dialogue.Request more info
The MA provides advanced training in the field of Language Pedagogy with a specialization in Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Tibetan.Request 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
This Masters is designed for students wishing to pursue a PhD in social anthropology. The programme might also be taken as a stand-alone MA for those wanting training in anthropological research methods for professional development or practical application.Request more info
The Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching programme is aimed at students with little or no teaching experience, who want to improve their understanding of linguistics as applied to English Language teaching.Request more info
The MA in Iranian Studies enables students to critically assess the historical development of Iranian society, economics and culture within the context of the wider west Asian area and to appreciate the complexity of the history and cultural make up of Iran.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
this degree takes seriously the development and use of mediated forms by minority ethnic, diasporic, exilic and refugee populations, be that in minority television channels, deterritorialized political action or other forms of cultural and political representation.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