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 literature for graduates from faculties such as letters, philosophy, foreign languages and literature. Specialization programs for lovers of culture, history, works and literary productions and future literary critics, writers, journalists, teachers, language mediators or translators.
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
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MA in Philosophy gives a systematic overview of the field of philosophy, theoretical developments, concepts and methods of philosophical research.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 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 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 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.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
Our MA English Literature: Eighteenth-Century Literature and Romanticism pathway takes a truly interdisciplinary approach, and explores the history of genres, philosophy, politics, history, and visual culture, amongst other topics.Request more info
Our MA English Studies: Writing in the Modern Age pathway explores 20th and 21st century literature and culture. Its core module, ‘Modernism and After’, tracks the central debates that run through modern writing and criticismRequest more info
This programme enables students to engage critically with the varied aspects of Chinese literature. This new degree covers both pre-modern and modern literatures of China. It includes the study of literary works written in the original languages, as well as an introduction to literary theory.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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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