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 translation offer to language graduates the skills needed to become a translator, interpreter or linguistic mediator. The students of these courses can choose to focus their preparation in technical or scientific area rather than deal with simultaneous translation or 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 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%).
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 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
MA in Semiotics provides interdisciplinary background and gives a theoretical base for the application of semiotic ideas.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 degree is designed either to prepare the student for advanced graduate work in a wide range of subjects related to Korea or as an end/qualification in itself.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
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
This programme is designed to offer comprehensive training in the core subject areas of linguistics, while also offering you the flexibility to focus on formal linguistics, sociolinguistics or the exciting and emerging links between themRequest more info
The two-year intensive language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with a country in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language course would enable them to reach a near proficient knowledge of the language.Request more info
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.Request 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 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.Request more info
The Technical and Specialised Translation MA is open to you if your first language is English. The course will prepare you for a career in the translation market, building on your existing language skills to translate professionally into English from one or two foreign languages.Request more info
The course is suitable whether English is your first language or not. It will provide you with professional training aimed at the translation and interpreting markets, and an opportunity to build on your existing language skills to develop a career in those sectors.Request more info