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 "Finance and Business Strategy" aims at developing a professional profile with managerial skills in the fields of Finance, Accounting, and Strategic Planning. The course is taught in Italian (80%) and English (20%).
MA in Semiotics provides interdisciplinary background and gives a theoretical base for the application of semiotic ideas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The aim of MIBS is to train new professional figures applying the concepts, contents, languages, and methods of management. The goal is to develop specific skills in the context of firms' internationalization.
A specialisation for interior designers, architects and professionals working in retail, hospitality and entertainment who wish to expand their knowledge of the new languages of design and space planning in relation to the market’s innovation-oriented international trends.
Focused on one of the world’s fastest growing industries, this program provides a practical approach towards sustainable hospitality and the shift in demands from the conscientious travelers!