An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.
Hong Kong is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Macau.
MAs in Hong Kong
The 2019-20 MAIA programme will accept applications for admission from 1 October 2018. [+]
Lingnan University’s new taught MA programme provides postgraduates with an understanding of key subjects including international and comparative politicsBrief programme outline The 2019-20 MAIA programme will accept applications for admission from 1 October 2018. The Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA) is hosted by the Department of Political Science: http://www.ln.edu.hk/polsci/. The MAIA programme aims to provide postgraduate education and training in international affairs with a political science emphasis. Two modes of study will be offered under this MA programme:1) One-year, two terms, full-time degree2) Two-years, four terms, part-time degree The MAIA programme requires the completion of a total of 24 credit hours, including 4 compulsory courses (12 credits) and 4 elective courses (12 credits). The classes would be conducted in the form of a seminar with a high expectation of a close interaction between students and instructor. Students are expected to undertake responsible self-study, doing weekly required readings and making presentations in classes. A research term paper as part of the assessment is also a norm. Tuition for 2019-20: full-time: HK$99,000; part-time: HK$49,500 (subject to final approval), with several student scholarships available in the forms of half-fee and/or quarter-fee tuition waiver to academic outstanding applicants. For overseas and Mainland Chinese students who aim for high-quality English language Master degree education, our MAIA programme should be a very good choice with its high degree of internationalization and relatively low costs for tuition and living in Hong Kong. Our... [-]
The Master of Arts in International Higher Education and Management is designed for those who want to seriously study international higher education, policy, and governance, as well as management and leadership issues in managing the contemporary university. [+]
The initiatives that Chief Executive Carrie Lam aims to apply to higher and continuing education – which include a HK$30,000 subsidy to eligible secondary school graduates – will certainly trigger increased growth in the sector. But this sector has already developed rapidly over the last few years, due to an increase in bachelor’s and master’s programmes offered by local and overseas institutions. All this activity has increased the demand for support and administrative staff who work in higher education, as well as high-calibre academic staff and faculty members.The need for the International Higher Education and Management programme
“We see the need for a programme that can nurture administrative staff who work at higher education institutions, and equip them with the latest skillsets and a global perspective,” says Dr Kent Lai, programme leader of the new MA in International Higher Education and Management (IHEM) offered at Lingnan University.... [-]
This programme is designed for teachers with teaching experience at the tertiary, adult or secondary level to develop their effective problem-solving techniques required in demanding and changing teaching environments. It is recognised by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government for the Subject Knowledge Requirement for teachers. [+]
The aim of this programme is to develop graduates capable of making an immediate contribution to education. This programme provides you with:insights into linguistic, educational and international issues related to English language teaching knowledge and skills extremely relevant for an effective English language teacher opportunities to reflect and relate recent trends in educational concepts to your own experience and practice a critical perspective designed to equip you for the challenges in today's ever-changing teaching environment a depth of knowledge which will enhance your ambition to offer a high quality and outstanding English language teaching experience to your students Programme Contents ... [-]
This programme supports teachers in specific areas of the new language arts curriculum as well as business professionals who use language arts, such as trainers and coaches. It is recognised by the Education Bureau (EDB) of the HKSAR Government for the Language Proficiency Requirement. [+]
The aim of this programme is to develop graduates capable of making an immediate contribution to education or business. This programme provides:subjects which reflect current trends and demands on language teachers and business trainers in Hong Kong opportunities to learn new concepts in English language and language arts studies, such as literature, media, popular culture, drama, spoken language arts (choral poetry reading, debating) and language learning/teaching innovative approaches to language studies and language arts which reflect the literacy and language of the present Hong Kong community insights into linguistic and educational issues related to using the English Language Arts opportunities to reflect on and relate recent trends in the English Language Arts to students’ own experience and practice a critical perspective designed to equip students for the challenges of teaching and working environments in which visual, civic, cultural and technological literacies are important Professional Recognition ... [-]
This programme is designed for practising professionals who hold positions of responsibility. It provides you with a critical awareness of how communication functions in organizations to approach demanding managerial tasks with confidence. [+]
This credit-based programme, offered by the Department of English, is intended for professionals of all disciplines who wish to upgrade their qualifications in English for professional contexts. It is designed primarily for middle-level managerial staff who need to demonstrate a high level of communicative competence in English in situations relevant to their personal needs. The Programme will enable students to communicate effectively, appropriately and confidently in managerial tasks requiring a high level of English.
The aim of the Programme is to equip graduates with an understanding of the concepts and skills that underlie the use of English in professional contexts. These include:... [-]
The MSL is centred on developing personal and professional effectiveness, enabling practising and aspiring managers to enhance their knowledge and skills in management, leadership and strategy. [+]
London Metropolitan University, with roots dating back to 1848, is located in the heart of London’s commercial district; home to some of the biggest global banking corporations and Law firms in the world. Our network of industry partners, our committed and expert teaching, and our excellence in research make The Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law a rewarding place to study dynamic and relevant portfolio of challenging business and legal courses, equipping our graduates with the knowledge and skills to accelerate their professional career paths.Oxademy and London Metropolitan University
London Metropolitan University, one of the London's oldest educational institutions, has joined with Oxademy Graduate School, an innovate online and blended learning company led by dynamic CEOs, to offer MA in Management and Strategic Leadership. The programme will equip students with two qualifications; Oxademy Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Management and Strategic Leadership from London Metropolitan University.This is a unique relationship which is enhanced by academic expertise from the University and a unique e-learning platform that Oxademy has developed, which it is hoped will benefit learners from across the world.... [-]
The programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive and critical understanding of the theory and practice of English in educational and workplace contexts. [+]
The programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive and critical understanding of the theory and practice of English in educational and workplace contexts. The knowledge and skills students acquire on the programme will enable them to become innovative and reflective professionals in a range of institutional settings, including schools, universities and workplaces in the private and public sectors.Meeting the needs of English-using professionals
The specialisms in English Language Studies, English Language Teaching and English Language Arts are mainly intended for serving English language teachers or graduates who intend to enter the teaching profession. Preference will, therefore, be given to applicants who have majored in English or a communication-related field. Each specialism is designed to meet particular professional needs and interests.... [-]
This programme aims to update students' knowledge of the systems and uses of English and how these relate to their work. It is recognised by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government for the Subject Knowledge Requirement for teachers. [+]
New and serving English language teachers who do not hold a degree in English, but who have completed the MAELS programme successfully, are regarded by the Education Bureau (EDB) as having a degree with a relevant language major. The MAELS meets the EDB's Subject Knowledge Requirement (SKR). It also meets the Language Proficiency Requirement (LPR) provided that on graduation students meet the training requirements for language teachers.... [-]