Master of Arts in Humanities

Best 5 MAs in Humanities 2018

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.

M.A. in Humanities

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Humanities (M.A.)

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Arlington

Graduate study in literature, linguistics, and the humanities enhances historical and ethical consciousness, fosters clear and critical thinking, and hones writing skills. [+]

Humanities

Are you interested in literature, culture, history, art history, philosophy, and comparative religious studies? Do you want to immerse yourself in the resources of a world-class city?

Graduate study in literature, linguistics, and the humanities enhances historical and ethical consciousness, fosters clear and critical thinking, and hones writing skills.

Marymount's new program will prepare you for further academic work or enhance your professional development in areas like teaching, research, writing, public outreach, and editorial or curatorial work.

Because this developing program offers the opportunity to take courses from a variety of disciplines in addition to literary study – including philosophy, art history, history, linguistics, and comparative religion – you can explore the complexities of the human condition from multiple perspectives.... [-]


Master of Arts by Research

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Campus Full time Part time 12 

NIE offers higher degree studies by research leading to the degree of Master of Arts (MA) in line with the increasing emphasis on research in the Humanities, Education and Physical Education. [+]

Master of Arts by Research

NIE offers higher degree studies by research leading to the degree of Master of Arts (MA) in line with the increasing emphasis on research in the areas of Humanities, Education and Physical Education.

Applicants reading the degree of MA by research will pursue an independent but supervised research in an approved field of advanced study based on which a thesis should be between 40,000 to 50,000 words must be submitted. A Master's thesis written in the Chinese language should not exceed 100,000 Chinese characters. The award of the research degree is based entirely on the work presented in the thesis.

Qualifying Examination

A rigorous system is used to prepare you for the research phase. In the first 12 months of study, you will be required to complete the Qualifying Examination requirements as indicated in (i) and (ii) below:... [-]


Master of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time September 2018 Qatar Doha

Digital humanities is a diverse and growing field of research and teaching that brings digital tools and computing methodologies to the study of humanities. This is particularly relevant in the Middle East, where some 60% of the population is under 25, making it one of the youngest populations in the world. Increasingly, Middle Eastern culture is being defined and driven by digital culture. [+]

Digital humanities is a diverse and growing field of research and teaching that brings digital tools and computing methodologies to the study of humanities. This is particularly relevant in the Middle East, where some 60% of the population is under 25, making it one of the youngest populations in the world. Increasingly, Middle Eastern culture is being defined and driven by digital culture.

Digital humanities can be defined as a diverse and growing field of research and teaching that brings digital tools and computing methodologies to the study of humanities. The new Master of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies program allows students to study the Middle East’s digital culture from a scholarly and digital research perspective. Through the program, students are able to specialize as archival print scholars of Middle Eastern digital culture or as researchers trained to employ the powerful methodologies of the digital humanities to investigate practices, patterns, and trends of digital culture.... [-]


MA in Digital Humanities

Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Medford

In the Digital Humanities program, you will learn to build research projects that tackle questions across the whole field of premodern studies while using and developing new digital technologies. [+]

In the Digital Humanities M.A. program, you will study of the creation, transmission, preservation, and transformation of knowledge across time and culture from Antiquity to the Renaissance and the early modern period. Computerized techniques are particularly useful for this field of inquiry as they allow for processing large amounts of data across the barriers of time and space, but also language and medium.

As a student in the Digital Tools for Premodern Studies program, you will:

Gain a broad interdisciplinary perspective on the humanities Develop a research portfolio in hands-on classes and labs Develop a personalized employment profile that can lead to careers in education, archiving, data science, or technology ... [-]

MA in Engaged Humanities

Pacifica Graduate Institute
Online Full time September 2018 USA USA Online

We offer a Masters in Humanities (with one 4-day residential each quarter) designed for the challenges of the 21st century in making people creative, more responsive to changing paradigms and technology, more authentic, grounded, psychologically healthy, insightful, intuitive and effective.

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MA in Engaged Humanities

Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life Classes begin online early October We offer a Masters in Humanities (with one 4 days residential each quarter) designed for the challenges of the 21st century in making people creative, more responsive to changing paradigms and technology, more authentic, grounded, psychologically healthy, insightful, intuitive and effective.

Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life Hybrid Humanities Masters Degree (with four residentials per year)

Our world is characterized by ecological and social challenges as well as technological change. Only a community with exceptional creativity skills can thrive in such conditions. Pacifica’s M.A. Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life is a Masters in Creativity that is specifically designed to enable students to become employees and citizens who can meet these challenges.... [-]