Master of Arts (MA) in Hungary

Top MA Programs in Hungary 2017

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Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

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Masters of Arts (M.A) in Hungary

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MA in Social Integration

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Multi/intercultural issues have become increasingly significant in political, social, cultural and everyday life. This is due to processes related to globalization, to continuous social changes and to the changing cultural and educational scene. [+]

Top MAs in Hungary 2017. Multi/intercultural issues have become increasingly significant in political, social, cultural and everyday life. This is due to processes related to globalization, to continuous social changes and to the changing cultural and educational scene. Cultural awareness has thus become an essential part of being a professional in most fields but it is truly indispensable in community work and education. To meet the need for experts in these fields, the Institute of Intercultural Psychology and Education (IIPE) at the Faculty of Education and Psychology ELTE launched its first MA Program of Intercultural Psychology and Education (4 semesters, 120 credits) in 2009s. Since September 2013, the program has been offered in English to students from various regions of the world. The program provides students with knowledge about the multifaceted nature of intercultural issues and multi/interculturalism by means of a multidisciplinary approach, which includes anthropology, sociology, psychology, and education. The program is both theory-based and practice oriented. Courses are based on latest research in relevant fields, and students are given opportunities to test and apply their theoretical knowledge in practical situations. Approximately half of the program consists of trainings, seminars, and field work. The program prepares students to understand and effectively work with culturally diverse populations in different institutions and in different settings, ranging from small communities to multinational corporations. With their sound knowledge and competences in intercultural psychology and education, graduates of the program will be able to consciously treat the diversity of values in different societies, helping... [-]

MA in Romanian Language, Literature and Culture

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The main goal of the program is to ensure a good knowledge of the Romanian language and literature. BA level provides a thorough training in order to be able to apply forward at PhD level. [+]

The main goal of the program is to ensure a good knowledge of the Romanian language and literature. BA level provides a thorough training in order to be able to apply forward at PhD level. The program also emphasis the practical training so that those who graduate it will have the chance to engage in the competitive sphere/ labor market (translator , editor , publisher , etc.) Strength of program The Department of Romanian philology was founded in 1863. It was the first chair of the Romanian language and literature in Europe. The Department has several contracts with universities (University of Bucharest, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca, University of Oradea ) and academic institutions (George Bariţiu Academic Institute of History) from Romania . Diplomas from our department, based on European regulations and the Romanian-Hungarian bilateral agreements are recognized in Romania and also in Europe. Career opportunities Those who graduate from our department can go on to master program, or can find a job. Here are some examples where those who have graduated with us, are working: publishing, journalism, school education, ministry of foreign affairs, cultural relations, self-government state government , tourism etc. Job examples Publishing, journalism, school education, ministry of foreign affairs , cultural relations , self-government , state government , tourism etc. Admission requirements - Language requirement Romanian: DELF B2 [-]

MA in Logic and Theory of Science

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

This program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. [+]

Top MAs in Hungary 2017. This program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. Beyond a few core courses and a joint four-semester seminar series providing a common background to all students, we offer the following four thematic groups of courses: Logic and the Philosophy of Mathematics, Foundations of Physics, Logic in Linguistics, and Models in the Social Sciences. In general, the program is research oriented, aiming to prepare students for a doctoral program. The program aims at developing research abilities of the students. Its central part is the Logic and its Applications Seminar at the Department of Logic, where students and staff members together discuss their work in progress. The most often occurring topics of the seminar are set theory and model theory in their philosophical connections, philosophy of mathematics in general, formalisation of physical theories, such as special and general relativity within different logical frameworks. Students get acquainted with the research works of the staff of the department and its partner and join a research program in order to write their own thesis. They are required to give two presentations of their work during the two years. Strength of program The Department of Logic at ELTE has successful cooperation with the Algerbraic Logic research division at Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Department of Theoretical Linguistics of the Research institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The... [-]

MA in English Studies

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

In this program, students become proficient in understanding and producing academic and media-oriented publications in the fields of English literature, socio-cultural history of the English language-based cultures (especially Great Britain, Ireland, Canada and Australia), applied and theoretical linguistics, mediating in English and their native language in specialised cultural, economic and political areas, teaching and transmitting knowledge concerning English literature and linguistics, and English language-based cultures and societies. [+]

English is the lingua franca, the most important language for communication in the globalised 21st century. It is a fact of life that everywhere experts are needed who not only speak English correctly, but who are also familiar with the societies and cultures of those countries where English is the first language. Experience has shown that an extraordinarily large number of employers seek experts with not merely an excellent command of the language, but also with the ability to make good use of their knowledge of the English-speaking world. The transmission of such cultural knowledge is the foundation of tis program. In this program, students become proficient in understanding and producing academic and media-oriented publications in the fields of English literature, socio-cultural history of the English language-based cultures (especially Great Britain, Ireland, Canada and Australia), applied and theoretical linguistics, mediating in English and their native language in specialised cultural, economic and political areas, teaching and transmitting knowledge concerning English literature and linguistics, and English language-based cultures and societies. The program consists of the study of English Language, Linguistics, and Literature. Within this broad program of study, there are courses which a student must register for and attend as part of his or her degree program. There are also specializations tracks which give the student the opportunity to pursue his or her own, independent, in-depth research. A select few of the students graduating with an MA will have the opportunity to pursue PhD studies in English Linguistics or Literature either in... [-]

MA in American Studies

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The robust presence of the United States throughout the world, well observable in the contexts of politics, economy, and culture, calls for a body of experts who – aside from having excellent English language skills – have a specialised knowledge in the history, politics, society, culture, language, and literature of the United States. [+]

Top MAs in Hungary 2017. The robust presence of the United States throughout the world, well observable in the contexts of politics, economy, and culture, calls for a body of experts who – aside from having excellent English language skills – have a specialised knowledge in the history, politics, society, culture, language, and literature of the United States. With this aim in mind, the MA programme in American Studies seeks to impart its graduates with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills that can be fruitfully utilised in both private and public sector establishments interested in the communication and/or representation of American values and interests. The two-year long programme does not confer teaching qualifications. Students are eligible for admission to PhD programmes. Strength of program Students will acquire: a sound knowledge of and fluency in American English (oral and written, academic style) in-depth knowledge of the culture, history, and literature of the United States. Career opportunities Our graduates also find jobs in the sectors of journalism and media, education, tourism, marketing and advertising, banking and accountancy, publishing and broadcasting, and at governmental organizations. Job examples Journalist, media expert, teacher, marketing and advertising manager, specialist in diplomatic affairs. Admission requirements - Language requirement TOEFL PBT (Paper-based test): 550-583 or TOEFL IBT (Internet-based test): 79-93 or IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.5 or CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference): C1 [-]

MA in Psychology

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The aim of the qualification is to train psychologist professionals who master the theories and methods of the science of psychology at an advanced level, who are proficient in the various fields of psychology, who possess the skills and techniques of the psychologist profession and are able to apply these to help individuals, groups or organizations develop and improve. [+]

The aim of the qualification is to train psychologist professionals who master the theories and methods of the science of psychology at an advanced level, who are proficient in the various fields of psychology, who possess the skills and techniques of the psychologist profession and are able to apply these to help individuals, groups or organizations develop and improve. Further aims are to present recent theoretical and practical material, to establish professional skills and commitment for the profession within the field of psychology at a level that gives a solid foundation of knowledge that enables the student to practice psychology as a vocation independently at a master level, to participate in postgraduate courses and to attend further training in doctoral schools. A master of psychology is characterized by expansive and integrated professional and theoretical knowledge, the creative adaptation of the methods of academic knowledge, psychological responsiveness and communicational efficacy through the utilization of personal resources along with a high degree of professional commitment. Specialisations: CLINICAL AND HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALISATION The aim of the Clinical and Health Psychology program is to integrate clinical knowledge and current research in order to prepare our students to both practice and research on health and clinical fields. Our program provides the opportunity to advance professional practice in both clinical psychology and clinical health psychology. This two-year Clinical and Health Psychology MA Program trains mental health professionals to work in both primary care settings and traditional clinical psychology settings. Our program also prepares students for further... [-]

MA in Human Resources Counselling

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The aim of the program is to train experts, who, in possession of their human, economic and developed interdisciplinary approach, are able to make detailed analyses, to find global and special correlations and to carry out advising and assessing activities in the world of organisations, work, employment and education. [+]

Top MAs in Hungary 2017. The aim of the program is to train experts, who, in possession of their human, economic and developed interdisciplinary approach, are able to make detailed analyses, to find global and special correlations and to carry out advising and assessing activities in the world of organisations, work, employment and education. They apply their professional skills, support the macro-level processes of human resource management and education according to the different professional requirements of the given workplace. They are able to identify special professional problems and define practical solutions to them. They provide help for individuals to make career planning decisions. Their advising activity is determined by their knowledge of the HR market and organisational processes. They are prepared to continue their studies in a doctoral program. Strength of program The program is two-folded: it integrates different but closely interconnected disciplines: psychology, economics/human resource management, educational studies and relies heavily on partners that offer a “real-life” insight into the profession. We train experts who, at the end of the program, are able to make detailed analyses, find general and specific correlations in the world of organisations, work, employment and training, and who can carry out counselling and assessing activities incorporating their HR and economic studies applying their interdisciplinary attitude. Career opportunities Those who graduate from the Human Resources Counselling MA program can find advising and career consultant positions both in the public and in the private sectors in human resources, registry offices, career centres, temporary agency work, in... [-]

MA in Film Studies

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The master’s program combining theoretical and practical knowledge allows students to deepen their basic knowledge acquired throughout the bachelor’s program in the field of film history, film analysis, film theory or practical skills. [+]

The master’s program combining theoretical and practical knowledge allows students to deepen their basic knowledge acquired throughout the bachelor’s program in the field of film history, film analysis, film theory or practical skills. The program includes two specializations: Film Theory Specialization and Filmmaking Specialization. The Film Theory specialization offers a general overview on the history and theory of film, as well as critical understanding of the mechanisms and genres of popular film culture, with an emphasis on academic and critical writing. Students become familiar with the different periods of Hungarian and world film history, the different theoretical approaches of film studies and filmic genres, and develop their skills of reading theoretical texts and interpreting films. During consultations the faculty helps them to develop their research interests and to become committed specialists, who will be capable of pursuing an academic career. The Filmmaking specialization is operated in cooperation with Budapest Film Academy and provides students up-to-date knowledge of different fields of the moving image industry. They get acquainted with the basic characteristics and writing of film scripts, the mechanisms and requirements of international film production and distribution, and get basic skills in directing, cinematography, and editing. Strength of program The Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies at ELTE was one of the first higher education institutions in Hungary to offer a degree in Film Studies. Part of the prestigious Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies, the Department of Film Studies has been hosting various undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs... [-]

MA in European Master Course TEMA European Territories

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The 2-year-long (120 ECTS) European Master Course TEMA European Territories (Civilisation, Nation, Region, City): Identity and Development proposes the analysis of political use and scientific representation of territorial units (civilization, nation, region, city) in an interdisciplinary, research-based curriculum. [+]

Top MAs in Hungary 2017. The 2-year-long (120 ECTS) European Master Course TEMA European Territories (Civilisation, Nation, Region, City): Identity and Development proposes the analysis of political use and scientific representation of territorial units (civilization, nation, region, city) in an interdisciplinary, research-based curriculum. Organised in four major modules: civilization, nation, region and city, that represent four research scales, as well as four different approaches to historical, political, social and cultural issues of space and those of territory, the TEMA Master Course is offered by a consortium of the following European universities: Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales of Paris, University of Catania and Charles University of Prague. Strength of program The TEMA European Master Course is provided by highly qualified and experienced teachers in terms of teaching and research in the field of the proposed master course, offering a theoretical reflection and a methodological approach that apply both to European and to a larger international context. The point of convergence for all four partner institutions is their unique approach that highlights the importance of analysis of identity through territoriality and its historicity. The complementarity of the partners resides, on the one hand, in the strengths of the four levels of analysis (civilization, nation, region and city), and in the traditional differences in the thematics and methodology on the other. The TEMA teaching staff in Budapest consists of specialists in the fields of urban history, urban and regional development, and national identities, who have an... [-]

MA in International Economic Relations

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Learn theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of International Economic Relations, Political science, Sociology, European culture, History [+]

The structure of the MA International Economic Relations programme is unique in that the courses and faculty are not fixed throughout the term. Each week a highly acclaimed member of academia including university professors, EU officials, NGO leaders, development and regional experts, will visit ISES and spend the week lecturing on their topic of expertise. Although lecturers come from a variety of countries, all courses are taught in English.

Due to this unique structure, students studying at ISES are given the opportunity to begin in the Fall or Spring semester. In order to graduate, it is required that students spend two semesters on campus for course work, with a third semester spend elsewhere for research and thesis writing. For each semester students will earn 60 ECT Credits, a total of 120 for completion of the two on-campus semesters. Upon successful completion and defense of the MA thesis, students will be awarded an additional 60 ECTS Credits. A total of 120 on-campus credits and 60 MA thesis credits are mandatory for obtaining an MA International Economics Relations degree.... [-]


MA in Semiotics

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Semiotics is an ancient discipline with a long history, which has gained a firm theoretical foundation during the 19th century and an ever growing significance over the last 50 years. This discipline is now in a period of very intensive, concentrated research and self-identification on the map of contemporary science. [+]

Top MAs in Hungary 2017. Semiotics is an ancient discipline with a long history, which has gained a firm theoretical foundation during the 19th century and an ever growing significance over the last 50 years. This discipline is now in a period of very intensive, concentrated research and self-identification on the map of contemporary science. The interdisciplinary Semiotics MA program at ELTE educates students to become well-trained specialists in semiotics of culture with a global overview of the various fields of humanities: literary studies, linguistics, philosophy, visual arts and general art studies – including approaches to fine arts, films, theatre and music – and also the most contemporary methods of research synthetized from a semiotic methodological point of view. At the same time, choosing the specific field for diploma work students can gain specialized knowledge in one subfield of the semiotics of humanities (e.g., literary, visual, musical, theoretical semiotics, and ethnosemiotics ). The program is designed to be flexible to motivate students to find the best Hungarian specialists in the given field and assist them to become involved in international research and dialogues with foreign scholars and lecturers. The curriculum consists of courses on the history and theory of semiotics; language, communication, texts and translation; theory of meaning, logic, argumentation; field studies of cultural, national and special semiotic systems; various forms of applied semiotics and semiotic pragmatics in general. The program also lays emphasis on the preparation of students for PhD studies to plan their research career. Strength of program... [-]

MSc in Tourism Management

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Budapest Metropolitan University (METU) is launching a new Tourism Management MSc program combining a global understanding of tourism with local strengths. [+]

Budapest Metropolotan University (METU) is launching a new Tourism Management MSc program combining a global understanding of tourism with local strengths. The art of creative education is the core value of our University. The new MSc in Tourism Management program combines universal disciplines such as tourism management and business development with some core strengths of METU's home city. Budapest is the only capital city which is a thermal spa destination and the city was nominated as a City of Design by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The MSc in Tourism Management is a successful result of collaboration between METU and its extensive industry partnerships from all spheres of tourism, hospitality, event management, creative industries and thermal spas. The program covers knowledge areas as Tourism Products and Trends, Destination Management, Hospitality Management, Creative Industries Management, Wellbeing Studies, Thermal Spa Management and Sustainable Planning and Development. We offer a stimulating environment and a unique atmosphere that motivate our students to make use of a wide range of unparalleled opportunities and apply their knowledge in practice, looking for new and innovative solutions. This inspiring environment offers the key to creative thinking, which is one the most important skills in today's labour market and for the future. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree or above in any related field Intermediate (B2) command of English (e.g.: IELTS min 6.0) [-]

International MA in Economy, State and Society (IMESS)

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The Faculty of Economics at Corvinus University of Budapest offers students the opportunity to participate in the International MA in Economy, State and Society (IMESS) with Reference to Central and Eastern Europe Programme. [+]

The Faculty of Economics at Corvinus University of Budapest offers students the opportunity to participate in the International MA in Economy, State and Society (IMESS) with Reference to Central and Eastern Europe Programme. The highly competitive IMESS is a two- year, English-language master’s programme, in which students spend the first year at University College London, UK and continue their studies at Corvinus University of Budapest. Upon successful completion, students are awarded a double-degree from both institutions.

 

IMESS is an MA programme recognized by the European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Programme, therefore, EU funded scholarships are available for applicants from both EU and non-EU countries. Scholarships cover the tuition fee and also contribute to the accommodation and living expenses.... [-]


Master in Communication and Media Studies

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

For a successful professional it is an essential tool to have strong communication skills, for a successful professional in the media sciences this is fundamental. The Masters of Communication program offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences. [+]

For a successful professional it is an essential tool to have strong communication skills, for a successful professional in the media sciences this is fundamental. The Masters of Communication program offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences. The educational program of the course is strongly media-oriented which is based on a thorough grounding in social and behavioral sciences and present issues of intercultural communication. Complying with current social and labor market demands, the course integrates the fields of communication theory, media studies, social sciences, political science, sociology, psychology and cultural studies within the field of social sciences offering a knowledge of high standard, which can be put to a profitable and practical use in various areas. THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO: 
…have strong communication skills in multiple languages, interested in intercultural communication and wishing to understand the complexity of new media tools and digital technologies. CORE SUBJECTS: Media Regulation Theories; Representation Theories; Contrastive Cultures; Social Communication Theories; Participating Media; Artistic Communication; Social Functions of Media; Cultural Studies; Theories of Identity and Otherness; International Media; International Political Communication; International Organizational Communication; Foreign Language Communications Techniques; Communications Research Seminar; Multimedia and Web Design; New technologies; Theory and Practice of Televised Program Editing SPECIALIZATION: International Communication By launching the International Communication module, we wish to provide for the training of professionals who are able to perform entrepreneurial, networking and managerial tasks in various fields of international social and political relations based on their comprehensive knowledge... [-]

MA in Graphic Design

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time September 2017 Hungary Budapest

With us, you can become the type of graphic designer who can react to real situations with creative and artistic insight, who within their field can imagine and create high-standard work. [+]

Top MAs in Hungary 2017. With us, you can become the type of graphic designer who can react to real situations with creative and artistic insight, who within their field can imagine and create high-standard work. We are a flexible program with a fresh perspective; our strength is in our open-mindedness. With the help of our acknowledged, professional academic teachers we can provide you with the opportunity to find your own individual style. In this course we will develop your practical, functional problem-solving skills focused on design, and we strive to help you unfold your innovative solutions individually as well as in a team. We await you in a great atmosphere where your creative work can unravel through integrated courses teaching modern design thinking in a team environment. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR YOU
 ...if you are compassionate, co-operative and creative, are characterized by a critical attitude, wish to create valuable works and to keep their quality in your future career. CORE SUBJECTS: Aesthetics, Theory of Progressive Image Creation, Art Studies, Graphic Design Research, Printmaking Graphic Techniques, Visual Communication, History of Design, New Media Graphic Design, Graphic Design Workshop, Integrated Design, Generative Design, Sustainable Society and Culture, Experimental Design, Data Visualization, Visual Communication, Infographyc, Infodesign CARREER PROSPECTS: Individual artist Art Director, Graphic Designer at creative agencies Illustrator, Image editor, Art director, Typographer Web-designer in online and printed medium designer studios, creative-executive enterprises QUALIFICATION SPECIFIED in the degree certificate: Graphic Designer Head of the program: Péter Maczó 
Professor, Graphic Designer, Typographer... [-]