Master of Arts in Middle East

Best Masters of Arts 2017 in Middle East

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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.

The Middle East is the birthplace of several current major religions and influential empires from millennia past. Scholars and graduates get the benefit of immersing themselves in these cultures and gaining a deeper understanding of one of the world’s most vibrant regions.

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MA Education

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24  September 2017 Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid + 25 more

The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Middle East 2017. MA Education Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning. Necessary skills such as the use of ICT, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication and research skills are acquired through the course. Throughout the Master’s programme students will be engaged in research, teaching methods, learning how to adapt with learning disabilities and understand educational practices and theories. Duration: 18-24 months. Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning. Entry Requirements: Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID PathWay Research Practices and Methods - EDU730 Analysis of Learning Disabilities in Education - EDU732... [-]

MA in Teaching Greek to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 2 more

Graduates will specialize in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Teaching Greek to Speakers of Other Languages Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master’s Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full time and Part time study Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: Graduates will specialize in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. They will develop transferrable skills relating to the field and especially in the area of teaching Career Prospects: Graduates will be able to have an international career in teaching Greek as a second/foreign language. They will also be able to devise language teaching programmes. Graduates will be able to work for the public or private sector globally (schools, institutes, universities, research centres), which specialize in this field. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Third Cycle degrees (PhD). Graduation Requirements The student must complete 90 ECTS and all programme requirements. Learning Outcomes Graduates will deepen their understanding of second language acquisition approaches with specific emphasis on teaching Greek. They will practice teaching Greek under the three pillars of language learning (teaching, learning and assessment) with an emphasis on communication skills. They will learn how to manage the classroom and design courses and syllabi suitable for teaching Greek. Graduates will be familiar with highly specialized aspects of language teaching. They will be able to apply new technologies in language teaching. They will gain significant understanding of theoretical frameworks to enable them... [-]

Master of Arts in Social Sciences

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik - USEK
Campus Full time October 2017 Lebanon Jounieh

The Department of Social Sciences allows you to study the behavior of Society, to understand the Human Being in his environment, and to measure the causes and effects of his well-being. It is the duty of the sociologist to be in the service of his Society, in order to lead it towards a civically minded, politically safe development, and ethical responsibility. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Middle East 2017. The Department of Social Sciences allows you to study the behavior of Society, to understand the Human Being in his environment, and to measure the causes and effects of his well-being. It is the duty of the sociologist to be in the service of his Society, in order to lead it towards a civically minded, politically safe development, and ethical responsibility. Thanks to the training in social sciences, students deal with social issues in terms of globalization, the components of its vocabulary, its purposes and targets. They learn to struggle against inequality, to lead collective action, to understand all forms of Middle-Eastern, Mediterranean or other politics, and to organize cultural centers. The training prepares students to do research in social sciences; particularly research that focuses on a deep exploration of their society, in order to be involved therein as promoters of salvation. Objectives of the Training The Department of Social Sciences offers a multidisciplinary education and aims to achieve the following objectives: Provide students with dual information: a) multi-disciplinary knowledge based on theoretical axes; practices and methodologies appropriate to the social sciences and humanities, b) knowledge and skills in terms of work and social intervention Provide students with knowledge and know-how in terms of organization, communication, negotiation, animation, project management, by providing professional internships. The aim is to enable students to participate in local, social and socio-cultural development and in the strengthening of social cohesion. Introduce students to economic analysis, through... [-]

MA in Museum and Gallery Practice

UCL Qatar
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Qatar Doha + 1 more

The Museum and Gallery Practice MA at UCL Qatar aims at educating museum and gallery professionals in collections curation and interpretation, following a practice based holistic approach to museum collections and cultural heritage preservation. [+]

Museum and Gallery Practice MA AVAILABILITY Full-time 1 year Part-time 2 years OVERVIEW This MA at UCL Qatar equips students with the necessary theoretical and practical skills to assume a career as a leading museum professional within Qatar, the wider Gulf region or further afield. The programme introduces the theories and practices of museology, emphasising their significance and relevance in the Gulf region and beyond. Key areas of musuem studies to be taught include collections management, museum, gallery and site management, exhibition development, contemporary art debates, visual studies, education and emerging digital technologies. Students will develop critical thinking skills and core skills such as documentation and interpretation. Students also have the option to undertake a placement at a museum, gallery or cultural heritage organisation in Qatar, the region or internationally. Where they will gain a unique insight into the developing local and international museum sector. COURSE STRUCTURE This MA has a total value of 180 credits. Students take five compulsory modules (total 90 credits), two optional modules (total 30 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits). Compulsory Modules Exhibition Project Principles of Museum and Gallery Practice Museums Policies and Practices Interdisciplinary Methods for Heritage Research Dissertation Optional Modules Subject to availability and demand, options may include: Materials vs Culture The Digital Museum Debates in Contemporary Art Curation Collections Care and Management Preventative Conservation Community Archaeology Museum Theory and Practice: Identities, Politics and Power Placement I (one month) Placement II (two months) The Book and Society Dissertation All students undertake an independent... [-]

MA International Migration

University of Kent, Brussels Schools of International Studies
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Belgium Brussels + 1 more

The MA in International Migration programme allows students to study migration – including human trafficking, asylum and forced migration as well as integration and citizenship. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Middle East 2017. MA International Migration The MA in International Migration programme allows students to study migration – including human trafficking, asylum and forced migration as well as integration and citizenship – in the context of other fields or to focus on different aspects of migration. International Migration allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of the broader field of migration while enabling them either to specialise in migration or to examine the links between migration and fields ranging from development economics and conflict analysis to human rights law or international migration law. Key facts Duration: Standard programme: One year full-time or two years part-time Extended programme: 18 months full-time or three years part-time Start: September or January. Aims The aims of the MA in International Conflict and Security are to: Provide students with a research-active teaching environment which gives them a good grounding in the study of social science in general and migration in particular. Offer a critical perspective of the interplay between migration and political, economic and social systems and processes. Ensure that students acquire a solid understanding of methodologies for the study of social science in general, and in the application of those understandings to the study of migration in particular. Ensure that students acquire a solid understanding of major theoretical approaches to migration, the historical development of contemporary migration, and the application of theoretical and historical knowledge to the analysis and understanding of contemporary issues and cases in the field.... [-]

MA in Translation Studies

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time September 2017 Qatar Doha

The MA in Translation Studies (MATS) is a two-year program designed,to train highly skilled translators in the areas of business and commerce,science and technology, literary translation, and translation of media texts as well as translation for international organizations. The acquisition of practical translation competence is complemented by advanced training in the use of translation technology and work placement experience. A theoretical component encourages sophisticated intellectual enquiry, thus equipping students with a sound foundation for professional work and doctoral study in the field of translation studies. [+]

MA in Audiovisual Translation The MA in Translation Studies (MATS) is a two-year program designed,to train highly skilled translators in the areas of business and commerce,science and technology, literary translation, and translation of media texts as well as translation for international organizations. The acquisition of practical translation competence is complemented by advanced training in the use of translation technology and work placement experience. A theoretical component encourages sophisticated intellectual enquiry, thus equipping students with a sound foundation for professional work and doctoral study in the field of translation studies. In May of 2014, TII officially announced obtaining the validation for the MATS from,the University of Geneva. With this validation TII has received the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI) Quality Label from the University of Geneva. Admissions requirements In order to be considered for admission to the Master of Arts in Translation Studies or Audiovisual Translation, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, and strong language proficiency in English and Arabic ... [-]

MA in International Relations

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

The M.A. Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Students are expected to develop the substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives and methodological skills necessary for conducting research and teaching in their field. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Middle East 2017. The M.A. Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Students are expected to develop the substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives and methodological skills necessary for conducting research and teaching in their field. The Language of instruction is English. Why at Kadir Has University? The M.A Program in International Relations is geared towards preparing students for a number of careers such as academics, and policy specialists in the government; media; business; and research sectors. Candidates will benefit from the knowledge and expertise of a distinguished faculty with particular expertise in International Relations Theory, Turkish Foreign Policy, International Security, the EU’s external policies, International Political Economy, and regional expertise on the Middle East, Europe, Eurasia, and the United states. [-]

Master in Cultural Studies (with Thesis)

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Üsküdar

The M.A. Program in Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary program established with the contributions of various departments and faculty: Media Studies, Sociology, Turkish Literature, Psychology, Political Science and International Relations, and History. [+]

Cultural Studies: What does it study and how? Cultural Studies is an “interdisciplinary” field concerned with the study of culture in all of its aspects. Its source disciplines are media studies, literary criticism, film studies, sociology, anthropology, history, political science and psychology. Going beyond the elitist and narrow conventional definition of culture as “the best of what has been thought and said,” Cultural Studies focuses on all kinds of cultural practices and products. For Cultural Studies, “culture” is not simply high art but all kinds of practices of production of sign and meaning; it does not involve only the self-conscious aspect of societies and social groups, but also their habits, traditions and everyday life; and it is not simply homogenous and static, but heterogeneous, dynamic and ever-changing. Major topics and concerns of Cultural Studies are: media and culture industry, cultural policies and popular culture; film, art and literature; visual culture and visual technologies; language, image, symbolic structures and ideologies; identity and subjectivity; class, gender, race and ethnicity; cultural history; colonialism and post-colonial world; globalization, global and local cultures; Orientalism and Westernism; cultural power and hegemony; cultural aspects of politics and public sphere; cultural difference, dissidence, and resistance, sub-cultures; new media and technologies, changing notions of time and space. Cultural Studies at İstanbul Şehir University: Approach and Philosophy The M.A. Program in Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary program established with the contributions of various departments and faculty: Media Studies, Sociology, Turkish Literature, Psychology, Political Science and International Relations, and History. The... [-]

MA in Middle Eastern Studies

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

Through three back-to-back semesters, students who participate in the Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies (MAMES) program become immersed in the history and current affairs of the modern Middle East. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Middle East 2017. Through three back-to-back semesters, students who participate in the Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies (MAMES) program become immersed in the history and current affairs of the modern Middle East. Those who are interested in pursuing careers pertaining to the Middle East in the fields of journalism, diplomacy, government, think tank research, advocacy/activism, and academia will find an unparalleled opportunity to acquire an in-depth understanding of the political, social and economic dimensions of the region from within. This program will equip its graduates with the analytical tools and knowledge base to eventually become experts on a region whose geo-political developments regularly affect the state of global affairs. Students who complete the program are awarded an M.A. degree in Middle Eastern History from Tel Aviv University's prestigious department of Middle Eastern and African History. Curriculum The MAMES program offers a well-rounded and thorough curriculum, including seminars and intensive language studies. Students are required to complete three core seminars and five elective seminars. Elective seminars cover a broad range of topics affecting countries from North Africa to the Persian Gulf, from social and economic history to media, contemporary gender issues, and the Arab Spring. Students may enrich their studies through optional Hebrew and Arabic courses. Hebrew courses are compulsory for MASA grant students. Students with qualifying grades are eligible to continue on to a thesis project, in which they deeply examine a topic of their interest under the guidance of a seasoned... [-]

Applied Master (MA) in Human Resource Management

Emirates Aviation University
Campus Part time 18  September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Emirates Aviation University and Coventry University UK are offering you the chance to study towards a part-time Applied Master (MA) in Human Resource Management degree. This MA award has been accredited by the highly recognised professional HRM body, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The programme is taught by CIPD accredited staff at EAU Dubai campus. [+]

Applied Master (MA) in Human Resource Management Emirates Aviation University and Coventry University UK are offering you the chance to study towards a part-time Applied Master (MA) in Human Resource Management degree. This MA award has been accredited by the highly recognised professional HRM body, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The programme is taught by CIPD accredited staff at EAU Dubai campus. Why enrol on this programme? Your study of International Human Resource Management (IHRM) will include the analysis of models, theoretical frameworks, past and current IHRM practices and skills workshops. It is designed to meet and reflect the CIPD's professional standards and expectations. It provides learners with the essential requirements needed to work within the broad context of people management. Upon graduation, you will gain a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) graduate status in a minimum of 18 months part-time, in addition to a Masters level Degree in IHRM. Accreditation The Applied Master (MA) in Human Resource Management is a dual award programme conferred by Emirates Aviation University and Coventry University, UK. The EAU award is recognised by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the UAE. The programme is also accredited by the highly recognised professional HRM body, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Career prospects The effective management and development of human resources is a challenging task in any work organization. As the pace of technological change increases and organisations develop a greater international focus, the management and development of people... [-]

MA in Political Science

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The graduate program in Political Science at Sabancı University provides integrated training at MA and PhD levels. The program offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major fields of Political Science and provides the students with a rigorous conceptual framework, basic analytical tools and sound methodological training in the discipline. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Middle East 2017. The graduate program in Political Science at Sabancı University provides integrated training at MA and PhD levels. The program offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major fields of Political Science and provides the students with a rigorous conceptual framework, basic analytical tools and sound methodological training in the discipline. The program covers the major fields of Political Science (Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory) and offers a rich set of specialization possibilities. With a thematic concentration on Turkish Politics, Middle Eastern Politics, and European Politics, the program stands out among its competitors in Turkey by its courses and faculty members specializing in formal theory and the production and analysis of quantitative evidence. While some graduates of the MA program choose to pursue their careers in business, public administration or other professions, others enroll in PhD programs abroad or they move up to our integrated PhD program. The admission decisions concerning MA students are made by a committee consisting of the members of the graduate program in Political Science. The committee makes its decisions taking into account (a) the applicant's performance in the "PhD gateway exam", and (b) the applicant's general performance in the courses in the field. PhD Gateway Exam The applicants to the PhD program in Political Science at Sabancı University must pass (in their first attempt) an anonymous and written "gateway" exam which is offered twice during the academic year. This exam assesses the applicants' ability to... [-]

Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education

European University Cyprus
Campus or Online Full time 18  September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia

The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8 year olds and helps shape their professional expertise. Masters students are equipped to assess education theories and recent research, to engage in their own research and attain the capacity to seek a doctoral qualification. [+]

The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8 year olds and helps shape their professional expertise. Masters students are equipped to assess education theories and recent research, to engage in their own research and attain the capacity to seek a doctoral qualification. They will be given the opportunity to become involved and to take a critical stand in the latest discussions of the trends and practices in the field at a local and international level. Objectives & Outcomes General Objectives The course provides the educators with the potential of a profound understanding and specialisation in the field of Early Childhood Education, by creating the appropriate circumstances that enable the teachers to redefine their professional identity or/and have the potential to continue their studies on a doctoral level. Specific Objectives The course aims to: the comprehensive and specialized understanding of theories and the profound study of research related to the field of Early Childhood education research engagement based on current developments and trends urge the students to take a critical stand and contribute to discussions and practices on a local and international level Learning Outcomes By the end of the program, students are expected to: evaluate and redefine in a dialectical and reflective way their professional and research identity and the content of Early Childhood Education on a local and international level through (a) the continuous expansion of their knowledge about issues concerning the... [-]

MA in Teaching and Learning

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 5  August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MA in Teaching and Learning will support your professional development as a practitioner in the health and education sectors. This is a new award and it indicates an innovative engagement in pedagogical issues. It carries considerable weight as a recognition of high professional standards. The course will give you an understanding of the principles and practice of effective teaching, including planning, assessment, evaluation, curriculum... [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Middle East 2017. Teaching and Learning - MA The MA in Teaching and Learning will support your professional development as a practitioner in the health and education sectors. This is a new award and it indicates an innovative engagement in pedagogical issues. It carries considerable weight as a recognition of high professional standards. The course will give you an understanding of the principles and practice of effective teaching, including planning, assessment, evaluation, curriculum development and the professional ethics of teaching and learning. Throughout the course you will draw on and focus upon your work-based experiences as the basis of your studies, utilising your knowledge, scholarship and professional enquiry skills. The development of your learning will be facilitated through reflection with, and support from, peers, mentors and tutors. About the course The course will support your continuing personal and professional development as a practitioner in your chosen educational context. It has been developed by academic staff and practitioners working in education and the course content will therefore incorporate a broad range of issues relevant to your role. It is at a higher level than a teaching qualification and represents the government’s intent to further develop those engaged in teaching and learning enabling them to gain a qualification which reflects their professionalism and status. Special features The MA in Teaching and Learning represents an award at a significantly higher level than a teaching qualification and is new to all educational sectors. Gaining it indicates significant engagement... [-]

MA in Interdisciplinary Design

Frederick University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The MA in Interdisciplinary Design program encourages students to challenge and explore conventional boundaries of various art and design disciplines, borrowing and experimenting creatively. Interdisciplinary methodologies are investigated and applied aiming in the advancement and development of new and novel design discourses. [+]

The MA in Interdisciplinary Design program encourages students to challenge and explore conventional boundaries of various art and design disciplines, borrowing and experimenting creatively. Interdisciplinary methodologies are investigated and applied aiming in the advancement and development of new and novel design discourses. The program encourages and respects critical theory as well as in depth understanding of material and the practice of making. Furthermore it offers a close relation with the professional industry and provides opportunities for collaboration on real life local and international projects. The program is anchored in the area of Design, allowing each individual student to follow the areas of expertise provided by two major streams, which reflect the needs of upcoming new industries: Creative Practice for Applied Design Creative Practice for Communication Design In the steam of Creative Practice for Applied Design students will be introduced to space and form alternatives, curatorial and displaying practices, object and materiality issues, installation and art aesthetics. In the stream of Creative Practice for Communication Design students will be introduced to new media, moving image, animation and web design, alternative visualizing methods, interactivity and materiality issues. In both cases students will be also introduced to the technologies that precede these topics. Students attending both streams will have the opportunity to work on real life projects, work and co-operate with active professionals from the design industry, deliver projects for clients coming from the public or private sector, as well as investigate their professional opportunities in a network of design related individuals, agencies... [-]

MA in International Trade and Finance

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İzmir

Modern businesses are directly affected by current developments in international trade, the economic environment and financial markets. For this reason, possible variables affecting these markets need to be fully understood and integrated into the decision making processes. [+]

“Today’s organizations are effected by the developments at the international trade, economics and financial environments and they need to incorporate these changes into their decision making processes. Managers today should observe the ever so competitive global environment more carefully and make faster and more accurate decisions. For this reason, the need for managers who will keep up with the rapid changes in the international trade and finance environment is on the rise.” Students who will graduate from the International Trade and Finance Masters Program will have a strong finance background and be able to grasp the application of theory into practice, and evaluate the interaction between comprehensive global trade processes and international economic and financial environments. Students entering the program should have a bachelor’s degree from a faculty of economics and administrative sciences or a faculty of business. Admission of graduates from similar fields will be decided by the Institute Board upon the recommendation of the Department. Graduates of departments other than the stated ones or the similar fields will need to complete The Deficiency Program. This program consists of Introduction to Business, Introduction to Economics and Principles of Accounting courses. The courses to be taken at the program will be decided by the Institute Board upon the recommendation of the Department based on the individual student’s needs. The program is designed as thesis and non-thesis with the option of either Turkish or English curriculum. Students need to complete 30 credit hours of which should consist of 15 credit hours... [-]