MA in Africa

Top Master of Art Degrees 2017/2018 in Africa

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Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

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MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24  September 2018 Cyprus Larnaca USA New York 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 Cyprus Online + 26 more

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA in Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants. Educational Aim To widen the options available and encourage in-depth development of personal and professional areas of interest. To enable learners to identify, design and carry out research activities which include opportunities for considerable self-direction. To contribute to the body of knowledge and understanding relevant to education. Fees £12,635 UNICAF offers a number of scholarships to eligible students. For more information, please contact a UNICAF student adviser. PathWay Required Credits/Units: 180 Core Modules ED4U008 - Dissertation ED4U009 - Research Methodology ED4U016 - Innovation in Curriculum Design ED4U023 - Developing Digital Competence ED4U024 - Developing Learning in Organisations ED4U032 - SEN/ALN: Contexts and Concepts [-]

Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA M & E)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15  February 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic programme which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding on theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This programme adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes in developing countries. Such methods, techniques and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programmes. [+]

The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic programme which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding on theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This programme adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes in developing countries. Such methods, techniques and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programmes. The underlying philosophy under this programme is underpinned by the overarching objective of producing competent experts who are proficient in carrying out monitoring and evaluation assignments in large scale development programmes. The programme is designed for students who possess a first degree in any discipline seeking to develop a career in a result based monitoring and evaluation programs. It is also designed to enhance applied research skills for those aspiring to pursue advanced studies in monitoring and evaluation Aim of the Programme To introduce students to fundamental concepts, principles and techniques needed for effective project monitoring and evaluation; To develop an understanding of the methodological factors that can be used for selecting, defining, planning, controlling, monitoring and delivering projects; To impart knowledge of the basic concepts and analytical tools that underpin planning for monitoring and evaluation; To develop an understanding of the issues and approaches to designing... [-]

Master of Arts in Theology

Africa International University
Campus Full time Part time May 2018 Kenya Nairobi + 1 more

The programme seeks to give students sound evangelical graduate level theological education within the African context to prepare students for ministry in the Church, Para-church organisations, and teaching careers in theological institutions in Africa and beyond. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Master of Arts in Theology The Master of Arts in Theology is two-year programmes requiring 72 credit hours of course work to graduate. The programme seeks to give students sound evangelical graduate level theological education within the African context to prepare students for ministry in the Church, Para-church organisations, and teaching careers in theological institutions in Africa and beyond. The programme seeks to lay foundation for the Christian faith and aims at preparing and providing foundational theological knowledge, competencies, and skills to enable the student to be an effective minister and teacher of the Christian faith. At the end of the course of study in the Master of Arts in Theology programme, a student would have competencies, knowledge, and skills to: 1. Clearly articulate the subject matter of theology 2. List and explain clearly the various branches of Christian theology 3. Explain and interpret the fundamental tenets of Christian theology and dogma of the Church. 4. Develop tools and skills to do effective contextual theology in Africa 5. Develop critical thinking, and research skills that address the theological issues and concerns facing Christians and society. 6. Apply society Apply the knowledge, competencies and skills gained in the programme to address the theological questions, heresies, and the new theologies confronting African societies and the Church. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Biblical Theology

Pan Africa Christian University
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Master of Arts in Biblical Theology program seeks to produce hermeneutically sound Biblical scholars and researchers who accurately interpret scripture and employ critical and creative skills to bridge the gap between the Ancient Near East and the contemporary world thus, able to communicate the message of scripture in every sphere of the society. [+]

Master of Arts in Biblical Theology The Master of Arts in Biblical Theology program seeks to produce hermeneutically sound Biblical scholars and researchers who accurately interpret scripture and employ critical and creative skills to bridge the gap between the Ancient Near East and the contemporary world thus, able to communicate the message of scripture in every sphere of the society. Core objectives At the end of the programme students will be able to: Effectively utilize various interpretive tools. Demonstrate mastery of various interpretative approaches to scripture. Use biblical languages to exegete Biblical text. Participate in scholarly workshops, present papers in conferences as well as publish in referred Journals. Entry Requirements For admission into the programme, a candidate must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 2.70 or Second class upper division or its equivalent. Specializations In this programme one can specialize in either Old Testament New Testament [-]

MA Diplomacy

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The purpose of the Master of Arts Degree in Diplomacy is to cater for the needs for persons in the field of Diplomacy. The course is aimed at those planning to and already working in the various regional Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Regional Affairs, those in departments and parastatals whose work involves diplomatic communication, United Nations personnel and employees of Non-governmental organizations. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. The purpose of the Master of Arts Degree in Diplomacy is to cater for the needs for persons in the field of Diplomacy. The course is aimed at those planning to and already working in the various regional Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Regional Affairs, those in departments and parastatals whose work involves diplomatic communication, United Nations personnel and employees of Non-governmental organizations. The programme will be a pioneering degree course in the region and will attract participants from extra-continental states and the region. Course Objectives The Master of Arts Degree in Diplomacy aims to: Acquaint participants with new developments in the practice of diplomacy Acquaint students with advanced issues of diplomatic methods and practice Provide high level trained manpower in diplomacy to take up management and leadership positions, both in Kenya and in the region Encourage research in Diplomacy Entry Requirements The common regulations of the Masters Degree in all faculties, institutes and schools shall apply. The minimum requirements for eligibility into the Master of Arts in Diplomacy shall be: Holders of a first degree of at least Upper Second Class Honours of the University of Nairobi or an equivalent from another institution recognized by Senate; Holders of a first degree of Lower Division Second Class Honours, with at least three years relevant work experience and/or a Post-Graduate Diploma or an equivalent qualification recognized by Senate from another institution Holders of a first degree (pass) with a Post-Graduate Diploma from institutions recognized by... [-]

MA in English And Linguistics

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences came to being as a result of the restructuring process that transformed it from The Faculty of Arts in 2002.The school is located at the western side of the main campus, opposite the Post Office and is adjacent to The Kenyatta University Conference Centre Annex. [+]

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences came to being as a result of the restructuring process that transformed it from The Faculty of Arts in 2002.The school is located at the western side of the main campus, opposite the Post Office and is adjacent to The Kenyatta University Conference Centre Annex. The School is well equipped with qualified academic staff committed to teaching as well as undertaking research and consultancy services. It also has competent and experienced support staff. Currently, the school hosts ten teaching departments and three institutes each offering an array of courses that are market driven. Over the years the School of Humanities and Social Sciences has expanded and diversified existing programs in departments in a bid to offer more opportunities for relevant academic and professional development , thus remaining socially relevant The programs designed and developed are based on regional and global demands and challenges. Among the most recently developed programmes include: Bachelor of Public Policy and Administration (BPPA) and Bachelors of Security Management and Police Studies. Requirements The Common regulations for all Masters Degrees in the University shall apply. The general re-quirements for all Masters Degrees in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) shall apply. The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Arts of in the Depart- ment: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent (with an average mean score of 60% in the area... [-]

Education (Leadership and Management) – Part Time MA

Middlesex University Mauritius
Campus Part time October 2017 Mauritius Vacoas

The MA Education (Leadership and Management) program is for those professionals employed in educational or training organisations, contributing to the educational or training process. This is a flexible, integrated course for educational professionals to focus their enquiry, research and scholarship activity on developing more effective practice and raising achievement in their particular area. You will graduate as a specialist in Education. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. The MA Education (Leadership and Management) program is for those professionals employed in educational or training organisations, contributing to the educational or training process. This is a flexible, integrated course for educational professionals to focus their enquiry, research and scholarship activity on developing more effective practice and raising achievement in their particular area. You will graduate as a specialist in Education. All participants will be enrolled on the MA course but may choose to opt out at the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma stage. Study is undertaken at Masters (Level 7) throughout. The course is designed so that assignments can be built into the working practice, and to maximise impact on standards of teaching, leadership and management in education. All modules are based upon gaining knowledge of best practice through research and literature, implementing this and researching the effect or impact. Participants are encouraged to focus assignments on identified institutional and personal needs and to use practitioner action enquiry and reflective practice as a learning model. Modules The MA Education (Leadership and Management) entails:- Year 1 - Developing Effective Teaching and Learning Year 2 - Developing Effective Leadership and Management in Education Year 3 - Dissertation Each module is studied for a year, and if successful, the participant will progress to the next module; with the last being a compulsory Dissertation. As the programme is at postgraduate level, the expectation is that participants will work independently and take responsibility for their own progress on... [-]

MA in Design

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the programme is to educate and train researchers who can contribute to the development of knowledge at an advanced level. The Master’s degree is earned by completing a single advanced research project, culminating in the production and acceptance of a dissertation. [+]

The purpose of the programme is to educate and train researchers who can contribute to the development of knowledge at an advanced level. The Master’s degree is earned by completing a single advanced research project, culminating in the production and acceptance of a dissertation. Admission requirements A relevant Bachelor Honours Degree. A “professional” Bachelor’s Degree, or a Postgraduate Diploma, with sufficient preparation to conduct research with a recommended minimum of 60% for all final-year modules. Selection criteria In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students may be required to present a portfolio of their work to an interview panel. A portfolio would be requested if further evidence is required of a students’ readiness to conduct textual or artefactual research. In case of textual research the portfolio would contain examples of written research, and in the case of artefactual research a portfolio with design would be required. Curriculum MODULE Research Dissertation: Communication Design Research Dissertation: Fashion Design Research Dissertation: Multimedia Design Research Dissertation: Jewellery Design Programme structure a) Minimum duration: One year full-time/two years part-time. [-]

MA in Photography

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 2  August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MA Photography course focuses on contemporary photographic practices across a diverse range of genres within current photographic culture from the conceptual to documentary. Designed for individuals who wish to broaden and develop their knowledge and skills through practice, you will study issues of photographic culture, image economies, and visual representation. You will develop an understanding of how the practice of creating... [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Photography - MA The MA Photography course focuses on contemporary photographic practices across a diverse range of genres within current photographic culture from the conceptual to documentary. Designed for individuals who wish to broaden and develop their knowledge and skills through practice, you will study issues of photographic culture, image economies, and visual representation. You will develop an understanding of how the practice of creating photographs is influenced and informed by these issues through a series of research-informed practical assignments. The course is designed to be accessible to a wide constituency from graduates to working professionals. About the course The course is delivered through a series of lectures, seminars, practical assignments and field trips. MA Photography is part of the University’s credit accumulation scheme. This requires you to undertake and complete 180 credits during the programme. The notional learning hours depend on the credit-weighting for the module – for example a 60 credit module is worth 600 hours of study time – therefore a module may have 60 hours of teaching (including lectures, seminars, tutorials etc.) and you are expected to put in an additional 540 hours of self-directed study. The MA is divided into three stages of study – Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Arts. Special features MA photography has established strong links with a number of important institutions and organisations including The National Media Museum, The Imperial War Museum, The Royal Photographic Society, Chethams Library, and The Worktown Archive at... [-]

MA in English Literature (by research only)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Staff members in English at the University of the Witwatersrand are able to offer supervision at Master’s level in areas ranging from medieval texts to contemporary literature, with particular strengths in Renaissance studies, Victorian fiction, modernism, postmodernism and postcolonial writing. Topics in literary theory, as well as inter-disciplinary projects, are equally welcome. [+]

Staff members in English at the University of the Witwatersrand are able to offer supervision at Master’s level in areas ranging from medieval texts to contemporary literature, with particular strengths in Renaissance studies, Victorian fiction, modernism, postmodernism and postcolonial writing. Topics in literary theory, as well as inter-disciplinary projects, are equally welcome. Staff undertaking supervision are active researchers, who publish regularly in their fields of specialisation. In the 2014 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the department was placed in the top 51-100 category. Students receive individual mentoring and are given the opportunity to develop a professional profile by participating in undergraduate tutoring. Those with appropriate interests may be invited to share in international research partnerships with specified universities in Great Britain, Sweden and Germany. Benefits of the programme This programme enables Honours graduates freely to pursue and develop their particular interests as literary scholars. In the process, they acquire valuable research skills in the Humanities, while refining their capacities as writers and critical thinkers. A significant number of candidates proceed to the PhD in English literature, whether at the University of the Witwatersrand, at other South African universities or at leading institutions overseas. Curriculum Outline/Modules taught This degree is offered by research only. Students are supervised individually. Closing dates Applications will be considered throughout the year, with students usually commencing their research in January, April, July or September. Contact Details For further information, please contact: Professor Merle Williams – merle.williams@wits.ac.za OR +27 11 717-4119. [-]

MA in Education

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24  Open Enrolment Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 28 more

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. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. 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 ICT in Education - EDU733... [-]

Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture Medium

AFDA
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Botswana Botswana Online + 4 more

The AFDA MFA is a unique postgraduate degree program designed for self directed learning and for individuals who have a commitment to: life long learning and professional values; reliability and the capacities for self management, co-operation and team work; the ability to effectively communicate and successfully apply problem solving strategies and spontaneous adaptation to circumstance. [+]

The AFDA MFA is a unique postgraduate degree program designed for self directed learning and for individuals who have a commitment to: life long learning and professional values; reliability and the capacities for self management, co-operation and team work; the ability to effectively communicate and successfully apply problem solving strategies and spontaneous adaptation to circumstance. Students are required to register for two broad areas of study: Academic Research (Individual) Professional Practice (Production Teams or Professional Productions.) Professional Practice: Candidates are required to complete one of the following: A feature film – Minimum 48’ Min A Feature Documentary of a minimum of 48’min Feature film screenplay/Script of TV Series – series outline and 2 episodes Up to 3 special projects drawn from the following: Fiction: Short film, 24 min A pilot for a TV series or novella Three related commercials Factual: A documentary, 24 min A factual entertainment TV project of 48’ duration Professional Practice can be conducted within production teams constituted of fellow MFA students. Professional productions can also be considered if these allow for and fulfill the AFDA MFA assessment criteria. The MFA retreat sessions: All MFA students will be required to annually attend 5 scheduled AFDA retreats, of one week (5 days) each. MFA students will be responsible for scheduling various meetings, consultations and feedback sessions with their appointed supervisors and mentors. Supervisors and mentors: Internal or external supervisors are assigned by the Postgraduate School based on the specific research topic and the qualification and expertise of the... [-]

MA in Public Affairs

University of Ghana
Campus Full time September 2018 Ghana Accra

Course work will be completed during two long vacation periods. Each of the two year course work will last for six weeks, making it a total of 12 weeks, while two weeks (one week each) will be spent on revision and [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018.

MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Course work will be completed during two long vacation periods. Each of the two year course work will last for six weeks, making it a total of 12 weeks, while two weeks (one week each) will be spent on revision and examinations, making a total of four weeks. Students will be expected to complete and submit their Special Topics by October of the second year of the programme.

Entry Requirements

i) A good first degree in the social sciences from a recognized University.

ii) A minimum of three years working experience in the private or public sector.

iii) A pass in an entrance examination and an interview.... [-]


Masters of Arts in Education

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda
Campus Full time 2 - 4  February 2018 Rwanda Kigali

The programme Masters of Education aims to prepare students as Teacher Educators, Administrators and Researchers for various institutions engaged in Teaching, Educational Research and Educational Planning. [+]

The programme Masters of Education aims to prepare students as Teacher Educators, Administrators and Researchers for various institutions engaged in Teaching, Educational Research and Educational Planning. Programme Content Sub Code Subject Name MEDG11 - ADVANCED EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY MEDG12 - PHILOSOPHICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES IN EDUCATION MEDG13 - PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF TEACHING MEDG14 - EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS MEDG15 - RESEARCH IN EDUCATION MEDS201 - Curriculum Development MEDS202 - Test, measurement and evaluation MEDS203 - Integration of online and distance learning in the Curricula MEDS204 - Integrated science curriculum and design MEDS205 - THESIS MEDS206 - Psychological testing MEDS207 - Developmental Psychology MEDS208 - Educational guidance and counseling MEDS209 - Sex and family counseling MEDS210 - Behavior modification MEDS211 - THESIS MEDS212 - Internship MEDS213 - Induction of beginning teachers MEDS214 - Continuous professional development MEDS215 - Industrial Arts Teacher Education MEDS216 - Supervised field experiences MEDS217 - Teacher education policy MEDS218 - THESIS MEDS219 - Special Topics in Educational Psychology (Creativity and Cognition) MEDS220 - School administration and supervision MEDS221 - Theories of Creativity MEDS222 - Advanced Assessment of Creative Behavior and Potential MEDS223 - THESIS [-]

MA in International Relations

Webster University - Ghana Campus
Campus Full time August 2018 Ghana Accra

As an International Relations student, you'll acquire the knowledge and skills to prepare for or enhance your career in commerce, law, journalism, business, education, public affairs, or government. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. MA in International Relations With thriving global markets, innovations in technology, and heightened competition, the world has become a smaller place--but not necessarily a simpler one. No matter where we live, diverse cultures and customs are a part of our lives, from business and politics to society and the environment. What happens in one part of the world increasingly affects us all. Webster University's graduate program in international relations equips you with the skills to handle that complexity. As an International Relations student, you'll acquire the knowledge and skills to prepare for or enhance your career in commerce, law, journalism, business, education, public affairs, or government. Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. The program is ideal for students seeking work with a governmental agency, an intergovernmental organization, a nongovernmental organization, or a multinational corporation. This program is also recommended to students planning to pursue a Ph.D., or an academic career at another institution. Points of Distinction Faculty and students from the USA, Europe and Africa bring wide-ranging points of view into the classroom that enhance the international learning environment. Opportunities to Study Abroad at any campus in Webster's international network. More than 91,000 alumni are working in more than 100 countries shaping the future of business, education, communication, government, science, technology and the arts. [-]