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 2017 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 [-]

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. [+]

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 Teaching and Learning Management - EDU734... [-]

Master of Arts in Missions Studies

Africa International University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3  May 2018 Kenya Nairobi + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Missions Studies programme is designed to integrate the development of professional ministerial skills in missions with academic studies. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Master of Arts in Missions Studies The Master of Arts in Missions Studies programme is designed to integrate the development of professional ministerial skills in missions with academic studies. Combining scholarly and professional competence in the field of missions, the programme focuses on equipping potential and functional leaders with knowledge, skills and character qualities required to develop competences in missions-related ministries of the church and church-related organizations. The programme also develops the potential of the student for further academic pursuit in the field of missions. At the end of the course of study in the Master of Arts in Missions Studies programme, the student should be able to: 1) Proclaim the message of the gospel, heralding the righteousness, justice, and peace of God on the continent of Africa. 2) Display genuine respect for people and their culture. 3) Differentiate cultural particularity from homogenous conformity. 4) Formulate biblical values for the economic development and social progress of Africa. 5) Develop a strategy for building networks of understanding and partnership between churches, denominations and nations. 6) Utilise missiological theories and strategies to enhance effectiveness in evangelism and discipleship. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Leadership (MAL)

Pan Africa Christian University
Campus or Online Full time 27  January 2018 Kenya Nairobi Kenya Online + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Leadership is intentional at equipping students & professionals with leadership competencies for effectiveness in leading teams and organizations through enhanced commitment, capability and practical effectiveness in any of three specialty areas, namely: 1. Business & Entrepreneurship, 2. Christian Ministry, 3. Education. [+]

Master of Arts in Leadership (MAL) INTRODUCTION The Master of Arts in Leadership is intentional at equipping students & professionals with leadership competencies for effectiveness in leading teams and organizations through enhanced commitment, capability and practical effectiveness in any of three specialty areas, namely: Business & Entrepreneurship Christian Ministry, Education. OBJECTIVES Understanding Leadership and its personal & corporate challenges in a world of shared power and multiple organizational levels Appreciate leadership as the establishment of mission, vision and core values that are expressed through service. Development of a personal value-based biblical foundation for practical and moral evaluation of society, the church and organizational change. Acquire skills in the formation, direction, motivation and evaluation of individual and team activities Apply Leadership principles. PROGRAM INFORMATION The MAL is a 27 months program, which consists of 33 credits including 6 core, 5 specialized on-line stream courses and completion of a major paper. Flexibility, off class experiences ,dynamic interactions, readily applicable principles, are some of the highlights/reasons that characterize the much sought-after masters programme by today’s Leaders MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with a minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or its equivalent and significant work experience (minimum three years). INTAKES Intakes are in January, May & September. [-]

Master of Arts in Library and Information Management (MLIM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18  September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Directorate of the Library Services are jointly managing a Master of Library and Information Management (MLIM) programme. On completing the MLIM, students should have acquired a set of knowledge and concepts, and have developed a range of technical, personal, interpersonal, organizational and generic skills, that can be applied in various contexts, both within and beyond the industry. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Directorate of the Library Services are jointly managing a Master of Library and Information Management (MLIM) programme. The syllabus for the programme is designed and developed to build professional skills across the information industry and creates opportunities for specializations in a variety of disciplines. Scholars have argued that information is power and catalyst for development (Aina, 2004). Therefore, those with access to information have power over those who do not have. In essence, Master of Library and Information Management (MLIM) programme is an appropriate professional training aiming at bridging this gap by producing highly qualified information professionals who will act as key players in the information industry locally and internationally. On completing the MLIM, students should have acquired a set of knowledge and concepts, and have developed a range of technical, personal, interpersonal, organizational and generic skills, that can be applied in various contexts, both within and beyond the industry. Educational Aims of the Programme The main objectives of this course are: To introduce students to fundamental concepts, principles and techniques needed for effective library and information management; To develop an understanding of the methodological factors that can be used for selecting, defining, planning, controlling, and library and information resources; To impart knowledge of the basic concepts and analytical tools that underpins library and information management, records management and archival administration; To develop an understanding of the issues and approaches to designing library and information system... [-]

MA in Social Anthropology & Computing

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury

The aim of the MA in Social Anthropology with Computing is to prepare you to apply appropriate computer-based methods to anthropological research at a relatively advanced and creative level. [+]

Our School is highly inter-disciplinary and our postgraduate students can benefit from a wide variety of expertise not only in the traditional fields of social anthropology but also in areas such as environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, conservation biology, biodiversity management, environmental law and, in particular, computing applications for anthropology. The School also houses the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing (CSAC) under its Director, Dr. Michael Fischer. Thanks to the Centre the School is one of the world's leading institutions in the field of the application of computing techniques to anthropology. The aim of the MA in Social Anthropology with Computing is to prepare you to apply appropriate computer-based methods to anthropological research at a relatively advanced and creative level. You will develop a research perspective in social anthropology - the design, planning, implementation and analysis of anthropological research - and apply specialised computing methods to anthropological research and analysis. The following Master's programmes are recognised by the ESRC as having research training status, so successful completion of these courses is sufficient preparation for research in the various fields of social anthropology. Many of our students do, in fact, go on to do MPhil and PhD research. Others use their Master's qualification in employment ranging from research in government departments to teaching to consultancy work overseas. Postgraduate Diploma students may study the same course content as MA and MSc students on the respective programmes, but diploma programmes run for nine months full-time and are assessed by essays and course participation alone.... [-]

MArch Architecture

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Department of Architecture offers a two year Postgraduate Master of Architecture Programme. The programme comprises coursework, studio projects, examination and thesis. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. The Department of Architecture offers a two year Postgraduate Master of Architecture Programme. The programme comprises coursework, studio projects, examination and thesis. Admission Requirements for Masters of Architectural Studies: Admission to the Master of Architecture Degree is open to holders in:- Architecture, of at least Upper Second Class Honours, of the University of Nairobi or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate. Any Discipline related to Architecture, of at least Upper Second Class Honours from the University of Nairobi or any other University recognized by the Senate. Architecture or any Discipline related to Architecture of at least Lower Second Class Honours with at least three years of Professional experience and a certified Portfolio [-]

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. [+]

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 studies. Careers The course is designed... [-]

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. [+]

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

MA in Linguistics

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The Masters degree in Linguistics (by coursework and research report) offers advanced training and application of theory in the broad field of Linguistics. [+]

MA in Linguistics The Masters degree in Linguistics (by coursework and research report) offers advanced training and application of theory in the broad field of Linguistics, focusing in particular on Historical Linguistics, Morphology/Syntax, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, and Sociolinguistics. Duration Full Time by coursework and research report Benefits of the programme Master’s students of Linguistics both gain profound theoretical training, and enter more deeply into the messy empirical world of data-gathering. Enrolment criteria/Admission requirements BA (Hons) in Linguistics Career Options/Opportunities Advanced grounding in Linguistics has been proven to be highly desirable in preparing language professionals for work in translating, interpreting, journalism, publishing, language policy planning. Curriculum Outline/Modules taught: Approved Topic in Linguistics Advanced Historical Linguistics Advanced Language, Gender and Sexuality Advanced Morphology Advanced Phonetics Advanced Phonology Advanced Psycholinguistics Advanced Sociolinguistics Advanced Syntax Closing dates Visit the Wits website for details [-]

MA in Communication Studies (Coursework / Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. MA in Communication Studies (Coursework) The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. Our curriculum develops an innovative participation studies approach that addresses the specific communicative, cultural and social contexts in which we operate. As an inherently interdisciplinary and flexible programme, the MA in Communication Studies intersects a multiplicity of fields and areas in the humanities and social sciences and offers an opportunity to explore their complementarity and interconnectedness. The first year of study comprises four modules, namely Communication Theory, Research Methodology, and two Contemporary Communication focussed modules. The second year of study focuses mainly on the preparation and completion of a minor research dissertation. Admission requirements The admission requirements are specified by the general university entrance requirements, not excluding the discretion of the Postgraduate Admission Committee or the Head of the Department. The closing date for registration for this degree is 31 October of the preceding year for the first semester and 30 April of the same year for the second semester. Contact details Name: Dr Mariekie Burger Tel: 011 559 2125 / Email: mburger@uj.ac.za MA in Communication Studies (Research) The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and... [-]

MA in Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (ESOL)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 5  August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MA Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (ESOL) is for teachers, trainers, team leaders and heads of department/section who work in the field of ESOL teaching. You will consider the different contexts in which English language teaching and learning takes place and learn about the latest research in the field. You will also explore the development of ESOL provision and the impact of external factors, such as political and historical... [+]

Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (ESOL) – MA The MA Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (ESOL) is for teachers, trainers, team leaders and heads of department/section who work in the field of ESOL teaching. You will consider the different contexts in which English language teaching and learning takes place and learn about the latest research in the field. You will also explore the development of ESOL provision and the impact of external factors, such as political and historical events, and how they have affected the teaching of English as a second language. You will learn about theories and principles of ESOL provision and relate these to your personal practice. About the course This exciting and demanding masters course will develop your knowledge and critical thinking skills regarding the principles and practice of ESOL learning. You will be taught by educational professionals using a mix of seminars, presentations, experiential learner-centred activities, group and individual tasks and e-learning. Assessment will be based on a mix of individual assignments and presentations. You will agree assignments with your module tutor and the area of study will link contemporary issues in ESOL education with your professional interests. Special features The University of Bolton has a long-standing and excellent reputation for the teaching of education courses, and professional development in particular. We understand that studying for a masters degree takes commitment and an investment of time, money and effort. You will be taught by experienced educational professionals and have one-to-one tutor support... [-]

Egyptology / Coptology Graduate Programme

AUC The American University in Cairo
Campus Full time September 2017 Egypt Cairo USA New York + 1 more

Studying Egyptology / Coptology at the graduate level is a unique opportunity for students, taking advantage of being in Egypt, having the chance to gain practical experience. [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018. Egyptology / Coptology Graduate Program Studying Egyptology / Coptology at the graduate level is a unique opportunity for students, taking advantage of being in Egypt, having the chance to gain practical experience, visiting monuments in context, museums and gaining experience in the field. The Egyptology program covers many aspects; the culture of ancient Egypt for language and religion to art, architecture and social structures over the time span of 4,600 years. The Coptology program offers courses from political science, religion, art history, history and other. The department of Egyptology offers three tracks for the M.A. 1. Egyptology: Art, Archaeology and History 2. Egyptology: Philology 3. Coptology In addition to the Archeological Field Training in collaboration with the Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA), a special program starting January 2015. Who is it for? The program is designed for students who aim for careers in the science of Egyptology and on the preservation and management of Egypt’s heritage and for further studies in the field. Advantages of studying at the department of Egyptology Location in Egypt enabling site visits and hands-on experience in museums or at sites Programs at AUC follow international guidelines for similar degrees at accredited institutions in the USA. What will you learn Acquire knowledge, appreciation and understanding of ancient Egypt's cultural heritage and its legacy in the world Acquire mastery of the research tools upon which a career in Egyptology must depend, including ancient Egyptian language and scripts, as well as skill... [-]

Master of Arts in Mass Communication, Advertising and Journalism

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda
Campus Full time 2 - 4  September 2017 Rwanda Kigali

This programme will produce postgraduates with both academic knowledge & professional skills required in media industry. The objective of this program is to nurture students as to become the leaders of the society with a high sense of mortality, skills & insight. It also aims at producing journalists & communicators capable of contributing to the socio-economic & cultural development of the country and thus to promote democratization process. [+]

Programme Overview Programe Code:709 Duration: Min. Duration 2 Years, Max. Duration 4 Years Eligibility Criteria: Graduation in any stream or equivalent Registration fees: INR1500/- Tution fees: INR7500/- Per Sem Exam fees: 1500/- Per Sem Objective This programme will produce postgraduates with both academic knowledge & professional skills required in media industry. The objective of this program is to nurture students as to become the leaders of the society with a high sense of mortality, skills & insight. It also aims at producing journalists & communicators capable of contributing to the socio-economic & cultural development of the country and thus to promote democratization process. Such educated, versatile and skilful mass media evangelists can help in building a strong foundation of a country. Programme Content Semester 1 Cours Code Subjects Credits MAMCAJ11 Print Media 4 MAMCAJ12 Mass Communication 4 MAMCAJ13 Communication Theory and Research 4 MAMCAJ14 Media Technology 4 MAMCAJ15 P Practical 2 - Total Credits 18 Semester 2 Cours Code Subjects Credits MAMCAJ21 Human Communication 4 MAMCAJ22 Broadcast Journalism 4 MAMCAJ23 Introduction to Journalism 4 MAMCAJ24 Mass Communication and Society 4 MAMCAJ25 Communication Skills 2 - Total Credits 18 Semester 3 Cours Code Subjects Credits MAMCAJ31 Reporting and Editing 4 MAMCAJ32 Introduction to Advertising 4 MAMCAJ33 Introduction to Public Relation 4 MAMCAJ34 Advertising Design & Principle 4 MAMCAJ35 P Project Report 2 - Total Credits 18 Semester 4 Cours Code Subjects Credits MAMCAJ41 Introduction to Production Technology 4 MAMCAJ42 Media Appreciation 4 MAMCAJ43 Introduction to Photography 4 MAMCAJ44 Mass Communication Ethics... [-]

MA / MPhil in International Relations

University of Ghana
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Ghana Accra + 1 more

The courses for this degree cover a period of 12 months from the date of registration. Students are required to take a minimum of four courses, each of which carries 3 credits in each of the two semesters. Students are [+]

Top MA Programs in Africa 2017/2018.

M.A. COURSE IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Duration: The Programme is full time for a period of 2 semesters (12 months)

Entry requirements: A good first degree. Candidates would submit to a selection interview.

Courses

The courses for this degree cover a period of 12 months from the date of registration. Students are required to take a minimum of four courses, each of which carries 3 credits in each of the two semesters. Students are also offered a twenty-week course in Research Methodology. Part-time students will take the course over 24 months from date of registration.

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