MA Degree in Denmark

Best MAs in Denmark 2017/2018

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

Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a sovereign state in Northern Europe, located southwest of Sweden, south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

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MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation

Aarhus University
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Copenhagen Aarhus + 1 more

Education, learning and knowledge are widely recognised as the prime drivers in our rapidly changing world of global mobility. They are also the processes that build equal opportunity, economic development and citizenship – in the North as well as the South. The MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation at Aarhus University is unique in offering an in-depth understanding of the ways in which education, learning and knowledge are negotiated and managed in everyday life in different contexts – across national and cultural boundaries. [+]

EDUCATION, LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD

Education, learning and knowledge are widely recognised as the prime drivers in our rapidly changing world of global mobility. They are also the processes that build equal opportunity, economic development and citizenship – in the North as well as the South. The MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation at Aarhus University is unique in offering an in-depth understanding of the ways in which education, learning and knowledge are negotiated and managed in everyday life in different contexts – across national and cultural boundaries.

STUDY IN COPENHAGEN

The programme, which is based at the Emdrup campus in Copenhagen, is designed for students seeking advanced training in anthropological approaches to educational practice and process in settings as varied as educational institutions, workplaces, and civil society. The teaching faculty are all active researchers, and this means that a fruitful dialogue has been developed between the anthropological and educational traditions of inquiry, leading towards new arenas of study. Using ethnographic research methods and cross-cultural comparisons, the programme analyses specific (local) practices of education and knowledge in relation to broader (global) social and cultural contexts.... [-]


MA in Cognitive Semiotics

Aarhus University
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Aarhus

Humans experience things as meaningful; we learn by experience, we think, reason, and find new insight. We also, in addition to comprehending meaningful phenomena, constantly produce meaning through communication, science and art. On the MA in Cognitive Semiotics, we study how meaning is created in every sense of the word, whether in perception, thought, or language. [+]

EXPLORING HUMAN COMMUNICATION AND MEANING CONSTRUCTION

Humans experience things as meaningful; we learn by experience, we think, reason, and find new insight. We also, in addition to comprehending meaningful phenomena, constantly produce meaning through communication, science and art. On the MA in Cognitive Semiotics, we study how meaning is created in every sense of the word, whether in perception, thought, or language.

The goal of the programme is to enable our students to come up with well-substantiated answers to questions such as: What are the essential characteristics of meaning construction? How does it work in language, in perception, in our interaction with the natural world, and in the social world?... [-]


MA in Arab and Islamic Studies

Aarhus University
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Aarhus

Islam is Denmark’s – and indeed Western Europe’s – second-largest religion. The days are gone when it made sense to study the Arab and Islamic worlds as a distant ‘other.’ Arab communities are to be found within Europe as well as in the Arab world, and Islam is now a Western religion as well as an Arab one. [+]

FOCUSING ON ISLAM AS A TRANSNATIONAL REALITY GLOBALISED AND TRANSNATIONAL ISLAM

Islam is Denmark’s – and indeed Western Europe’s – second-largest religion. The days are gone when it made sense to study the Arab and Islamic worlds as a distant ‘other.’ Arab communities are to be found within Europe as well as in the Arab world, and Islam is now a Western religion as well as an Arab one. The MA in Arab and Islamic Studies therefore focuses on today’s globalised and transnational realities and on Islam and Muslims in Europe as well as in the Arab world.

A TRANSDISCIPLINARY, RESEARCH-BASED TEACHING ENVIRONMENT

The MA in Arab and Islamic Studies is taught by faculty members from the Islamic Cultures and Societies Research Unit (ICSRU). The ICSRU is a transdisciplinary research unit for all Aarhus University scholars who are interested in Islamic cultures and societies, both within the Islamic world and transregionally. The central mission of the ICSRU is to provide a stimulating research milieu for both senior and junior researchers by promoting discussion and exchange as well as arranging events.... [-]


MA in Journalism, Media and Globalisation (Erasmus Mundus)

Aarhus University
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Aarhus

The Erasmus Mundus Master’s in Journalism, Media and Globalisation builds on the diverse journalistic experience of its students. It offers a venue for the analysis, interpretation and understanding of the global changes that are increasingly challenging the traditional boundaries between media, politics, technology and culture. [+]

TWO-YEAR INTERNATIONAL ERASMUS MUNDUS MASTER’S DEGREE

The Erasmus Mundus Master’s in Journalism, Media and Globalisation builds on the diverse journalistic experience of its students. It offers a venue for the analysis, interpretation and understanding of the global changes that are increasingly challenging the traditional boundaries between media, politics, technology and culture. Students engage in lively and insightful discussions with classmates from around the world, sharing their unique experiences in journalism and communication-related fields.

LEARN AT LEADING INSTITUTIONS

The programme has been granted the EU’s Erasmus Mundus label. Students spend their first year jointly between Aarhus University – taught by faculty from the Department of Political Science and the Department of Information and Media Studies – and the highly respected Danish School of Media and Journalism. In year two, the programme splits into four specialisms, offered by some of Europe’s leading universities. This allows students to customise their studies in the following areas:... [-]


Master of Arts in Middle East studies

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Odense

The purpose of the graduate programme in Middle East Studies is to provide thorough knowledge of contemporary historical and political conditions of the Middle... [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Denmark 2017/2018. The Centre for Contemporary Middle East Studies at the Faculty of Humanities offers an international master degree in Middle East Studies.The purpose of the graduate programme in Middle East Studies is to provide thorough knowledge of contemporary historical and political conditions of the Middle East.The student will acquire both historical overview of the Middle East and detailed insight into central issues of the shaping of the modern Middle East - issues which have contributed and will continue to contribute to form the Middle East, Middle East Studies, and the processes that will characterise the region and the research fields in the beginning of the 21st century.The study programme will also focus on the Middle East involving issues concerning Mediterranean perspectives, cultural encounters, refugee problems and human rights issues and European and Danish integration.This programme is offered in English.... [-]

Master of Arts in Maritime Archaeology

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Esbjerg

The new postgraduate programme in Maritime Archaeology is designed for students who are interested in a professional career in maritime archaeology... [+]

The new postgraduate programme in Maritime Archaeology is designed for students who are interested in a professional career in maritime archaeology and heritage management. Based in Esbjerg on the Danish North Sea coast, the programme is internationally oriented and all teaching is in English.A two-year masters programmeThe two-year masters programme was created with employability in mind. Our aim is not just to provide an education in maritime archaeology, but to prepare you for a career in this field. The course is structured around skills which are necessary in the fields of heritage management, consultancy and archaeological contract work, but also benefit students who want to follow a more traditional research oriented career path.Commercial diver trainingAt the University of Southern Denmark students have the opportunity to obtain an internationally recognised commercial SCUBA diving qualification at very low cost. As an approved commercial diving school, the masters programme can issue the Danish “SCUBA erhvervsdykker” certificate (equivalent to HSE SCUBA).Interested?As education is free in Denmark, the maritime archaeology masters course is free of charge for students from European Union/EEA countries. Only students from outside the EU/EEA are charged an annual tuition fee.This programme is offered in English.... [-]

Master of Arts in International Business Communication and Communication Design

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Sønderborg

The programme's primary objective is to produce experts in language (English, German, or Danish) and document/communication... [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Denmark 2017/2018. Are you interested in language and communication design? Then this Master programme is for you!The programme's primary objective is to produce experts in language (English, German, or Danish) and document/communication design. You will develop the ability to generate original, effective documents in a broad range of fields and obtain expertise in communication processes as well as in the linguistic interaction taking place in a technical or organizational environment. Your linguistic and document design skills can be used to create all kinds of documents for companies or organizations, e.g. brochures, posters, user manuals.You will gain expertise in:

English, German, or Danish (applied linguistics and language proficiency) text analysis and production document design interaction/conversation analysis user studies ... [-]

Master of Arts in business, language and culture (negot)

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Odense

This programme gives you a profound knowledge of economics, communication and culture that enables you to be a key decision-maker in global... [+]

The increasingly global character of business and politics requires graduates who can communicate effectively across languages and cultures.This programme gives you a profound knowledge of economics, communication and culture that enables you to be a key decision-maker in global organisations.The programme combines economics, marketing and management with language, culture and communication.You will be qualified to be an expert in international business, negotiation and intercultural communication.The programme offers 6 different profiles, each of which combines courses offered by strong and relevant research environments from the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences.This programme is offered in English.... [-]

Master of Arts in business, language and culture (Chinese)

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Sønderborg

The EU is China’s biggest trade partner, and both Danish and other European enterprises are present in China. The potential is huge, and experts indicate... [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Denmark 2017/2018. The Chinese are coming. As a matter of fact they are already here. They own big industries in  European countries. They win construction contracts in Poland. They invest in communication and infrastructure in Greece and buy textile factories in Italy. They have about half of the world market of wind energy.The EU is China’s biggest trade partner, and both Danish and other European enterprises are present in China. The potential is huge, and experts indicate that we have far from finished with China. As a matter of fact we have only just begun.Danish firms look for employees with skills both in business economics and Chinese language and culture. With a MA in Business, Language and Culture (Chinese) you will have the qualifications required by many Danish and international enterprises that work in China or trade with the Chinese from Denmark or other countries.50% of the courses of the MA programme lie within the disciplines Chinese culture, society, economy, and communication and language skills in Chinese. Another 50% of the courses lie within the business administration field with emphasis on business organization and marketing in relation to the international market.Apart from a number of compulsory courses in the two main areas listed up above, you will get the opportunity to shape your academic profile through electives in both areas. You can either take these electives in Sønderborg or during a study stay in China, or you can replace them by reports from internships in... [-]

Master of Arts in American studies

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Odense

American Studies is a two year MA program that focuses on the world's leading superpower. It looks at culture, politics, economics, literature, and society... [+]

Because of the global reach of the United States, most Europeans have the impression that they "know" America, which is often perceived as a single culture, with little recognition of the complexity and variety that are characteristic of the nation.American Studies is a two year MA program that focuses on the world's leading superpower. It looks at culture, politics, economics, literature, and society in a country of more than 300 million inhabitants in fifty distinct states. American Studies is an interdisciplinary study that draws on several disciplines that must be included in order to ensure that students can understand and analyze American cultural identities and the changing relationship between the United States and the rest of the world.Through its cooperation with several departments at the University of Southern Denmark, American Studies offers you the opportunity to shape your study program by choosing electives in the participating programs, including literature, history, politics, and journalism.  In the third semester, you also have the opportunity to go abroad to study in a European or American university through exchange agreements with selected institutions.   The application form is available by clicking on the appropriate box in the upper right hand corner of this page.This programme is offered in English. ... [-]

Master of Arts in English

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Odense

Do you want to get a really thorough in-depth knowledge of the language the whole world uses when it comes to activity in business, technology, science... [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Denmark 2017/2018. Do you want to get a really thorough in-depth knowledge of the language the whole world uses when it comes to activity in business, technology, science and culture across national boundaries? Do you want to learn about the historical, political, social and cultural contexts that involve language? Then you should choose the course in English at Odense.In line with internationalisation and the spread of the internet, there is a growing need for those with skills in English – in private business, too. It is, therefore, a myth that a degree in English is directed solely at future teaching at high school – a fact that is also evident in the revised syllabus for English at Odense. On the English course you will get a chance to acquire specialist knowledge in a variety of self-chosen disciplines, allowing you course to be tailored to your particular needs and wishes.The degree in English at Odense provides an in-depth course in English language and culture with emphasis on the United Kingdom, Ireland and USA but with reference both to cultures of the remainder of the English-speaking world such as South Africa, Canada and Australia and to the international language of our time.The course will give you the opportunity to develop your basic knowledge of English, both written and oral. You will acquire both a practical and a theoretical foundation, and this will allow you to become more closely acquainted with the culture of English-speaking countries. The course... [-]

Master in International Tourism and Leisure Management

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Esbjerg

As an MA in Business, Language and Culture, you will be able to independently address projects and analytical tasks within international tourism and leisure... [+]

Master in International Tourism and Leisure Management (MA) Do you want to become an expert on international tourism and leisure management with an understanding of both cultural and financial aspects? Do you want an education which allows you to put theory into practice - abroad? Do you want to study in an international environment and meet students from other countries?Then the Graduate programme in International Tourism and Leisure Management is right for you!

Language and economy

The education is a combined programme which comprises 50 % social science/economy subjects and 50 % linguistic and cultural subjects. The language of instruction is English.The subjects have been created in collaboration with an expert panel, allowing you to obtain relevant qualifications for employment in the tourism sector.... [-]