Master of Arts Program in the Byblos in Lebanon

Best MA Programs in the Byblos in Lebanon 2017/2018

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Masters degrees are more versatile than doctoral qualifications and have a broad range of professional and academic applications. According to the U.S. Department of Education, three types of masters programs exist research, professional, and terminal. The most popular masters degree types are Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in a mixture of subject fields.

Lebanon, officially the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the East Mediterranean. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south.

Masters of Arts in the Byblos in Lebanon

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MA in Islamic Art and Architecture

Lebanese American University
Campus Full time October 2017 Lebanon Beirut Byblos + 1 more

The program will initiate students to contemporary methods of inquiry and research in the field of art history, expanding their knowledge of the architectural and artistic heritage of the region. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in the Byblos in Lebanon. MA in Islamic Art and Architecture INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE Mission The Institute of Islamic Art and Architecture at the Lebanese American University is dedicated to the study of architectural and visual culture in the Islamic world. The Institute’s mission is to help the academic studies in Islamic art and architecture as well as to propagate this knowledge within the LAU community as well as the interested public. The IIAA also aims at providing a link between international scholars and regional community of scholars and designers. As a bridge between the past and present, the institute aims at bridging international knowledge in these fields with regional and local needs. MA IN ISLAMIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE The Mutaz and Rada Sawwaf MA in Islamic Art and Architecture supports the Lebanese American University’s core mission, vision and values by establishing a program that expands students’ awareness of their history, culture and artistic heritage. The program will initiate students to contemporary methods of inquiry and research in the field of art history, expanding their knowledge of the architectural and artistic heritage of the region. This program is a part of the general drive to establish graduate programs in specific fields of interest, and the initiative of the School of Architecture & Design to develop expertise in selective areas of graduate studies. The program will benefit from the rich Umayyad, Mamluk, and Ottoman architecture in Lebanon and the region, which would form... [-]

M.A. in Women and Gender Studies

Lebanese American University
Campus Full time October 2017 Lebanon Beirut Byblos + 1 more

The M.A. degree in Women and Gender Studies, the first of its kind in Lebanon, is a testimony to LAU’s legacy as the first women’s college in the region. [+]

M.A. in Women and Gender Studies The M.A. degree in Women and Gender Studies, the first of its kind in Lebanon, is a testimony to LAU’s legacy as the first women’s college in the region and founder of the first institute for women’s studies in the Arab world. It is an expression of the university’s commitment to justice, parity, and gender equity. The M.A. degree we are offering is interdisciplinary in nature seeking to prepare graduates for professional employment and further higher studies. Such a degree integrates gender, class, race, religion, culture, ethnicity, and sexualities and enables students to generate interdisciplinary and quality research in the field of women and gender. The M.A. degree in Women and Gender Studies is vital not solely to the production of knowledge about women’s lives and status globally, but also as a platform to address women’s problems within the contemporary cultural, social, and political environment and challenge professed wrongs and abuses through academic research and intellectual rigor. Our program will meet your needs and place you at the forefront of scholarship and career development through intellectual endeavors as well as social activism. Graduates of the M.A. Program in Women and Gender Studies can pursue several career options where they can: 1. Assume leadership positions in national, regional, and international agencies operating in the field of human rights, education, migration, diplomacy, and conflict resolution. 2. Work as consultants for international development agencies, UN agencies, human rights organizations, local non-governmental organizations, as well as governmental organizations,... [-]

M.A. in Applied Economics

Lebanese American University
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Lebanon Beirut Byblos + 2 more

The M.A. program in Applied Economics at the Lebanese American University provides prospective students with a solid background in economic theory and applied quantitative methods. [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in the Byblos in Lebanon. M.A. in Applied Economics The M.A. program in Applied Economics at the Lebanese American University provides prospective students with a solid background in economic theory and applied quantitative methods. The program provides a rigorous treatment of economic methods and policies preparing future professionals for jobs as applied economists in the private and public sectors. The program is also designed to be an intermediate step to the Ph.D. in Economics or related fields. The program is structured so that a full-time student can complete the course of study within two calendar years. The program can also be followed on a part-time basis. The program consists of 30 credits with core courses emphasizing advanced Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods. A selection of diverse topics -totaling 12 credits- constitute the elective component. The topics courses survey current policy issues in local, regional and international contexts. . The program includes a capstone 3 credits project that involves work outside LAU with external constituents (e.g. research institutes, specialized regional and international organizations and agencies, banks). The project will be supervised by a faculty member from the Department of Economics during the last semester. Program Duration Two academic years or their equivalent. Admission Requirements Holders of a Bachelor degree in Economics, in any related field (such as finance), or in a quantitative field (mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, etc.) are eligible to apply. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required while students applying from majors... [-]

MA Education

Lebanese American University
Campus October 2017 Lebanon Beirut Byblos

The educational sector in Lebanon has undergone major changes since the inception of the 1997 curriculum. These changes have raised the debate about the purpose and quality of education, overhauled the delivery modes [+]

The educational sector in Lebanon has undergone major changes since the inception of the 1997 curriculum. These changes have raised the debate about the purpose and quality of education, overhauled the delivery modes and assessment practices in the field, and created new positions in educational settings (school counselors, special educators, technology teachers, etc.). LAU’s master’s degree program aims to fulfill the need for qualified professionals that these changes have brought about.

The master’s degree program is for students who wish to study a particular field in education, acquire a general theoretical background for past and future field experiences, or develop new skills for use in professional work in the field of education.... [-]


MA Actuarial Sciences

Lebanese American University
Campus Full time Part time Open Enrolment Lebanon Beirut Byblos + 2 more

LAU makes a pioneering step into the highly regarded study of Actuarial Science, offering an Executive Master Degree to prepare professionals and students to enter the field of risk management [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in the Byblos in Lebanon.

LAU makes a pioneering step into the highly regarded study of Actuarial Science, offering an Executive Master Degree to prepare professionals and students to enter the field of risk management.

What is an Actuary?

Actuaries are risk management experts who use mathematics, financial theory, probability, and statistics to predict the likelihood of events and create innovative solutions to minimize risk and its impact. They are creative thinkers, problem solvers, analysts and experienced business professionals with a wide understanding of financial structures.

Executive Master in Actuarial Science at LAU (EMAAS)

In response to a regional demand from the insurance industry, LAU, supported by Medgulf, leads the way with the first Executive Master in Actuarial Science in the Middle East. If you are working in the field of insurance or finance and want to advance your career, our EMAAS offers the highest level of executive education and training that can be combined with a full-time career. We provide the solid academic core and deep understanding of the market to prepare you for a successful career as an Actuary. ... [-]


MA Migration Studies

Lebanese American University
Campus Full time October 2017 Lebanon Beirut Byblos + 1 more

Migration and refugee issues have become high priorities on the global agenda. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) is among the largest source, transit and destination regions for migrants and refugees in the [+]

Migration and refugee issues have become high priorities on the global agenda. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) is among the largest source, transit and destination regions for migrants and refugees in the world. Migration studies (emigration, immigration, transit migration, labor migration, return migration, replacement migration, regular and undocumented migration, family reunion, transnational and diasporic relations, remittances, ‘brain drain’, etc), which is rapidly developing in many universities around the world, has emerged as a multidisciplinary field of study at the graduate level.

LAU’s MA in Migration Studies is nearly the only program that offers an interdisciplinary graduate degree in migration studies with a focus on, and a presence in, the Middle East.... [-]


MA International Affairs

Lebanese American University
Campus Full time October 2017 Lebanon Beirut Byblos + 1 more

The M.A. in International Affairs Program provides an intellectually rigorous training in the recent history of world politics; the interplay between governments, economic systems and multinational corporations [+]

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in the Byblos in Lebanon.

The M.A. in International Affairs Program provides an intellectually rigorous training in the recent history of world politics; the interplay between governments, economic systems and multinational corporations; theories and appropriate research methods. The program offers students the opportunity to thoroughly master major facts, methodologies and theoretical perspectives in the field, as well as to develop analytical and research skills.

Graduates of this master’s program often proceed to further research and careers in academia, while others pursue successful careers in international organizations, foreign affairs and diplomacy, the media, government, business and finance.... [-]