Master of Arts Program in the East of England in the United Kingdom

Top MA Programs in the East of England in the United Kingdom 2017

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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".

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

MAs in the East of England in the United Kingdom

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MA by Dissertation in Art and Design

Writtle College
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2017 United Kingdom Chelmsford + 1 more

MA by Dissertation in Art & Design is designed to help students review, develop and progress their practice as an artist or designer. [+]

Top Masters of Arts in the East of England in the United Kingdom. Why study an MA by Dissertation in Art & Design? MA by Dissertation in Art & Design is designed to help students review, develop and progress their practice as an artist or designer. The course has been created to enhance the breadth and depth of students’ artistic abilities and capacities for self-direction and professionalism. It will allow students to develop an individual practice and engender the required excellence to successfully become a creative professional. Who is the course for? The MA by Dissertation in Art and Design is for those with art and/or design degrees or related Honours qualifications. These include, for example: fine art, graphic design, illustration, interactive media, networked media, architecture, interior, landscape and garden design, and art history. Students may choose to progress straight from their undergraduate studies or return to their studies after a period of work. As a non-taught postgraduate degree, the MA by Dissertation offers students the opportunity to identify and refine an area of research within an open studio culture of debate and practice led by established practicing artists, curators, theorists and art historians. A portfolio of work and CV are required, together with a letter addressing research interests and reasons for applying. Course aims Giving students an intellectually-stimulating and creative environment in which they can further develop their potential as an artist or designer. Providing teaching and peer-group learning that is both challenging and responsive to student needs. Providing... [-]

Master in European Studies

International Graduate Center (IGC)
Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom Hatfield

Our vision is to prepare students for European leadership roles in the private and public sector. We have designed the program to provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and up-to-date study of economic and political dynamics in Europe. [+]

Our vision is to prepare students for European leadership roles in the private and public sector. We have designed the program to provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and up-to-date study of economic and political dynamics in Europe. Studies in European private and public management, in European economics, law and politics, an intensive seminar in Brussels plus a period of practical training offer an ideal combination of theoretical knowledge, management education, practical skills and European expertise. Our unique blend of international academic expertise and application-oriented classes make this an exceptional experience. Added value will be offered by looking at the current crisis in the EU and discussing possible solutions. Five reasons to study MES to learn about ways to solve the European crisis to get an updated overview of European economic and business development, EU law and politics and the EU in the international dimension to acquire the tools to apply for European funds to build a network with international students and lecturers from all over the world to increase your employment opportunities with a highly respected postgraduate degree Program The program has been designed to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date study of economic and political dynamics in Europe. Graduates from both Europe and beyond will develop an in-depth understanding of the central issues facing Europe at all levels of the economy and administration, and acquire the tools to work with European institutions. Studies in European private and public management, in European economics, law and politics, an intensive seminar in Brussels plus... [-]

MA Human Resource Management

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time 12 - 15  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 2 more

Our Masters degree will suit you if you’re in the early or middle stages of your career. It will develop your strategic and international perspectives and give you the skills you need to succeed in this challenging area. You’ll have exposure to a range of cutting-edge HR concepts that you can put into practice at work... [+]

Top Masters of Arts in the East of England in the United Kingdom. Course duration: 12 months (September), 15 months (January). Overview Enhance your managerial capabilities and career prospects with our MA Human Resource Management. You’ll gain a broad understanding of the importance of people management in organisational development and business operations, and your qualification will be recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). Human resource management is an exciting discipline to master. The HR manager of the future will be concerned with workforce management, and organisational structure and effectiveness in rapidly changing, increasingly globalised markets. Our Masters degree will suit you if you’re in the early or middle stages of your career. It will develop your strategic and international perspectives and give you the skills you need to succeed in this challenging area. You’ll have exposure to a range of cutting-edge HR concepts that you can put into practice at work. Our course has been approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). While you’re studying you’ll register as an associate member of CIPD and, once you’re in work, you’ll be able to upgrade to full membership. Associate members enjoy exclusive access to journals, reports, time-saving resources, library services, as well as professional development guidance and networking opportunities. Here at Lord Ashcroft International Business School, we have more than 25 years’ experience of delivering CIPD qualifications and a high success rate: 100% of our MA graduates are in work or further study six months after... [-]

MA Early Childhood Education

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Chelmsford Cambridge Peterborough + 3 more

Advance your knowledge of young children’s learning and develop your early years practice and professionalism. Explore areas of personal interest in early childhood education and care whilst also enhancing your research skills. There will also be opportunities to visit different early years settings. If you have a degree in early childhood studies, pre-school education or a related subject, our MA offers a... [+]

Course duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time. Teaching times: Tuesday evenings (5-8pm) plus day time study for full-time students; Tuesday evenings only for part-time students. For all part-time students and for full-time students starting in January, there are two Saturday day schools and a daytime summer school in the last week of July in trimester 3. Overview Advance your knowledge of young children’s learning and develop your early years practice and professionalism. Explore areas of personal interest in early childhood education and care whilst also enhancing your research skills. There will also be opportunities to visit different early years settings. If you have a degree in early childhood studies, pre-school education or a related subject, our MA offers a great opportunity to explore aspects of young children’s lives in more depth, examining current policies and practices to build on your existing knowledge. If that’s you, why not take this opportunity to boost your skills and knowledge? You’ll be able to link your newly-learned theories and research with your practice from the start, boosting your contribution to your workplace and enhancing your career prospects. Taught by experienced tutors who are passionate about using insights from research to enhance the lives of young children and their families. The course focusses on early childhood education from birth until eight years old and you'll graduate with a valuable postgraduate qualification. Core modules Investigating Education through Research Major Project Optional modules Early Childhood - Principles, Practice & Professionalism Specialist Studies in Early Childhood Education... [-]

MA Education

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

Whatever educational setting you work in, and whatever the stage of your career and the role you currently do, our MA offers the opportunity to develop and enhance your professional skills and understanding of contemporary professional practice. With content relating to schools, further and higher education institutions and other educational settings that reflects global approaches to educational policy and... [+]

Top Masters of Arts in the East of England in the United Kingdom. Course duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time. Teaching times: Thursday daytime, Tuesday evening (please note that these vary each year). Overview Whatever educational setting you work in, and whatever the stage of your career and the role you currently do, our MA offers the opportunity to develop and enhance your professional skills and understanding of contemporary professional practice. With content relating to schools, further and higher education institutions and other educational settings that reflects global approaches to educational policy and social justice, this is a course with broad appeal. Whether you’re a classroom teacher or in a managerial or leadership role, whether you have a number of years of experience or you’re at the start of your career, studying for the MA Education will make a highly valuable contribution to your continuing professional development and be useful evidence for meeting performance objectives. With the opportunity to tailor your studies and carry out research to focus on your particular interests, you'll certainly find opportunities to link the new theories you learn with your everyday practice, enhancing and improving the pupil or student experience in your place of work. Studying alongside people from a range of different backgrounds and fields of education will also enrich your student experience. Core modules Investigating Education through Research Major Project Optional modules Key Issues and Themes in Education National & International Policy Perspectives Specialist Studies in Learning and Teaching Professional Enquiry in... [-]

Fashion Design

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

Explore the global fashion industry in depth and learn how you can build a career in it, while perfecting your knowledge of design processes, styling, branding, promotion and more. This dynamic new course will prepare you for the world of contemporary, global fashion design, improving your professional skills, your academic understanding and your industry knowledge... [+]

Course duration: 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time. Part-time course only available to those starting in September. Teaching times: Trimester 1: Mondays 10am – 1pm (full time); Wednesdays 10am – 1pm (full time and part-time) Trimester 2: Mondays 10am – 1pm (full time and part-time); Tuesdays 10am-1pm (full-time) Trimester 3: Wednesdays 10am – 1pm (full time, no teaching part-time) Trimester 4: Mondays 10am – 1pm (part-time) Trimester 5 & 6: Wednesdays and other tutorials by arrangement (part-time) Overview Explore the global fashion industry in depth and learn how you can build a career in it, while perfecting your knowledge of design processes, styling, branding, promotion and more. This dynamic new course will prepare you for the world of contemporary, global fashion design, improving your professional skills, your academic understanding and your industry knowledge. You’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of the international fashion world, and the business-led factors that influence professional practice. Our course mixes traditional and experimental fashion design processes with theory and practical work. This will encourage you to think about important issues and future trends in the fashion industry and how you could adapt or improve upon your design, styling, marketing or promotional work. For example, you might explore relationships between your design process, marketing strategy and psychological theories. Or you might look at the connections between mathematics and pattern-cutting; or sustainable design and production processes. We'll investigate different markets and consumers, too. Having learned more about people's wants and needs, you'll use your insight to create... [-]

MA TESOL and Materials Development

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

The MA TESOL and Materials Development has been developed to train local, national and international leaders in language pedagogy, curriculum design and materials writing, all of which are rapidly expanding subfields of applied linguistics. [+]

More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/tesolThe MA in TESOL and Materials Development has been developed to train local, national and international leaders in language pedagogy, curriculum design and materials writing, all of which are rapidly expanding subfields of applied linguistics. Since English became a lingua franca, the demand for teachers and TESOL-oriented materials writers has been greater than ever before. For this reason, this course aims to prepare professionals with a solid foundation in various aspects of applied linguistics so that they can later meet the diverse needs of language learners from different ethnic, educational and socio-economic backgrounds.Throughout this course you will:... [-]


MA Sociology

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

This course offers you the opportunity to enhance and deepen your knowledge of the theoretical and substantive aspects of contemporary sociology as well as develop your expertise in the principles and application of social research methodologies. [+]

More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/masociologyThis course offers you the opportunity to enhance and deepen your knowledge of the theoretical and substantive aspects of contemporary sociology as well as develop your expertise in the principles and application of social research methodologies. Its design is informed by the expertise of research-active staff to reflect the most recent developments within the discipline. Staff specialisms include: the impact of social studies of science and technology; the changing nature of contemporary identity, including national identities and diasporas; the nature of agency and risk; surveillance and crime in global contexts. The full-time teaching programme comprises four taught modules which are taken over one year. The Major Project is completed at the end of the taught part of the course. Teaching runs over two semesters of 12 weeks each from September to December and February to May. Weekly sessions of two hours usually take place on Mondays between 2.00pm and 5.00pm and on Thursdays between 2.00pm and 5.00pm.Teaching will normally be undertaken in a research-seminar format, but may also include some lectures, guest speakers and debates. Our tutors are available for one-to-one support and advice.... [-]


MA Publishing

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

Prepare yourself for the ever-evolving world of publishing. Get up-to-the-minute information on key issues and emerging technologies, and direct access to professional publishers through our industry links. You might even win one of our prestigious bursaries. Our Master's course will take you on an in-depth exploration of the publishing industry, and equip you with vital skills for a career in publishing and many related fields... [+]

Top Masters of Arts in the East of England in the United Kingdom. Course duration: 12 months full-time or up to 3 years part-time (September starts); 17 months full-time or up to 3 years part-time (January starts). Teaching times: Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8pm plus 1 hour per semester (full-time); Mondays 6-8pm in Year 1 and Thursdays 6-8pm in Year 2 (part-time). Overview Prepare yourself for the ever-evolving world of publishing. Get up-to-the-minute information on key issues and emerging technologies, and direct access to professional publishers through our industry links. You might even win one of our prestigious bursaries. Our Master's course will take you on an in-depth exploration of the publishing industry, and equip you with vital skills for a career in publishing and many related fields. By investigating areas like commissioning and editing, business management, marketing, production and publishing law, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to plan and implement publishing projects in the context of emerging digital media. You’ll benefit from many networking and career-building opportunities with publishing professionals, such as work placements, projects, field trips and guest lectures. Our professional mentoring scheme will provide you with your own mentor from industry according to your career interests, so you'll have the best possible introduction to the world of publishing. We run a number of publishing and marketing short courses which our MA Publishing students can join for free. There's also the chance to win one of our annual bursaries and prizes, which are sponsored by distinguished organisations... [-]

MA Printmaking

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

This course is designed for creative practitioners who wish to transform their visual practice through an engagement with print media. It offers the opportunity to extend and deepen your creative research within a supportive and critically informed environment. [+]

More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/maprintmakingThis course is designed for creative practitioners who wish to transform their visual practice through an engagement with print media. It offers the opportunity to extend and deepen your creative research within a supportive and critically informed environment. The 180-credit modular places emphasis on autonomous learning and innovative research whilst also offering transferable skills for professional engagement. The programme is delivered through self-directed studio practice supported by one-to-one tutorials, workshops, seminars, presentations and lectures.

Printmaking makes a vital contribution to the language of contemporary art practice. Advances in printmaking technology have broadened the definitions of the medium, enabling artists to combine traditional print processes with digital media towards a wide range of creative solutions. The course provides technical inductions for traditional and emerging print media, including relief printing and intaglio processes, screenprint, photolithography and digital processes.Professional engagement in the field of printmaking and fine art practice is embedded within all modules and supported by field trips, links to galleries and a strong profile of visiting lecturers to the course.The acquisition of key transferable skills is embedded throughout the course. Full-time fractional and part-time staff members within the School of Art provide links to industry through their own professional career profiles. Direct professional experience gained through such affiliations is passed through tutorial engagement with students, who are encouraged to actively pursue professional opportunities supported by tutorial guidance. The opportunity to extend professional skills is further augmented through option modules from the Lord Ashcroft International Business School, which addresses key... [-]


MA Photography

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 2 more

This course is designed for photographers interested in defining their practice and becoming critical practitioners. It will invite you to experiment, research and disseminate your practice. [+]

More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/maphotographyThis course is designed for photographers interested in defining their practice and becoming critical practitioners. It will invite you to experiment, research and disseminate your practice. It is a forward-thinking course, approaching photography as a global industry in which practitioners need to be aware of international discourses and opportunities.

TeachingAll lecturers on this course are photographic practitioners and researchers with extensive international experience. Teaching takes place in purpose-built art and photographic facilities and lecture theatres. You will have access to the facilities outside of taught sessions to develop and complete your coursework.The team has a wide range of research interests and the scope of its practices is global. This international dimension of the degree is underpinned by staff from different cultures and backgrounds who understand the requirements and expectations of many professional environments. As a whole, the team is experienced in international and cross-disciplinary projects (including, among others, photography and video, documentary and political ideology, digital installation and critical visual deconstruction, fashion photography and gender studies, post-colonial archival research).The artistic and research output of the MA staff, as well as their teaching experience, makes this course home to a diverse set of photographic practices: from documentary and fine art to institutional or historical critique; from traditional processes or found photography to digital technical innovation; from theory-informed to theory-led research projects. Every team member is an active photographic practitioner, aware of current trends and innovations in the field. The curriculum has been designed to ensure you develop your individual... [-]


MA Music Therapy

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 2 more

This course provides you with professional training in music therapy with an emphasis on clinical placements, and an introduction to various music therapy approaches. [+]

More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/musictherapyThis course provides you with a professional training in music therapy that qualifies you to work as a music therapist in the UK; successful candidates will be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. With an emphasis on clinical placements, and an introduction to a range of music therapy approaches, it offers suitably experienced musicians a Masters’ level professional training, which reflects the general clinical definition of music therapy within the UK. Candidates for this course will have a high level of flexible musicianship, experience of children or adults who have additional needs and will have a suitable level of maturity and ability to think reflectively about themselves and their motivation to train as a therapist. Some knowledge of the field of music therapy is required. You will be expected to involve yourself in a range of learning activities, including self-reflection in small and large groups, lectures, musical workshops, case discussion and theoretical analysis. A significant component of experiential learning is undertaken through regular tutorials and clinical supervision groups. Clinical placements are a major component of the course and are key to the overall training experience.You will benefit from learning about the most recent, effective music therapy approaches with adults and children. Two aspects of music therapy are central to the music therapy approach in the UK: the use of improvised and pre-composed music, and the importance attached to the relationship between the patient and therapist. These characteristics, which result in the need for rigorous... [-]

MA International Relations

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

Discover how international relations theory affects real-world events, and develop crucial skills like decision making and debating. With prestigious guest lecturers and visits to key organisations, you’ll gain all the experience you need for a role in global politics. This course will give you an understanding of how international relations theory is applied to real-world policy and strategy, and the practical problems... [+]

Top Masters of Arts in the East of England in the United Kingdom. Course duration: 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time (September starts); 15 months full-time (January starts) Overview Discover how international relations theory affects real-world events, and develop crucial skills like decision making and debating. With prestigious guest lecturers and visits to key organisations, you’ll gain all the experience you need for a role in global politics. This course will give you an understanding of how international relations theory is applied to real-world policy and strategy, and the practical problems involved in this. You’ll examine the theory and definition of the ‘state’ and relations between different states, and the roles of other institutions and organisations, like multinational companies and transnational crime organisations. All your studies will contain a strong vocational element, with a focus on how theory affects, and is affected, by real events on the ground. As well as this foundation in general international relations theory and practice, you’ll also have the chance to focus on your own areas of interest. Our optional modules will let you choose from subjects like the global risk society, policing and security, corruption and cross-border crime, war reporting, and terrorism. To develop your decision-making, planning and debating skills, you’ll take part in interactive sessions, respond to specific scenarios and briefs, and undertake critical analysis. You’ll also receive advanced instruction in research methods, a vital skill both for your studies and your future career. With a supporting team of lecturers who have... [-]

MA Illustration and Book Arts

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

Design and carry out your own visual projects, exploring the relationships between word and image, as you prepare for a career as a visual artist in a growing creative industry. Whatever your artistic background, our Master's course will develop your visual practice in areas that are important for illustrators and book artists, such as visual sequencing and visual text. It will challenge you to cross the divide between... [+]

Course duration: 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time. Part-time course only available to those starting in September. Teaching times: 9am-5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays (full-time); 9am-5pm Wednesdays in Year 1, Tuesdays in Year 2 (part-time). Overview Design and carry out your own visual projects, exploring the relationships between word and image, as you prepare for a career as a visual artist in a growing creative industry. Whatever your artistic background, our Master's course will develop your visual practice in areas that are important for illustrators and book artists, such as visual sequencing and visual text. It will challenge you to cross the divide between fine art and applied art found on many undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, making it a unique course for the UK. Studying in our purpose-built studios at Cambridge School of Art, much of your work will be practice-based. You’ll propose and undertake self-directed projects, attending group critiques and tutorials that will help you develop your creative skills. You'll also attend a series of integrated lectures and seminars. These serve two purposes. You’ll explore aspects of illustration and book art, such as the relationships between word and image, narratology and visual language. And you'll receive guidance on research methods and critical writing - which you'll put to immediate use on the course, as well as in your future career. Throughout the course, you’ll collaborate and discuss your work with staff, visiting professionals and fellow students, giving you an invaluable opportunity to see how others respond to it. All... [-]

MA Graphic Design and Typography

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge Chelmsford Peterborough + 3 more

This course is designed to challenge preconceived thinking, and to develop innovative approaches to professional practice in graphic design and typography while enhancing practical expertise and theoretical understanding. [+]

More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/graphdesandtypog

This course is designed to explore and investigate issues and practices in graphic communication, as a means to enhancing professional understanding and academic scholarship in this subject.Based upon a combination of self-directed and industry-driven projects, this course builds upon the high standards of student achievement in our established BA (Hons) Graphic Design, which is characterised by an emphasis towards quality and innovation in typography as well as an inclusive, content-driven approach toward graphic communication in general. The course is designed to challenge preconceived thinking, and to develop innovative approaches to professional practice while enhancing practical expertise and theoretical understanding. Additional course information Throughout the course the dynamics of creative thinking are developed and considered in relation to the professional, business and social contexts of graphic communication. Your project work will be developed through collaboration and dialogue with staff, visiting professionals and fellow students.It is designed both for new graduates and established professionals looking to reposition their career portfolio and engage with professional practice at a more advanced strategic level. It also provides for those planning either full-time or complementary careers in design education at undergraduate level.The course enjoys strong links with a range of industry professionals, including contacts with Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, ANT Interface design, Sony, and numerous independent design practices and consultants.Facilities ... [-]