Master of Arts (MA) in the North East England in the United Kingdom

Best MAs in the North East England in the United Kingdom 2018

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An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Master of Art Programs in the North East England in the United Kingdom

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MA Arts, Business and Creativity

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  August 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne + 1 more

This Arts, Business and Creativity MA programme provides an entrepreneurial education for creative graduates who are thinking about starting up, developing, and managing a business or freelance career in a creative industry. The programme has been created by the Business School in conjunction with the School of Arts and Cultures and key stakeholders from the creative industries. It examines the theoretical aspects of creativity and the creative... [+]

MA Arts, Business and Creativity

This Arts, Business and Creativity MA programme provides an entrepreneurial education for creative graduates who are thinking about starting up, developing, and managing a business or freelance career in a creative industry. The programme has been created by the Business School in conjunction with the School of Arts and Cultures and key stakeholders from the creative industries. It examines the theoretical aspects of creativity and the creative industries within their social, cultural, economic, political, and, increasingly, international contexts. At the same time, the programme provides students with a setting to start-up a business and to engage in real projects with local/regional stakeholders.... [-]


MA International Financial Analysis

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  August 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne + 1 more

The programme focuses on the analysis of individual companies and as a result there is a substantial emphasis on corporate strategy, accounting and valuation. Of particular note is the practical study of real world data via DataStream and other industry sources, with an emphasis on developing skills in the manipulation of spreadsheets, databases, econometric and statistical software... [+]

MA International Financial Analysis

Accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and The Association of International Accountants (AIA), the programme provides candidates with seven exemptions from selected professional examination papers.

The programme focuses on the analysis of individual companies and as a result there is a substantial emphasis on corporate strategy, accounting and valuation. Of particular note is the practical study of real-world data via DataStream and other industry sources, with an emphasis on developing skills in the manipulation of spreadsheets, databases, econometric and statistical software.

The global economic crisis, high-profile banking failures and increased regulatory supervision have highlighted the importance of sound financial management and robust reporting. The International Financial Analysis degree has been developed specifically to meet this need, providing participants with skills in both quantitative and qualitative analysis, alongside an understanding of how accounting and finance expertise may be successfully combined to assess corporate performance and valuation.... [-]


MA International Business Management

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne

The International Business Management MA has been designed to prepare you to meet these challenges. Responding to the ever-growing internationalisation of business and management practice, it celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures and focuses on the skills, competencies and knowledge you will need when working within today’s global business environment. Through a combination of Subject Area modules, practice-focussed... [+]

MA International Business Management

The opportunities, and challenges, for international businesses are becoming ever more complex. Emerging and rapidly developing economies are changing the business landscape. Financial crises call into question the long-established dominance and business practices of the developed economies. Increased mobility and interconnectedness of global populations create new markets and production possibilities – but they also increase calls for business to be more responsible and they call on managers to be better at working across cultural differences.

The International Business Management MA has been designed to prepare you to meet these challenges. Responding to the ever-growing internationalisation of business and management practice, it celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures and focuses on the skills, competencies and knowledge you will need when working within today’s global business environment. Through a combination of Subject Area modules, practice-focussed Integrative Skills modules and an Individual Project you will develop not only your knowledge but also your experience of thinking and working as an international manager.... [-]


MA International Human Resource Management

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne

The International Human Resource Management MA has been designed in response to demand for a specialist Master's programme that addresses the issues involved in the management of people across international borders. The programme builds on our highly successful Human Resource Management MA, which focuses more specifically on the domestic marketplace... [+]

MA International Human Resource Management

The International Human Resource Management MA has been designed in response to demand for a specialist Master's programme that addresses the issues involved in the management of people across international borders. The programme builds on our highly successful Human Resource Management MA, which focuses more specifically on the domestic marketplace.

The programme has been recently updated following a comprehensive review and is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Successful completion of the programme leads to graduate membership of this prestigious institute. The programme also aligns with the standards of the US-based Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) - the world's largest association devoted to human resource management.... [-]


MA Human Resource Management

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne

The longest established programme of its kind in the UK, Newcastle University Business School's Human Resource Management MA (HRM) aims to provide a firm foundation in the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in this specialist field. People are central to the success of any organisation. Our aim is to enable you to make an effective contribution as a human resource specialist, always recognising the distinct ethical responsibilities... [+]

MA Human Resource Management

The longest established programme of its kind in the UK, Newcastle University Business School's Human Resource Management MA (HRM) aims to provide a firm foundation in the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in this specialist field.

People are central to the success of any organisation. Our aim is to enable you to make an effective contribution as a human resource specialist, always recognising the distinct ethical responsibilities of the human resource practitioner.

The programme has been recently updated following a comprehensive review, our programme is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and successful completion of the programme leads to graduate membership of this prestigious institute.... [-]


MA Management (Part-time)

Durham University Business School
Online & Campus Combined Part time 30  October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

Our part-time Masters in Management is a post-experience programme. With the flexible option of online or taught modules, the programme combines academic rigour with real-world business relevance to provide a qualification that is recognised and truly valued by employers. [+]

MA Management UCAS Code: N2K607 Course Duration: 30 months part-time Mode of study: Part-Time Location: Durham City Start Date: 02/10/2017, 02/10/2018

Our part-time Masters in Management is a post-experience programme. With the flexible option of online or taught modules, the programme combines academic rigour with real-world business relevance to provide a qualification that is recognised and truly valued by employers.

Over forty years’ experience working with private and public sector clients has taught us that, for true professional development, you have to do more than just learn. You have to apply your learning in the workplace. Durham University Business School combines the rich heritage of Durham University with a progressive, dynamic approach to executive education. This enables us to deliver immediate high-impact results for individuals and organisations.... [-]


MA International Relations (Europe; East Asia; Middle East)

Durham University
Campus Full time October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

Within the broad framework of aims and objectives for our MA degrees, this is designed to provide a clear basis of advanced knowledge and understanding of the discipline of international relations linked to a focus on developments in either Europe or the Middle East or Asia. [+]

Within the broad framework of aims and objectives for our MA degrees, this is designed to provide a clear basis of advanced knowledge and understanding of the discipline of international relations linked to a focus on developments in either Europe or the Middle East or Asia. In each case, this combines a core of IR theory and methodology to a package of core and option modules relating to the nominated region. The disciplinary and regional focus may then be developed through the researching and writing of the dissertation.

Description

This programme provides you with the systematic knowledge and intellectual tools to critically review developments in the theory and practice of international relations. It enables you to evaluate in sophisticated and critical fashion concepts, theories and paradigms within the broad field of international relations, drawing lessons from empirical studies involving both quantitative and qualitative investigations.... [-]


MA Research Methods (Politics, International Relations, Security)

Durham University
Campus Full time October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

This degree is offered in collaboration with other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health and is designed to provide a strong all-around training in research methods allied to further specialization within the field of politics, international relations and security. [+]

Description

This degree is offered in collaboration with other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health and is designed to provide a strong all-around training in research methods allied to further specialization within the field of politics and international relations/studies. It is assumed that in taking this MA, you do so with the intention of proceeding to a Ph.D. in Politics or International Relations. It has received official recognition from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and eligible candidates can apply for (ESRC) (1+3) studentships. The programme includes compulsory elements in a wide variety of techniques including statistics and quantitative methods but contains less subject-specific content than the other MA courses. Core Modules:... [-]


MA Politics and International Relations (Political Theory)

Durham University
Campus Full time October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

This programme provides students with a systematic knowledge and the tools to critically review the complex relationships between government and society at a variety of levels and in different contexts. [+]

Description

This programme provides students with a systematic knowledge and the tools to critically review the complex relationships between government and society at a variety of levels and in different contexts. It also enables students to evaluate in a sophisticated and critical fashion, theories and paradigms within the broad field of politics and international relations, and to draw lessons from empirical studies involving both quantitative and qualitative investigations. It also aims to develop students' ability to deploy research strategies and methods in an appropriately advanced fashion to critically evaluate research at the current limits of theoretical understanding, and to equip students so that they have the ability to master complex political concepts and evaluate the significance of major developments in political thought in general as well as international relations theory.... [-]


MA International Relations

Durham University
Campus Full time October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

This programme combines a sound basis of advanced knowledge and understanding in the broader and more disparate field of International Studies with the opportunity to choose optional specialist areas of study from among those offered in the School, [+]

Description

This programme combines a sound basis of advanced knowledge and understanding in the broader and more disparate field of International Studies with the opportunity to choose optional specialist areas of study from among those offered in the School, and other schools such as Modern Languages and Cultures. The particular interests reflected in the choice of options may then be developed through the researching and writing of a dissertation.

Through the programme, you will gain advanced knowledge and understanding of:

The extent to which an international community has developed and the driving forces shaping its development Factors determining humanitarian interventions The processes of globalisation in the political, economic, cultural and scientific fields The governance role of international organisations How the degree of integration of countries into the international political and economic system varies and the determinants of those variations Historical and/or contemporary issues and debates in the politics and political economy of specific states and/or areas and/or international institutions and organisations Regime analysis and the concept of soft power governance An appropriate topic in international politics of their choice Course Structure ... [-]

MA Applied Linguistics: TESOL

York St John University
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom York

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who bring with them a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences. This gives us a chance to increase our cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning contexts globally. Furthermore, using online forums, we aim to provide practical opportunities for you to interact with language professionals around the world. [+]

Course overview

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who bring with them a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences. This gives us a chance to increase our cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning contexts globally. Furthermore, using online forums, we aim to provide practical opportunities for you to interact with language professionals around the world.

We critically reflect on theories of, and research into, the problem of how best to learn and teach an additional language. We aim to help you improve your own research skills and encourage you to present and publish your findings to the English language teaching and applied linguistics community.... [-]