An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
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Masters of Arts (M.A) in the Canterbury in the United Kingdom
This MA programme, new for 2016, allows you to examine key themes and regions in the making of world history, from the 18th century to the present day. [+]
This Masters provides an opportunity for students to deconstruct the American experience at an advanced level and work with scholars from a range of different disciplines. Building on the longstanding and successful undergraduate programme in American Studies at the University of Kent as well as a vibrant research community of Americanists working in History, English, Politics, Film, and Hispanic Studies, this Masters brings a fresh and dynamic approach to postgraduate study. [+]
Our MA Interior Design course enables you to develop an individual approach to spatial design within a stimulating, creative and supportive environment. [+]
Our MA Architecture course is a research focused programme that expresses and advances our knowledge of built and occupied space, through direct 1:1 scale making. You'll have the opportunity to undertake individual thematic investigations which will incorporate prototyping, experimenting, re-designing and crafting. This will provide a performative basis for the assessment of your design ambition, ability and research achievement. [+]
This new MA programme explores the military, cultural, political and social history of the First World War, introducing you to advanced concepts of historiography and cultural theory. [+]
Our MA Urban Design course is designed to develop your understanding of contemporary issues in urban design, planning and urbanism through sustained critical and creative engagement. [+]
Our postgraduate Fine Art course is designed to provide a structured context for the development of individual Masters projects. [+]
Our MA Curatorial Practice course has been developed in partnership with Turner Contemporary. It offers you the opportunity to think about and engage with art and issues of cultural regeneration through curatorial activity. [+]
Study the monuments and artefacts of Rome at first hand, visiting relevant sites and museums. [+]
The MA in Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) is a wide-ranging mainstream Master's programme in architecture that gives you an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective on contemporary architecture and urban design. The programme informs you about the latest knowledge of architecture and urban design in order to prepare you to become a successful professionals working on a global scale. [+]
This MA in Creative Producing is the first programme ever offered in Theatre producing in a UK university. Created in 2002 as Producing, Promoting & Managing Theatre it then changed into the shorter present title in 2006. It has built strong links and recognition within the industry and many companies actively seek to work with our students and graduates. [+]
The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and is one of the leading UK academic groups working in intellectual disability and community care. [+]
The PG Diploma builds on the existing Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education with the addition of new modules designed to develop a critical understanding of the processes and nature of educational research, with a specific focus on HE. [+]
This taught MA programme offers a unique opportunity to study the theory and practice of stand-up comedy at postgraduate level. The University of Kent has a long history of teaching and research in comic performance, and the Templeman Library houses the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive... [+]
Staff research covers contemporary art and aesthetics, modernism, theories of art, the historiography of art and the Cold War; biographical monographs, the photograph (in its historical, contemporary and critical contexts), and the historical interplay of image, theory and institutions from the Renaissance to the present (especially European and North American)... [+]