Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our MPhil and PhD students are supervised by a Depar
The Faculty offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our MPhil and PhD students are supervised by a Department-based scholar and choose additional supervisors from the same or other Departments, or other universities.
Our Global Distinctiveness
The distinctive features of our programmes are:
Emphasis on trans-disciplinary problem-solving.
Global diversity. Our current and recent graduates come from Hong Kong, China, and a further 14 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa and North America.
Financial and professional support for conference participation and overseas placements.
Caring and cohesive graduate community. Our students have an effective voice in Faculty governance, and network with/ learn from peers from across our social sciences disciplines, all housed in one building.
Opportunities to take courses and attend lecture across Hong Kong's universities and to access data and field across China and South East Asia.
A flexible range of funding models including government scholarships, Faculty scholarships, and Department scholarship
This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost
This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia.
This program aims at preparing graduates for solving complex problems requiring the utilization of philological knowledge and skills in educational organizations, in scientific research centers, in cultural organizations, in advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the area of intercultural communication and in other fields of social and human activity, where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary. Additionally, one of the objectives of the program is to improve practical Russian proficiency up to TRKI 3 (test of Russian as a Foreign Language, C1)....
Russian Studies is a new Master’s programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences that aspires to train students to work in Russia and with Russia by providing them w
New programme. First intake in 2019.
Russian Studies is a new Master’s programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences that aspires to train students to work in Russia and with Russia by providing them with multifaceted theoretical and applied knowledge about today’s Russia. We train you to unwrap the mysteries of Russia and resolve its riddles.
The programme is intended both for international students who wish to pursue a career requiring knowledge of Russia, and Russians who desire to understand the world of Russia and the country’s role globally.
The Russian Studies programme includes basic courses in political science alongside a wide range of specialized courses on Russian politics, society, economics, and business, as well as communication with Russia and Russians. The programme’s competitive advantage is its multidisciplinary approach: to comprehend Russia, one has to be versed in more than one academic field. The second advantage is its unique faculty team, which includes renowned Russian researchers and practitioners. HSE’s Faculty of Social Sciences constitutes Russia’s largest school of comparative politics and is a home to top experts in Russian regional politics, as well as a number of experts working with Russian government agencies in various fields of public administration....
The School of Historical Studies (SHS) is a dynamic community of faculty members and graduate students, engaged in a systematic and rigorous inquiry into some of the fund
Students in the MA program in Historical Studies gain a broad acquaintance with historical methodologies and historiography as well as undertake coursework with specific, closely defined topics on a variety of historical periods and through a variety of materials.
The thrust areas of the School are,
Asian Interconnections, Economic History, Anthropology, East Asian History, Cultural and Oral Histories of India, and History of Science.
A student must complete a total of 64 credits. This includes completion of compulsory, elective, and seminar courses along with the completion of an MA Dissertation.
9 Compulsory courses equivalent to 27 credits (3 X 9)
8 Electives equivalent to 24 credits (3 X 8)
4 Seminar courses equivalent to 4 credits (1 X 4)
1 Dissertation component equivalent to 9 credits (1 X 9)
The programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge about the culture of Russia. It is aimed at foreign students who have a basic understanding of the history, philos
Best Master's Degrees in Humanities Studies in Asia 2019. Level of education: Master programme
Type of instruction: Full-time
Duration: 2 years
Language of instruction: English
Benefits of the programme
The programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge about the culture of Russia. It is aimed at foreign students who have a basic understanding of the history, philosophy, culture, and art of Russia.
A unique feature of the programme is the combination of general cultural disciplinary blocks with disciplines aimed at an in-depth study of the foundations of Russian culture. Special attention will be paid to the formation and development of Russian identity, the formation of research methods in the study of Russian culture, and the special character of the Russian mentality.
The programme prepares professionals who are fluent in the history of Russian culture and modern cultural processes taking place in Russia.
The academic programme is designed according to professional standards and employers' opinion on the correlation of graduates' competencies and functions in the field of professional activity.
Main educational courses
Analysis and Criticism of Russian Art: Historiographical Review
Cultural Research in the Contemporary World
Computer Technologies in Cultural Studies
Images of Fate in Russian Culture
Multiculturalism and Multi-Confessionalism as a Fundamental Principle of Russian Culture
Russian and Soviet Everyday Life
The Russian Idea and Projects of Russian Culture
Russian Culture as an Object of Philosophical Reflection
Russian Literature and Literature-Centric Character of Russian Philosophy
Russian Musical Culture
Russian Regionalism: The Dialectics of the Centre and the Periphery
Students receive the fundamental knowledge and professional skills in the area of modern interlingual and intercultural communication.
In the academic process, active and
The study program covers all fundamentals of the English language theory, methodology of linguistic research, modern ELT technologies, English for academic purposes. Wide range of special courses taught by research staff includes innovations in education, leading translation theories, intercultural communication, discourse analysis and philology, linguistic analysis, etc.
Research work. From the first days of study students are actively involved in the challenging research environment. They are active members of the research teams that stimulate effective professional growth. Participating in scientific conferences enables them to develop their professional skills and abilities to carry out effective academic research....
Saint-Joseph University - Political Science Institute
The Arab Master is a unique one-year cross-regional programme. It is an intensive advanced course on Human Rights and Democracy with a focus on the Middle East and North
Interested in boosting your career in the field of Governance?
The Arab Master is unique one-year cross-regional programme. It is an intensive advanced course on Human Rights and Democracy with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. The programme spans over two semesters across the Arab World: one semester in Beirut and another in a partner Arab university. The programme has a special focus on the politics within the Arab region and allows direct access to research in Tunisia, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt and Lebanon.
The Arab Master is growing network of academics and practitioners working within the Global Campus on Human Rights and is linked to six other regional masters across the world....
The course offers students the opportunity to achieve a double degree, ie a double degree Master of study Modern Philology and Linguistics.
The Department of Arts and Cultural Heritage of the SUN (DiLBeC), From the year. 2015-2016 has activated a new integrated study course with the Institute for International Service of Tourism and Foreign Languages University of Pyatigorsk State Linguistic - PSLU - (Russia). The course offers students the opportunity to achieve a double degree, ie a double degree Master of study Modern Philology and Linguistics. The course lasts two years and includes a training program jointly developed with the stranger at their university and a mobility period abroad for two semesters; involves the release, at the end of the study period and after passing the exam, two degrees of Master of Science with the following name from their location: at the SUN "in Modern Philology Doctor", and at the PSLU "Master in linguistics ", recognized according to official regulations in the two universities and in their countries. For students, this new course is a unique opportunity to enrich their professional resume and gain the educational profile of the peculiar and captivating....
Italy, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Russia, Pyatigorsk
The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic p
The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic program (120 ECTS) and is taken in 2 or 3 out of 8 prestigious EU and NON-EU universities that participate in the Consortium.
The Home University is the university where you start the programme and complete the first year of study, while the Mobility University is the university where you complete the compulsory mobility semesters in the second year of study.
When applying to the ERASMUS MUNDUS CLE, you can choose a combination of two or three of the eight universities (please see “Mobility combinations” and the "Admission criteria" on the CLE website)....
Italy, Bologna, India, Dakar, Portugal, Lisbon, Russia, Moscow, France, Mulhouse, Mumbai, Germany, Strasburg+ 9 More
It is the 15th anniversary of the chair "Journalism and world literature," at the Nakhchivan State University in 2017. The staff training of the journalist began at the u
Master in Radio-TV-Journalism
It is the 15th anniversary of the chair "Journalism and world literature," at the Nakhchivan State University in 2017. The staff training of the journalist began at the university from 2001. In 2002"Journalism and world literature" department was established for the purpose of organizing works systematically and efficiently in this field. The first head of the chair was I.Jafarov, the PhD on philology, assistant- professor. In subsequent years, the PhD on philology, assistant- professor S.Sura led to the chair from 2006 to 2013. Currently, the chair is headed by the PhD on philology Shahla Shiraliyeva.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The MPhil programme provides training for students who intend to pursue careers in teaching and research. It can be an end in itself or serve as preparation for a PhD res
At HKUST, we offer the largest interdisciplinary university-level programme in humanities and social science in Mainland China and Greater China and the only one to have an explicit, programme-wide, comparative focus as exemplified by our innovative Global China Studies degrees.
Like every university of excellence, we are dedicated to research and teaching. What sets us apart from our peers is our explicit focus on global, especially North American and Chinese, best practice in teaching, graduate training and placement, and our own research.
The MPhil programme provides training for students who intend to pursue careers in teaching and research. It can be an end in itself or serve as preparation for a PhD research degree. Students may specialize in linguistics, literature, history, and anthropology, or philosophy and religion. Coursework and the completion of a thesis are required....
The program will help you understand some of the major business, social and political issues that are impacting on the international agenda, and how these affect your org
The Master of International Studies is for graduates and professionals who want to develop an in-depth understanding of the relationship between nations and regions across areas such as globalization, diplomacy, economics, international law, labor, migration, culture, media, environment, and security.
The program will help you understand some of the major business, social and political issues that are impacting on the international agenda, and how these affect your organization or professional practice.
The program also places emphasis on applying theories to practical problems in the greater Middle East and learning how to create policies and strategies that are relevant to the region's historical and cultural background....
Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
The one-year programme "European Integration and Global Studies" of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies takes place in Berlin-Nice-Rome/Istanbul. It
"Learning and living Europe"
The European Integration and Global Studies branch of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give students an overarching vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of today’s world.
The MAEIS is a one-year programme, subdivided into three study terms plus an optional internship (3-6 months). The teaching modules are (for a detailed description see below):
Conflict and cooperation in the international system
European integration and external action
Federalism and multi-level governance
Economic globalisation and sustainable development
Professional Skills Workshops
France, Nice, Germany, Berlin, Turkey, Istanbul, Italy, Rome+ 4 More
The SOAS Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) will welcome applications from MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake research in the disciplines
Research Degrees in Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies
Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
The SOAS Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) will welcome applications from MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake research in the disciplines of Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, and Postcolonial Studies. The Centre has developed its own MPhil training programme which will enable research students to be registered in the Centre rather than in specific regional Departments or those of other disciplines. The Centre places its emphasis on the acquisition of critical theoretical skills and in-depth regional, linguistic and cultural knowledge with specific reference to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, but also two pieces of literature written in European languages. Prospective research students will have the unique opportunity to work on an exceptionally wide range of topics, theoretical and critical, supervised according to the expertise of a wide range of academic staff across the Faculty and SOAS....
Among the senior faculty, our Chair Professor, Richard Davis, specialises in middle-period China (Five Dynasties to Song period). His publications touch upon cultural his
MPhil in History
Normal Duration: 2 years (Full-time)
Place: Hong Kong
The Department of History at Lingnan currently has ten full-time faculty members, and their research areas cover pre-modern and modern Chinese history, history of Hong Kong, modern British and European history, history of Russia and Central Asia, and American history. The Department is particularly interested in recruiting students who are interested in transnational history.
Professor Liu William Guanglin’s research focuses on Chinese economic history, political economy of late Imperial China, Chinese military history, Neo-Confucianism and the market economy in a historical perspective.
Professor Lau Chi-pang is a specialist of Hong Kong History, Ming and Qing China, Modern China, Chinese Intellectual History....