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Top Distance learning Master Degrees in Humanities Studies 2019

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

If a student is looking to become a social worker, educator or any career involving great artistic skill, Humanities and Social Sciences may be the correct area of study. This field presents a wide array of classes which teach participants a variety of skills that are valuable across many industries.

Distance learning Masters in Humanities Studies

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Union University

The Master of Christian Studies (MCS) is designed especially for bi-vocational pastors, missionaries, church planters, foreign nationals planting ethnic churches in the U ... [+]

At Union University, be transformed.

The Master of Christian Studies (MCS) is designed especially for bi-vocational pastors, missionaries, church planters, foreign nationals planting ethnic churches in the U.S. and church staff members. Laypersons who want to be better equipped biblically will also benefit from the program.

Our convenient one-night-a-week format allows completion of the MCS program in only two years. Students may also choose an accelerated or fully online option.

Study and Ministry

MCS students become biblically and theologically grounded while developing ministry skills. In the on-site programs, students are encouraged to apply classroom learning to local church ministry through directed assignments.... [-]

USA Jackson
September 2019
English
Part time
2 years
Online
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University of the Highlands and Islands

The Vikings have been incredibly influential in world history and culture. The Institute for Northern Studies' team will be using their recognised expertise in this area ... [+]

What is special about this course?

The Vikings have been incredibly influential in world history and culture. The Institute for Northern Studies' team will be using their recognised expertise in this area to create this unique and exciting course on offer to students all over the world and to re-evaluate the Vikings; past, present, and future.

Students will be able to critically evaluate key historical, economic, and social developments in the Viking world and analyse the significance and legacy of the cultural history of the Vikings both in isolation and in a wider context temporally and geographically. You will look at Viking iconography in text and film, the role of women, and the significance of runes among other fascinating topics.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 years
Online
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University of the Highlands and Islands

The MLitt British Studies is the only interdisciplinary master's course in British Studies in the UK. It brings together four key disciplines from across the humanities – ... [+]

What is special about this course?

The MLitt British Studies is the only interdisciplinary master's course in British Studies in the UK. It brings together four key disciplines from across the humanities – history, literature, philosophy and archaeology. It allows students to develop their interest in any aspect of British identities, across disciplines and centuries and offers an excellent foundation for independent research.

You will explore the shifting meanings of Britishness, from the Roman era to the present day, with experts who are highly researching active. You will examine a variety of representations and articulations of Britishness, exploring how British mentalities and identities have been experienced by people from all backgrounds - both in the UK and abroad - and questioning the idea of Britishness.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
1 - 6 years
Online
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University of the Highlands and Islands

The sea has often acted as a highway for people living along adjacent coasts and on islands; such communities have frequently experienced closer ties with each other than ... [+]

What is special about this course?

The sea has often acted as a highway for people living along adjacent coasts and on islands; such communities have frequently experienced closer ties with each other than with places further inland. The MLitt Coastal and Maritime Societies and Cultures explore these environments from an interdisciplinary perspective.

This course is based on the internationally significant and world-class research of the staff involved and is led by the university’s Centre for History, in collaboration with our Archaeology Institute and Institute for Northern Studies. MLitt students will study two modules in history, archaeology and northern studies, and then complete a dissertation.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
1 - 6 years
Online
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University of the Highlands and Islands

The MLitt Archaeological Studies will enable you to engage critically with current themes and debates in archaeological practice, theory and method. ... [+]

What is special about this course?

This course is unique in its focus on the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. It offers the opportunity to consider wider archaeological concepts and theoretical issues, utilising world-class sites in Orkney and the North Atlantic region.

The MLitt Archaeological Studies will enable you to engage critically with current themes and debates in archaeological practice, theory and method.

There is a wide range of module options which draw on the research specialisms of the Archaeology Institute staff and these provide you with the flexibility to combine taught modules and dissertation research according to your own research interests.

You can develop chronological specialisms grounded in the archaeology and heritage of the region, for example in Prehistoric Archaeology or in Celtic through to Viking/Norse and Medieval Archaeology. Or you may choose to combine period-based modules with our professional skills modules to gain a broader knowledge and understanding of the diversity of methods and theory practised within archaeology.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 years
Online
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University of the Highlands and Islands

This online programme provides a broader history award, both thematically and geographically than our MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands. ... [+]

What is special about this course?

This online programme provides a broader history award, both thematically and geographically than our MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands.

The MLitt History has been developed in response to demand from potential students for a broad taught postgraduate programme in history and features modules in, for example, maritime, sport and British history, imperial history, palaeography and languages of the North Atlantic, as well as historiography. Taught from the Centre for History in the Highlands, the MLitt History is available from anywhere in the world.

Special features The course is taught by a research-active and dynamic team of historians, reflecting staff research expertise Successful students will be able to proceed from undergraduate study of history, through the MLitt, towards supervised postgraduate historical PhD level research You will have support from the expert staff at the Centre for History throughout your studies You can study from a distance online through the university’s virtual learning environment (VLE), which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full masters degree ... [-]
United Kingdom Perth
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
1 - 6 years
Online
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University of the Highlands and Islands

This Masters in the History of the Highlands and Islands is the first-ever taught the postgraduate course to focus on the colourful and often conflict-driven history of t ... [+]

What is special about this course?

This Masters in the History of the Highlands and Islands is the first-ever taught the postgraduate course to focus on the colourful and often conflict-driven history of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, from medieval times to the 20th century.It is a truly interactive course that involves extensive use of primary source material including oral history testimony, material from physical and online archives and newspapers. Critical thinking is essential to the topics covered as is a sensitivity to the way history interacts with memory.You will study a range of subjects that will not only spark your interest and emotions but may also cause you to begin to question stereotypes and cherished myths.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
1 - 6 years
Online
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Wycliffe College

The Master of Theological Studies (MTS) equips you with biblical and theological knowledge for personal faith development, ministry, or vocational practices. ... [+]

Who's It For?

The Master of Theological Studies (MTS) equips you with biblical and theological knowledge for personal faith development, ministry, or vocational practices. The MTS offers flexible study options and affordable tuition while giving you critical tools for study and practice.

Flexibility

MTS students may study part-time or full-time, on-campus or at a distance.

Whatever your stage of life, take advantage of the MTS’s rich features:

Interaction with leading scholars within the Evangelical tradition Development stream specialization Tons of elective space (up to 9 classes out of 20) Online-only option Small class sizes (1:13 faculty-student ratio) Access to University of Toronto libraries & student services 300+ courses across campus in theology, biblical studies, history of Christianity, and pastoral ministry Affordable tuition Program Requirements Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree (any subject) Program length: 2+ years, depending on part-time/full-time status Courses: 9 core courses, 8-9 electives, and a summative project. Total credits: 20 credits (1 course = 1 credit). Summative project (5 options available): 40-60 pages. Qualifying for Doctoral Study ... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
2 years
Online
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Universidad de La Laguna

The Master of Science in Religions: History and Society offers solid knowledge and methods of analysis on the great religious traditions of the History of Humanity, as we ... [+]

Deepening the knowledge of religions has become urgent. On the one hand, the 21st century has begun marked by conflicts that, under the label of "religious", hide a complex network of factors that go far beyond religion, but are inextricably linked to it. On the other hand, population movements are becoming more frequent, and we are especially aware today that peaceful coexistence between cultures requires both knowing one's identity and understanding and respecting the identity of others. The Master of Science in Religions: History and Society offers solid knowledge and methods of analysis on the great religious traditions of the History of Humanity, as well as tools for the management of religious diversity in contemporary societies. The first part of the Master, of an introductory nature, includes methodological, historical and legal contents. The second part is divided in two itineraries, designed for the student to specialize in "History of Religions" or "Management of religious and cultural diversity". Participating in the Masters are specialists of recognized trajectory of the Pablo de Olavide University, Carlos III University of Madrid, the University of La Laguna, as well as other universities and institutions.... [-]

Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife
September 2019
Spanish
Full time
1 year
Online
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Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School

Candidates working towards an M.Ed. in Library Media Education (A level) must complete 30 to 33 hours of coursework that includes an internship of 300 clock hours. The in ... [+]

The College of Education's Library Education Media programs are designed to prepare professional educators to become P-12 Media Specialists. Our programs are accredited by both the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and by The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). During the course of their professional studies, candidates engage in courses that enrich their content area skills, assist in refining connections between the media center and the classroom, allow them to focus on the administration of media services, and engage them in learning criteria for book selection. The required LEM courses provide candidates with opportunities in reflective thinking as they discuss topics and engage in creating materials that demonstrate they are decision-makers. Candidates working towards an M.Ed. in Library Media Education (A level) must complete 30 to 33 hours of course work that includes an internship of 300 clock hours. Internship consists of:... [-]

USA Montgomery
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English
Full time
Part time
1 year
Online
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Al-Mustafa Open University

The mentioned course is planned and presented to give a systematic explanation of Islamic teachings and sciences based on Holy Quran and Doctrine of Ahl-ul-Bayt with an i ... [+]

Course Title: Islamic Studies Degree level: Master’s Number of Units: 62 Language of presentation: English, French, Azeri Length of Program: 4 Semesters + thesis Tuition: N/A Program Type: online education + online revision classes Target Audience: Those who are going to learn Islamic teachings based on Quran and Doctrine of Ahl-ul-Bayt Religious preachers and those who are interested in propagation of divine teachings at the international level About the program

The mentioned course is planned and presented to give a systematic explanation of Islamic teachings and sciences based on Holy Quran and Doctrine of Ahl-ul-Bayt with an international approach. The university grants Master’s certificate recognized by higher education ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran.... [-]

Iran Qom
September 2019
English
Full time
4 semesters
Online
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Al-Mustafa Open University

The mentioned course is planned and presented to give a specialized and deep explanation on the exegesis of Quran and types of orientations and exegetic methods. The univ ... [+]

Course Title: Exegesis and teachings of Quran Degree level: Master’s Number of Units: 64 Language of presentation: Persian, Arabic, Urdu, English Length of Program: 4 Semesters Tuition: N/A Program Type: online education + online revision classes Target Audience: Those who are interested in specialized learning of exegesis and teachings of Quran Religious preachers and those who are interested in teaching and propagating Quranic teachings About the program

The mentioned course is planned and presented to give a specialized and deep explanation on the exegesis of Quran and types of orientations and exegetic methods. The university grants Master’s certificate recognized by higher education ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran.... [-]

Iran Qom
September 2019
English
Full time
4 semesters
Online
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Al-Mustafa Open University

Islamic ethics discusses and provides principles and guidelines for living on the basis of moralities using Islamic teachings in all stages of life in the world. This pro ... [+]

Course title: Islamic Studies Area of Interest: Philosophy of Ethics Degree level: Master’s Number of Units: 46 units (42-course units and 4 units for the Thesis) Language of Presentation: Arabic, Persian, English Length of Course: 5 Semesters (comprised of 3 semesters, education - 2 semesters, thesis) Tuition: N/A Method of teaching: Online education + Online revision classes Target Audience: Those who are interested in Islamic Ethics course with orientation of philosophy of Ethics (Iranians residing in Iran and non-Iranians) About the program

Islamic ethics discusses and provides principles and guidelines for living on the basis of moralities using Islamic teachings in all stages of life in the world. This program provides an introduction to the ideas of the thinkers of ethics of other schools of thoughts. About the Area of Interest Philosophy of Ethics is considered one of the areas of Philosophy since it introduces the fundamental issues of Moralities such as recognizing the right and the wrong issues, the distinction between good and evil issues, recognition of the virtues, and introduces the concepts and the nature of ethical statements.... [-]

Iran Qom
September 2019
English
Full time
5 semesters
Online
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Open University Of Cyprus

The purpose of the postgraduate program Greek Language and Literature is to use the tools of modern linguistics and the theory of literature in the study of Greek literat ... [+]

Purpose of the postgraduate program Greek Language and Literature Is the exploitation of the tools of modern linguistics and the theory of literature in the study of Greek literature, with emphasis on the classical period, its evolution over time and its teaching.

The postgraduate program is of interest because:

Interweaves linguistics with literary studies Exploits textual linguistics, sociolinguistics and speech analysis in the study of literature Provides a dynamic interdisciplinary approach combining literary, cultural, sociological / anthropological and linguistic approaches Provides the necessary resources for effective teaching Provides the theoretical tools for interdisciplinary approaches Cultivates complex research skills necessary for postgraduate studies ... [-]
Cyprus Cyprus Online
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Greek
Full time
Part time
2 years
Online
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Universidad Pontificia Comillas

The Master's Degree in Contemporary International Migration caters to the need for skilled professionals in different areas related to migration, involves many different ... [+]

Máster Universitario en Migraciones Internacionales Admisión

Perfil de ingreso:

El Máster va dirigido a todo tipo de titulados universitarios, alumnos recién egresados, profesores universitarios, profesionales procedentes del mundo empresarial, investigadores y personal de las organizaciones internacionales, que deseen profesionalizarse o mejorar su profesionalización en el ámbito de las migraciones internacionales y la movilidad humana, así como a aquellos alumnos que quieran desarrollar su capacidad investigadora en este campo.

Requisitos de acceso:

Estar en posesión de un título de Grado o equivalente. Tener un buen expediente académico. Se valorará la experiencia profesional previa en migraciones internacionales. Conocer al menos otro idioma, preferentemente el inglés. ... [-]
Spain Madrid
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English,Spanish
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 years
Online
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