Master's Program in Humanities in Asia

Best Master Degrees in Humanities in Asia 2017

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

Masters in Humanities in Asia

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Master In Education Sciences - Teaching Of Language And Literature

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 2 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Humanities in Asia 2017. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Education: Science Teaching Language and Literature (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives Get acquainted with the necessary research and methodological tools in order to lead them to independent scientific research through the development of critical thinking and acquisition of skills for managing scientific aspects of language and literature. Acquire all those specialized knowledge and methods that are necessary for a variety of innovative applications, linguistics, teaching-methodological and pedagogical, with emphasis on interactive environments and interdisciplinary concepts. Cultivate their interest in linguistic diversity, cultural and cultural wealth, develop skills that will gradually act... [-]

MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster University Leiden
Campus Full time August 2017 Netherlands Leiden Austria Vienna China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Thailand Bangkok Beijing United Kingdom London + 11 more

The mission of the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its [+]

10% Early bird discount granted on first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2015. The mission of the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients. Viewing research and practice as interdependent and mutually supporting, the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is based on the scientist-practitioner training model. The program is committed both (1) to preparing counseling psychologists for advanced doctoral studies in psychology and (2) to providing training and experience that prepare students for practice. Its goal is to train psychologists who have a sound knowledge of the bases of counseling and psychotherapy. Adopting a multicultural perspective, the program also emphasizes the importance of multicultural competence in both research and practice. The MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology is ONLY available at the Webster University Vienna and Leiden campuses. To qualify as a professional psychologist or psychotherapist, a student may be required to complete additional education and licensure proceedings, depending on the national requirements of the country in which he/she wishes to... [-]

Master - Tutor Support In Education

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

The program gives an idea of ​​tutoring as a necessary resource in the creation of innovative educational environments, processes, programs and projects under the objectives of quality continuing education. The program introduces professional tutoring as an effective individualization practice in open education, with the accompaniment of the process of development of a new activity - the main function of the tutor. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Humanities in Asia 2017. Program Overview The program gives an idea of ​​tutoring as a necessary resource in the creation of innovative educational environments, processes, programs and projects under the objectives of quality continuing education. The program introduces professional tutoring as an effective individualization practice in open education, with the accompaniment of the process of development of a new activity - the main function of the tutor. acquired competence willingness to work freely in different professional environments in the face of uncertainty; the ability to design an open, exuberant, variability educational environment tyutorskie technology for the development of a variety of practices in the organization; ability to form a continuing education strategy by building individual educational programs; the ability to help to understand the subject of innovation in all its period of diversity in innovation market saturation. Competitive advantages highly qualified teaching staff specially trained in the field of tutoring and personalization with the participation of federal experts - members of the Interregional Association tyutorskoy; Practical training on the basis of higher and secondary educational institutions; The area of ​​professional activity and employment innovative educational institutions and social services; cultural institutions; preschool, educational organizations, institutions of secondary and higher education, additional education of adults and children; social and rehabilitation centers; diagnosis and counseling centers; centers of academic mobility; development centers tyutorskih practices, financial literacy, design and educational laboratories and others. Approximate curriculum Research methodology in education Management of the humanitarian system in education Intellectual education of... [-]

Masters in Historical Studies

Nalanda University
Campus Full time August 2017 India Delhi

The School of Historical Studies (SHS) is a dynamic community of faculty members and graduate students, engaged in a systematic and rigorous enquiry into some of the fundamental questions that concern historical experiences within and beyond Asia. The five thrusts of the School, Archaeology, Asian Interconnections, Art History, Global History and Economic History, are built on the foundation of ancient Nalanda, chiefly its role as a conduit of India's vibrant intellectual, religious and economic linkages with the world, and the aim of the School Of Historical Studies is to open new frontiers of knowledge on interconnections between history, memory and time in Asian and non-Asian cultural, historical and philosophical contexts is also inspired and sustained by the glorious scholastic legacy of ancient Nalanda. [+]

The School of Historical studies The School of Historical Studies (SHS) is a dynamic community of faculty members and graduate students, engaged in a systematic and rigorous enquiry into some of the fundamental questions that concern historical experiences within and beyond Asia. The five thrusts of the School, Archaeology, Asian Interconnections, Art History, Global History and Economic History, are built on the foundation of ancient Nalanda, chiefly its role as a conduit of India's vibrant intellectual, religious and economic linkages with the world, and the aim of the School Of Historical Studies is to open new frontiers of knowledge on interconnections between history, memory and time in Asian and non-Asian cultural, historical and philosophical contexts is also inspired and sustained by the glorious scholastic legacy of ancient Nalanda. Students in the School of Historical Studies will gain an incisive knowledge of comparative and trans-regional history as well as global history, and develop a thorough understanding of methodological and theoretical issues, critical for multidisciplinary historical research. The overriding aim of SHS is to equip students with the required skill and capability to carry out original and innovative research based on archaeological findings, archival sources in classical and modern languages and field research. The School of Historical Studies encourages collaborative research with students and faculty from affiliated universities and institutions, study abroad experience, and training in an Indian and/or a foreign language. Students are expected to pursue interdisciplinary research, choose courses relevant to their research interests in other disciplines/schools and study a... [-]

M.Ed. in Digital Learning and Leading

Siam Technology College
Online Full time Part time 18  June 2018 Thailand Bangkok + 1 more

This 100% online M.Ed. in Digital Learning and Leading is a program that meets the needs of today's technology-infused teaching environment. This program will give you the confidence and skills to competently create interactive, learner-centered environments that use instructional technology to engage and motivate students. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Humanities in Asia 2017. M.Ed. in Digital Learning and Leading This 100% online M.Ed. in Digital Learning and Leading is a program that meets the needs of today's technology-infused teaching environment. This program will give you the confidence and skills to competently create interactive, learner-centered environments that use instructional technology to engage and motivate students. About the Program Complete coursework in as few as 18 months 36 credit hours $275 per credit hour Lamar University's M.Ed. in Digital Learning and Leading can prepare you to create meaningful change in education. This online program is designed to develop both your digital knowledge and your leadership abilities and give you tools, skills and knowledge to empower those in your educational community to step outside their comfort zone and into the digital future. In this program, you will: Gain an understanding of how to address the organizational resistance often associated with innovation Learn how to quantify and assess learning within the digital environment Build an e-portfolio of applied learnings that demonstrates your skill in innovative uses of digital resources Other program advantages include: No teaching certification required to enter the program Ideal for those currently working in a professional capacity in Pre-K through 12 education setting, but also well-suited to educators outside the traditional school setting Opportunity to earn your Certified Digital Educator credential after completing the first 6 hours Online Courses Students are required to complete 36 hours of coursework as outlined in the following degree plan. Courses... [-]

M.Des. in Heritage Design, Planning & Management

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time July 2017 India Bangalore

Open to students in all design disciplines, the course aims to infuse a deep understanding of built and intangible cultural heritage and the natural environment in design. And enrich, interpret, plan, and integrate heritage places with sensitive and compatible design. The Master of Design in Heritage Design, Planning, and Management prepares students with the skills, knowledge, and tools to identify, document, evaluate, protect, manage, interpret cultural and natural heritage. [+]

M.Des. in Heritage Design, Planning & Management Identification of significant elements of architecture, buildings, sites – natural and cultural in Belur – academic exercise undertaken by Srishti student as part of SUI-Srishti Collaborative (Source: SUI-Srishti; Dr. Jyoti Hosagrahar) In a fast changing and rapidly globalizing world, the uniqueness and identity of place are becoming an important and non-renewable resource. Cultural and natural heritage are well-springs for both traditional and contemporary creative practices rooted in locality and place. How do we identify and assess the cultural (tangible and intangible) and environmental heritage of a place? How do we manage and protect these valuable resources? How can we improve such places and benefit their communities in ways that are compatible with the heritage values? How can places, their cultural and natural assets inform and inspire design and creative practices? How can we support local communities to manage their inheritance? Open to students in all design disciplines, the course aims to infuse a deep understanding of built and intangible cultural heritage and the natural environment in design. And enrich, interpret, plan, and integrate heritage places with sensitive and compatible design. The Master of Design in Heritage Design, Planning, and Management prepares students with the skills, knowledge, and tools to identify, document, evaluate, protect, manage, interpret cultural and natural heritage. They will plan creative solutions with minimal and sustainable interventions to improve basic infrastructure, presentation of places and their uniqueness to the benefit of local communities. Students also learn to derive knowledge and principles... [-]

Master in Teaching French as a Second Language

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 1  October 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

You are thinking of improving your experience by adding a Masters Degree to your profile. If you are a fluent French speaker, the Master Degree in French Language intended for students with Arabic language as mother tongue, can gear up your career. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Humanities in Asia 2017. Overview The one-year Master’s in Teaching French as a Foreign Language is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills required for teaching French in Arabic cultures. All courses are taught in French. The programme combine a taught semester covering solid the three key areas of this degree; inter-culturalism (relations between the French-speaking world and the Arab world), linguistics (French and contrastive, analyzed in the French-Arab area) and didactics (cognitive, psychological, cultural and practical). During the second semester, students complete an internship and gain practical experience of teaching to reinforce their knowledge and skills gained through academic study. International recognition Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi provides the combined experience of three globally renowned French universities including Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris-Descartes University and Pierre and Marie Curie University. This rich heritage of joint excellence is now available in Abu Dhabi under the Ministry of Education and is recognized worldwide. To view the brochure please click here [-]

Master in Educational Technology

Central China Normal University
Campus Full time September 2017 China Wuhan

The program of educational technology offered by the School of Educational Information Technology (SEIT) was approved as the key discipline by the provincial government of Hubei and was accredited as one of the national featured programs. Program graduates should acquire the basic theories, methods and technologies fundamental to the educational technology discipline, and possess the capability and skills to independently conduct educational research and teaching in the field of educational technology. [+]

The program of educational technology offered by the School of Educational Information Technology (SEIT) was approved as the key discipline by the provincial government of Hubei and was accredited as one of the national featured programs. In 2012, it was approved as the pilot program for the project of comprehensive discipline reform in Hubei Province. The program of educational technology includes two innovative teaching and research platforms: National Engineering Research Center for e-Learning and National Experimental Teaching Center for Arts, making it top-ranked program among more than 200 other institutions that offer the same discipline in China. The program is known for its profound influence in the fields such as instructional design and development, distance education theory and technology, and educational information service. Objectives of the Program Program graduates should acquire the basic theories, methods and technologies fundamental to the educational technology discipline, and possess the capability and skills to independently conduct educational research and teaching in the field of educational technology. Instructional Model of the Program The Master’s program focuses on the establishment of theoretical foundation, development of independent research skills and the linkage between theories and practice. It aims to help students gain a comprehensive and systematic view on the history, status quo and future trends of educational technology discipline. Each student in the program will be assigned to a designated adviser, but will also receive advising and mentoring from an advising committee. Once students become part of the research group, they should follow the research management model... [-]

Master of Teaching & Learning

Taylor’s University
Campus January 2018 Malaysia Subang Jaya

Master of Teaching and Learning (MTL) from Taylor's University is the first of its kind in Malaysia. It is the first programme that is pitched at the masters level that is triangulated by three domains of [+]

Master of Teaching and Learning (by Coursework)

Master of Teaching and Learning (MTL) from Taylor's University is the first of its kind in Malaysia. It is the first programme that is pitched at the masters level that is triangulated by three domains of knowledge: core pedagogical knowledge, learning area studies and reflective practice courses. This three dimensional experience is designed to expose students to fundamental theories in teaching and learning and at the same time expose students to the classroom practice so that they get to participate, reflect and interrogate theories with on-site professional development. 

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Master of Music in Music Education

European University Cyprus
Campus or Online Full time 18  September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia

The Master of Music program in ‘Music Education’ provides candidates with a comprehensive study of the theory, latest research and skills that shape this specialization as well as the capacity to explore the broader significance of Music Education within the contemporary social context. [+]

The Master of Music program in ‘Music Education’ provides candidates with a comprehensive study of the theory, latest research and skills that shape this specialization as well as the capacity to explore the broader significance of Music Education within the contemporary social context. Objectives & Outcomes General Objectives The program aims to: Offer a broad and comprehensive graduate program in Music Education. Provide students with extensive and diverse knowledge, skills, experiences and attitudes in the area of Music Education. Create the conditions for students to participate in and develop musical and pedagogical activities of the highest level, within a range of contemporary educational settings. Enable students to develop critical thinking and participate in research projects related to the teaching and learning of music, both within and outside of the school environment, at a national and international level and combining a range of formal and informal teaching strategies. Enable students to develop expertise in research in the area of Music Education. Specific Objectives The program aims to: Prepare students for effective and successful teaching and diverse artistic engagement as teachers and leaders in public and private schools, conservatories and organizations. Develop and enhance student knowledge and skills required to conduct, study and critically evaluate research in Music Education, hence allowing them to vigorously act upon their role as renowned music educators both in Cyprus and abroad. Prepare music educators who will act creatively and productively with their students and colleagues. Endow students with knowledge, attitudes and skills that will enable them... [-]

MA/PDip in Security and Terrorism

University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This programme analyses the phenomena of terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors, drawing on various disciplines within the Social Sciences. Students will explore the theoretical, methodological [+]

Best Master's Programs in Humanities in Asia 2017. This programme analyses the phenomena of terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors, drawing on various disciplines within the Social Sciences. Students will explore the theoretical, methodological, and ethical debates relating to the study of state and non-state violence, and will consider their implications for various international actors and policy-makers. Students will have input from research-active staff with considerable expertise in the fields of International Relations, Sociology and Criminology. Students will assess the measures taken by states and international organisations to deter terrorism, and the relationships between terrorism and counter-terror measures. Students will be asked to critique the various theoretical and methodological approaches deployed by social scientists to study these phenomena. The following questions will be explored: How are we to understand terrorism in contemporary society? How does terrorism differ from other forms of political violence? What is the impact of terrorism on civil liberties? Are there differences between the Global North and the Global South in relation to the use of political violence? How do the social sciences differ in their approaches to terrorism and political violence? The course will also consider the actual risk posed by international terrorism and whether or not the threat is enhanced by the fears and anxieties generated by a risk-averse culture. Scholars and policymakers have all recognised the need to address security and terrorism issues from as broad a range of perspectives as possible, as this will lead to much... [-]

M.ED. in Learning and Instruction

National Taipei University of Education
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Taiwan Taipei + 1 more

M.Ed. in Learning and Instruction focuses on learner-centered instruction, learning theories and strategies, Mobile Learning and Learning Assessment. [+]

M.ED. IN LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION M.Ed. in Learning and Instruction focuses on learner-centered instruction, learning theories and strategies, Mobile Learning and Learning Assessment. International students who hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent are welcome. All courses are held in English. No TOCFL or Chinese tests required. We believe instruction should be like the Solar system, in which the sun is in the center and the nine planets revolve round it. Similarly, in a learning institution, students' learning should be in the center, and the teaching, assessment, learning environment operate according to it. With this belief in mind, we present to international students M.Ed. in learning and instruction.Founded in 1895, National Taipei University of Education (NTUE) is the most prestigious higher education institution on teacher education In Taiwan. NTUE also founded the first graduate institute of Curriculum and Instruction in Taiwan. Many professors receive government fund to conduct research projects on students’ learning, teaching and assessment. With this strong professional background, NTUE aims to start MA in Learning and Instruction in September 2017, focuses on the research of learning centered instruction. This Master program welcomes international students who hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. The instructional language is English. Students do no need to take TOCFL or other Chinese tests. Many professors receive government fund to conduct research projects on students’ learning, teaching and assessment. With this strong professional background, NTUE aims to start MA in Learning and Instruction in September 2017, focuses on the research of learning centered instruction. This... [-]

Master’s in International Cooperation Policy

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time September 2017 Japan Beppu Germany Birkenfeld + 2 more

The Asia Pacific region and the international community as a whole are facing many urgent issues which need to be addressed in order to ensure equitable development and sustainable environments. The program provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Humanities in Asia 2017. The master’s program in International Cooperation Policy provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice, drawing on diverse fields to train creative professionals who can understand complex challenges from multiple perspectives and formulate feasible solutions with integrative approaches from global, regional, and local perspectives. Such training will improve practical skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate projects, and thereby contribute to organizations that work closely with and in developing nations. Students can select one of the following five divisions for their specialization: International Public Administration, Public Health Management, Sustainability Science, Tourism and Hospitality and Development Economics. They are required to take analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented seminar courses. Additionally, numerous seminars and workshops are organized throughout the year. There are many opportunities for students to participate in the exchange of ideas, information and expertise with academics, experts, business executives, policy makers, and senior administrators. Students must submit a master’s thesis or research report in order to complete their degree. Divisions International Public Administration (IPA) The International Public Administration (IPA) division is aimed at providing knowledge and skills to those who are interested in pursuing an advanced career in national and international governmental organizations. This division enables students to improve professional and practical skills to manage and evaluate administrative operations and policies in national, regional and global settings. The major subjects in this division relate to international organizations, international cooperation policy and public administration,... [-]

Arab Master's Programme in Democracy and Human Rights (ARMA)

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)
Campus Full time September 2017 Lebanon Beirut

The Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights is a unique programme designed to meet the needs of students, professionals and experts who want to specialise in the field of democratic governance and human rights with a focus on the Arab world, but also gain the practical experience needed to build or improve their career/research activities. [+]

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE ARAB MASTER'S PROGRAMME IN DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS 1st semester: from September 2017 until January 2018 at Saint Joseph University, Beirut 2nd semester: from February to May 2018 in one of the partner universities The Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights (ARMA) is supported by a growing network of partner universities. Coordinated by Saint Joseph University (Lebanon), the partnership is composed of: Birzeit University (Palestine), International University of Rabat (Morocco), and University of Carthage (Tunisia). The Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights is a unique programme designed to meet the needs of students, professionals and experts who want to deepen their knowledge and develop their skills in the field of democratic governance and human rights in the Middle East and North Africa. It is part of the Global Campus of Regional masters in Human Rights and Democracy supported by the European Union. Admission Criteria The Master is open to students, professionals or experts who meet the following criteria: - Applicants must have a minimum of 240 ECTS (MA degree, or a BA degree with an additional 60 master-level European credits ,or their equivalent). Degrees should be in political science, law, any other social science or specialisation in a relevant discipline. - Additional studies and practical experience in the area of human rights in inter-governmental, governmental, or non-governmental organisations are a plus. - Proficiency in written and spoken English are a must. Application Procedure and Fees The amount of the tuition fee for... [-]

Master in Informatics and Visual Contents

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time September 2017 South Korea Busan Lithuania Vilnius + 2 more

The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production. [+]

Best Master's Programs in Humanities in Asia 2017. Informatics and Visual Contents (Joint study programme with Dongseo University, South Korea) - 1st and 2nd semester at Mykolas Romeris University, 3rd and 4th semester at Dongseo University Why this study programme? The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production. Dongseo Univerity (DSU) ranks among the top-50 universities in Asia for internationalization and is a leading university in Korea in its areas of specialization, including Film & Imagery, IT, Design, and Digital Contents; Students of Informatics and visual contents study programme will gain two diplomas - MRU and DSU; During compulsory mobility in Korea students will be able to use all DSU infrastructure and equipment: 3D, 5D animation labs, movie, theater and sound recording studios, Apple graphics classroom, rooftop football pitch, professional swimming pool etc. Entry requirements Bachelor of Informatics, Informatics Engineering, Applied Informatics (Physical Sciences); English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. International mobility possibilities The international mobility is required: one year at Dongseo University, in Busan, South Korea. Additionally, students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which... [-]