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Best Master's Degrees in Literature in Asia 2019

Literature refers to creative written works in categories such as poetry, novels and fiction to name a few. A literature program may allow students to explore different literature types. A student may choose to specialize in an area such as British literature or drama, or example.

As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

Master's Program in Literature in Asia

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Universitas Padjadjaran

This program offers two fields of study, namely Contemporary Literature and Philology. ... [+]

GENERAL

Contemporary Literature focuses on the study of Indonesian and foreign contemporary literature. In Philology, students study ancient manuscripts from various regions in Indonesia.

AIM / TARGET GROUPS / DURATION

Graduates of the master degree in Literary Studies, are expected to have the knowledge of literary theories and practices, and contribute fresh ideas in the study of contemporary literature and culture, both nationally and internationally. Course duration is 24 months-36 months (2-3 years), on a full-time basis.

TITLE

M. Hum. (Master of Humanities)

HOW TO APPLY

https://smup.unpad.ac.id/persyaratan-2/

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Indonesia Bandung
June 2019
Full time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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National Central University

Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature of the Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences was established in August 2004. We enrolled ten students every yea ... [+]

Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature of the Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences was established in August 2004. We enrolled ten students every year, targeting at people who like to address themselves to Hakka language and literature studies. Our Master of Arts program aims to equip students with essential theoretical skills to conduct research on Hakka language and Hakka literature, which includes early traditional records, popular works (stories, ballads, nursery rhymes, riddles, etc.), as well as early children’s books of old-style private school. Hakka language plays a vital role in almost every aspect of Hakka culture and is our focus of study at the present time.... [-]

Taiwan Hsinchu
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Northern (Arctic) Federal University

Designed by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Haute Alsace University, the CLS program gives a unique opportunity to get inside the world of French and Russian ... [+]

Master in Comparative Literature Studies: Russian – French Literary RelationsLanguage: Russian, FrenchDesigned by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Haute Alsace University, the CLS program gives a unique opportunity to get inside the world of French and Russian literature assisted by highly qualified international teaching staff and have lectures and tutorials both in Russia and France within an academic mobility program. Compulsory courses:

Comparative Literature Studies Russian and French Literature Intercultural Communication in Europe French and Russian Languages Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS)

Electives:

French poetry of the 18-20 centuries Genres of Russian Literature French Drama and Theatre in the Context of Russian Literature and Culture Modern French Literature in Russian Translation ... [-]
Russia Arkhangelsk
September 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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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
September 2019
Full time
Part time
2 years
Online
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University of Nicosia

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 educationa ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of Studies: Educational Sciences: Teaching Language and Literature (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full-time / Part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

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.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full time
Part time
3 semesters
Campus
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University of Nicosia

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 educationa ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of Studies: Educational Sciences: Teaching Language and Literature (MEd, 3 semesters) Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Remote Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

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.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full time
Part time
3 semesters
Online
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SOAS University of London

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full time
Part time
3 years
Campus
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University of Bologna

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).... [-]

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September 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Novosibirsk State University

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.

Program goal

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).... [-]

Russia Novosibirsk
September 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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