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Top Masters in Social Sciences in Asia 2019

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

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.

Master Program in Social Sciences in Asia

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Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University

Over recent years, the status of Saudi women has witnessed a notable development and the Saudi Leadership has strongly supported women by taking several decisions and iss ... [+]

Introduction

Over recent years, the status of Saudi women has witnessed a notable development and the Saudi Leadership has strongly supported women by taking several decisions and issuing directives that aim to empower women in accordance with the national identity and Islamic values. In accordance with the Kingdom's Vision 2030, women began to play an influential role in the future of Saudi Arabia. They are given, nowadays, the opportunity to effectively participate in the Kingdom’s sustainable development. As a result of these developments, women have gained many benefits and have been allowed to enter new areas of work in various sectors. Saudi women issues and their participation in the Kingdom’s development has become a top priority for many of the official authorities and the concerned parties. On the other hand, universities and research centers are now focusing on women issues as an important field of research and studies where issues related to family and society can be explored and investigated. Being a university for females, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University seeks to serve women's issues through its vision and strategic goals in accordance with its role and field of work. Thus, the main aim of the "Women’s Studies" program is to study women's issues and needs. This, in turn, will empower women’s status and strengthen their role in the Kingdom’s development. It will also enable the decision makers to plan properly and adopt a development policy according to actual needs. ... [-]

Saudi Arabia Riyadh
September 2019
Full time
4 - 8 
Campus
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International University of Japan

Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth log ... [+]

Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth logic in the fields of politics, economy and management, using Japan’s experiences in economic development and corporate growth as basic case materials. The JGDP was jointly developed by JICA and IUJ under the JICA-DSP.* *JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Development Studies Program (JICA-DSP) ”JICA-DSP” is a program that invites future leaders from partner countries to Japan to complete master’s or doctor’s degrees at Japanese graduate schools, where they learn about Japan’s experiences with its own modernization and development experience with Japanese development cooperation to other countries. JICA and universities in Japan jointly built and offer the JICA-DSP. Students will not only study in their respective academic fields, but will also learn much from modern Japan’s experience of development, which differs significantly from the history of growth and development found in the West. Students can study the “Japanese experience” systematically, including even negative ones, so that they may use this knowledge to contribute to the development of their own countries. THE CURRICULUM ... [-]
Japan Niigata
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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European University Cyprus

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and education ... [+]

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and educational guidance, and in career development and growth.

Employment Opportunities

Career Guidance and Counselling in the public and private education sector, Youth and Employment Programs, Human Resource sector, freelance consultant.

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Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full time
18 
Campus
Online
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United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master of Governance and Public policy (MGPP) degree aim to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tool ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tools and techniques in public governance including the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policy a dynamic and complex era of globalization.

The program combines relevant contemporary theories, professional skills, practical knowledge, high-level research skills and critical thinking to approach the questions of governance and policy management in the new millennium. The MGPP equips students with cutting-edge skills to undertake open, accountable, responsive and inclusive leadership to address the administrative, ethical, financial, organizational and political challenges in delivering superior governmental services and making effectual decisions.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2019
Full time
1 - 2 
Campus
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American University In the Emirates

The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresse ... [+]

About

The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresses current and emerging security and Intelligence challenges and opportunities.

The program prepares students, for a professional orientation in the Intelligence specialization and even more so in the information analysis framework.

The program’s curriculum standards are framed according to the Qualification Framework of Emirates level 9 and the CAA international accredited standards, as well as the International Association For Intelligence Education IAFIE, The program has been accredited by the Ministry of Education (UAE).... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
May 2019
Campus
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Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s programme at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Rus ... [+]

Programme Profile

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s programme at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Russia, the United States, and other countries.

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and PIR Center have partnered to develop the Dual Degree in Nonproliferation Studies.

Our Aim

The programme prepares students for professional careers in the nonproliferation field in national governments, international organizations, academia, think tanks, and the private sector. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on global security, history, science and technology, area studies, public policy, and research methods—with a particular emphasis on practical skills.... [-]

Russia Odintsovo USA Monterey
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Pyatigorsk State University

The Program provides enhanced study of theoretical and practical issues of international economic relations with a concentration on World Economy, International Economic ... [+]

The Program is destined for applicants holding BA Degree in Economics (for full-time studies) or BA Degree in any field (for e-learning option) as well as Russian language skills of at least B1 level, and has been offered at the Institute of International Relations of the University.

The Program provides enhanced study of theoretical and practical issues of international economic relations with a concentration on World Economy, International Economic Legislation, International Contractual Practice and Pricing, International Monetary-Credit Relations, Projecting, Organization and Management of External-Economic Operations etc.

The Program graduates can be employed in positions of different-leveled managers at companies involved in international trade and industrial cooperation, analysts in insurance companies and banks, economic experts in business and municipalities etc.... [-]

Russia Pyatigorsk
September 2019
Full time
24 - 29 
Campus
Online
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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)

Many people regard the 21st century as the “Asia Pacific century” as a result of the region’s continuous and robust growth. The region’s prominence can be witnessed throu ... [+]

Overview

The Master’s program in Asia Pacific Studies aims to educate and transform students into competent leaders ready to handle challenges facing the Asia Pacific region. The program encourages students to analyze complicated and ever-changing sociocultural conditions and international issues, pursue feasible solutions and pave a path to a prosperous future for the region. Students accumulate professional knowledge and insights, interpret complex facts in objective and systematic manners and provide insightful solutions to problems.

A broad range of issues is addressed in the two divisions: International Relations and Society and Culture. The courses taught under this program consist of four pillars: analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented intensive seminar courses. This program nurtures students’ research skills, including the ability to formulate frameworks for analyses, collect and analyze data, and test arguments and hypotheses. Students are expected to conduct research under a specific theme in a systematic manner throughout their studies.... [-]

Japan Beppu
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Higher School of Economics

The Master's in Public Policy is a two-year innovative practice-oriented programme developing the skills required to articulate issues of public concern, analyze alternat ... [+]

Programme overview

The Programme was developed on the basis of the American model of teaching Public Policy Analysis - namely of Public Policy Institute of the Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University, where the head of this programme was teaching in 1993-1995. Since 2006 the Programme accepts foreign students and provides courses in English as HSE contribution to the Bologna Process. We are constantly developing and improving the programme and involve representatives from the leading Russian, European and American universities, most influential think tanks and renowned international organizations into the teaching process.

The Programme has two concentrations: Public Policy Analysis, and Human Rights and Democratic Governance. Concentration in Public Policy Analysis is the outcome of the search for the ultimate professional education programme and combines theoretical and practical training with the cutting-edge international and Russian experience in the field. The concentration in Human Rights and Democratic Governance was created on the basis of the UN Programme. The programme was the first of its kind in Russia and is analogous to the European Master in Human Rights.... [-]

Russia Moscow
September 2019
Part time
Campus
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Monash University Malaysia

The Master of Professional Counselling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling. ... [+]

The Master of Professional counseling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling. It is taught by academics with extensive experience of working as professional counselors/psychologists.

This course is designed to prepare you to become registered counselors in settings such as community mental health, schools, health centers, workplaces, and in private practice. The course is also suitable if you are already working in various professions who may wish to utilize counseling skills in roles such as teaching, social work, and human resources.

A distinctive feature of the course is its focus on preparing students to be culturally competent counselors in Malaysia and the region. This course requires you to undertake 504 hours of clinical placements, including a minimum of 192 hours of client contact. Through these mandatory placements, you have an opportunity to apply theory to practice under supervision in clinical settings.... [-]

Malaysia Subang Jaya
July 2019
Full time
Part time
2 - 4 
Campus
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Master of Clinical Psychology ... [+]

Courses

0737701 Psychopathology – Advanced {3} [3-3]

Provides a general study of the field of psychopathology. It includes an examination of the classification, description, etiology and treatment implications of the various psychological disorders according to (DSM-V-TR). Prerequisite: none

0737201 Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis {3} [3-3]

This course is designed to train students in the application and interpretation of psychological tests. The primary focus is on the assessment of intelligence, behavior, and personality as well as on other data collection procedures and techniques in the assessment of psychopathology. Prerequisite: none

0737203 Clinical Interviewing {3} [3-3]... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Saint Petersburg University

Extensive experience in teaching African languages combined with a comprehensive set of courses relevant for African studies. ... [+]

Level of education: Master program Type of instruction: Full-time Duration: 2 years Language of instruction: English Benefits of the program Extensive experience in teaching African languages combined with a comprehensive set of courses relevant to African studies. Students have access to unique electronic resources in Russian and foreign languages as well as to a dedicated collection of the M. Gorky Scientific Library of St Petersburg University. The Library holds over 300 copies of fiction, science and education books in all the languages of the program. It boasts a collection of ancient manuscripts and block books common in Oriental cultures as well as rare and antiquarian books and lithographs. Complex approach to African Studies Main courses Introduction to African Studies Historical and typological linguistics of African languages African languages and general linguistics African folklore and oral tradition Ethnopsychology of African peoples Areal linguistics and dialectology of African languages African geography and modern political situation African literature in European languages Literature in African languages Sketch of African history Religions of Africa African arts Amharic, Bambara, Hausa, Swahili Key skills Students acquire skills in working with academic and reference literature as well as its analysis Expert evaluation and analysis of problems related to Africa Knowledge of the ethnolinguistic situation in the region and the ability to understand the multicultural environment Career opportunities ... [-]
Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Sabanci University

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level ... [+]

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. Consistent with the philosophy and mission of the University, the Program aims to take a regional lead in providing support for peacemaking and conflict prevention schemes on the ground.

Initiated in Fall 2000, the master's program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution has the following goals and objectives:

Presenting students with an analytical perspective that will enable them to define objective parameters as well as the perceptual and psychological context of conflicts Equipping students with theoretical understanding and practical skills in conflict resolution so as to assist them in managing conflict situations creatively and constructively. Various approaches to conflict resolution and conflict management techniques are introduced, such as negotiation, mediation, problem-solving techniques, and track two diplomacy Encouraging students to apply their conflict resolution background to policy issues related to disputes in or among governments, organizations, civil societies, or corporations. The international dimension of the program considers the changing nature of diplomacy in the post-Cold War era. ... [-]
Turkey Istanbul
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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IPSL Institute for Global Learning

Independently designed and curated curriculum that responds to current social issues aligns with service and research opportunities and reflects student interests and lat ... [+]

The Master of Arts in International Development & Service (IDS) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.

Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries. Students pursuing the IDS program will be required to take a minimum number of development theory courses abroad.*... [-]

USA Portland Peru Cusco Colombia Medellín Cartagena Vietnam Hanoi Tanzania Arusha Greece Thessaloniki Samothraki  + 10 More
May 2019
Full time
13 
Online & Campus Combined
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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

The Master of Psychology (Industrial & Organisational Psychology) programme aims to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the ... [+]

The Master of Psychology (Industrial & Organisational Psychology) programme aims to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the fast-changing organisational processes; and at the same time, impart effective human management skills to resolve organisational problems.

The programme will further prepare candidates to undertake high-level research activity and participate in real-life consultancy project in the field of Industrial & Organizational Psychology. The programme provides candidates with the opportunity to develop themselves as effective future leaders and Industrial & Organisational specialists/ psychologists/ consultants/ practitioners/ researchers.... [-]

Malaysia Kampar
October 2019
Full time
Part time
18 - 48 
Campus
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