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Top Master of Art Degrees in Languages in Asia 2019

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.

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BRAC University

The curriculum of the MA in English (Literature and ELT & Applied Linguistics) is designed for persons holding a bachelor’s degree in English or a related field who w ... [+]

MA IN ENGLISH

Introduction

English is now the most dominant language in the world and there is a renewed emphasis given on the teaching and learning of English in most countries of the world, and Bangladesh is no exception. People from all walks of life acknowledge the need to deepen their knowledge of English and to raise their proficiency in using it for a wide range of purposes.

The Department of English and Humanities at BRACU has been concentrating on a course of studies that combines literature teaching with language, as well as media and cultural studies, in its undergraduate program. The same approach is followed in our MA program, thus distinguishing it from other MA programs offered elsewhere.... [-]

Bangladesh Dhaka
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Hindustan University

The central objective is to empower students by honing their communication skills so that they can meet the requirements of employment and face the challenges of modern s ... [+]

The central objective is to empower students by honing their communication skills so that they can meet the requirements of employment and face the challenges of modern society with ease.

The M.A. English Language and Communication offered by the Dept. of English, Hindustan University comprises 20 courses spread over 4 semesters in 2 years. Out of these 12 are core papers and 8 are electives.

The curriculum maintains a fine balance between the language and literature courses. One of the core papers in every semester focuses on features related to Language, e.g. Teaching of English, History of English Language, Linguistics etc.

Electives offer a wide range of choices like papers on Personality Development, Children's Literature, Women's Writing, Film studies, Canadian Literature etc.... [-]

India Chennai Delhi Coimbatore Oman Muscat Sri Lanka Colombo Kochi  + 5 More
July 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Sharda University

The course surveys the canon of English literary studies as well as the latest trends in literature written in the English language from all over the world. With an added ... [+]

Master of Arts in English

The course surveys the canon of English literary studies as well as the latest trends in literature written in the English language from all over the world. With an added focus on pedagogy, criticism and literary theory this course trains the students to become prospective teachers, professors, and critics.

Course Structure

The course is divided into four semesters to facilitate intensive coursework in a systematic and structured manner. The Master's students are also required to write individually supervised essays on a subject of their choice.

Eligibility BA (English) with minimum 50% marks Career and Placement

This program though challenging and exhaustive brings good dividends in terms of the variety of career options it opens up for a young graduate. One may choose from a range of careers in civil services, academics, journalism, advertising, and content writing.... [-]

India Greater Noida
July 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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University of Haifa, International School

An MA program designed to expand and deepen students’ knowledge of Germany and the German language, and its central role in the European Union. ... [+]

MA Program in German and European Studies

The Haifa Center for German and European Studies began operating at the University of Haifa in the academic year of 2007/8, following winning a tender by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). The Center promotes research and other academic and public activities in modern Europe and Germany, emphasizing the Israeli and Jewish perspectives. One of its pivotal activities is a special MA program, the aim of which is to expand and deepen students’ knowledge of Germany and the German language, and its central role in the European Union.

Academic Program

Taught in English, the MA program is organized in the spirit of the "area studies" model. Our interdisciplinary program encompasses various fields of knowledge in the social sciences, the humanities, law, and language, and appeals to a wide variety of students with diverse backgrounds. The program trains its graduates to fill a wide range of positions dealing with Europe and Germany in business, tourism, communication, cultural and public administration as well as prepares its students for pursuing an academic/research career in those fields.... [-]

Israel Haifa
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Ramkhamhaeng University Institute of International Studies

The Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University, offers the Master of Arts Program in Communicative English from June 2008. It provides individuals with a ... [+]

MA in Communicative EnglishThis international program is offered in Bangkok.The Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University, offers the Master of Arts Program in Communicative English from June 2008. It provides individuals with advanced academic work in the functional aspects of communication and English language. Nowadays, every sector faces the impact of globalization. To understand and adapt to the global transaction environment will be the key to executive success in operations of non-profit and for-profit organizations. This new program provides the individual with general competencies for overall knowledge in communication as well as an ability to function effectively in a multicultural and rapidly changing global arena. Students will develop skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpret data, as well as conceptualizing, evaluating, and implementing solutions necessary in addressing complex problems.Individuals with a Bachelor degree in arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, education, business and others from accredited schools are encouraged to apply.... [-]

Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai Hat Yai Nakhon Pathom  + 1 More
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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Dhurakij Pundit University's International College

The program is designed for those wishing to develop their professional communication skills in English. It is therefore targeted to those who are current or intending te ... [+]

Master of Arts in English for Careers (1.5 years)We are currently accepting applications for semester 1/2013. Scholarships are available.

Program Objectives: The program is designed for those wishing to develop their professional communication skills in English. It is therefore targeted to those who are current or intending teachers of English in schools, language institutes or other language training organizations or alternatively to entry to mid-level executives seeking to enhance their professional standing and opportunities.

The program focuses both on the development of communication skills as well as analytical skills so that graduates are equipped for future independent life-long learning.... [-]

Thailand Bangkok
June 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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University of Nicosia

Graduates will specialize in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. ... [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Teaching Greek to Speakers of Other Languages Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master’s Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full time and Part time study Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

Graduates will specialise in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. They will develop transferable skills relating to the field and especially in the area of teaching.

Career Prospects

Graduates will be able to have an international career in teaching Greek as a second/foreign language. They will also be able to devise language teaching programmes. Graduates will be able to work for the public or private sector globally (schools, institutes, universities, research centres), which specialise in this field.... [-]

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

To provide students with a strong professional foundation for developing practical teaching skills in relation to TESOL; to further students’ understanding of English lan ... [+]

Duration (years): 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

General Objectives

To provide students with a strong professional foundation for developing practical teaching skills in relation to TESOL; to further students’ understanding of English language teaching.

Specific Objectives

To develop in the student an understanding of a range of disciplines and areas of professional activity which underpin the field of TESOL and constitute its focus and its concerns; To provide students with a solid theoretical foundation and the necessary professional skills in TESOL; To equip the students with the linguistic knowledge, cultural understanding, and pedagogical training essential to the various aspects of TESOL; To provide theoretical and/or practical support for actual situations within the language classroom, To develop students’ skills in critical reading and the ability to design a research project, To provide the theoretical and/or practical basis required for the study of a doctoral degree. Career Prospects ... [-]
Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Online
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University of Nicosia

Graduates will specialize in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. They will develop transferable skills relati ... [+]

Duration: 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Teaching Greek to Speakers of Other Languages Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master’s Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

Graduates will specialize in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. They will develop transferable skills relating to the field and especially in the area of teaching.

Career Prospects

Graduates will be able to have an international career in teaching Greek as a second/foreign language. They will also be able to devise language teaching programmes. Graduates will be able to work for the public or private sector globally (schools, institutes, universities, research centres), which specialize in this field.... [-]

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

This two-year programme will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with intensive study of an African language (Swahili) in order to ac ... [+]

MA ... and Intensive Language (Swahili)

Duration: full time (2 years) or part-time (4 years)

Start of programme: September 2018

Mode of Attendance: Full-Time or Part-Time

Who is this programme for?

This two-year programme will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with intensive study of an African language (Swahili) in order to acquire the skills necessary for future professional or research careers. The programme will enable students to engage with the subject of their Masters’ programme in Africa through an African language, to engage with sources and data in an African language and to conduct research and professional work in Africa.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The two-year language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with South East Asia in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language module ... [+]

MA ... and Intensive Language (South East Asian Language)

Duration: full time (2 years) or part-time (4 years)

Start of programme: September 2018

Mode of Attendance: Full-Time or Part-Time

Who is this programme for?

The two-year language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with South East Asia in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language module would enable them to reach a good level of proficiency in one of the four languages; Burmese, Indonesian, Thai or Vietnamese. The summer between the first and second year of study is spent in the region following an intensive language module.

In the two-year pathway, students can take intensive South East Asian language with either MA South East Asian Studies, MA History, MA Religions of Asian and Africa, MA Medical Anthropology, MA Anthropological Research Methods, MA Migration and Diaspora Studies.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This Anthropology MA provides an understanding of the ways in which anthropological approaches and debates inform the study of meanings and concepts in development, its p ... [+]

MA Social Anthropology of Development and Intensive Language

Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time.

Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent).

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time

This Anthropology MA provides an understanding of the ways in which anthropological approaches and debates inform the study of meanings and concepts in development, its priorities, policies, and practice. It attracts students with diverse backgrounds and study/work experiences which makes for a lively and challenging atmosphere.

The degree is designed to provide students with a fairly detailed knowledge of anthropology, development issues, research methods, and either an ethnographic region (and/or language) and/or thematic interest in health/gender/food/ media. Advice will be given to match the choice of optional components to the requirements, interests, and qualifications of individual students whose background may be in general social science, regional, language or other studies. While the focus of the degree is on development issues and practice, its disciplinary orientation remains anthropological.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

MA Applied Japanese Linguistics ... [+]

MA Applied Japanese Linguistics

Please note that this MA has now been replaced by MA Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy (ALLP).

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United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This is the only Masters-level programme offered anywhere in the world that provides students who intend to proceed to conduct anthropological research (broadly defined) ... [+]

MA Anthropological Research Methods and Nepali

Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirements: Applicants will need to produce documented evidence of language learning ability (a language A level or equivalent, or successful completion of an undergraduate language course).

Start of programme: September.

Mode of Attendance: Full-time.

Who is this programme for? Students who wish to conduct doctoral-level research in Nepal, or in preparation for professional employment in e.g. a government agency or international NGO.

This is the only Masters-level programme offered anywhere in the world that provides students who intend to proceed to conduct anthropological research (broadly defined) in Nepal with the necessary skills (disciplinary, linguistic, methodological).... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

A Masters from the Department of the History of Art and Archaeology provides students with expertise in the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Midd ... [+]

MA History of Art and Architecture of Islamic Middle East and Intensive Arabic

Duration: Two years (full-time), four years (part-time)

Minimum Entry Requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the Department welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects.

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The Department of the History of Art and Archaeology contains some of the world’s leading experts in the art history and archaeology of the Islamic Middle East, whose ground-breaking research informs and is informed by their teaching. Students benefit from the unparalleled knowledge and enthusiasm of the staff. As members of the School of Arts, they profit from the insights of scholars and students working in other related fields, such as Music, Film and Media in the Middle East and the wider Islamic world. They can also select from courses in other departments, taking advantage of SOAS’s unrivalled expertise in the languages, history, religions and cultures of the Middle East.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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