An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)
Cardiff is the capital of Wales, with a chequered linguistic history that resulted in many language schools. It has various university hospitals, four major institutions of higher education, several academies and around 44 thousand high education students.
MA Programs in Wales in United Kingdom
The MA Urban Design is jointly run by the School and the Welsh School of Architecture and more information about this course is available at MA in Urban Design - Welsh School of Architecture. [+]
"Urban Design - the knowledge and skills necessary to design and deliver better urban places."
The MA Urban Design is jointly run by the School and the Welsh School of Architecture and more information about this course is available at MA in Urban Design - Welsh School of Architecture.
The MA Urban Design uses design practice, theory, development and control practices to inform design processes, and uses studio teaching focused on local development possibilities to develop creative, practical and sustainable solutions to a range of typical urban design problems.
The course seeks to produce students who can:Think three-dimensionally and creatively manipulate space at the intermediate scale between architecture and planning; Analyse the qualities of localities and places and respond to complex and often contradictory community aspirations; Critically appraise development (built and proposed) and make suggestions for improvement, and develop improved policy and control practices; Conceptualise and draw development proposals at different scales from the territorial to the block scale; Be able to recognise and add quality in all development situations; Test developments for their sustainability, economic viability and constituency; Understand how to approach implementation through inter-professional and inter-agency collaboration and consensus building. Course Recognition ... [-]
Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is at the forefront of exciting new developments in journalism, media and communications. [+]
Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is at the forefront of exciting new developments in journalism, media and communications.
The MA in Journalism, Media and Communications is the longest established of Cardiff’s MA programmes. It allows students to explore the pressing issues of our media environment – from journalism ethics to internet governance, from community media to global communications, and from crisis reporting to the transformative potential of new technologies. It provides advanced knowledge and a thorough understanding of the role of information and communication in contemporary societies, with a focus on both traditional and new forms of journalism.... [-]
MA International Journalism at Cardiff aims to enable aspiring journalists and mid-career practitioners to understand these changes and their consequences for international journalists. [+]
Journalists today confront rapid change, as technologies make the media more accessible across frontiers and new concentrations of global media power shape them to commercial or political ends. The scale, scope and speed of today’s multimedia journalism set it apart from that of any previous period.
MA International Journalism at Cardiff aims to enable aspiring journalists and mid-career practitioners to understand these changes and their consequences for international journalists. International Journalism offers a mix of practice and theory; journalistic techniques and advanced academic study. This is particularly suited to any student with an international outlook.... [-]
Public relations is a booming industry - even in a recession as other promotional sectors contract, PR has continued to grow year-on-year. [+]
Public relations is a booming industry - even in a recession as other promotional sectors contract, PR has continued to grow year-on-year. The numbers of Public Relations Officers (PROs) now match journalists in the UK and there is a big demand for graduates who have the skills to meet the dynamic changes of this exciting and growing sector.
Public relations specialisms are expanding too, and graduates are gaining jobs in a number of areas including crisis management, corporate social responsibility, media relations, corporate communication, sponsorship and internal comms.
Public relations, at its heart, is about communication between an organisation and its public(s), but 21st Century public relations - with the advent of new media - is embedded in everything from politics and business to celebrity. Gone are the days when PR was an afterthought - it is now firmly at the heart of strategic organisational planning.... [-]
Offers knowledge and expertise to take you onto a role in any profession requiring specialised language awareness, including language teaching. [+]
1 year (Full-time) / 2 years (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)Course Aims
Offers knowledge and expertise to take you onto a role in any profession requiring specialised language awareness, including language teaching.Special Features
The Centre for Language and Communication Research has an international reputation as a field leader in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, multimodal communication, systemic functional linguistics, forensic linguistics, and formulaic language.Course Description
The MA/Diploma in Applied Linguistics is a full-time programme with modules taught over two semesters (leading to the PG Diploma or Stage 1 of the MA), followed by a supervised dissertation of between 14,000 and 20,000 words between May and September (for Stage 2 of the MA). Assessment of the taught component is by coursework only. The part-time modular programme involves following the same modules over two years and four months.... [-]