Masters in Humanities & Art

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Humanities and Art field encompasses academic disciplines that study human condition and the essence of what it means to be human in the fast changing world. Humanities are similar to liberal arts in many ways and the two terms are sometimes used interchangeably. Academic programmes in humanities cover a broad, interdisciplinary study of society and culture throughout history. Practitioners use methods that are primarily analytic, critical, or speculative. Studies of language, literature, law, history, philosophy, religion, visual and performing arts are among the study subjects in humanities field. Studies in music are also considered to be in the field, where music is used to broaden capabilities of non-musicians by teaching skills such as concentration and listening.

Studies in humanities help students develop a broad understanding of cultural expression and improve their analytical and communication skills. Students can improve their understanding of society through satisfying their intellectual curiosity in subjects such as philosophy, art, history and literature with an emphasis on multiculturalism.

Suggested Study Programmes

  • Master in Sound and Music Computing

    At Aalborg University, we offer a new master's programme called Sound and Music Computing. You can study in either Aalborg or Copenhagen. You will be trained to solve problems demanding deep technological insight as well as knowledge on the creative aspects and users. This combination makes the programme in Sound and Music Computing unique in Denmark, and competences in both the technical and creative area are much sought after. As an engineer in Sound and Music Computing, you will become an important player in the new information society. Through a combination of practice and theory in subjects such as data modelling, signal processing, pattern recognition, sound technology and –perception, cognition and interactive systems, you will obtain a solid background in a fast growing field. Annually, Denmark exports sound and music products for over €2 billion such as hearing aids, multimedia productions, music equipment, communication technology, hi-fi equipment, games development and measuring equipment, etc.

  • Master in Foundation Programme in Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

    The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Law, Humanities and Social Sceinces Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the UCLan campus.

  • Master in History of Art (with a Term in Rome)

    The MA in History & Philosphy of Art (with a Term in Rome) provides a structured introduction to postgraduate study of the history and philosophy of art.

  • Master in Innovation Through Business, Engineering and Design - Specialisation Design

    This two-year master programme is based on companies need of employees with ability to initiate, lead and promote the creation of innovations. The program is taught in English.

  • Master in English Applied Linguistics (Methods and Applications)

    Acest program este structurat pe module în care se regasesc cursurile fostelor programe de masterat de lingvistica ale Departamentului de Engleza: Discurs si Argumentare; Lingvistica Limbii Engleze. Metode si Aplicatii; Didactica Limbii Engleze. Fundamente si Strategii actuale

  • Master in Film Making

    The Film Making MA at Kingston University has been carefully developed during a 10-year period based on the direct experiences and practices of the staff and students within the growing and inclusive Kingston film making community. Our first principle is that film is a uniquely collective art form.

  • Master in Range Management

    The Master of Science in Range Management prepares students with a bachelor’s degree in resource management or related disciplines to pursue advance study of rangelands and range management. Graduate study in range management serves as the basis for a professional career in rangeland livestock production systems, grassland, savanna, wetland and/or shrubland ecology and management, native plants, rangeland rehabilitation, conservation easements, wildlife habitat, water quality issues, working landscapes, and rangeland economics and policy.

  • Master in Modern European Philosophy

    The Modern European Philosophy MA is widely recognised as one of the most significant and innovative courses in its field, and is now one of the most successful philosophy masters programmes in the country. The MA is based on a focused study of the fundamental texts of the modern European philosophical tradition. It provides an ideal preparation for doctoral research in philosophy or related fields in the humanities and social sciences. It also prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in education, the arts, politics and public policy.

  • Master in Visual Arts

    The University of Chicago offers a Master of Fine Arts degree through the Department of Visual Arts, located at Midway Studios. Our MFA student body is comprised of artists working in sculpture, photography, painting, installation, performance, video and new media.



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