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.
The aim of this study field is to prepare teachers of the generally educative subject – English language at the upper level of primary schools, who understand the professional issues and are able to continue their self-education based on self-reflection. The programme also provides qualification for the English language teaching at language schools and for employees in non-teaching positions requiring an excellent knowledge of English (e.g. in public administration).
The International Joint Masters Degree in Cultural Sociology is a 4 semester (2 year) full time Masters program. You will enroll at one of the partner universities, and spend at least one semester (3rd semester is designed for mobility) at another partner university of the consortium. Upon graduation you will receive a joint diploma of all four partner universities!
As will be seen, the programme is transparently formulated to allow our students to enhance their career prospects internationally in academics, diplomacy, non-governmental and governmental corporations. Our partners – with either formal contracts allowing credit exchange or informal relationships developed over the decades – receive our students with great anticipation, knowing our reputation and glad to have such dedicated academics contributing to international research.
Elective courses enable students to develop their own focus on one of four fields of literature studies concentration—British and Irish Literatures, North American Literatures, Australian and New Zealand, or on linguistic topics ranging from functional syntax, semantics, pragmatics, stylistics, and sociolinguistics, applying methods of text linguistics, contrastive text linguistics, and discourse analysis. Cultural Studies are yet another optional focus.
What is sound engineering? Sound engineering stands for the combination of capturing, recording and manipulating of sound with the help of various devices. Sound engineers work in different fields like the music industry, broadcasting, as well as the TV and film industry. Working locations include but are not restricted to music and film studios as well as various live settings in e.g. concert halls, stadiums, and radio stations. The students may choose to specialise in music- or film sound engineering. The music sound specialisation Within the music sound specialisation the focus is primarily on knowledge and skills related to sound engineering in the field of music. Among these but not restricted to sound engineering of performances by orchestra, ensemble, quire and solo musicians in the studio and on live stage. The specialisation focuses further at sound editing and procession with different sound and effect processors, as well as all tasks related to music production. All this will be carried
The Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages Teacher Licensure program at ESU is designed to provide a means whereby in-service or pre-service teachers may obtain Kansas State ESOL licensure.
This taught MA in Eighteenth-Century Studies will offer an intellectually dynamic introduction to one of the most exciting eras in literary history. Grounded in and administered from the Centre for Studies in the Long Eighteenth Century launched in 2007, this is an interdisciplinary MA programme that builds upon the expertise and common research interests of eighteenth-century researchers and teachers across the Faculty of Humanities. The Centre provides an excellent research context for the MA programme and any further postgraduate work that will arise from it. The Centre regularly hosts visiting speakers as part of the School of English research seminar programme, and hosts day symposia, workshops and international conferences.
When choosing the Master of Social Science in Cultural Sociology with a profile in Law, Power and Social Justice you obtain a thorough theoretical and empirical insight into how the modern society is structured and organized by means of formal and informal rules and laws.
This programme is dedicated to media access for people with sensory disabilities. It focuses on monolingual subtitling (captioning) for the deaf and hard-of-hearing and audio description, a form of narrative translation for blind and partially sighted people.
The European studies programme is designed for those who are interested in learning more about the politics and governance of the EU’s member states, and wish to gain in-depth knowledge of functioning of various EU institutions, EU policies and the EU challenges in the globalising world. The EU-Russia relations status quo and alternative perspectives are specifically examined. The student should have a good command of English as this is the language of instruction.
The aim of our programme is, first, to equip students with the necessary expertise, tools and skills to analyze cases of cultural diversity in organizations and societal fields like education, health care, labour market and arts and culture. Second, based on such an analysis they will be able to design management interventions to neutralize the risks and to take advantage of the opportunities stemming from cultural diversity.
Classical & Archaeological Studies examines the textual and material evidence for a wide cross-section of the ancient world and includes three convergent research and teaching pathways: ancient history, classical literature, and archaeology. Many core areas in the investigation of the ancient world can be studied with us at postgraduate level. The MA in Heritage Management is a unique programme combining the worlds of archaeology and business and is taught in Athens at Eleusis, an area of world-class archaeological significance.