The discipline of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies is concerned with the relation and interaction between Language and Literature in a certain Cultural environment.
Language studies or linguistics is a science that tackles language from the perspective of structure, form, meaning and context, while literature is the art of the written composition, divided in poetry, prose and theatre. The complex discipline of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies aims at enabling the student to build a deep understanding of a culture based on the language and literature of that culture. Language and literature are both a very powerful expression tools and they offer insight into the building elements of a culture, the particular characteristics of a society or social group in terms of spirituality, intellect, emotion and physical environment. These two forms of expression are some of the strongest transmission channels of the cultural heritage of a society and researching those helps understand the drivers and mechanisms of the culture in question.
This fascinating discipline helps to understand and value the cultural diversity of the human society that is becoming more and more globalized and detached to specific culture. Being aware of the different cultural backgrounds of the members of our cross-cultural environment helps not only preserve the valuable artefacts and manifestations of that culture, but also to better communicate and cooperate in our day to day activity.
Stanford Classics offers an intellecturally vibrant and broadly transdisciplinary exploration of the ancient Mediterranean world. M.A. students specialize in literature, history, archaeology, or philosophy and the history of science; their training combines core skills and methods with innovative and theoretically informed approaches.
The Graduate Pathway in American Studies offers you the chance to enhance your English and academic ability. It will prepare you to successfully pursue graduate studies at University of South Florida.
The Modern French Studies (Paris) MA allows you to undertake postgraduate study in French literature, society and culture, from the 18th century to the present, and benefit from the complementary experience of living in Paris.
This MRes in Translating Cultures course offers you the rare opportunity to study how cultures translate across a wide range of fields. Critically combining the disciplines of translation and cultural studies, it breaks new ground both practically and theoretically in exploring a variety of different issues across the humanities and social sciences.
The Masters of Arts program was established in 1975 to develop an advanced interdisciplinary approach to the study of African and African descended societies.
MA in English (incorporates designated pathways in English, and Creative Writing, as well as chronologically based and thematic pathways (eg Medieval & Renaissance, Nineteenth century Literature and CUlture , Modern and Contemporary Literature, Children's Literature, Literary Heritage, Visual Cultures)
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Join the MSc Architectural History and Theory and explore the latest methods, approaches and theories in the field. You’ll draw on the expertise of leading scholars and benefit from an unrivalled range of electives. As the programme progresses, you’ll gain practical experience through field trips and an optional work placement opportunity.
This innovative online programme is for people interested in practically exploring the complex relationship between visual or sonic design and digital media. It provides the ideal balance between a busy life and studying towards an internationally recognised graduate qualification, without the disruption or expense of relocation.
This intensive research-focused master’s degree is taught by internationally recognised scholars in English Literature. You will work with cutting-edge research active staff to push forward the latest developments in literary criticism.
The MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed primarily for language graduates, ideally with either a teaching qualification or some teaching experience, who want to acquire in-depth knowledge of English and how to teach it, and who are interested in exploring new developments in language teaching and the use of technology in the classroom.
This MA is designed to help you acquire and develop research skills that will enhance your knowledge of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and prepare you for independent study culminating in a dissertation. It investigates Classical Studies as a multidisciplinary field and brings you into direct contact with texts, artefacts and other surviving evidence from classical antiquity.