Humanities, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    213 EUR/credit
    Tuition fee
    213 EUR/credit
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
The Humanities program at Anglo-American University, Prague is a graduate program that engages students in innovative intellectual work. In small, interactive classes, students learn to apply analysis and research methods from the social sciences, arts, literature, cultural and religious worldviews, and philosophy.

About

The Humanities program at Anglo-American University, Prague offers an applied approach to the practice of humanities. Anglo-American University’s international faculty is a resource to students looking for a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary humanities program in Prague. Students develop academically and professionally as they become experts in humanistic work, including visual culture, arts and cultural management, popular culture and media theory, modern intellectual history, and advanced literary studies and critique.

Career Prospects

Our graduates are prepared for success in curation of the arts, cultural diplomacy and institutions, publishing in arts history and critique, tourism, education in the human sciences, and mass media.

Our graduates are able to communicate professionally, decisively and strategically in verbal and written English. Our graduates are able to identify, describe and discuss complex topics for international audiences.

Graduates of the M.A. in Humanities program can expect to:

  • Have expertise in analytical and research methods of the humanities and social sciences;
  • Have a specialized knowledge of intellectual history and cultural phenomena of various cultures and societies;
  • Be able to pragmatically and insightfully compare and critique cultural phenomena of various cultures and societies;
  • Conduct analysis of the history and interpretation of the practice of humanities;

Accreditation

The M.A. in Humanities program was accredited by the Czech Republic Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods in the Human Sciences: Theoretical Paradigms 
  • Methods in the Human Sciences: Critical Writing, Analysis & Interpretation
  • Methods in the Human Sciences: Scholarly Writing and Research/Thesis Writing
  • Thesis Seminar 
  • Aesthetics–From Enlightenment to Postmodernism 
  • Methods & Research in Art History
  • Art & Society: History of Visual Art in 20th Century
  • History of Historiography
  • Main currents & controversies in 20th Century Historiography 
  • Seminar in Race, Ethnicity & Nationality 
  • Studies in Language & Society 
  • The Story of Language
  • Psychology of Language & Mind

Audience

The M.A. in Humanities program is ideal for students who are looking to strengthen their candidacy for Ph.D. programs, and for those looking for an alternative to MFA programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    160

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Notarized copy of an bachelor’s undergraduate degree;
  • Essay
  • Official transcript confirming accredited undergraduate degree
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Application fee of 500 CZK*
  • English language test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    213 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 213 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    213 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 213 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition per US credit CZK 5.500;

Living costs for Prague

13,900 - 19,500 CZK/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Merit-Based Scholarship

A Merit-Based Scholarship is awarded to a student for excellent study results, fulfilling conditions set forth by the President and published in the Scholarship Policy.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.