This is a graduate humanities 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. The two-year Master of Arts in Humanities program offers an applied approach to the practice of humanities.
Anglo-American Universitys 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.
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.
Graduates of the M.A. in Humanities program can expect to:
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
The M.A. in Humanities is a full-time study program.
Full-time: Study and advancement is based on classroom lectures and interactive exercises. Attendance and participation are mandatory.
The program requires 120 ECTS credits (60 US credits) and may be completed by full-time students in two years.
Area Requirements: Seminar in Aesthetics (1 of the following 2.)
Area Requirements: Topics in History (1 of the following 2.)
Area Requirements: Topics in Cultural Studies (1 of the following 3.)
Area Requirements: Topics in Philosophy (1 of the following 3.)
Area Requirements: Topics in Literary Studies (1 of the following 3.)
In order to graduate, students must pass a final, State Examination conducted by a panel of faculty, including one thesis opponent.
State exams consist of: a presentation and defense of an original masterís thesis; oral examination on aesthetics, literary and cultural studies, philosophy, modern intellectual history, and one open field.
To apply for a master's degree program at Anglo-American University, applicants must submit a complete Application Form and all documents listed below:
When the complete application package has been recieved, applicants will be invited to an interview (conducted in person or by phone).
Non-native English speakers meeting all requirements except for English proficiency (TOEFL score 500 - 525) may be provisionally admitted to AAU for one semester, after a successful interview; full acceptance is subject to the student's score in an English language test at the end of the first semester.
Applicants who do not meet the required language test score can be accepted into our one-semester Intensive Academic English Program.
No work experience is required.
The M.A. in Humanities program was accredited by the Czech Republic Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on July 15, 2007 thereby qualifying graduates to apply for postgraduate Ph.D. programs at private and public universities in the Czech Republic, other EU countries, the United States, Canada, and many other countries around the world.
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Located in the visually stunning Thurn-Taxis Palace in Prague's historic MalŠ Strana, Anglo-American University (AAU) is the oldest private institution of higher education in the Czech Republic. AAU offers students small class sizes, interactive study programs, flexible schedules, and dynamic instructors from top schools all around the world (including Cambridge, Harvard, Stanford and Yale). Its watchwords are the pursuit of excellence, respect for individual interests, and presenting an open, international environment to students from over 60 countries worldwide.