Online MA in Area studies

Best Online Masters of Arts in Area studies 2018

Area studies

A master’s degree requires years of study to earn, but it may be invaluable for graduates in a competitive job market. MA degrees are offered in many different concentrations, so students can further their knowledge and experience in their chosen field.

The term area studies is generally applied to a variety of social science and humanities fields. Area studies utilize multiple academic fields of research to examine the geography, politics, and culture of a particular locale.

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Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (ICS)

Columbia International University Online
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Columbia

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies prepares you for life, work, and ministry in an ever-changing, culturally diverse world. [+]

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies prepares you for life, work, and ministry in an ever-changing, culturally diverse world. The program provides you with a focused knowledge of the tools and techniques needed to study cultures other than your own. Students will engage in research and analysis that is informed by those disciplines and contributes to the ministry of those engaged in work among ethnic and cultural groups. This degree is offered in two different formats: Program 1 for college graduates with no previous studies in Bible or theology, and Program 2 for college graduates who have at least 15 semester hours of Bible, theology, or Church history.

OBJECTIVES

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies will equip you to:... [-]


Master of Arts in Public Policy – Middle East Affairs

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — Middle East Affairs program prepares you for a professional career with a focus on international interests and Middle Eastern culture. [+]

Liberty University Online’s Master of Arts in Public Policy — Middle East Affairs program prepares you for a professional career with a focus on international interests and Middle Eastern culture. Courses will equip you with specific knowledge regarding the political, cultural, and social history of the Middle East in relation to the field of public policy. The M.A. in Public Policy focuses on integrating ethics and faith with a versatile skill set to prepare you for the professional settings in government and international policy.

Non-Discrimination Policy

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Master of Arts in Global Studies (Thesis)

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Global Studies program is for men and women serving in cross-cultural ministry, whether that be within their own country or in other parts of the world. [+]

Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Global Studies program is for men and women serving in cross-cultural ministry, whether that be within their own country or in other parts of the world. Courses provide students training in the biblical and theological basis for mission, exposure to the realities of culture, worldview, and world religions, as well as the tools to offer a faithful presentation of the Gospel and Scriptures that is relevant to the world’s diverse cultural contexts. This program is well-suited for cross-cultural missionaries, missions agency leaders, missions pastors, and church planters.

Non-Discrimination Policy

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Master of Arts in Global Studies (Practicum)

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Global Studies program is for men and women serving in cross-cultural ministry, whether that be within their own country or in other parts of the world. [+]

Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Global Studies program is for men and women serving in cross-cultural ministry, whether that be within their own country or in other parts of the world. Courses provide students training in the biblical and theological basis for mission, exposure to the realities of culture, worldview, and world religions, as well as the tools to offer a faithful presentation of the Gospel and Scriptures that is relevant to the world’s diverse cultural contexts. This program is well-suited for cross-cultural missionaries, missions agency leaders, missions pastors, and church planters. Non-Discrimination Policy

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MA in International Relations and European Studies - Distance Learning

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The students attain a broad understanding of the political, social and economic evolution of the international system in the 20th century as well as the new evolving international environment. [+]

Duration: 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in International Relations and European Studies Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Program

General Objectives of the Program

The general objectives of the program are to:

Promote thorough examination and research by giving students the opportunity to specialize in International Relations and European Studies, as well as Political Science and other related domains within the broader field of Social Sciences. The systematic development and enrichment of knowledge in the aforementioned fields is an important asset for those who wish to work in a number of professions, sectors, and organizations. Provides postgraduate education to holders of a Bachelor degree in International Relations, Political Science, History or other relevant Bachelor degrees, as well as to individuals who intend to work in fields relevant with international affairs (e.g. in the public sector, especially in services under Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defence or Commerce, in multinational firms, in international organisations such as the UN and the EU, in academic institutions and research centres, in non-governmental organisations etc). Develop the level of knowledge and skills of post-graduate students in the relevant domains. Achieve a deep understanding of the complexity of international affairs, as well as of the paramount importance of theoretical and methodological competence when dealing with them. ... [-]

MA Muslim Minorities in a Global Context (Online Learning)

SOAS University of London
Online Full time 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London

This new programme gives you an opportunity to consider Muslim minority communities comparatively, within both western and non-western contexts. You will explore key themes such as ethnicity, gender, and the varieties of religious interpretations and practices that have resulted in issues and challenges arising uniquely within different Muslim minority communities. [+]

Overview

Duration: 2 years

Start of programme: April / October

Mode of Attendance: Online

What are the challenges faced by Muslim minority communities and their host societies? What are the debates surrounding the place of religious minorities in secular societies?

Recent political shifts in Muslim majority countries have put Muslim minorities in the spotlight and impacted upon their relationship with their host societies. This programme gives you an opportunity to consider Muslim minority communities comparatively, within both western and non-western contexts.

You will explore the varieties of religious interpretations and practices that have resulted in issues and challenges arising uniquely within different Muslim minority communities and the key themes of:... [-]


MA Global Diplomacy: South Asia (Online Learning)

SOAS University of London
Online Full time 2 years April 2019 United Kingdom London

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on South Asia & Afghanistan. This programme will give you a theoretically and historically informed understanding of the practice of international diplomacy, broadly conceived, and its applications in South Asia. [+]

Overview

Duration: 2 years

Start of programme: April / October

Mode of Attendance: Online

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on South Asia & Afghanistan. This programme will give you a theoretically and historically informed understanding of the practice of international diplomacy, broadly conceived, and its applications in South Asia.

Research is a key component of this programme upon completion will give students the skills to:

think critically, with reference to theoretical and empirical (historical and/or contemporary) content about international studies, diplomacy, and political economy in South Asia develop and practice the ability to see – and to comment on – the strengths and the weaknesses of others’ ideas and arguments. ... [-]

MA Global Diplomacy: MENA (Online Learning)

SOAS University of London
Online Part time 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London

This course is for those engaged in or embarking on a career in diplomatic or related fields in the Middle East & North Africa requiring international expertise in government, not-for-profit, corporate or academic environments. [+]

MA Global Diplomacy: MENA (Online Learning)

Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirements: A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). We welcome applications from academically strong individuals from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds. Candidates with a lower class degree but with degree-relevant work experience may be considered.

Start of programme: April / October

Mode of Attendance: Online

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on the Middle East & North Africa. This programme will give you a theoretically and historically informed understanding of the practice of international diplomacy, broadly conceived, and its applications in the Middle East & North Africa.... [-]