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Master of Arts (abbreviated MA or M.A.) degrees are graduate-level achievements conferred by universities around the world. Taking a Master of Arts degree can offer a number of diverse benefits ranging from enhanced career prospects to improved problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Additionally, a Master of Arts can lead to post-graduate study in a PhD program. Specialized subjects within disciplines in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and sometimes Business and Law, fall within the academic realm of Master of Arts. MA candidates are often required to complete research and present a thesis paper prior to completion of their degree.

The variety of different Master of Arts programs can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular Master of Arts degrees listed below.

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September 2, 2021

Last November, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published a report on how COVID-19 lockdowns had impacted educational outcomes. Worryingly, it stated students from diverse and less privileged backgrounds were the most likely to fall behind. This is due to several factors, such as fewer support networks, a more disruptive home life, and a lack of access to digital technologies and devices. As such, the OECD made several recommendations to promote equal opportunity, including the rapid and widespread adoption of online learning. Schools, universities, and governments took the OECD's advice on board, and now more people than ever are learning online. And there are many positive signs that this new way of learning is creating a fairer and more equitable learnin ...

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