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Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Mainz in Germany 2019

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

During the era of the Holy Roman Empire, Mainz was the capital of the Electorate of Mainz. Today this is the capital of state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is home to more than 200,000 inhabitants. It is home to 3 main universities in that region.

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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

Proceeding from a solid foundation in literary history and theory, Mainz University’s master’s programme in English Literature and Culture offers the perfect mixture of c ... [+]

Proceeding from a solid foundation in literary history and theory, Mainz University’s master’s programme in English Literature and Culture offers the perfect mixture of core modules on mainstream literary topics and ample opportunity for students to develop and follow their own interests. It builds upon the BA programme in English Literature and Culture at Mainz University but also welcomes applicants from English Literature programmes elsewhere in Germany, Europe, and other parts of the world.

Engaging with the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and other anglophone territories throughout the world, the discipline of English Literature and Culture sees its primary remit in fostering among its students an understanding of the inner workings of literary texts and of the contexts in which they appear. To that end, students are expected to have foundational training in the subject of English Literature encompassing the study of literary modes and genres, literary history, and literary as well as cultural theories before embarking on this course of studies. On that basis, the MA in English Literature and Culture will help them develop an interest in less traditional fields such as popular culture, media studies, and empirical aesthetics, all supported by a variety of theoretical approaches. The programme’s core curriculum guarantees structured progress and development while the vast number of electives allows students to determine their own specialisations. The final thesis, written under the supervision of one of our internationally experienced professors, provides evidence of our students’ development into independent researchers at the end of the two-year... [-]

Germany Mainz
October 2019
Full-time
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

The American Studies Master’s Program is designed to emphasize research-oriented perspectives on American language, literature, culture, and their theories. It builds upo ... [+]

The American Studies Master’s Program is designed to emphasize research-oriented perspectives on American language, literature, culture, and their theories. It builds upon the B.A. program in American Studies at Mainz University but also welcomes applications of students from American Studies programs in Germany, Europe, and other parts of the world.

American Studies has seen a number of major changes in theory and practice in the last decade. Its traditional emphasis on the language, literature, and culture of the United States has been expanded both conceptually and methodologically. Reaching beyond the continental geographical focus of the United States, the more recent concept of Transnational American Studies includes new regions of language and literature, branching out into Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific Studies. The Mainz M.A. program responds to these new developments and encourages students to explore the transnational dimensions of American Studies. ... [-]

Germany Mainz
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

The master's program "Human Geography: Globalisation, Media and Culture" focuses on renegotiating geographical relations between culture and society in the course of glob ... [+]

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The focus of our M.A. programme “Human Geography: Globalisation, Media, and Culture” lies on the re-negotiation of the (power) relation between space, society, and culture in the current era of late post-modern globalisation. Specific emphasis is on the questions: How are these new or transformed relations medially conveyed? Which socio-cultural challenges are raised by this? How can these problems be addressed politically?

Media-sensitive cultural geography is a key in times when digital technologies permeate all spheres of our life and substantially change our communication and “geo-positioning” in the world. Communication equipment continues to be miniaturised and mobilised. Furthermore, we are experiencing a huge surge in mapping and geo-coded positioning. Thus, a new form of geographical awareness is arising, meaning we are set out on an entirely renewed interest in space, regions and places. The geographical media content of the programme is, therefore, devoted to analysing newly arranged global geographies.... [-]

Germany Mainz
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
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University of Applied Sciences Worms

The modules IBA International, IBA Foreign Trade and Leadership Competence allow you to broaden your expertise based on the Bachelor's degree for a career in internationa ... [+]

Content and organization 1 ǀ Semester 1: Instruction in the core elements of global trade. 2 ǀ Semester 2: Specialization in five of the advanced subjects offered. 3 ǀ Semester 3: Master's thesis, preferably in a company.

1 ǀ The first semester is used to teach the core elements of global trade.

The modules IBA International, IBA Foreign Trade and Leadership Competence allow you to broaden your expertise based on the Bachelor's degree for a career in international companies.

In the IBA International module, students develop a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between micro and macroeconomic corporate environments and strategic courses of action. Through the IBA Foreign Trade module, students are put in a position to successfully shape strategic and operational decisions in terms of foreign trade as well. The demands placed on the leadership skills of future managers are taken into account by the three-part Leadership Competence module. It teaches students the skills needed to successfully combine their theoretical management know-how with actual practice.... [-]

Germany Mainz
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
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