A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
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Masters of Arts (M.A) in New Territories in Hong Kong
The 2019-20 MAIA programme will accept applications for admission from 1 October 2018. [+]
Lingnan University’s new taught MA programme provides postgraduates with an understanding of key subjects including international and comparative politicsBrief programme outline The 2019-20 MAIA programme will accept applications for admission from 1 October 2018. The Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA) is hosted by the Department of Political Science: http://www.ln.edu.hk/polsci/. The MAIA programme aims to provide postgraduate education and training in international affairs with a political science emphasis. Two modes of study will be offered under this MA programme:1) One-year, two terms, full-time degree2) Two-years, four terms, part-time degree The MAIA programme requires the completion of a total of 24 credit hours, including 4 compulsory courses (12 credits) and 4 elective courses (12 credits). The classes would be conducted in the form of a seminar with a high expectation of a close interaction between students and instructor. Students are expected to undertake responsible self-study, doing weekly required readings and making presentations in classes. A research term paper as part of the assessment is also a norm. Tuition for 2019-20: full-time: HK$99,000; part-time: HK$49,500, with several student scholarships available in the forms of half-fee and/or quarter-fee tuition waiver to academic outstanding applicants. For overseas and Mainland Chinese students who aim for high-quality English language Master degree education, our MAIA programme should be a very good choice with its high degree of internationalization and relatively low costs for tuition and living in Hong Kong. Our teaching staff all obtained... [-]
The Master of Arts in International Higher Education and Management is designed for those who want to seriously study international higher education, policy, and governance, as well as management and leadership issues in managing the contemporary university. [+]
The initiatives that Chief Executive Carrie Lam aims to apply to higher and continuing education – which include a HK$30,000 subsidy to eligible secondary school graduates – will certainly trigger increased growth in the sector. But this sector has already developed rapidly over the last few years, due to an increase in bachelor’s and master’s programmes offered by local and overseas institutions. All this activity has increased the demand for support and administrative staff who work in higher education, as well as high-calibre academic staff and faculty members.The need for the International Higher Education and Management programme
“We see the need for a programme that can nurture administrative staff who work at higher education institutions, and equip them with the latest skillsets and a global perspective,” says Dr Kent Lai, programme leader of the new MA in International Higher Education and Management (IHEM) offered at Lingnan University.... [-]