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MA Programs in Professional Studies in United Kingdom

Those who pursue professional studies often find that such a program is an excellent way to prepare for a career after graduation. Topics covered in these courses of study may include industry-specific information, general professional principles, or important skills, such as leadership.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

MA in Professional Studies in United Kingdom

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8 Results in Professional Studies, United Kingdom

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Core modules provide a comprehensive basis to progress to advanced training in research methods. You will be able to undertake advanced subject-specific training in our a ... [+]

Overview

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to wider society in a number of ways.

It is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which recognises the importance of bringing cutting-edge expert knowledge to the heart of doctoral training.

Core modules provide a comprehensive basis to progress to advanced training in research methods. You will be able to undertake advanced subject-specific training in our areas of expertise, providing a wide range of opportunities to deepen and broaden your skills.

Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a PhD) or are interested in developing a wide range of social science research skills. It will also prepare you for research posts in academic, voluntary, private and third-sector settings.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Full-time
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1 - 2 years
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a Ph ... [+]

Overview

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to wider society in a number of ways.

It is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which recognises the importance of bringing cutting-edge expert knowledge to the heart of doctoral training.

Core modules provide a comprehensive basis to progress to advanced training in research methods. You will be able to undertake advanced subject-specific training in our areas of expertise, providing a wide range of opportunities to deepen and broaden your skills.

Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a PhD) or are interested in developing a wide range of social science research skills. It will also prepare you for research posts in academic, voluntary, private and third-sector settings.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to society in ... [+]

Overview

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to society in a number of ways.

You will develop the following skills and the ability to apply them to practical research contexts:

Comprehension of the principles of research design and strategy, including an understanding of how to formulate research questions for empirical investigation. Appreciation of alternative approaches to research. Understanding of a broad range of research methods (including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods) and the use of appropriate software for their application. Advanced research skills and techniques, relevant to your field of study. Research management techniques, including data management, and conducting and disseminating research in a way that is consistent with both professional practice and the normal principles of research ethics. Understanding of the significance of alternative epistemological positions that provide the context for theory construction, research design, and the selection of appropriate analytical techniques. Solid grounding in the basics of probability and a critical understanding of the scientific method and the nature of reflexivity. Application of good ethical practice across the entire research process. ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
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1 - 2 years
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University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

This wide-ranging programme explores key concepts, methods, debates and applications in social and political theory. ... [+]

Overview This wide-ranging programme explores key concepts, methods, debates and applications in social and political theory. Core modules will introduce you to social and political thought and its relation to economic, social, political and cultural problems in a fast-changing, globalised world. From the seminal works of Karl Marx to contemporary thinkers such as Judith Butler and Slavoj Zizek, you’ll think about how these approaches can help us understand social change on the global stage. Beyond this, you’ll choose modules that suit your own interests – you could specialise in gender, racism and ethnicity studies, social policy, globalisation, care, health or disability among others. You can also pursue research training to prepare for further study. Research insight - the Bauman Institute You’ll become part of the Bauman Institute, launched in honour of Emeritus Professor Zygmunt Bauman to analyse social change around the world. It’s an exciting and stimulating research environment where you’ll learn from experts in their fields. The Bauman Institute is inspired by Bauman’s sociological imagination, and has earned an international reputation for teaching and research. Bringing together researchers from diverse disciplines, it investigates the ways in which societies continue to evolve in areas such as power and resistance and the sociology of capitalism. Course content ... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
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English (US)
12 - 24 months
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Goldsmiths, University of London

This pioneering Masters offers interdisciplinary perspectives on international performance and aims to understand performance in relation to the culture to which it contr ... [+]

This pioneering Masters offers interdisciplinary perspectives on international performance and aims to understand performance in relation to the culture to which it contributes.

Why study MA Performance and Culture at Goldsmiths? The programme takes in diverse forms of theatre, including multicultural and street theatre, and practices such as: performance art dance ritual site-specific performance a wide range of hybrid forms You will explore performance as a sociocultural process, using analytical principles from sociology, cultural theory, anthropology, history, philosophy, politics and theatre and performance. We have numerous links, locally and internationally, with a wide variety of theatres, companies and performers, all of which enhance your research possibilities. The programme will provide you with the appropriate categories of thought and methodological procedures for analysing, understanding and explaining performance processes as sociocultural practices: how and why they emerge from specific socio-cultural and historical time place and space. What you'll study ... [-]
United Kingdom London
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Goldsmiths, University of London

This programme looks at language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but ... [+]

This programme looks at language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but also provides a solid understanding of English language and linguistics.

The MA develops your understanding of historical and contemporary debates in (socio)linguistics and discourse analysis and enhances your analytic and linguistic skills by introducing different approaches to the analysis of written and spoken language use from a range of everyday and institutional contexts.

Topics covered include:

language and ideology linguistic performances of identity (particularly language and gender, sexuality, ethnicity and social class) language and the media talk at work English in a multilingual world intercultural communication multilingualism and code-switching varieties of English ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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English (US)
Full-time
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1 - 2 years
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The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

Our MA Law Part-time course is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at the Master’s Level. You’ll learn practical legal skills such as an ... [+]

MA Law - Part-time

Our MA Law Part-time course is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at the Master’s Level. This is an online course, with the option to study over one or two years. You’ll learn practical legal skills such as analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable attributes such as research and presentation skills.

Our structured course is delivered online by qualified lawyers with extensive practice experience.

On completion of the course, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your studies to become a solicitor or barrister in the UK, whilst obtaining a Master’s award, which will be highly attractive to employers in a variety of disciplines. This course is the perfect choice if you want to study online and wish to keep your career options open.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Nottingham
September 2020
English (US)
Part-time
21 months
Campus
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The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

Our MA Law is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. An MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification which is id ... [+]

MA Law - Full-time

Our MA Law is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. An MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification which is ideal for a career path both in and outside of the legal sector.

Learn by experience through practical workshops, problem-based learning, negotiations, mooting and presentations Develop essential professional skills in analysis, problem-solving and research Explore an area of law that interests you via your own Research Project You could be eligible for postgraduate student loan Course Requirements

Students must possess an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) at 2:1 or above in any discipline.

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United Kingdom London Birmingham Bristol Chester Guildford Leeds Manchester Nottingham  + 5 More
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
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