MA Applied Humanities

MA Applied Humanities

Master's Degree, Postgraduate, MA Applied Humanities

Newman Students

Overview

Overview

MA Applied Humanities offers ideal preparation for a range of professional careers in business, education, health, law, and media, as well as preparation for further study in HE. This degree offers transdisciplinary training in critical thinking combined with professional skills and core competencies delivered through the creative and problem-solving approach of the humanities.

Students’ existing knowledge and skills in the humanities, as well as individual cultural backgrounds and life experiences, will be valued and utilised in learning. Students work independently and in collaboration to develop their core skills and position themselves as transformative problem solvers and to cultivate a network of connections for the future.

What does the course cover?

The programme guides students through parallel pathways: in the first strand, students are provided with an introduction the New Humanities, such as new materialist, postcritical, and posthumanist thinking, as well as intersections with environmental, digital and medical spaces; trained in how to research effectively as a Level 7 Humanities postgraduate researcher; given opportunities to explore the applications of the Humanities to real world problems and debates.

The second strand focuses on the Humanities in professional spaces and, through student-led projects, explores the value of the Humanities to various sectors in theory and practice. Over the course of the programme, students will develop a portfolio of work which showcases their skills as they identify and examine critical issues and offer transformative solutions.

 

 

What careers can I consider?

MA Applied Humanities offers ideal preparation for a range of professional careers in business, education, health, law, and media, as well as preparation for further study in HE.

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Clearing 2021

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally require an undergraduate degree in a related discipline with an overall classification of 2:2 or above, or equivalent. Applicants who do not meet these requirements will also be considered but may be required to attend an interview or to submit a piece of written work as part of the application process.

We welcome applications from a wide sector and all non-standard applications will be carefully considered.

If you have any questions regarding entry onto this course please contact our friendly and helpful admissions team via our Admissions Enquiry Form

Course Fees

Standard Course Fee
UK/EU Students – £6,000*

* Fees shown are for 2021/22 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).

Postgraduate Loans

You can apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £11,222, when enrolling on a full Master’s degree (180 credits), to use as a contribution to the cost of studying and living expenses.

For further information visit the postgraduate loans website.

Additional costs will be primarily for primary and secondary resources (e.g. books) including inter-library loans.

Postgraduate Loans

You can apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £11,222, when enrolling on a full Master’s degree (180 credits), to use as a contribution to the cost of studying and living expenses.

For further information visit the postgraduate loans website.

Additional costs will be primarily for primary and secondary resources (e.g. books) including inter-library loans.

Additional Information

General Academic Regulations: Terms and Conditions for students attending our courses