M.A. Master of Arts

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Master of Arts Degree is a Postgraduate Academic Master Degree which is
awarded for a course or program in a non-scientific subject. It is also known as
M.A. which is an abbreviated form of Masters Degree in Arts. It is normally a 2
years program. The program is available in various subjects including various
languages such as English, Hindi and other regional languages and foreign
languages. The Master of Arts Degree course is held in 2 semesters. There are 4
or 5 Papers which one has to pass in order to acquire M.A. Masters Degree
Programs in Arts involves lectures, examination, and seminars. Masters Degree in
Arts is provided all over India in various Universities. Some of the most
popular universities in India are Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Alagappa
Universities, Andhra University, Assam University etc. Master of Arts Course is
also available through Correspondence or Distance Education.


The candidate applying for M.A. should have completed bachelor's degree in
respective subject with Honours. There are some entrance exams conducted by the
colleges or universities for getting admission to M.A. The candidate should
clear the exam with good marks. The candidate also faces personal interview.
After clearing these criteria successfully, the candidate can get admission to
respective university or college.

Master of Arts Subjects

Master of Arts Subjects depend upon one's chosen field of specialisation.

Bachelor of� Specialisations

  • Master of Arts in Education.
  • Master of Arts in English.
  • Master of Arts in Teaching.
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Arts in History.
  • Master of Arts in Geography.
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy.

Who can and Who should pursue Master
of Arts Degree

Those who really like to study for a longer period of time and those who want to
have an extra Degree in his profile should pursue Master of Arts. If you are not
satisfied with just a Bachelor's Degree or consider one's academic aspiration
less worthy without a Master's Degree can pursue this program. One can do this
course part-time as well if one is working. It is suited most for graduates and
working people with aspiration for a higher education.

Advantages or Benefits of Master of Arts

  • Master of Arts Degree provides a strong academic background which is
    very essential for a bright career. It offers several good job opportunities
    throughout the world.

  • M.A. course enables one to pursue the doctoral program. The candidates
    successfully completing M.A. course can achieve excellent job opportunities
    in various fields. They can work as a teacher in school, colleges and
    universities provided that they have cleared some eligibility criteria.

Master of Arts Jobs

People with Master of Arts can pursue career in different fields after
successful completion of their course. They can assume higher positions in the
field of Economy, History, Archaeology, Education, Philosophy, Political
science, Public Relation, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, Journalism etc.

Employment Areas

  • Business Houses.
  • Consultancies.
  • Educational Institutes.
  • Foreign Affairs.
  • Industrial Houses.
  • Law Firms.
  • Management.
  • News Media.
  • Public Works.
  • Tourism.

Job Types

  • Administrative Officer.
  • Business Consultants.
  • Finance Managers.
  • Human Resource Managers.
  • Lobbyist/Organizer.
  • Marketing Managers.
  • Labour Management Relations Specialist.
  • Social Worker.
  • Teachers.
  • Production Managers.
  • Research and Development Managers.

M.A. Courses in India

M.A (Computational Linguistics) M.A (Educational Communication) M.A. M.A. (Acharya)
M.A. (Adult Education) M.A. (Advaita Vedanta) M.A. (Advertising & Marketing
Management) M.A. (Advertising & Public Relations) M.A. (Advertising and Design)
M.A. (Ancient History) M.A. (Ancient Indian History and Archaeology) M.A.
(Animation) M.A. (Anthropology) M.A. (Anti Terrorism Laws) M.A. (Applied Arts)
M.A. (Applied Economics) M.A. (Applied Education) M.A. (Applied Linguistics)
M.A. (Applied Psychology) M.A. (Applied Yoga and Health) M.A. (Arabic Language
and Literature) M.A. (Arabic) M.A. (Archaeology) M.A. (Art of Central Asia) M.A.
(Art of China and Korea) M.A. (Art of Nepal and Tibet) M.A. (Art of South East
Asia) M.A. (Assamese) M.A. (Audio Visual Communication) (AVC) M.A. (Audiography)
M.A. (Bengali) M.A. (Bharatanatyam) M.A. (Biostatistics) M.A. (Boro) M.A.
(Broadcast Communication) M.A. (Broadcast Journalism) M.A. (Buddhist Studies)
M.A. (Business Economics) M.A. (Career Counselling) M.A. (Child Care and
Education) M.A. (Chinese) M.A. (Cinema and Television) M.A. (Cinematography)
M.A. (Civil Services) M.A. (Clinical Psychology) M.A. (Clothing and Textiles)
M.A. (Commercial Art) M.A. (Communication) M.A. (Communication, Culture & Media)
M.A. (Communicative English) M.A. (Comparative Dravidian Literature) M.A.
(Comparative indian Literature) M.A. (Comparative Literature) M.A. (Comparative
Religion) M.A. (Continuing Education Management) M.A. (Convergent Journalism)
M.A. (Corporate Secretaryship) M.A. (Counselling Psychology) M.A. (Criminal
Justice) M.A. (Criminology & Criminal Justice) M.A. (Criminology and Police
Administration) M.A. (Cultural Studies) M.A. (Culture and Media Studies) M.A.
(Dance) M.A. (Defence and Strategic Studies) M.A. (Defence Studies) M.A.
(Development Economics) M.A. (Development Management) M.A. (Development Studies)
M.A. (Dharma Shastra) M.A. (Diplomacy, Law and Business) M.A. (Direction) M.A.
(Distance Education) M.A. (Dramatics) M.A. (Drawing and Painting) M.A.
(Econometrics) M.A. (Economics & Rural Development) M.A. (Economics) M.A.
(Editing) M.A. (Education and French) M.A. (Education) M.A. (English and
Communicative Studies) M.A. (English Language and Literature) M.A. (English
Language Teaching) M.A. (English Literature and American Studies) M.A. (English
Literature) M.A. (English) M.A. (Environment & Ecology) M.A. (Environmental
Management) M.A. (European Art) M.A. (European Languages) M.A. (Exten. Edu. &
Social work) (MEESW) M.A. (Extension & Development Studies) M.A. (Extension and
Communications) M.A. (Extension Education & Rural Development) M.A. (Fashion
Design) M.A. (Fashion Merchandising) M.A. (Fashion Retail Management) M.A.
(Fashion Retail) M.A. (Fashion Technology) M.A. (Film & TV Production) M.A.
(Financial Risk Management) M.A. (Fine Arts and Painting) M.A. (Fine Arts) M.A.
(Folk Music) M.A. (Folklore Studies) M.A. (Food Nutrition) M.A. (Foreign Trade
Management) M.A. (French) M.A. (French/German/Hispanic/Italian Studies) M.A.
(Functional Hindi (Translation)) M.A. (Gandhian Peace and Rural Development
Studies) M.A. (Gandhian Philosophy) M.A. (Gandhian Studies) M.A. (Garment
Production & Export Management) M.A. (Gender and Development Studies) M.A.
(Gender Studies) M.A. (Geo informatics) M.A. (Geography) M.A. (Geology) M.A.
(German) M.A. (Governance and Development) M.A. (Graphic Design) M.A. (Gujarati)
M.A. (Gurmat Sangeet Gayan) M.A. (Hindi and Journalism) M.A. (Hindi Literature)
M.A. (Hindi) M.A. (History and Archaeology) M.A. (History and Culture) M.A.
(History of Art) M.A. (History of Fine Arts) M.A. (History of Indian Art and
Culture) M.A. (History) M.A. (Holistic Child Development) M.A. (Home Science)
M.A. (Human Development) M.A. (Human Resource Management) M.A. (Human Rights and
Duties Education) M.A. (Human Rights) M.A. (Indian Art) M.A. (Indian Classical
Dance) M.A. (Indian Philosophy and Religion) M.A. (Indian Theatre) M.A.
(Intellectual Property Rights) M.A. (International Relations and Political
Science) M.A. (International Relations and South Asian Studies) M.A.
(International Studies) M.A. (Islamic History & Culture) M.A. (Islamic Studies)
M.A. (Jain Darshan) M.A. (Jain Study) M.A. (Japanese) M.A. (Journalism) M.A. (Jyotish
Karamkand) M.A. (Jyotish) M.A. (Kannada) M.A. (Kashmiri) M.A. (Kathak) M.A.
(Konkani) M.A. (Labour and Development) M.A. (Lalit Kala) M.A. (Life Skills
Education) M.A. (Linguistics) M.A. (Local Governance) M.A. (Logic and Philosophy
of Religion) M.A. (Malayalam) M.A. (Manipuri) M.A. (Marathi) M.A. (Marketing and
Management Communication) (MMC) M.A. (Mass Communication & Journalism) M.A.
(Mass Communication) M.A. (Master of Orient Learning) M.A. (Mathematics) M.A.
(Media Management) M.A. (Media Studies and Production) M.A. (Mridangam) M.A.
(Multimedia) M.A. (Museology) M.A. (Music (Instrumental)) M.A. (Music
Instrumental/Vocal) M.A. (Music) M.A. (Musicology) M.A. (Navya Vyakarana) M.A. (Navya-Nyaya)
M.A. (Nepali) M.A. (NGO Management) M.A. (Operations Research) M.A. (Oriya) M.A.
(Painting) M.A. (Pali and Buddhist Studies) M.A. (Pali) M.A. (Paurohitya) M.A.
(Percussion) M.A. (Performing Arts) M.A. (Persian) M.A. (Personnel Management
and Industrial Relations) M.A. (Phalit Jyotisha) M.A. (Philosophy) M.A.
(Philosophy, Culture and Tourism) M.A. (Photojournalism) M.A. (Police
Administration) M.A. (Political Science and Public Administration) M.A.
(Political Science) M.A. (Politics) M.A. (Population Studies) M.A. (Portuguese)
M.A. (Post Afzal-Ul-Ulama) M.A. (PR and Event Management) M.A. (Pracheen
Vyakarana) M.A. (Prachinanyayavaishesika) M.A. (Prakrit) M.A. (Production
Design) M.A. (Production Management) M.A. (Professional Urdu) M.A. (Psychology)
M.A. (Public Administration) M.A. (Public Policy) M.A. (Public Policy, Law and
Governance) M.A. (Public Relations) M.A. (Punjabi) M.A. (Puranetihasa) M.A.
(Quantitative Economics) M.A. (Rajasthani) M.A. (Religious Studies) M.A. (Rural
Development) M.A. (Rural Economics) M.A. (Russian Studies) M.A. (Sahitya) M.A. (Saiva
Siddhanta Philosophy) M.A. (Sankhya Yoga) M.A. (Sanskrit & Lexicography) M.A.
(Sanskrit Literature) M.A. (Sanskrit) M.A. (Script Writing) M.A. (Sculpture)
M.A. (Shukla Yajurveda) M.A. (Siddhanta Jyotisha) M.A. (Sikh Studies) M.A.
(Sindhi) M.A. (Social Anthropology) M.A. (Social Management) M.A. (Social Work)
M.A. (Sociology) M.A. (Spanish) M.A. (Statistics) M.A. (Tamil and Indian
Literature) M.A. (Tamil) M.A. (Telugu) M.A. (Textile Designing) M.A. (Theatre)
M.A. (Tourism Administration) M.A. (Tourism Management) M.A. (Translation) M.A.
(Urdu) M.A. (Vastu Shastra) M.A. (Veda) M.A. (Visistadvaita Vedanta) M.A.
(Visual Arts) M.A. (Vocal and Instrumental Music (Hindustani & Karnatic)) M.A.
(Vocal) M.A. (Vyavasayic Hindi(Patrakarita evam Jansanchar)) M.A. (Women's
Studies) M.A. (Yoga and Naturopathy) M.A. (Yoga) M.A. (Yogashastra) M.A. (Youth
Empowerment) M.A. Statistics (Acturial) M.Tech. (Air Armament) M.Tech.
(Chemistry - (High Energy Materials)) Master in Social Sciences (Hons.)

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