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50 BA Degrees in Area studies

Students who are serious about entering the job market can often pursue a university degree. The BA or Bachelor of Arts is a three-to-four-year undergraduate degree. It usually concentrates on the arts or sciences. What is a BA in Area Studies? This program helps students to strengthen their knowledge of culture, society and the politics of a specific geological or cultural area. Usually, they can… Read more

Students who are serious about entering the job market can often pursue a university degree. The BA or Bachelor of Arts is a three-to-four-year undergraduate degree. It usually concentrates on the arts or sciences.

What is a BA in Area Studies? This program helps students to strengthen their knowledge of culture, society and the politics of a specific geological or cultural area. Usually, they can take courses analyzing complex political and social structures. Some curriculum may also include current event courses. In addition to traditional lectures, there may be seminars and professional speakers who can help degree-seeking students gain a better understanding of how smaller areas of the world fit into the global framework.

Students may develop political insight, analysis of current events and communication skills after achieving a BA in Area Studies. These skills lend themselves to new careers and may help students become more aware of the world around them.

It is important to remember that not all universities have the same tuition costs. A school may cost less or more depending on the specific institution, program length, and country of study.

With a bachelor’s degree in area studies, prospective employees may be able to search for jobs in many industries. For instance, some graduates may gravitate towards careers as human resource assistants for federal government agencies, program directors for disaster services or as assistant teachers for cultural exchange programs. Many of these careers can highlight the vast cultural knowledge that these individuals may have gained. For employees of government agencies, knowledge of politics and social structure is important. Similarly, to work for a disaster service or as a teacher, you may have to analyze complex social structures.

If a prospective student is interested in area studies, then he or she may find a degree plan online or at campuses around the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Sidcup, United Kingdom

At the heart of the European Theatre Arts (ETA) programme is the notion of the crossing of boundaries. You will be training in European theatre practice and investigating not ... +

At the heart of the European Theatre Arts (ETA) programme is the notion of the crossing of boundaries. You will be training in European theatre practice and investigating not only the role of the performer but also the part played by the director, playwright and designer. You will study these practices in a variety of historical and socio-cultural European contexts, and you will spend part of the programme abroad studying at another European institution of theatre training. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel

The Faculty of Jewish Studies at Bar-Ilan University is the largest and most varied of its kind in the world and includes nine departments in the different specialties within ... +

The Faculty of Jewish Studies at Bar-Ilan University is the largest and most varied of its kind in the world and includes nine departments in the different specialties within Jewish Studies. All of these are open to students of the Multidisciplinary Department, which breaks down the traditional boundaries between the various disciplines and brings them together in a program that is rich in content and unique in its variety. Each student in the department is guided in their studies by a senior academic advisor. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

The English-taught bachelor’s programme in South and Southeast Asian Studies offers you a wide range of options for studying this region in all its diversity.

The English-taught bachelor’s programme in South and Southeast Asian Studies offers you a wide range of options for studying this region in all its diversity. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 

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University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Open up a world of opportunities with a unique course that combines languages, international management and marketing. Where will your Stirling degree lead you?

Open up a world of opportunities with a unique course that combines languages, international management and marketing. Where will your Stirling degree lead you? -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
48 months
English
Campus
 
University of Redlands
Redlands, USA

The Asian Studies program seeks to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of Asia's diverse cultures and contemporary social, political, business, and economic issues. Th ... +

The Asian Studies program seeks to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of Asia's diverse cultures and contemporary social, political, business, and economic issues. The program emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach by combining the study of languages, humanities, and the social sciences. Such studies not only provide students with knowledge of Asia and Asian language skills but also help students to critically examine the values of their own societies or cultures. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
AUC The American University in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the modern Middle East. AUC’s Bachelor of Arts in Middle East studies is a multidisciplinary program that draws on a broad range of cours ... +

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the modern Middle East. AUC’s Bachelor of Arts in Middle East studies is a multidisciplinary program that draws on a broad range of course offerings provided by different academic units and centers from across the University, including anthropology, Arabic studies, economics, history, political science, and sociology. Studying this critical region at AUC gives our students the advantage of being in Cairo. -
BA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
National Research Tomsk State University
Tomsk, Russia

The Bachelor Program “Siberia: Russian Area Studies and Business Communication” is a full-time program with a focus on Siberia as a vital area both in Russia and in the world. ... +

The Bachelor Program “Siberia: Russian Area Studies and Business Communication” is a full-time program with a focus on Siberia as a vital area both in Russia and in the world. There is a possibility to study in distant mode! We believe that the best way to study the region is to be deeply involved in its everyday life, communication, and culture. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Carleton University Undergraduate
Ottawa, Canada

At Carleton, you can structure your BA according to what you want to achieve. You can pursue an intensive four-year Honors degree or a three-year General program. You can choo ... +

At Carleton, you can structure your BA according to what you want to achieve. You can pursue an intensive four-year Honors degree or a three-year General program. You can choose a minor subject to complement your major subject and you can, in certain cases, pursue a concentration or a specialization—a set of courses directed towards a designated area of expertise, such as African studies, anthropology, linguistics, etc. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English (Canada)
Campus
 
Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
Kraków, Poland

3-year BA programme taught in English offers you a great opportunity to gain excellent academic experience studying in one of the best Polish universities multiplied by practi ... +

3-year BA programme taught in English offers you a great opportunity to gain excellent academic experience studying in one of the best Polish universities multiplied by practical knowledge and innovative approach to education. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania

A three-year undergraduate program dedicated to training future experts and leadership in European affairs and international relations.

A three-year undergraduate program dedicated to training future experts and leadership in European affairs and international relations. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The course consists of five modules. Modules 1 (Research Essay), 2 (Grammar of the Main Language) and 3 (Literature of the Main Language) are compulsory. The student chooses t ... +

The course consists of five modules. Modules 1 (Research Essay), 2 (Grammar of the Main Language) and 3 (Literature of the Main Language) are compulsory. The student chooses two other modules from two possibilities: a) Literature: Poetry, Prose, Drama, Oral Art and b) Linguistics: Sociolinguistics, Phonology and Morphology, Syntax and Semantics, Translation Studies -
BA
Full-time
12 - 18 months
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This programme combines the study of East Asian languages with the study of East Asia-related subjects in various disciplines. Compared to the existing single-subject BA Chine ... +

This programme combines the study of East Asian languages with the study of East Asia-related subjects in various disciplines. Compared to the existing single-subject BA Chinese, BA Korean and BA Japanese degrees, there is less emphasis on language learning. Compared to the existing 2-degree BA Chinese/Japanese/Korean and… degrees, there is more space to study East Asia-related courses in a range of disciplines. The programme also differs from the existing offerings in that there is no year abroad included. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Lublin, Poland

Studying the phenomenon of European integration with the strong focus on legal aspects of the process of “creating an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe” our gradua ... +

Studying the phenomenon of European integration with the strong focus on legal aspects of the process of “creating an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe” our graduates obtain qualifications of Specialist for European Affairs. The graduates are fluent in areas that are a key part of European legal regulations. They become specialists in the scope of European problems and acquire professional skills that are demanded on the European labor market. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The program is offered by the School of English and American Studies. The program can be completed either as a major or a minor program, the latter is only available for stude ... +

The program is offered by the School of English and American Studies. The program can be completed either as a major or a minor program, the latter is only available for students who study in other major programs at ELTE. Students taking the program as a major opt for either the English or the American track at the end of the first term. The three-year-long program does not provide teaching qualifications. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
International Black Sea University
Tbilisi, Georgia

American Studies program will give a chance to Georgian, as well as foreign students to get high level Western, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education about the Uni ... +

American Studies program will give a chance to Georgian, as well as foreign students to get high level Western, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education about the United States envisaging Georgian requirements. This mission will be carried out by highly qualified Georgian, as well American Fulbright Professors invited by the US embassy in Georgia. -
BA
Full-time
4 - 7 years
English
Campus