Meaning of Master of Arts in English:

Master of Arts

noun

  • 1A second or further degree in an arts subject.

    ‘she holds a Master of Arts in Social Work and Sociology’
    • ‘Continuing his studies, he was awarded a degree of Master of Arts by the college in 1890.’
    • ‘She received her Master of Arts in leadership studies.’
    • ‘He is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in fine art.’
    • ‘For this work, she was awarded the Master of Arts.’
    • ‘After a one-year residency, they earn a certificate and a Master of Arts in teaching.’
    • ‘He recently graduated with a Master of Arts.’
    • ‘He holds a Master of Arts from the university.’
    • ‘He needed a topic for his thesis while studying for a Master of Arts.’
    • ‘The project was part of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts.’
    • ‘He's now half way through studying for his Master of Arts.’
    1. 1.1A person holding a second or further degree in an arts subject.
      ‘I am, as of today, a Master of Arts’
      • ‘He has qualified as a Master of Arts from the University of Delhi.’
      • ‘I am a Master of Arts at the Oxford University.’
      • ‘Not surprisingly, the Masters of Arts, primarily the philosophers, fought for the independence and autonomy of their discipline.’
      • ‘It normally took a student about six years to become a Master of Arts.’
      • ‘In 1978, he became a Master of Arts by postgraduate thesis.’
      • ‘He probably entered the college in 1606 and graduated as Master of Arts in 1610.’
      • ‘As a Master of Arts, he was granted protection on going overseas.’
      • ‘He was Master of Arts, probably of Oxford.’
      • ‘I am, as of today, a Master of Arts.’
      • ‘At 64 years of age, he's just become a Master of Arts in English Literature.’