Master of Arts Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “Master of Arts” in the English Dictionary

"Master of Arts" in British English

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Master of Artsnoun [C]

uk   us   (abbreviation MA)
an ​advancedcollege or ​universitydegree in a ​subject such as ​literature, ​language, ​history, or ​socialscience, or a ​person who has this ​degree
(Definition of Master of Arts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Master of Arts" in American English

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Master of Artsnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæs·tər əv ˈɑrts/ (also master’s degree, abbreviation M.A.)
a ​college or ​university degree in an ​art or social science that is ​higher than a bachelor’s degree and below a doctor’s degree
(Definition of Master of Arts from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Master of Arts" in Business English

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Master of Artsnoun [C]

uk   us  
→  MA
(Definition of Master of Arts from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Master of Arts”
in Chinese (Simplified) 文科硕士学位, 文科硕士…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文學碩士學位, 文學碩士…
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