Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 587 /IELTS 7.0)
Academic requirements: Bachelor’s degree, at least 38 completed credits in the field of English studies for admission (50 credits for graduation); entrance examination in English (oral: in person or via electronic communication)
Short description: The goal of the English Studies program is the training of experts who, besides a full mastery of the English language, possess an extensive and in-depth knowledge of the language, culture, and history of English-speaking countries. Rather than being mere passive receivers of information, students who complete this MA program will be specialists fully capable of undertaking independent and original investigations in a wide range of topics. The English Studies MA program offers two complete (120 credit) curricula: the literary and cultural studies track and the linguistics track. The choice between these two must be made before application.
Lecture, seminar: 25%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Terms and Concepts in Literary and Linguistic Studies, Advanced Academic Writing, Trends in Linguistic, Literary and Cultural Studies, Modern British Society and Language, Advanced Research Methods
The subjects of the literary and cultural studies track or the linguistics track. Thesis
Further information about the Institute can be found here.
Career prospects: As highly educated experts, our graduates occupy positions where their views reach and influence many people. Graduates are capable of applying and developing the skills acquired here in areas as diverse as international relations, tourism, the press and the media, business, language technology, publishing, municipal and national administration, diplomacy, and cultural life. They are also encouraged to continue their academic work in the PhD programs of the university.
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