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Georg August University Goettingen

Göttingen

North American Studies

Subjects: North American Studies,Languages,Culture,Literature

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
344 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.11.

Course description

The Master's degree programme in North American Studies at Göttingen offers an in-depth exploration of North American culture, with a strong emphasis on literary and media theory. This program allows students to delve into various interdisciplinary optional modules, enabling specialisation in fields such as history, sociology, comparative literature, and more. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of North American cultural dynamics, preparing them for careers in research, education, journalism, publishing, and librarianship. Additionally, the program equips graduates for roles in international economic, political, and academic collaboration. By focusing on both theoretical and practical aspects, the Master's degree in North American Studies ensures that students are well-prepared for diverse professional paths. The curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking and analytical skills, essential for success in various interdisciplinary fields.

Program Information

Study Location Göttingen
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 344 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.05.
⏱️ Application Start Winter
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.11.

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Unless English is your native language you have to present proof of your level of proficiency. Accepted certificates are: Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English ("pass") IELTS-Test (at least level “Band 7”) TOEFL-Test with at least 587 points / 240 points respectively UNICert level III or another proof of proficiency at C1 level according to the CEF (Common European Framework).

Qualification Requirements

Students interested in this M.A. program need to fulfill the following requirements: You need a B.A. degree in a related subject consisting of 180 ECTS (your records have to show 150 ECTS at the date of application, final transcripts may be handed in later). At least 50 of these ECTs have to be from one of the following fields: American Studies/American Literature English/English Philology (including at least 14 credits in American literary and cultural history OR American literary and cultural theory) General Literatures/Comparative Literatures OR Social Science OR History (including at least 14 credits from courses pertaining to the study of North America) You grade point average needs to be higher than 2.5 (on the German scale) to qualify for admission. If your mark is between 2.6 and 3.0 you can apply nevertheless and have to pass an additional oral examination. Unless English is your native language you have to present proof of your level of proficiency. Accepted certificates are: Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English ("pass") IELTS-Test (at least level “Band 7”) TOEFL-Test with at least 587 points / 240 points respectively UNICert level III or another proof of proficiency at C1 level according to the CEF (Common European Framework). You are exempt from this requirement if you have successfully finished a B.A. program taught in the English language.

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