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Heidelberg University

Heidelberg

English Studies

Subjects: English Studies,Literature,Languages

M.A. | Master of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
151 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
30.09.

Course description

The master's program in English Studies requires students to choose a specialization in either literary studies or linguistics from the first semester. This program is designed for applicants who already hold a university degree, typically a BA, in their chosen field. Both specializations focus on scientific approaches, expecting students to be adept at research, employing various methods, and writing scholarly papers. Beyond the core training in literary studies or linguistics, the MA in English Studies encourages interdisciplinary methods and incorporates new cultural and teaching techniques. The program offers a diverse and comprehensive course selection, independent research modules, and an annual graduate conference organized by the students. These elements help students develop a unique academic profile, preparing them for further postgraduate studies or careers outside academia.

Program Information

Study Location Heidelberg
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 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 151 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information
⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.08.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
30.09.

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Language Requirements

CEFR C2
IELTS 7.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 115

English language skills at C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, proven e.g. by a corresponding certificate, a TOEFL (iBT) score of 115 points, IELTS 7.5 or CPE grade B), a relevant Bachelor's degree from an from an English-speaking country or other proof of corresponding language skills.

Qualification Requirements

A degree obtained with above-average success in the English Studies / English Studies or in degree programs with essentially the same content at a German or foreign university, for which a standard period of study of at least three years has been set. years of study, or a degree recognized as equivalent. With English Studies / English Language and Literature (major subject), the proportion of the subject share must generally be at least 50% or 70 credit points. In in exceptional cases, a subject share of less than 50%, but at least 20% or or 28 credit points is sufficient. For the Master's degree program English Studies / English Studies (20 credit points), the subject component must be at least 20% or 28 credit points. credit points. 3. aptitude for the degree program is determined on the basis of the overall grade of the final academic examination academic final examination in accordance with para. 3, supplemented by a selection test in accordance with § 4.

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