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In this degree programme, students deepen their subject knowledge and improve their practical language skills. Through opportunities for interdisciplinary research and numerous project assignments, they receive comprehensive preparation for a wide variety of fields of work. Students can create their personal profile by choosing a major area of study between linguistics and literary studies, as well as that of a minor area from Anglophone and European Cultural Studies, Didactics of English and - depending on the choice of major area - linguistics or literary studies.

 

job prospects:

  • tourism
  • adult education
  • publishing
  • journalism

specialties

Prospective students who have successfully completed the Master's degree programme Anglistik/Amerikanistik Studies at the University of Augsburg or who have conclusively failed this programme can no longer take up the Master's degree programme in English and American Studies.

Course of studies facts
name: English and American Studies
graduation type: Master of Arts (M.A.)
study mode: full time
start of studies: winter semester, summer semester
standard period of study: 4 semester
restriction: unrestricted
german language knowledge (at least): A 1
hints: Admission requirements according to §§ 4, 24 of the exam regulations in their current form. Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture term: https://www.uni-aug…. Start of the lecture term: https://www.stmwk.b….
end of application summer semester: 01. March
end of application winter semester: 01. September

Application Documents

  • Bachelor's (or equivalent) degree with significant focus on English linguistics and/or English and American literary studies;
  • English language skills on level C1/C2 CFR (international students must submit a standardized certificate such as IELTS or TOEFL; a first degree from an English-speaking country may be accepted in lieu of such a certificate);
  • Under certain circumstances one of these documents can be submitted after the deadline.
  • Transcript of records
  • Bachelor's (or equivalent) degree with significant focus on English linguistics and/or English and American literary studies;
  • English language skills on level C1/C2 CFR (international students must submit a standardized certificate such as IELTS or TOEFL; a first degree from an English-speaking country may be accepted in lieu of such a certificate);
  • for international students, certification of German skills on level A1 CFR.
  • Under certain circumstances one of these documents can be submitted after the deadline.
  • Transcript of records

The application documents must be submitted as an upload with the online application.

 

To the online application

 

 

Contact student counselling

Dr. Christian Hoffmann - Program Coordinator (Master English and American Studies)
Akademischer Rat / Senior Lecturer / Program Coordinator (Master English and American Studies)
English Linguistics

Contact exam office

Carolin Klaus
Masterstudiengänge der Phil.-Hist. Fakultät
Referat I/7 Zentrales Prüfungsamt C
Katarina Sertic
Masterstudiengänge der Phil.-Hist. Fakultät
Referat I/7 Zentrales Prüfungsamt C

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