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English Language and Culture

Degree type
MA
Language of education
English
Duration
12 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime,Parttime
Start of program
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Research University
City
Leiden

Program description

The programme provides you with the opportunity to study English in a variety of contexts and from various perspectives, including language and literature.

The programme covers a wide variety of subjects, from Old English texts to modern literature and from the earliest history of the English language to present-day varieties of written and spoken English.

The MA in English Language and Culture features two compulsory components; academic writing and the master's Thesis. For the rest, you will be free to specialise in Philology, Literature, Linguistics or Language Acquisition, or to make your own selection from the courses offered by the different specialisations.

As a graduate of the MA in English Language and Culture you will have acquired detailed knowledge and contextual understanding of your specialist field of study. You will have learnt to deal with complex issues in an independent manner and to produce clear, succinct findings under expert guidance.

Objectives
The MA in English Language and Culture provides an opportunity to study English in a variety of contexts and perspectives. As a graduate you will have acquired detailed knowledge and contextual understanding of your specialist field of study. You will have learnt to deal with complex issues in an independent manner and to produce clear, succinct findings under expert guidance.

Admission requirements

Previous education

BA degree in English or a relevant discipline (see website www.mastersinleiden.nl for details).

Knowledge minimum

See website www.mastersinleiden.nl.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 7, TOEFL paper based: 600, TOEFL computer based: 250, TOEFL internet based: 100

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