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Modern Languages and Literatures, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , NE,
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers graduate degrees with specializations in German, French, and Spanish. The program allows for combining broad courses in literature, specialized seminars, interdisciplinary or supportive work in other fields, languages, and research.

About

Graduate assistants hone their teaching skills in a seminar on methodology and by working closely with course coordinators. The department hosts research conferences and participates in university programs such as the digital texts initiative, Latin American studies, and study abroad.

Programme Structure

Areas
A specialization is a well-defined area of study that will appear on your transcript with your degree and major. Specializations are optional in most UNL programs.
Specializations
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30-36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Application for Graduate Admission
  • $50 non-refundable application processing fee
  • One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
  • If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
  • If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample and voice recording in target language

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    34876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34876 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    34876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34876 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    24040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24040 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 926 - 1380 USD/month
    Living Costs

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