You can take courses in all three areas or just focus on one of them. Up to 25 elective courses are offered each academic year as well as research seminars that will support you in writing your Master’s thesis. You can also combine modules from other programmes at the Faculty of Arts to your degree, for example, Digital Humanities and Literary Studies.
The Master’s Programme in English Studies at the University of Helsinki offers a wide range of courses in English linguistics, literatures in English and the teaching of English. You can take courses in all three areas or just focus on one of them. During your Master’s studies, you can:
- Develop your expertise in linguistic or literary studies
- Strengthen your understanding of theoretical approaches and research methods within English Studies
- Strengthen your language skills, academic writing skills and presentation skills
- Participate in research projects
- Participate in the Master’s thesis seminar, during which you will write your thesis
An MA in English Studies prepares you for a variety of jobs, and our graduates have been successful in finding employment. If combined with mandatory pedagogical studies, the Master’s degree in English Studies qualifies you to be a language teacher. Alternatively, you can find employment in media or publishing, business or international organisations. English is used globally as the language of science, culture, business and tourism, and experts in English are required in all of these fields.
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- Advanced studies in the discipline
- Courses or modules from other programme
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- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.
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International13000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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