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European Languages and Cultures

M.A.
24 months
Duration
4000 EUR/year
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About

The 2-year MA trains students to be cultural mediators (translators, administrators, editors, etc.) by providing knowledge and skills in a modern or classical language and culture.

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Overview

The European Languages and Cultures MA programme covers 7 areas of speciality (students focus on one):

  • English language and literature
  • French language and literature
  • Spanish language and literature
  • Russian and Slavic philology
  • German language and literature
  • Scandinavian languages and literature
  • Classical philology

Graduates will be ready to continue their studies in PhD programmes in all languages of specialisation or will be able to enter careers in professions that require excellent proficiency in foreign languages and cultural competence in state institutions, universities and research institutions, IT companies, museums, publishing houses and cultural exchange organisations.

Programme Structure

The curriculum contains 6 modules:

  • Speciality module (English language and literature, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Russian and Slavic philology, German language and literature, Scandinavian languages and literatures, Classical philology) (39 ECTS)
  • Graduate school module (students choose between the linguistics and translation studies graduate school and history, literature and cultural research graduate school) (15 ECTS)
  • Electives module (12 ECTS)
  • Optional courses module (6 ECTS)
  • Practical training module (6 ECTS)
  • MA thesis (42 ECTS) or MA project (42 ECTS) module
  • Students are recommended to spend one semester (and complete 15 ECTS worth of coursework) in a university in the country where the language of the speciality is spoken as the first language.

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    IELTS or TOEFL needed

    Credits

    120 ECTS

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
    GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    5.5 (required)
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    75 (required)
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • English language proficiency

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      4000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      4000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

    Funding

    Tuition waivers are available for the best candidates.

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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    University of Tartu

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