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English Studies

Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary

24 months
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2400 EUR/year
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About

The objective of the English Studies programme at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary is to acquaint students with a broadly defined concept of English literary culture, including its history, major trends, critical schools and, of course, its most representative works and authors.

Overview

While holding a BA in English Studies and completing yet further foundational courses in the initial phases of the program at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary are essential, students and instructors no longer just survey a given field, but undertake an in-depth exploration of it. 

Therefore, detailed textual analysis with its associated historical dimension constitutes the core activity in class. Our choice of readings has been partly determined by the academic profile of the department and the religious mission of the University. 

As a result, the program places particular emphasis on Biblical and Christian traditions and explores, among other issues, the complex and continuing presence of the Bible within English literature. The foundation courses of the program also include linguistics, history, culture and language use. 

Main subject areas

  • English language and literature
  • English linguistics
  • British history, society and culture
  • Post-colonial literature and culture
  • Different periods in English literary history
  • English literature and Christianity
  • Practical skills (advanced writing, academic presentation, editing skills, conference and workshop experience, research methodology, digital skills)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Concepts of Literary and Cultural Studies 
  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to the English Language 
  • The History of Christianity in Britain and North America
  • Linguistic Theories
  • Modern Political Ideologies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA degree in English Studies, or any degree in Humanities with at least 50 credits in English Studies
  • and a C1 CEFR-level (or equivalent) internationally recognized English language exam certificate.
  • Application form. 
  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of transfer of the application fee (non-refundable cost): 50 EUR

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Budapest

172338 - 268251 HUF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarship opportunities for international students

Provisions Covered by the Scholarships: Tuition-free education, Monthly stipend, Accomodation contribution, Medical insurance

1. Stipendium Hungaricum

Founded by the Hungarian Government in 2013, the programme is supervised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. It is based on bilateral education agreements between Hungary and the governments of the sending countries, and is already available on five continents in approximately 70 countries, attracting more than 5000 international students each year.

2. Károli Christian Scholarship

Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary founded a scholarship to provide the opportunity of studying in Hungary for young Christian students from certain countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

3. Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship

The Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship was established by the Hungarian Government for those who live in a Hungarian diaspora outside of Europe and wish to study at a Hungarian higher education institution to develop their personal, professional and cultural relations to Hungary.

Please find all the information at the programme's website: https://english.kre.hu/index.php/study-programmes-in-foreign-languages/study-programmes-in-foreign-languages.html

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