It is precisely the global relevance of anglophone culture, its influence on numerous social domains such as language and literature, film and music, tourism and advertising, business and politics, that invite an in-depth analysis of the complexity of its literary, cultural and linguistic phenomena. Also, the dominance of English as the most important lingua franca of our time results in social and political challenges that require experts and experts in the English language (s) and culture (s).
The study of Master's degree in English Studies at the University of Basel, literature and cultural studies offers a wide variety of career perspectives. One of the most popular is the teaching profession.
English lessons are in demand at all levels of education as well as in adult education. In addition, the language and text competences acquired in the course enable them to work in a variety of communicative professions such as non-profit and cultural organizations, the diplomatic service, marketing and PR departments, publishing, information and communication Documentary Services and Journalism.
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- English and Irish literature and culture since the Renaissance, particularly in the areas of Shakespearean drama, literature and memory, and literature and space / cultural topographies;
- American literature from the 18th to the 20th century;
- Postcolonial literature and theory;
- Literary, cultural and media theory as well as aesthetics.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Admission without conditions with Bachelor's degree in English as a subject of study at the University of Basel or equivalent academic achievements in the field of study of English Language and Literature at a University recognized by the University of Basel.
International1596 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 798 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA1596 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 798 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
- CHF 850 per semester
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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