The underlying emphasis on the text includes the written word as well as theater, film, television, painting, graphic novels, music, fashion, and other cultural practices. The program also familiarizes students with challenging, current debates in literary and cultural studies.
Graduates of the British and American Cultures - Texts and Media MA programme from University of Hamburg can look forward to an extremely diverse range of professional prospects. Students achieving outstanding results in the master's program are able to proceed to doctoral research and, following completion of the doctorate, a career in academic research. Further career options include working in a press office, an editorial department, or as a proofreader/editor in a publishing house. Coupled with the right additional qualifications, graduates can also pursue a career in industry, for instance in the import/export, distribution, marketing, or personnel sections of an international company. Experts in British and American culture also work for management consultancies, libraries, cultural institutions, adult education centers, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
- Advanced Methods of Literary and Cultural Analysis
- Current Topics in American Literary and Cultural Studies
- Current Topics in British Literary and Cultural Studies
- Theory and Practice of Advanced Academic Research
- Master’s thesis and final exam
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Journalism Media Studies & Mass Media View 3 other Masters in Journalism in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- A first degree in British or American studies (major, minor, teaching subject), cultural studies, or a related discipline
- A high level of proficiency in both English and German
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- No tuition fee, only semester contribution of €328.
Living costs for Hamburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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