Studyportals
M.A. On Campus

British and American Cultures - Texts and Media

University of Hamburg

24 months
Duration
Free
Free
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

This British and American Cultures - Texts and Media MA programme from University of Hamburg focuses on the literature and culture of Great Britain and the United States of America. It takes an innovative approach to seminal works, theories, and methodologies in British and American studies. 

Overview

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.

Career Opportunities

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).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Methods of Literary and Cultural Analysis
  • Text—Context—Media
  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • No tuition fee, only semester contribution of  €328.

Living costs for Hamburg

897 - 1417 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

British and American Cultures - Texts and Media
-
University of Hamburg

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!