Comparative Studies in English and American Language, Literature and Culture, M.A. | Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf | Düsseldorf, Germany
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Comparative Studies in English and American Language, Literature and Culture

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The subject "Comparative Studies in English and American Language, Literature and Culture" is a Master's program at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf that builds on a relevant Bachelor's program in the field of English and American Studies and ideally complements it.

Overview

This four-semester Comparative Studies in English and American Language, Literature and Culture course of study with the Master of Arts as a degree is open to admission with "proof of special aptitude" (application and aptitude assessment take place directly at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) and can only be started in the winter semester.

Course Contents

The Master's programme "Comparative Studies" is a one-subject Master's programme and builds on a successful Bachelor's programme (in English and American Studies). By acquiring in-depth specialist and key qualifications, it enables students to enter a qualified career as well as to conduct independent scientific research.

The Institute of English and American Studies represents the entire breadth of Anglo-American cultural, literary and linguistic studies from its beginnings (about the 7th century) to the present. In addition to the acquisition of knowledge in individual sub-areas of the subject (Older and NewEr English Studies, American Studies, Anglophone Literatures, English Linguistics), the Master's programme "Comparative Studies" focuses on the analysis of English literatures, cultures and the English language. These are conveyed across national and disciplinary boundaries.

Thus, the Düsseldorf Master in "Comparative Studies" offers a study format that is unique in Germany.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Englishes
  • World Literature
  • Transatlantic American Studies
  • Anglophony
  • Intercultural Contact

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • qualified completion of a relevant Bachelor's degree programme with a minimum grade of 2.5
  •  proof of relevant knowledge of the English language at level C1. tthe latter is proven by a written, scientific paper and a letter of motivation.
  • all students who wish to be admitted to the Master's programme in Comparative Studies must undergo a so-called "aptitude assessment". This applies to both internal and external applicants, regardless of the average grade.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
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There are no tuition fees. There is only one intake per year.

Living costs for Düsseldorf

996 - 1318 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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