English Studies, M.A. | University of Southern Denmark | Sønderborg, Denmark
24 months
6200 EUR/year
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The MA program in English Studies at University of Southern Denmark is a two-year full-time which aims to train students to investigate and answer such questions by broadening their knowledge of the English-speaking world and its cultures


About the program

The students in the MA program in English Studies at University of Southern Denmark develop their theoretical and methodological skills and communicative competences so as to be able to disseminate their knowledge to non-experts and put it to use in a variety of job situations involving teaching, the knowledge and cultural industries and institutions as well as more traditional business and NGOs. You will be introduced to core concepts and research practices in the humanities, focusing on, and aiming to integrate, the three disciplines which the academic study of English at SDU consists of literature, history, culture. In addition, all three disciplines involve a practical element meant to make project-oriented course attractive and candidates more employable upon completion of their studies.

Also, during the first and second terms, you will be able to choose from a variety of elective courses on a range of topics reflecting the faculty's research interests. Your classes will focus on aspects of English, including theoretical methodological and practical aspects of the study of (English) language, literature, history and culture. During the third term you will have the option of studying abroad at a European or an American university. The fourth term is reserved for the master’s thesis.

Programme Structure


  • Foreign language acquisition
  • Advanced studies in the literatures of the English-speaking world
  • Advanced studies: Historical Workshop: History in use
  • Core concepts and research practices within the humanities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You qualify for admission if you hold one of the following degrees:

  • A Bachelor's degree in English from SDU (gives you a legal claim for admission)
  • A Bachelor's degree with a major (135 ECTS) in English from another university
  • A similar degree equivalent to the Bachelor's in English from SDU - the Study Board will assess your qualification upon application

You can apply for English in combination with a minor subject. In this case your Bachelor's degree must include a high school teaching-relevant Minor (45 ECTS) that can be continued on a Master's level. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3100 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

University of Southern Denmark does not charge tuition fees from full degree students from the Nordic countries or from the EU/EEA countries and Switzerland.

Living costs for Sønderborg

5500 - 8500 DKK /month
Living costs

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


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.

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