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American Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (QS) ,
This MA program in American Studies is designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of the US, its society, history, cultures and literatures. In the first stage of the training, students do introductory courses in US literatures, history and culture, while later they have the opportunity to study intellectual history.

About

Rigorous coursework includes gaining knowledge about theoretical problems and research direction, structure of US history and society in North America, majority and minority populations. The program develops abilities of analyzing and processing information in a critical manner.

Research areas cover intellectual and cultural history, visual culture and film studies. During the program there is a focus on developing skills of research and publication. Graduates of the Faculty usually choose their careers in cultural and public administration, the tourist industry, international business companies, teaching, translation, journalism, academia, editing, diplomacy, international relations, media, project management or local government.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Theories and Histories of Literature and Culture
  • Approaches to English Linguistics
  • The Social Uses of Language
  • American Cultural Studies
  • Visual representations: American Arts and Media
  • Early American Political Culture
  • Dissenting voices in American Culture

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      4 semesters
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    8

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  • Minimum required score:

    110

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  • Minimum required score:

    627

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General Requirements

Application requirements: 

  • BA diploma in English Studies, international certificate of advanced command of English (TOEFL Score: min. 110 or, TOEFL ITP Score: min 627, or IELTS Band: min. 8 or, Cambridge Advanced English [CAE])

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1900 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1900 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 127000 - 185800 HUF/month
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