12 months
Duration
3500 EUR/year
947 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

The Master of Linguistics and Literature: English at KU Leuven will expand your knowledge and command of the English language, and bring a new appreciation of literature and culture. Research-based teaching will allow you to benefit from KU Leuven’s internationally renowned scholars in English linguistics and literature.

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Overview

The Master of Linguistics and Literature: English at KU Leuven emphasises the academic study of English in all its aspects, ranging from the theoretical and historical study of the English language and literature to creative mastery of the living language, both spoken and written. 

Strengths of this programme:

  • The curriculum combines theoretical courses with seminars and is designed to develop your methodological, critical-theoretical, and heuristic skills and as well as your communicative ability, as you benefit from the research and expertise of the English scholars at the Faculty of Arts.
  • You will study in a vibrant international atmosphere.
  • Our team of internationally renowned experts will prepare you for a career in communications, intercultural relations, education, translation, linguistics, and research, not to mention the avenues offered in the vast media sector.

Career opportunities:

When combined with a teacher-training certificate, this degree represents a solid qualification for graduates who wish to teach English in secondary or higher education.

Graduates gain a thorough familiarity with leading contemporary research in a particular field of English linguistics or literary criticism and are thus perfectly equipped for research at a higher level (PhD programmes / research projects, etc.).

Graduates develop the communicative skills required to report, both orally and in writing, on research findings and insights. Those skills can be used in a broad range of professional contexts where the ability to digest, synthesise, and present complex phenomena is essential.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Linguistics: Grammar and Diachrony
  • English Linguistics: Grammar and Discourse
  • English Linguistics: Selected Topics
  • Variation in English: Linguistic and Social Determinants
  • English Literature: Postromantic Materialisms
  • English Literature: Reading Identities in the British Isles
  • English Literature: Fiction after 1945
  • English Literature: Topics in Post-45 American Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 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

Most recent information on the programme website: kuleuven.be/ma/MLLEL

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    947 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 947 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Most recent information on www.kuleuven.be/tuitionfees

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.

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