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English Literature, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The English Literature Master's major course from University of Zurich provides students with a deep and engrossing academic education, and with the skills to conduct independent scholarly work. The course complements, advances, and expands the qualifications for the areas mentioned in the Bachelor's programme. 

Career options:

It also prepares students for upper-level academic professions in the area of English Literature Studies. 

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    45 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

    Admission requirements

The provisions laid out in the framework ordinance for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Zurich, and the provisions defined in the pertinent program regulations apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1292 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 646 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1292 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 646 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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