English Studies MA programme

About the Programme

This MA programme is designed to provide students with interpretive skills, academic research tools, and a critical perspective in the fields of English Studies. Students are introduced to basic theoretical fields such as history and theory of literature, theories of language, the social uses of language, gender studies and the multimediality of culture. An overview of academic research tools in the information society and the digital humanities is also presented during the course of studies, and students participate in interactive seminars, research practice and thesis writing consultations.

Rigorous coursework develops abilities of understanding the human subject in the linguistic, historical, ideological complexities of society. During the programme there is a focus on developing skills of academic research, critical thinking, argumentative academic writing and analytical skills. Graduates of the Faculty usually choose their careers in cultural and public administration, tourism, media and at international business companies. There is also an opportunity to continue studies in PhD programmes.

Specialisation options: (after the comprehensive general courses of the first semester) Applied Linguistics, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, or Gender Studies.

Level of the programme: Master’s
Duration of the programme: 4 semesters
Registered in: EU
Credits: 120

Who should apply?
We expect students to be interested in critical thinking, cultural studies, English Studies

Application requirements: a BA diploma, 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])

For more information regarding details of the programme please contact Dr. Attila Kiss via email or call +36‐62 544 260.