MA Literary Studies

Leiden University

Program Description

MA Literary Studies

Leiden University

The Leiden University Master’s in Literary Studies offers separate one-year programmes in English, French, German and Italian literature and culture. If you have a bachelor’s degree in one of these subjects, this master’s is an excellent way of deepening and broadening your knowledge of the literature and culture of your specialisation, thus becoming a true specialist.

Specialisations

  • English Literature and Culture
  • French Literature and Culture
  • German Literature and Culture
  • Italian Literature and Culture
  • Literature in Society, Europe and Beyond

5 reasons to choose Literary Studies at Leiden

  1. All courses are taught in the language of your specialisation.
  2. The Master’s programmes in English, French, German and Italian literature cover the entire range of these literatures, from medieval to early modern, modern and contemporary.
  3. You will benefit from courses given by experts in terms of the period (middle ages, early modern, modern, post-modern and post-colonial) but also in terms of rhetoric, semiotics, intermediality, inter-cultural history and other approaches current in Literary Studies.
  4. You will gain an understanding of the methodological approaches, which you will learn to use in researching and analysing source material for your papers and final thesis.
  5. You can use of the vast range of options to construct your personal programme. You may include a course in English, French, German or Italian linguistics. You may also include a course in the national Masterlanguage programme or go abroad to the country of your specialisation, for an internship or university courses.

Tuition fees

EU/EEA, Dutch (including Netherlands Antilles), Swiss or Surinamese: around €1,984.

Other: around €16,400.

Interested?

If you would like to know more, perhaps regarding our specialisations, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/literary-studies/en/introduction.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 5, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
1,984 EUR
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Deadline
Request Info
October 15th for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is Dec 1st.
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Request Info
October 15th for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is Dec 1st.
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: 16400
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2017
April 1st for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is June 15th.
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: 16400
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