78 Masters Programs in Literature 2020

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.Literature studies teach students about written material. Some programs may explore in depth a certain type of literature such as drama or writings from a certain period or country. Li… Read more

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Literature studies teach students about written material. Some programs may explore in depth a certain type of literature such as drama or writings from a certain period or country. Literary theories may be covered also.

Master Program in Literature

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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)
Mainz, Germany

Proceeding from a solid foundation in literary history and theory, Mainz University’s master’s program in English Literature and Culture offers the perfect mixture of core mod ... +

Proceeding from a solid foundation in literary history and theory, Mainz University’s master’s program in English Literature and Culture offers the perfect mixture of core modules on mainstream literary topics and ample opportunity for students to develop and follow their own interests. It builds upon the BA program in English Literature and Culture at Mainz University but also welcomes applicants from English Literature programs elsewhere in Germany, Europe, and other parts of the world. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The MA programme in Literary and Comparative Studies (MALCS) offers students the opportunity for focused study while at the same time devoting the entire heft of the curriculu ... +

The MA programme in Literary and Comparative Studies (MALCS) offers students the opportunity for focused study while at the same time devoting the entire heft of the curriculum to literary studies in a global and comparative context. This global focus offers a discernible and distinctive character to the programme, and it resonates with the ethos of HKBU — an ethos that places learning within an internationalized context while at the same time according to the utmost importance to the needs of the individual learner. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
31 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literar ... +

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literary Fiction, Poetry or Creative Nonfiction. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

The Master's course proposed by the Institute of Italian Studies presents a peculiarity that is totally unique with respect to the educational offer of the other Universities, ... +

The Master's course proposed by the Institute of Italian Studies presents a peculiarity that is totally unique with respect to the educational offer of the other Universities, because it is based on a study plan consisting of courses that, every year, are gathered around a specific theme: thematic unit that becomes a stimulus and a concrete opportunity for interdisciplinarity. It intends to offer its students the acquisition of a mature right of citizenship in the domain of the word, which will allow them to question the present, to consciously set out towards the future and, above all, to recognize their own uniqueness of persons. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
Italian
Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Boston University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Boston, USA

Graduates of MFA in Literary Translation will be equipped with the skills, connections, and portfolio to find translation work and to pursue a wide variety of international ca ... +

Graduates of MFA in Literary Translation will be equipped with the skills, connections, and portfolio to find translation work and to pursue a wide variety of international careers, not only in literary but also in technical, legal, and humanitarian fields. They will be well qualified to work as editors in literary publishing, as many Boston University MFA and Ph.D. graduates have gone on to do. For those desiring further graduate study, the MFA provides an exceptionally strong foundation from which to begin a Ph.D. in comparative literature, language & literature, or area studies or social science field. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English, Arabic, German, Greek, Japanese, Latin, Persian, Spanish
Sep 2020
15 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Mary Immaculate College
Limerick, Ireland

The English Department in Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, has offered a highly-successful and popular one-year taught M.A. degree.

The English Department in Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, has offered a highly-successful and popular one-year taught M.A. degree. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This programme allows you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the languages, literatures, and cultures of European and American postcolonial countries according to t ... +

This programme allows you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the languages, literatures, and cultures of European and American postcolonial countries according to the curriculum you choose: American, French, German, Iberian, Slavic and Balkan Studies. During your studies, you will develop an advanced knowledge of the history of literary language and the culture of the studied civilisations and gain a strong competence in one of the languages that you study. Thanks to collaborations with foreign universities that allow you to obtain joint degrees or double diplomas, the programme is markedly international in nature. At the end of your degree, you can pursue further studies or assume positions in the field of Italian and international entrepreneurship in public and private institutions. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

The MA Crime and Gothic Fictions will introduce you to the advanced study of two popular genres that have entertained and informed culture from the nineteenth century to the p ... +

The MA Crime and Gothic Fictions will introduce you to the advanced study of two popular genres that have entertained and informed culture from the nineteenth century to the present day. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Verona
Verona, Italy

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) enables students to acquire an in-depth knowledge of two languages – to be chose ... +

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) enables students to acquire an in-depth knowledge of two languages – to be chosen from French, English, Russian, Spanish, and German – and their associated literatures, in a comparative perspective. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Nottingham University Malaysia
Semenyih, Malaysia

The MA English Language and Literature provides you with an opportunity for advanced study in contemporary Literary Studies and Applied Linguistics.

The MA English Language and Literature provides you with an opportunity for advanced study in contemporary Literary Studies and Applied Linguistics. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Our MA in Comparative Literature and Critical Theories is an interdisciplinary, transnational programme. It invites students to engage with crucial debates about the different ... +

Our MA in Comparative Literature and Critical Theories is an interdisciplinary, transnational programme. It invites students to engage with crucial debates about the different ways in which cultures across time and space have understood the relationship between literature and the world, the concept of representation and the role of the author in the cultural domain. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This new and unique Master importantly addresses black writing as a continuum. Its heritage in British culture is considered along with a trajectory marked by historical prese ... +

This new and unique Master importantly addresses black writing as a continuum. Its heritage in British culture is considered along with a trajectory marked by historical presences as connecting with migratory, indigenous and global perspectives. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

This Master’s programme is informed by the thriving 21st Century research community at the University of Lincoln.

This Master’s programme is informed by the thriving 21st Century research community at the University of Lincoln. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

This graduate program in English is designed to provide advanced study in Composition Studies. It provides for personal and professional advancement, particularly in teaching, ... +

This graduate program in English is designed to provide advanced study in Composition Studies. It provides for personal and professional advancement, particularly in teaching, research, writing, journalism, publishing and editorial work. The program also prepares students for studies at the Ph.D. level. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Masaryk University Faculty of Arts
Brno, Czech Republic

This degree study program is divided into two tracks: Linguistics and Literary and Cultural Studies. Each student chooses one specialization and the focus of their studies is ... +

This degree study program is divided into two tracks: Linguistics and Literary and Cultural Studies. Each student chooses one specialization and the focus of their studies is on that track. All students must complete five Type-A/required courses. The remainder of the program consists of type B/selective and type C/elective courses that the student chooses based on the track chosen. The student then writes a Master’s thesis based on the track and relevant coursework. With the exception of some courses in translation, all teaching, coursework, and exams in this study program are carried out in the English language. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
17 Feb 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
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