MA English Language and Literature

General

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Program Description

Yaşar University, Graduate School of Social Sciences offers an interdisciplinary M.A. program in English Language and Literature. The program, enriched by electives, offers areas of study not only for the majors of English Language and Literature but also for the graduates of other branches of social sciences such as “film studies,” “media and public relations,” “international relations” provided that after the entrance exam the candidates complete some undergraduate courses within a year and choose their thesis topics from the related area.

The program, because of its interdisciplinary character consists of courses ranging from English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, Cultural Studies to Film Studies.126578_126320_Yasar.jpg

Program structure

A Master’s Degree (M.A.) in English Language and Literature is awarded to students who pass the required courses and electives that make up the curriculum and who complete and successfully defend an M.A. Thesis. Completion of the program requires the accumulation of at least 120 ECTS credits, 60 of which are earned through classes and 60 of which are awarded for research for the thesis, with a GPA of at least 3.00.

Career opportunities

The M.A. Program is primarily designed for those who wish to pursue a career in teaching and research. Graduates from the program may work as Instructors in academic institutions and may pursue further graduate research, at the doctoral level, within Turkey or at universities abroad. The linguistic, analytic and interpretive skills acquired in the study of English Language and Literature also open up many other career options, especially in the worlds of media and publishing.

Entrance requirements

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
    The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English/Turkish.
    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • Language requirements: English TOEFL: 96 (or the equivalent of CAE, CPE, PTE or FCE) or Yaşar University FLAT Exam: 80
  • Other requirements:
    • At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
    • A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergrad ... Read More

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are given every opportunity to make the most of their university years; a professional education in a supportive learning environment. Read less