MA in English Language


Program Description

Program Description

Novi Sad is situated in the Vojvodina region, in Northern Serbia. Its architecture and spirit have been shaped by many a nation. Easy-going and surrounded by fertile lowland, Novi Sad is a city of rich history and cultural diversity and is home to south-east Europe’s largest music festival, EXIT. It is designated to be the European Capital of Culture in 2021.

The MA English Language program is designed to further raise students’ language competence to C2 level, as well as improve their knowledge and skills necessary for English language teaching at all levels of education, oral and written translation, independent use of relevant literature in the field, and for further professional development at the PhD level.

Why Enrol in the MA English Language Program?

  • English is a global language, spoken by more than 1, 75 billion people, and by 2020 the number is expected to rise to almost two billion people! The demand for English language teachers is growing worldwide!
  • Students acquire theoretical and practical knowledge in various aspects of teaching methodology, which qualifies them to work as teachers in all types of educational institutions.
  • English is the leading language in politics, diplomacy and the media. The MA English program includes courses on translation and interpreting techniques, thus enabling our students to work as interpreters and translators.
  • Students also gain specialized knowledge in the field of English literature and culture, which is necessary for full competence in the field.
  • Students are able to carry out independent scholarly work and publish original papers on the culture, history and literature of English-speaking nations and the English language.

Application Requirements

The applicant has to submit the following documents:

  • BA diploma in English Studies (major or minor) - with a transcript of records
  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of secondary school.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • The payment receipt of the application fee
  • Certified copy of the Cambridge ESOL language exam certificate (C1 level) or equivalent.

Application Procedure

The candidates are required to submit their BA diploma and records transcript, nostrificated by the Serbian Ministry of Education. For further information on the nostrification process, please contact the school directly.

Professional Title

Upon completing the MA program and acquiring 60 ECTS, students are awarded the professional title Master in English Philology.

Prospective Careers

  • Education sector: primary and secondary schools, private schools
  • Written translation services: agencies, companies, banks, travel agencies, publishers
  • Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting
  • Online English Language Teaching
  • Content writing for IT companies
  • Entrepreneurship: private schools or translation agencies

MA English Language Curriculum

1st semester

  • Research Methodology
  • Contrastive Linguistics
  • Electives 1: Grammar in English Language Teaching / Translating Legal Texts
  • Electives 2: Shakespeare’s Great Tragedies / Assessment in Foreign Language Teaching
  • Praxis

2nd semester

  • Research Techniques
  • Teacher as a Factor in Foreign Language Teaching
  • Electives 3: Consecutive and Conference Interpreting / Psychological Factors in Foreign Language Teaching
  • Electives 4: Foreign Language Learning Strategies / Dystopia in English Literature
  • Master Thesis

Duration & Price:

  • 1 year (2 semesters), 3000 EUR/year.
  • Start date: October 2020
  • Deadline: request information

Link to the school website

Last updated May 2020

About the School

The Dr Lazar Vrkatic Faculty of Law and Business Studies is an accredited institution of higher education providing undergraduate and graduate study programmes in Law, English Language, Security and C ... Read More

The Dr Lazar Vrkatic Faculty of Law and Business Studies is an accredited institution of higher education providing undergraduate and graduate study programmes in Law, English Language, Security and Crime Science, and Business Psychology. There is also a graduate course available in Psychotherapy. Read less
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