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View MA Degrees in American studies in Germany 2019

Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

American studies is a section of academia that focuses on the culture, history, and societies in the Americas. Degrees in this field are best pursued by students seeking to further their knowledge of topics relating to the Americas and their inhabitants.

Top Master of Art Programs in American studies in Germany 2019

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Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU

A research-oriented MA program with an area-specific profile in which cultural and literary developments in the USA, Canada, and the Anglophone Caribbean are analyzed ... [+]

Contents of the degree programme

Basic modules:

Cultural Studies Literary Studies Language

Intermediary modules:

Cultural Studies Literary Studies Survey module

Advanced modules:

Cultural Studies Literary Studies Interdisciplinary project module Master’s Thesis Occupational fields Political education International Organisations Cultural management Publishing and Librarianship/Journalism Fields of work at the intersection of business, politics and culture Teaching and Research International Semester(s) abroad highly encouraged Partner universities of the Department of English and American Studies include Georgia State University (Atlanta), University of Georgia (Athens), University of Kansas (Kansas), Minnesota State University (Mankato) Qualification requirements A first, above-average academic degree in American or English Studies (GPA equivalent to the German “gut”, i.e. up to 2.5; grades between 2.5 and 3.5: successful interview required). Students who have received a degree in English Studies need to present proof of a significant focus on literature and culture classes, preferably with America-related content, with their record of transcripts; 2-3 page essay on a topic that will be published on our homepage. Language requirements ... [-]
Germany Nuremberg
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
University of Passau

The Master of Arts programme in North and Latin American Studies combines North American and Latin American Studies into a single and unique syllabus which draws from a v ... [+]

About the programme

The Master of Arts programme in North and Latin American Studies combines North American and Latin American Studies into a single and unique syllabus which draws from a variety of academic disciplines and gives its students profound insight into the two Americas as distinct entities, as well as their global ties and relations. This answers to a rising demand for graduates with a broad academic background and specific knowledge of America, particularly at a time when North and South are growing together on many levels, while the gap between Europe and America is widening.

This is an accredited programme which has received the Seal of Quality of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Study Programmes in Germany.... [-]

Germany Passau
October 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 semesters
Campus
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

The American Studies Master’s Program is designed to emphasize research-oriented perspectives on American language, literature, culture, and their theories. It builds upo ... [+]

The American Studies Master’s Program is designed to emphasize research-oriented perspectives on American language, literature, culture, and their theories. It builds upon the B.A. program in American Studies at Mainz University but also welcomes applications of students from American Studies programs in Germany, Europe, and other parts of the world.

American Studies has seen a number of major changes in theory and practice in the last decade. Its traditional emphasis on the language, literature, and culture of the United States has been expanded both conceptually and methodologically. Reaching beyond the continental geographical focus of the United States, the more recent concept of Transnational American Studies includes new regions of language and literature, branching out into Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific Studies. The Mainz M.A. program responds to these new developments and encourages students to explore the transnational dimensions of American Studies. ... [-]

Germany Mainz
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus