An MA (Master of Arts) postgraduate degree gives students the opportunity to study various fields of humanities. This includes philosophy, history, fine arts, and language. An MA in English is a great option for both local and international students. What is an MA in English? Many programs allow students to tailor the courses according to their preferences. Those wishing to apply for an MA often… Read more

An MA (Master of Arts) postgraduate degree gives students the opportunity to study various fields of humanities. This includes philosophy, history, fine arts, and language. An MA in English is a great option for both local and international students.

What is an MA in English? Many programs allow students to tailor the courses according to their preferences. Those wishing to apply for an MA often need a BA in English, and international students need high scores on English language tests. Major courses may include an in-depth look at English texts, study of world Englishes, as well as historical, political, and cultural contexts of English. Some programs even consist of focused internships and apprenticeships for those seeking careers in a specific field.

English exists as today’s lingua franca. Because the language is spoken around the world and used frequently worldwide in the fields of business, technology, and science, international students have the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of English that opens the door to many different careers. An MA can also help people who are already employed to advance in their careers or receive a raise.

The cost of an MA program varies greatly based on the institution and the country hosting the classes. Students should research and contact specific schools for detailed information about the price.

Most people assume that becoming a high school teacher is the only future career for someone with an MA in English. While teaching is certainly an option, many other career opportunities are out there. People can choose to get involved in search engine marketing, content marketing, copywriting, journalism, technical writing, news reporting, and more. Those with an MA can also opt to move on to further education to attain a PhD.  

Students all over the world can have the same opportunities for higher education by taking online courses. Taking classes through the Internet also makes it possible for workers and caregivers to obtain an MA with flexible scheduling. You can use our database to find an institution that offers what you need. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Faculty of Law and Business Studies Dr Lazar Vrkatić
Novi Sad, Serbia

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 lan ... +

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. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
University of Turin
Turin, Italy

The 2-year MA program (Laurea Magistrale) in English and American Studies at the University of Torino is a graduate program in the humanities focusing on English and North Ame ... +

The 2-year MA program (Laurea Magistrale) in English and American Studies at the University of Torino is a graduate program in the humanities focusing on English and North American language/linguistics, literature and cultures, analyzed in an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

Our Master's Degree program invites applicants who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Anglophone literature while sharpening their skills in close reading and inci ... +

Our Master's Degree program invites applicants who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Anglophone literature while sharpening their skills in close reading and incisive writing. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, USA

The graduate program in English at Georgia Southern University prepares its students for a variety of careers and also for advanced doctoral work. Students who enroll in the M ... +

The graduate program in English at Georgia Southern University prepares its students for a variety of careers and also for advanced doctoral work. Students who enroll in the Master of Arts program in English enjoy the engaging atmosphere of graduate study and work closely with faculty members. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
13 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

In the Master’s Programme in English Studies at the University of Helsinki, you develop your expertise in areas that are often separated in other programmes: English language ... +

In the Master’s Programme in English Studies at the University of Helsinki, you develop your expertise in areas that are often separated in other programmes: English language and linguistics, literature in English and the teaching of English. You can take courses in all three areas or just focus on one of them. Up to 25 elective courses are offered each academic year as well as research seminars that will support you in writing your Master’s thesis. You can also combine modules from other programmes at the Faculty of Arts to your degree, for example, Digital Humanities and Literary Studies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Aug 2020
10 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The English M.A. program at Georgetown is dynamic, innovative, and committed to offering students a breadth of choice and a variety of opportunities for scholarly and professi ... +

The English M.A. program at Georgetown is dynamic, innovative, and committed to offering students a breadth of choice and a variety of opportunities for scholarly and professional specialization and development. We welcome applications from students intending to pursue a Ph.D. elsewhere after completing an M.A. at Georgetown, as we do from those aspiring to careers in writing, editing, teaching, and many other fields requiring advanced skills in written communication, critical analysis, and research. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
01 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Yasar University
Izmir, Turkey

Yaşar University’s Master of Arts degree in English Language and Literature has always been regarded as a pathway way to further scholarly work in English Language and Literat ... +

Yaşar University’s Master of Arts degree in English Language and Literature has always been regarded as a pathway way to further scholarly work in English Language and Literature. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
27 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Southern Denmark
Odense, Denmark

Do you want to get a really thorough in-depth knowledge of the language the whole world uses when it comes to activity in business, technology, science...

Do you want to get a really thorough in-depth knowledge of the language the whole world uses when it comes to activity in business, technology, science... -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Education
Prague, Czech Republic

The core expertise taught within the MA study builds on the preceding BA study program, and consists of a set of symbiotically interconnected linguistic, literary and didactic ... +

The core expertise taught within the MA study builds on the preceding BA study program, and consists of a set of symbiotically interconnected linguistic, literary and didactic disciplines designed to give the graduate substantial knowledge in all these, in correspondence to the MA level. The aim is to educate a school-leaver who is able to teach music at all kinds and grades of schools. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full dissertation (approx 120 pages), under the guidance of a supervisor. The Department is abl ... +

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full dissertation (approx 120 pages), under the guidance of a supervisor. The Department is able to supervise topics in most areas under the general ambit of English studies, including South African literary Studies and Post Colonialism; Text Editing; Medieval, Renaissance and Romantic Studies; and Contemporary Fiction. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Arts
Prague, Czech Republic

The graduates of this MA program will have mastered spoken English as well as specialized English in philology and other disciplines within the humanities and will have a comp ... +

The graduates of this MA program will have mastered spoken English as well as specialized English in philology and other disciplines within the humanities and will have a comprehensive knowledge of the theory, methodology and practical applications of English linguistics. The graduates will have a wide range of employment possibilities in all areas where university education combined with excellent knowledge of English, communicative, decision-making and information-processing skills and flexibility are required. The most promising graduates continue with their studies in postgraduate programs in the Czech Republic or abroad. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

MA English Literature and Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree taught by published writers and researchers. The course is aimed to support you while you develop and h ... +

MA English Literature and Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree taught by published writers and researchers. The course is aimed to support you while you develop and hone your creative and critical writing skills across the fields of fiction, creative non-fiction, script and poetry. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, USA

The English graduate program is structured around the study of historical literary periods, within which a diversity of theoretical and methodological approaches is taken.

The English graduate program is structured around the study of historical literary periods, within which a diversity of theoretical and methodological approaches is taken. -
MA
Full-time
Campus
 
Kean University
New York, USA +1 More

the M.A. in English Writing Studies at Kean University aims to meet the needs and interests of several target groups: (1) teachers in the region, across disciplines and levels ... +

the M.A. in English Writing Studies at Kean University aims to meet the needs and interests of several target groups: (1) teachers in the region, across disciplines and levels, who wish to integrate writing into instruction in support of student learning. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
University of Nicosia
Nicosia, Cyprus

To provide students with a strong professional foundation for developing practical teaching skills in relation to TESOL; to further students’ understanding of English language ... +

To provide students with a strong professional foundation for developing practical teaching skills in relation to TESOL; to further students’ understanding of English language teaching. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Online