Master of Arts in Literary Studies (English Literature and Culture)

University of Amsterdam

Program Description

Master of Arts in Literary Studies (English Literature and Culture)

University of Amsterdam

In the one-year Master's programme English Literature and Culture, you explore the history and theory of literature in English and study its relationship with other media, while engaging key issues of intellectual concern in society, politics and culture.

English Literature from a broad perspective

The Master's programme English Literature and Culture caters to students whose interests and academic backgrounds are in literary studies and European culture in the broad sense, and English Literature and Culture and World Literature in English in particular. The programme also offers you the opportunity to explore the interrelations of literature with other kinds of cultural objects, such as films, digital media and the visual arts.

Degree certificate

English Literature and Culture is an accredited degree programme of Literary Studies. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Literary Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).

Study programme

The one-year Master's English Literature and Culture provides you with insight into the history and theory of literature in English and explores its relationship with other media, all the while engaging key issues of intellectual concern in society, politics, and culture.

Programme overview

The Master's English Literature and Culture is rooted in literary analysis but also works at the forefront of interdisciplinary humanities scholarship. English Literature is understood in the broadest sense, a diverse and complex mode of expression that includes works from American, British, Commonwealth, and postcolonial contexts.

Programme structure

The Master's programme English Literature and Culture comprises 60 ECTS credits:

  • 18 credits English Literature and Culture core course and conference
  • 24 credits of elective courses
  • 18 credits for a Master’s thesis

Students first enrol in an advanced English literary studies core course, Critical Approaches to Literature and Culture, in which they acquire the methodological and conceptual tools to analyse English literature and culture in the broadest sense.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 16, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
2,060 EUR
The tuition fees for the academic year 2018-2019 are: EU/EEA students €2,060 per year; non-EU/EEA students €13,310 per year. Additional fees may apply.
Information
Deadline
Mar. 1, 2019
Non-EU nationals: 1 April 2019; EU nationals: 15 May 2019
Locations
Netherlands - Amsterdam, North Holland
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Mar. 1, 2019
Non-EU nationals: 1 April 2019; EU nationals: 15 May 2019
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 2019
Netherlands - Amsterdam, North Holland
Application deadline Mar. 1, 2019
Non-EU nationals: 1 April 2019; EU nationals: 15 May 2019
End date Request Info