A Masters in American Studies is an interdisciplinary university course that deals in American civilization. The program has evolved over time, from the traditional units that only touched on the history of America, the American culture and literature to modern times where other classes have been included; such as African American studies, Asian American studies, law, political science and other cultures as well. Since the American history is among the richest histories, with a variety of people living in the country, it makes the American studies program one of the most diversified programs offered in the universities. Making a choice on which area of interest is harder as there are so many classes available and therefore, the student’s intellectual interest and career goals will have to carry the day. The American studies have enthusiasts outside the United States that can rival the ones in the country. America continues to be the most powerful country economically, politically and military-wise. The American policies and culture are the most influential factors in the world today with most countries seeing America as their role model. Everyone wants to work and live in the United States. There is no better way to get ahead of all the rest than taking a Masters program in American studies to understand what makes the country tick. Most universities across the globe are offering this masters degree and the opportunities for work in America, the world’s largest economy, couldn't be more available.
This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literatures and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities. [+]
This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literatures and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.European Joint Master’s Degree in English and American Studies with Otto-Friedrich Universität - Bamberg (Germany), Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria), Pécsi Tudományegyetem - Pécs (Hungary), Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France). Double Degree with Universidade do Espírito Santo (Brazil), Universidad de Huelva (Spain) or with Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). Double Degree with Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France), Humboldt-Universität - Berlino (Germany) Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Curricula available Literatures and Cultures English and American Literary and Cultural Studies Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones Access to the programme ... [-]
The Masters degree in English Language, Literature and Culture prepares students for a wide range of careers where English is the working language as well as for specific careers within English Studies. [+]
The Masters degree in English Language, Literature and Culture prepares students for a wide range of careers where English is the working language as well as for specific careers within English Studies. It aims to build on knowledge and competencies acquired during a bachelor degree and to prepare students for a professional career using English. It also aims to broaden the scientific horizons of all those already working, as is the case of teachers. It provides students with the oral and written skills to be able to work within an English-speaking professional environment and establishes a coherent basis for those who wish to pursue research careers in this field within PhD degrees. As an acknowledged post-Bolonha degree, it is a degree that will be recognized in a variety of international contexts.... [-]