Masters Programs in English

Compare 16 Masters Programs in English

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Enrolling for a masters degree in English offers students an opportunity to improve their language, both spoken and written. This applies to students who have English as their first language or second language. Taking up a masters program in English is advantageous for potential students for more reasons than one; the resources available for use in the learning process are in plenty. The number of English speaking people is large and therefore, finding practical solutions to apply your newly acquired skills is easy. However, the degree can be as versatile as one can imagine; the career opportunities available to students enrolling in the program are plenty.

A masters program in English does not require one to have a bachelor degree in English before enrolling. Though, it is much easier for students who already have a bachelors program and look to further their studies. Taking up this program is beneficial as it improves the analytical skills of the student, sharpens their writing skills, and also helps in the broadening of their literary knowledge. The major fields in which a student can specialize in include: Old English, Theory and practice in rhetoric, non-fiction writing, novel writing, English world literature and the history of English language.

The possible careers available for a graduate of a masters degree in the English language include: Teaching, writing, journalism, media, linguistics, and more. Given the number of English speaking countries in the world, the degree program is definitely very marketable throughout the world.

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Master's of Philosophy in English Linguistics

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Tromsø

The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme. [+]

The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme.

Programme description

The Master's degree programme in English Linguistics covers graduate level studies in English linguistics and is to be seen as an extension of work at the Bachelor's level. The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme. Students will develop insight into the structure of language in general and of English in particular, social and geographic variation, as well as the historical development and acquisition of English. At the Master's level, students will develop special interests based on their coursework and will write either a Master's Thesis or two article-length papers whose main empirical focus should be in English.... [-]


Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (IB or ESOL specialization)

George Mason University Korea
Online & Campus Combined Full time July 2019 South Korea Incheon

The Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program prepares educators for careers in diverse classrooms around the world. Students enrolled in the Mason Korea program will receive a Master’s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in TCLDEL. [+]

Curriculum and Instruction, M.ed (IB or ESOL specialization)

The Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program prepares educators for careers in diverse classrooms around the world. Students enrolled in the Mason Korea program will receive a Master’s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in TCLDEL. Teachers can select a specialization in International English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Education, or Advanced International Baccalaureate (IB) Studies.

Applications for this program are now being accepted. The program will start SUMMER 2018, but you must complete a “Fall 2018 Graduate Studies” application. Please look for the Mason Songdo option under Campus in the Fall 2018 application. Your application will be reviewed immediately and you will start summer 2018.... [-]


Language Education for Refugees and Migrants Program

Hellenic Open University
Campus Full time 4 semesters March 2019 Greece Patras

The HOU’s Postgraduate Program entitled as “Language Education for refugees and migrants” is designed for teachers and graduates who wish to complete or deepen their knowledge and skills of teaching the language lesson in various languages, as well as develop new resources they can later apply to specific contexts and levels. The modules will provide postgraduate students with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools. [+]

The HOU’s Postgraduate Program entitled as “Language Education for refugees and migrants” is designed for teachers and graduates who wish to complete or deepen their knowledge and skills of teaching the language lesson in various languages, as well as develop new resources they can later apply to specific contexts and levels. The modules will provide postgraduate students with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools.

The course aims to provide specialized pedagogical knowledge to teachers in both levels of compulsory education (Primary and Secondary) and to Tertiary graduates who plan to teach, as well as to teachers engaged with adult education in refugee or migrant contexts. It trains Greek and international students to pose and answer key questions in applied linguistics and second language acquisition in the world's numerous, diverse multilingual contexts.... [-]


Master's Degree in European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature (American studies curriculum; English studies curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literature 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, literature 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 - Berlin (Germany) Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the application procedure page Level of qualification ... [-]

Master in Foreign Language-English

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in all the most central areas of old and modern English linguistics. [+]

Master in Foreign Language-English

The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in all the most central areas of old and modern English linguistics. The program requires a total of about 15-20 subject hours, broken down into the following major categories:

Linguistics Core Courses LING 100 - Introduction to Language Science LING 210 - Language History LING 301 - Elements of Syntax English Morphology English Phonology Stylistics of English English Lexicology Theoretical Course On Dissertation English Semasiology

The mission of the English Language Studies is to instill in our students a deep appreciation for language and its application to the needs of society. We seek to provide the foundational skills, attitudes, and knowledge necessary for students to make meaningful contributions in the fields of English Language Teaching and Linguistics.... [-]


Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning

Universidad de La Sabana, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Online Full time 2 years January 2019 Colombia Chía

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program [+]

Awarded by the Universidad de La Sabana Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) awarded by Anaheim University

Introduction

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program is taught under an agreement between the two universities.

Program description

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program provides participants with further professional development in the areas of language and self-directed learning, reflective teaching and research. It also seeks new alternatives in language teaching and learning which, through research and innovation, will contribute to the implementation of self-directed learning environments in educational institutions in response to the needs of 21st-century learners.... [-]


MLitt in English Language and Linguistics

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our English Language and Linguistics postgraduate degree gives you an excellent opportunity to study the complex workings of language and explore its central role in society. With the guidance of expert staff, you’ll explore how language works, how people use it, what people use it for, where it came from and how it changes. [+]

Overview

Our English Language and Linguistics postgraduate degree gives you an excellent opportunity to study the complex workings of language and explore its central role in society. With the guidance of expert staff, you’ll explore how language works, how people use it, what people use it for, where it came from and how it changes.

You’ll learn to carry out independent research and engage with other researchers by writing, debating and delivering oral and written presentations.

The course also provides a grounding in theories and methods that are essential for a range of careers. You’ll graduate with an expert knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories and their application in a wider cultural context – including both generative and cognitive approaches to linguistic description, as well as the contexts in which these theories operate.... [-]


Master in English Language Teacher Education

Masaryk University Faculty of Education
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2018 Czech Republic Brno + 1 more

The Department of English Language and Literature aims to provide high quality, liberal education for future teachers of English in an inspiring, challenging and productive environment. [+]

Application deadline is extended until May 31st, 2017

Main contact: doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, Ph.D. (Head of English Department, Faculty of Education)

The program is designed to provide education for teachers of the English language. The curriculum includes courses in the areas of practical language, linguistics, literature and culture, and ELT methodology. Emphasis is put on the methodological implications of all the disciplines and their practical application to the students’ teaching practice at lower secondary schools.

The host department is the Department of English Language and Literature and it offers both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs.

Graduates are able to Use spoken and written English language at a C1+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and apply the acquired knowledge in their own teaching. Understand the essentials of main linguistic fields. Analyze literary texts and use them creatively in their own teaching Choose and critically evaluate relevant teaching materials for lower secondary schools and design their own materials. Plan lessons, and combine various methods and forms of teaching including current approaches (project teaching, e-learning), and assess them critically. Career prospects ... [-]

MPhil in English

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in Contemporary English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in... [+]

MPhil in English

Duration: 2 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in English, Applied Linguistic Studies and Language Studies. We recognize English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America.

While we embrace a wide range of interests in applied linguistics, pedagogy and literary studies, we are especially strong on

critical theory semiotics critical digital literacy Asian Literatures in English Neo-Victorian Studies sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong Tragic drama and tragic discourse ... [-]

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in English Language Arts

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Montgomery

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education. [+]

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education.

Candidates should apply to the College of Education for acceptance to a teacher education program no later than the fourth semester of their enrollment at Alabama State University. Upon acceptance to a program, an adviser in Secondary Education will be assigned to assist in designing an acceptable program. The adviser in the College of Education will coordinate the advisement process with the adviser in the teaching fields.... [-]


M.A. in English, Professional & Technical Writing Track

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Youngstown

The PWE track of the English M.A. offers students the opportunity to learn the principles and practices—the techne—of writing for organizations, institutions, governments, and businesses. [+]

(Students may select the literature-based M.A. or the M.A. track in Professional Writing and Editing to complete their degree. On this page are the requirements for the PWE track M.A.)

The PWE track of the English M.A. offers students the opportunity to learn the principles and practices—the techne—of writing for organizations, institutions, governments, and businesses.

Students in the program take courses in document design, technical editing, publication management, and language studies. All of these courses draw on both traditional and modern theories of rhetoric, and all offer a hands-on experience—using cutting-edge software tools—in the creation and crafting of professional documents.... [-]


Master's Degree In Bilingual Education *

VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Online 1 year October 2018 Spain Valencia Barcelona Madrid Colombia Bogotá Peru Lima Ecuador Quito + 7 more

Education is essential in society and current labor mobility makes it important for several languages ​​to be mastered. It is necessary to have teachers at the compulsory levels of the educational system who feel the linguistic bases necessary for future professionals. [+]

There are Scholarships and Aids options

* Program in process of verification to Master University

Education is essential in society and current labor mobility makes it important for several languages ​​to be mastered. It is necessary to have teachers at the compulsory levels of the educational system who feel the linguistic bases necessary for future professionals.

Definition of the program

The master satisfies a great social demand since it offers a rigorous academic formation in models of bilingual education and updates the knowledge and linguistic competences of the professors to answer to the demand of labor places in the bilingual centers so much public, as private and concerted.... [-]


Master in English

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

The subject of English is one of the most wide-ranging subjects of study offered at the university. Although the focus is on literature, the nature of English literature exposes students to thinking in other realms of history, politics, philosophy and more. [+]

The subject of English is one of the most wide-ranging subjects of study offered at the university. Although the focus is on literature, the nature of English literature exposes students to thinking in other realms of history, politics, philosophy and more.

This makes the UK, with its world-renown education system, one of the best places in the world to study such a multi-disciplinary subject. Another thrill for English literature students, specific to the UK, is the knowledge that many of the authors studied in class were not only from the UK but often still have remnants around the country for students to visit, such as the houses of Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters, Shakespeare, Thomas Hardy, Wordsworth and so many more.... [-]


University Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign/Second Language

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year September 2018 Spain Tarragona

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialities: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. [+]

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialities: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or without experience, who wish to work professionally in the field of English language teaching.

Admission

To be admitted to the programme, students must hold one of the following qualifications:

Pre-Bologna Bachelor’s Degree in English Studies; Bachelor’s Degree in English; Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages, Culture and Communication; Bachelor’s Degree in Translation and Interpretation, or other qualifications with a foreign-language component such as the Diploma in Primary-School Teaching (Foreign Language Speciality), the Bachelor’s Degree in Infant Education or Primary Education (Speciality in English), and the Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism, and other similar qualifications. The Master’s Degree is also open to holders of some sort of official university degree (bachelor’s degree, pre-Bologna bachelor’s degree or 3-year diploma), or an equivalent that may not be directly related. In the latter case, students will be required to take a bridging course (see specific regulations). An official qualification issued by a higher education institution in the EHEA, which enables its holder to be admitted on a master’s degree programme in the issuing country. A qualification issued by an education system that does not belong to the EHEA. If... [-]

Master in Applied Linguistics - Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time 25 - 30 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

With English being the global language it is, the provision of quality training for professional development becomes a must. [+]

With English being the global language it is, the provision of quality training for professional development becomes a must. In response to the growing demand in Europe and Latin America, as well as in the rest of the world, for improvement in the quality and effectiveness of English language teaching in both the public and the private sector, a programme in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) has been developed. It is specifically designed for distance learning and has been developed in collaboration with La Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER).

The programme aims to help practicing teachers, or those wishing to become teachers, address in an informed and principled way the issues and professional needs that relate to their own working environment. The type of training is thus developed to encourage the learner’s autonomy without losing sight of elements of constant but flexible interaction, tailored to the specific needs of teachers in professional development.... [-]