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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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Nakhchivan State University

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Azerbaijan Nakhchivan
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Across the Pond

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

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  + 27 More
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
Masaryk University Faculty of Education

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

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 ... [-]
Czech Republic Brno
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
Campus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili

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 Mas ... [+]

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... [-]
Spain Tarragona
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
Youngstown State University (YSU)

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 ... [+]

(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.... [-]

USA Youngstown
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)

The content of this master responds to the real needs in the daily work of companies have departments specializing in international relations staff. Currently, have a hig ... [+]

The content of this master responds to the real needs in the daily work of companies have departments specializing in international relations staff. Currently, have a high level of training in languages ​​does greatly increase the employability of graduates.

The previous twelve editions of the Masters have had remarkable success of enrollment. We also noticed the high number of graduates who have obtained a job or have improved their employment status in the company. The master offers an official title with a mixed orientation in which an academic itinerary and researcher with a clearly aimed at the professional training aspect combined. This last aspect is specially designed so that students can enjoy the maximum number of opportunities in an increasingly competitive business environment.... [-]

Spain Castellón de la Plana
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)

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.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
Open Enrollment
Part-time
25 - 30 months
Online
Lingnan University

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 C ... [+]

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 a 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 recognise English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America.

Our departmental research interests include:

General

Semiotics Metaphor Theory

Applied Linguistics

Sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca Digital Literacies Discourse Analysis and Multimodal Discourse Analysis Second Language Pronunciation ... [-]
Hong Kong Tuen Mun
September 2019
Full-time
18 - 36 months
Campus
Universitat de Vic

The Master in Specialized Translation is an interuniversity degree coordinated by the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia in which the University San Jorg ... [+]

The Master in Specialized Translation is an interuniversity degree coordinated by the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia in which the University San Jorge (Zaragoza) participates. It is the update of the Specialized Translation program offered by the University of Vic between 2007 and 2013, and aims to train professionals and scholars in the areas that generate more demand within the translation sector.

To obtain the Master's Degree in Specialized Translation, it is necessary for the student to complete a total of 60 ECTS, of which 18 ECTS belong to compulsory subjects and 12 to Master's Final Project. Regarding the remaining 30 ECTS, the student has three options:

Choose a specialization (15 ECTS of subjects related to that specialization plus 15 ECTS of elective subjects that the student chooses freely).Choose two specialties (15 15 ECTS of subjects related to these two specialties).To complete a total of 30 ECTS from the free choice of elective subjects, but without any specialization.... [-]
Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
Hellenic Open University

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 know ... [+]

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.... [-]

Greece Patras
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Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This course provides skills to advance you in the field of languages, literature, and culture in European and American postcolonial countries, and is divided into differe ... [+]

Masters in English.

This Master's 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.

Languages available:Albanian, Anglo-American, Czech, English, French, German, modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian, Romenian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish.

Curricula available:

Literatures and Cultures. The sub-curricula available are: American Studies; English Studies; French Studies; German Studies; Iberian Studies; Slavic and Balkan Studies. English and American Literary and Cultural Studies. The sub-curricula available are: Literary Studies; Cultural Studies (Joint degree). Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos (Double degree). Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones (Double degree). ... [-]
Italy Venice
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
UIT The Arctic University of Norway

The programme is well suited for students who are interested in studying how English is acquired in first and second language settings, as well as how the English languag ... [+]

The programme is well suited for students who are interested in studying how English is acquired in first and second language settings, as well as how the English language is affected by multilingual situations. In individual speakers, multilingual situations may cause one language to influence another, in particular in the acquisition process, and may ultimately also result in language attrition due to the lack of exposure and use of one of the languages. In societies, multilingualism and language contact may result in the development of new varieties of the language. Students admitted to the programme will be closely integrated into the research group in Language Acquisition, Variation and Attrition (LAVA: http://site.uit.no/lava/), which is an active and productive research group working on various aspects of multilingualism and multilingual language acquisition. The students will get the opportunity to carry out hands-on research with the members of the group. The programme provides a good foundation for work related to multilingualism in both the private and the public sector and is well suited for students who want to pursue a career within research.... [-]

Norway Tromsø
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
George Mason University Korea

The Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program prepares educators for careers in diverse classrooms around the world. Studen ... [+]

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.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
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Full-time
Online & Campus Combined