43 Masters Programs in English

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… Read more

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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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
23 Sep 2020
30 Apr 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
 
St Cloud State University
St. Cloud, USA

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program will prepare you to teach students in the United States and throughout the world. A campus-wide focus on cultural diversit ... +

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program will prepare you to teach students in the United States and throughout the world. A campus-wide focus on cultural diversity will introduce you to a community of learners in a local context. You will learn the intricacies of linguistics and teaching from specialists who have lived, worked and taught throughout the world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
Aug 2020
15 May 2020
Campus
Online
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This programme allows you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the languages, literatures, and cultures of European and American postcolonial countries according to t ... +

This programme allows you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the languages, literatures, and cultures of European and American postcolonial countries according to the curriculum you choose: American, French, German, Iberian, Slavic and Balkan Studies. During your studies, you will develop an advanced knowledge of the history of literary language and the culture of the studied civilisations and gain a strong competence in one of the languages that you study. Thanks to collaborations with foreign universities that allow you to obtain joint degrees or double diplomas, the programme is markedly international in nature. At the end of your degree, you can pursue further studies or assume positions in the field of Italian and international entrepreneurship in public and private institutions. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
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
18 May 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
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
Campus
 
Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Carolina
Carolina, Puerto Rico

The School of Education is a learning community at the Ana G. Méndez University campus of Carolina. Developed to "think, build, inquire, investigate, serve and for the trainin ... +

The School of Education is a learning community at the Ana G. Méndez University campus of Carolina. Developed to "think, build, inquire, investigate, serve and for the training and personal and professional development of teachers." -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Spanish, English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Universitat de Vic
Barcelona, Spain

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 (Za ... +

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. -
Master
Part-time
Spanish, English, Catalan
Online
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The TESOL MSc with a Specialism in English for Academic Purposes gives students with an interest in this field the opportunity to integrate the theory and practice of teaching ... +

The TESOL MSc with a Specialism in English for Academic Purposes gives students with an interest in this field the opportunity to integrate the theory and practice of teaching English to speakers of other languages, with a particular focus on teaching academic English. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
Online
 
University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Arts
Gothenburg, Sweden

At the Department of Languages and Literatures, we offer a large variety of courses at the Master's level. You can take the courses separately or as part of a Master's degree. ... +

At the Department of Languages and Literatures, we offer a large variety of courses at the Master's level. You can take the courses separately or as part of a Master's degree. The courses are often divided into smaller modules, for example, 7.5 credits or 15 credits, so if you want to conduct full-time studies you have to apply for more than one course. However, the range of courses for the subjects varies. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Yasar University
Izmir, Turkey

Yaşar University, Graduate School of Social Sciences offers an interdisciplinary M.A. program in English Language and Literature. The program, enriched by electives, offers ar ... +

Yaşar University, Graduate School of Social Sciences offers an interdisciplinary M.A. program in English Language and Literature. The program, enriched by electives, offers areas of study not only for the majors of English Language and Literature but also for the graduates of other branches of social sciences such as “film studies,” “media and public relations,” “international relations” provided that after the entrance exam the candidates complete some undergraduate courses within a year and choose their thesis topics from the related area. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
27 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Delve deeper into the structure of the English language’s phonology, syntax and semantics and modern and historical development. This intensive programme can function either a ... +

Delve deeper into the structure of the English language’s phonology, syntax and semantics and modern and historical development. This intensive programme can function either as a stand-alone masters qualification or as a basis for further postgraduate study, typically at PhD level. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, 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 Contem ... +

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... -
Master
Full-time
18 - 36 months
English
Campus
 

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