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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… 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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UTPB Online
Odessa, USA

Our CAEP-accredited online Master of Arts in Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) Education program is designed for individuals who want to educate students in a bilin ... +

Our CAEP-accredited online Master of Arts in Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) Education program is designed for individuals who want to educate students in a bilingual environment, create and implement instructional methods that allow non-English speakers to learn English effectively, and identify language proficiency levels in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jun 2021
Online
 
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 2022
05 Jan 2022
Campus
 
Unicaf University (ZM)
Lusaka, Zambia

The Programme has been developed to provide students with outstanding postgraduate experience in the field of English Language and Literature. MA English Language and Literatu ... +

The Programme has been developed to provide students with outstanding postgraduate experience in the field of English Language and Literature. MA English Language and Literature offers a varied and distinctive range of areas of study, including contemporary literary studies, critical and cultural theory, gender, memory, trauma, and postcolonial studies. It provides students with a range of transferable skills to meet the requirements of the professional workplace and prepares them for further study at PhD level. The MA in English Language and Literature focuses on narratives in relation to their literary and cultural contexts. Students will study a number of different works by a variety of authors, written in a range of historical periods. The degree combines literary theory, reading comprehension and critique, language and philology. It allows students to develop advanced written skills, analytical abilities and an understanding of how to compose a successful narrative. These skills prepare graduates for employment in a range of fields and create a strong foundation for further academic pursuits. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 

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University of Eastern Finland
Joensuu, Finland

This program, taught entirely in English and aimed at international applicants, seeks to provide an opportunity to study English from a variety of literary and linguistic pers ... +

This program, taught entirely in English and aimed at international applicants, seeks to provide an opportunity to study English from a variety of literary and linguistic perspectives. The degree consists of coursework and a research thesis. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Study the intricate workings of language, explore its central role in society and gain expert knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories.

Study the intricate workings of language, explore its central role in society and gain expert knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 27 months
English
Campus
 
University of Southern Denmark
Odense, Denmark

English Studies is a two-year full-time MA program that aims to train students to investigate and answer such questions by broadening their knowledge of the English-speaking w ... +

English Studies is a two-year full-time MA program that aims to train students to investigate and answer such questions by broadening their knowledge of the English-speaking world and its cultures as well as by developing their theoretical and methodological skills and communicative competences so as to be able to disseminate their knowledge to non-experts. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Tromsø, Norway

The program 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 af ... +

The program 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. Students admitted to the program will be closely integrated into the research group in Language Acquisition, Variation, and Attrition (LAVA), which is an active and productive research group working on various aspects of multilingualism and multilingual language acquisition. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Istanbul Aydin University
Istanbul, Turkey

The department of English Language and Literature provides advanced education in English Language and Literature by presenting students with contemporary methods, comparative ... +

The department of English Language and Literature provides advanced education in English Language and Literature by presenting students with contemporary methods, comparative approaches, and universal perspectives in linguistics and literary studies. Our Master’s Degree program at the Social Sciences Institute at Istanbul Aydın University aims at encouraging students in acquiring critical thinking, persuasive communicative skills, and a sophisticated perspective on the English language and literature. The department accepts students with a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature or other (un)related fields as long as they demonstrate English proficiency. Ones who do not qualify need to take no-credits preparatory courses at the bachelor’s degree level for at least one semester that will not count towards their Master’s degree. A total of at least 24 local credits and at least 8 courses and a seminar constitute the course work of 60 ECTS required for a master's degree program with thesis. A thesis of 60 ECTS credits is required for the completion of this 120 ECTS program. The program is modular and consists of elective courses. Students can take elective courses from other related branches as long as their advisors approve. The fact that the teaching staff of the English Language and Literature department has different backgrounds and specializations makes the program more appealing. English Language and Literature program aims at training English Language and Literature lecturers and staff and provides research opportunities for those who are academically involved. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
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
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
 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of English
Hong Kong

PolyU climbs to 75th in the QS World University Ranking 2021 and 45th in Linguistics in QS World University Ranking by Subject 2020. This MA programme aims to provide students ... +

PolyU climbs to 75th in the QS World University Ranking 2021 and 45th in Linguistics in QS World University Ranking by Subject 2020. This MA programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive and critical understanding of the theory and practice of English in educational and professional contexts. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
30 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, USA

The department offers M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, with an emphasis on Literature and Social Justice. Full-time students are funded with a generous stipend and tuition scholarship, ... +

The department offers M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, with an emphasis on Literature and Social Justice. Full-time students are funded with a generous stipend and tuition scholarship, they teach in the first-year writing program, and they receive training in research and pedagogy. Our master’s degree provides a breadth of knowledge in literary study, and students benefit from a two-year curriculum with the flexibility to pursue a number of possible graduate certificates. -
MA
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Campbellsville University Online
Campbellsville, USA

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Campbellsville University's online Master of Arts in Education - Teacher Leader program prepare ... +

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Campbellsville University's online Master of Arts in Education - Teacher Leader program prepares working teachers to become leaders in the education community. Through a curriculum strongly focused on Christian principles and ethical practices, teachers gain the technical skills they need for leadership success. -
MA
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence, USA

The MA in English prepares students to teach at the community college level, pursue advanced study at the Ph.D. level, or pursue a career or salary advancement in fields of ed ... +

The MA in English prepares students to teach at the community college level, pursue advanced study at the Ph.D. level, or pursue a career or salary advancement in fields of education, business, and industry. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Linnaeus University
Växjö, Sweden

This is a two-year programme at the second level with English as its main field of study. You can choose to specialise in linguistics or literature, or a combination of these.

This is a two-year programme at the second level with English as its main field of study. You can choose to specialise in linguistics or literature, or a combination of these. -
MSc
Full-time
120 hours
English
30 Aug 2021
Campus
 

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