Masters Programs in English

Compare 15 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 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 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.... [-]


Language Education for Refugees and Migrants Program

Hellenic Open University
Campus Full time 4 semesters March 2018 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 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 ... [-]

Master in Theory and Practice of English Language

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Chelyabinsk

Objectives of the Program: The Master’s Program both provides deep knowledge in Linguistics, Methods of Teaching and gives hands-on experience in research work and international cooperation that develop skills that are essential for making first steps in an academic career. [+]

Master’s Program «Theory and Practice of English Language»

SUSU, Institute of Linguistics and International Communications, Chelyabinsk

Objective of the Program

The Master’s Program both provides deep knowledge in Linguistics, Methods of Teaching and gives hands-on experience in research work and international cooperation that develop skills that are essential for making first steps in an academic career.

Study Program

Courses

The study program covers all fundamentals of English language theory, a methodology of research, methods of teaching. A wide range of special courses taught by research staff includes state-of-the-art courses in innovations in education, leading translation theories, intercultural communication, discourse analysis and others.... [-]


Master' Degree in European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature (English Studies Curriculum and American 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 - Berlino (Germany) Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the application procedure page Curricula available Literature and Cultures English and American Literary and Cultural Studies Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones Access to the programme ... [-]

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.... [-]


Master's Degree In Inglés Language For International Trade (elit)

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Castellón

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 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.... [-]


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.... [-]


University/Inter-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 Portugal Tomar France Bordeaux Barcelona + 5 more

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialties: 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. [+]

Master's Degree in English Language Teaching

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialties: 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.

Career opportunities

The obvious area in which the graduates from this program can work is English language teaching at all levels. In general, language teaching provides students with multidisciplinary training in the humanities which prepares them for all sorts of activities involving the transmission of cultural knowledge. The future master's degree graduates will be qualified to work in the following fields:... [-]


MLitt in English Language and Linguistics

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

The MLitt English Language and Linguistics offers students the opportunity to study the intricate workings of language and explore its central role in society. [+]

The MLitt English Language and Linguistics offers students the opportunity to study the intricate workings of language and explore its central role in society.

We investigate how language works, how people use it, what people use it for, where it came from and how it changes. The range of research expertise represented by the three dedicated members of staff teaching on the course is reflected in a comprehensive suite of modules that include cognitive, sociolinguistic, historical, evolutionary, and discourse analytical topics.

Course objectives

Students will be expected to graduate with a knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories, including both generative and cognitive approaches to linguistic description, and the contexts in which these theories arose.... [-]


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's Degree In Teaching English

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro Heredia San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Over the years, English has become the universal language of science and the arts. [+]

Over the years, English has become the universal language of science and the arts. Cooperation and exchange between cultures, makes most people recognize the importance of learning this language to meet the needs of a highly competitive world. From the above, part of the foundation to offer a Master of Science in Education with emphasis on Teaching English.

Opportunity for professional and academic growth through a second language:

This is an opportunity for professional and academic growth aimed at teachers in general, which gives them the opportunity to develop an integrated methodology concepts, techniques and materials to better use the experience of teaching and learning English as a second language .... [-]


Masters in English Language, Literature and Culture

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master's 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 Master's 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 Ph.D. degrees. As an acknowledged post-Bolonha degree, it is a degree that will be recognized in a variety of international contexts.... [-]


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.... [-]


MBA + Master (double degree program)

FUNDESEM Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Alicante

The concept of the Fundesem MBA leads, firstly, to an integrated managerial and global vision of the company which is essential for any professional wishing to improve and advances his/her management career. Secondly, this global perspective of the company will be complemented by a specialization in his/her particular area of interest. [+]

(Program is taught in Spanish) Introduction

Our promise to students requires us to adapt to business contexts in the most effective and professional way for both active professionals and newly-qualified graduates year by year. The new Fundesem MBA provides, first of all, the essential global vision for any manager, while, at the same time, allowing the student to become a qualified specialist in his/her special area of interest.

The concept of the Fundesem MBA leads, firstly, to an integrated managerial and global vision of the company which is essential for any professional wishing to improve and advances his/her management career. Secondly, this global perspective of the company will be complemented by a specialization in his/her particular area of interest.... [-]