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English Literature and Culture (Literary Studies)

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In the one-year Master's programme English Literature and Culture, you explore the history and theory of literature in English, and study its relationship with other media, while engaging key issues of intellectual concern in society, politics and culture.

Language of instruction
Full-time, part-time

Master's Week: 18-24 Nov
Master's Week: 12 -16 Feb
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English Literature from a broad perspective

The Master's programme English Literature and Culture caters to students whose interests and academic backgrounds are in literary studies and European culture in the broad sense, and English Literature and Culture and World Literature in English in particular. The programme also offers you the opportunity to explore the interrelations of literature with other kinds of cultural objects, such as films, digital media and the visual arts.

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What does this programme entail?

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24 ECTS electives


High-ranked English Department


Guest lectures by international speakers


Offered in part-time study mode

Copyright: Norfatini Mohamed
Although literature might be mistakenly thought to include only books and written works, it is actually deeply connected to a wider debate, both locally and globally. Norfatini Mohamed, student English Literature and Culture Read the interview

Degree certificate 

English Literature and Culture is an accredited degree programme of Literary Studies. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Literary Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).

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Degree programme
MA Literary Studies
Full-time, part-time
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
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CROHO code
University Quarter