Studying English at the University of Amsterdam
The Graduate School of Humanities offers several one-year Master’s in which you can study English as a track within the programme. Each approaching English with a unique focus – whether it's literature, linguistics, education or culture – these Master’s allow you to tailor the programme to your interests.
English Literature and Culture
This Literary Studies programme explores the history and theory of English literature and studies its relationship with other media, while engaging key issues of intellectual concern in society, politics and culture.
Grounded in literature and literary theory, this Literary Studies programme examines Western and non-Western cultural phenomena within an interdisciplinary theoretical framework and a globalised context.
Language and Society
In this Linguistics programme, you explore language from a (socio)linguistic and pragmatic perspective while developing the knowledge and skills to analyse English within its unique social context.
Literature, Culture and Society
Drawing on the fields of literature, cultural studies and intellectual history, this Literary Studies programme explores the English language and culture within its broader intercultural contexts.
Language, Literature and Education
Study language learning from an acquisitional, pragmatic and educational perspective, while specialising in English in this Linguistics programme.