The master’s programme in English Studies/American Studies turns students into outstanding textual scholars and experts in the English language and English-speaking cultures. They are given a great deal of freedom in picking topics for seminars and final papers and can thus define their own development path.
Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
You should have a very good knowledge of English and a grounding in theories and methods from literary and cultural studies and linguistics. You should also be interested in independent critical analysis and have a healthy dose of scientific curiosity. You must have already completed a subject-relevant bachelor’s programme in order to be admitted to this programme.
English Studies / American Studies at the University of Graz
On the master’s programme, you will liaise closely with your teachers, whose specialist topics are shaped by their own research. You will therefore be able to conduct autonomous research – with guidance – while also networking with your teachers during the research process.
Even more future? With the new master’s modules, you can turn your master’s programme into a Master’s Plus. To be exact, this means that in two semesters you can work intensively on a future topic of your choice – be it communications, digitalization, entrepreneurship or pecebuilding and climate change.
Doctoral Programme of Philosophy
The Doctoral Programme of Philosophy allows you to develop your research interests further and to perfect your methodological skills. You will work independently to investigate academic questions and thus help gain new findings in your subject area.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
Being a graduate of the master’s programme will enable you to take on career roles that involve language, text, communication or culture in any form. This includes jobs in academia, communication management, culture management and policy, information and knowledge management, adult and continuing education as well as cultural integration, media, journalism, advertising, politics and business.
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