American Studies Master’s (Debrecen Uni.)

Level: Master (MA&MSc)
Start years: 2024
Semesters: 4
Language certificate requested: (TOEFL 587 /IELTS 7.0 /oral examination)
Price: 7 000
usd/year (2 semesters)
University: University of Debrecen
City: Debrecen

Course Description

The American Studies MA program, offered by the Faculty of Humanities, falls within the academic discipline of Humanities and grants the qualification of Philologist in American Studies. The program is set to commence in September and requires applicants to demonstrate English language proficiency, with TOEFL scores of 587, IELTS scores of 7.0, and an oral examination.

Academic prerequisites for this program include the full recognition of credit points from previous English and American Studies coursework. A minimum of 38 credit points earned in BSc studies within these fields is expected. Any deficient credit points can be completed during the master’s program as outlined in the university’s Rules and Regulations.

The program spans four semesters and awards 120 ECTS credits upon successful completion. Tuition for this program is set at 7,000 USD per year, accompanied by additional fees including a 150 USD application fee and a 350 USD entrance procedure fee.

The American Studies MA program aims to cultivate experts in the broad field of American studies, encompassing North American history and political culture, literary history, cultural theory, visual and popular culture, art history, and ethnic studies. Graduates will demonstrate advanced proficiency in American English and gain extensive knowledge of Canadian, Mexican, and Australian cultures and literatures.

The program offers two specializations: ethnic and multicultural studies, and American literature. The curriculum comprises lectures and seminars (18%) as well as practical application (82%).

Key subjects covered during the program include American Literary Culture, American History and Political Culture, American Culture Through Language, Literary and Cultural Theory, and American Popular Culture. The second year focuses on specialization courses and a thesis writing seminar.

Upon completion of the program, graduates possess practical skills, theoretical insight, and comprehensive knowledge in diverse fields of American studies. This equips them for employment in various sectors requiring in-depth familiarity with culture and communication, including education management, government, business, media, publishing, diplomacy, international relations, and tourism.

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