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University of Münster

British, American and Postcolonial Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies, Area Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a subject-related course of study.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

A relevant subject is a degree in English-language literature, culture and/or language at a German or foreign university. Courses of study in other philologies, cultural studies, media studies, and communication studies are comparable from a technical point of view if they focus on English-language literature, culture and/or language.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
IELTS
min 8
TOEFL iBT
min 109
TOEFL pBT
min 620
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least B.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Native speakers of English do not need to provide proof of their English language skills.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester: May 01 (German)May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


Prospective students must submit the following:

  1. A-levels or international equivalent (certified copy).
  2. Undergraduate diploma (certified copy).
  3. Proof of language skills (see language requirements).
  4. Curriculum vitae (in tabular form).
  5. Transcript of records listing credits, examinations, and courses attended (certified copy).
  6. Letter of intent (800-1,200 words; in English) describing why the applicant seeks an MA degree in British, American, and postcolonial studies; the letter should mention and explain the applicants’ previous interests or specialized areas of study, as well as their plans for their future studies and career.
  7. If applicable: documentation of time spent abroad, work experience, extracurricular activities, foreign language skills, etc.

Documents in any language other than English or German have to be translated into one of these two languages by an officially certified translator. The translation must also be accompanied by a (likewise certified) copy of the document in its original language.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website