British, American and Postcolonial Studies
- Winter semester
- Mode of admission:
- without admission restriction
- directly at the University
- Study mode:
- On campus
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.
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Specification: At least C.
Specification: At least B.
Application & Admission
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(starting in October)
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Application Procedure & Selection
Prospective students must submit the following:
- A-levels or international equivalent (certified copy).
- Undergraduate diploma (certified copy).
- Proof of language skills (see language requirements).
- Curriculum vitae (in tabular form).
- Transcript of records listing credits, examinations, and courses attended (certified copy).
- 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.
- 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.
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