Bielefeld University

British and American Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies, Global & European Studies, American Studies
M.A.
Degree
120
ECTS
English
English only
Language
Winter semester: 15 Jul/15 Sep
Summer semester: 15 Jan/15 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in English, American, or a degree in the humanities and social sciences, in particular with a philological and media studies focus.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

An overall grade of at least 2.5.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
TOEFL iBT
min 93
TOEFL pBT
min 580
IELTS
min 7
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: Grades A or B.
UNIcert
min III
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: Grades A, B, or C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven with a previous qualified qualification in English that was obtained within the scope of the Basic Law.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
directly at the University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


The application documents must be submitted in due time to the student secretariat of Bielefeld University and contain:

  1. The final certificate of a previous qualified degree and the associated documents (transcript, transcript of records, diploma supplement or similar) that provide information about the individual course of study, the modules completed, the achievements during the course and their assessments and about the individual professional profile of the completed course. If the university or professional academy at which the applicant obtained the previous degree does not issue such documents for the applicant, correspondingly meaningful documents must be submitted (e.g. performance records).
  2. If there is no diploma from a previous qualified degree, a provisional final document and/or a current transcript of records or correspondingly meaningful documents within the meaning of point 1 will be submitted.
  3. German language skills are beneficial for the course; however, proof of this is waived for enrollment.
  4. Proof of knowledge of the English language for applicants who do not speak English as their mother tongue (see language requirements).
  5. Essay of motivation in English.
  6. Study-related, English-language written work sample of 10 to 15 pages.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website