FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

North American Studies: Culture and Literature

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Area Studies, English & American Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only & German language course
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 American or English studies (a significant percentage of the undergraduate degree must include content related to American studies). To present proof of a significant focus on literature and culture classes, preferably with America-related content, applicants need to provide a transcript of records.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

A final grade of ‘gut’ (good – at least 2.5) or better; applicants with a final grade between 2.5 and 3.5 must pass an interview.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
IELTS
min 7
TOEFL CBT
min 230
TOEFL iBT
min 95
TOEFL pBT
min 570
Telc English B2-C1 University
min C1
TOEIC
min 945
LCCI Certificates
min Level 3 degrees “Merit” and “Distinction” + Level 4 degrees “Pass”
Telc English B2-C1 University
min C1
UNIcert
min III
languageGerman
CERF German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:February 08 (German)February 08 (EU)February 08 (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


You can apply online for the program. Please do not forget to include the following documents with your application:

  1. Secondary education certificate.
  2. University degree certificate with the transcript of records proving a significant focus on literary and/or cultural studies, preferably with America-related content.
  3. Proof of English at level C1 (see language requirements) and, if applicable, German at A1 (German language skills need to be documented within the first year of study at the latest).
  4. 1,000–1,500-word essay. For applications for the winter term 2020/21, the essay questions can be downloaded in the course site (please note: only answer one of the two questions and stay within the word limit).

Location


1
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
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Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website