Master programme English and American Studies (E)

Contents and focus of the degree programme:

The aim of the master's programme is to consolidate and enhance academic work and also an advanced teaching of knowledge and skills (especially related to the language, literature and culture of the English-speaking world) which are necessary for culture-, communication- and media-related occupations. The master's programme focuses on linguistics, literature and cultural studies. This focus is to enable a theoretical concentration on the academic approaches in one of the fields of specialisation mentioned in the curriculum. The concentration will be chosen with a view to an intended occupation requiring more in-depth knowledge in linguistics, literature and/or cultural studies. The medium of instruction is English.

Higher education institution:
Universität Graz
Group of fields of study:
Degree programme:
English and American Studies (E)
Master programme
Academic degree:
Master of Arts, MA
4 Semester / 120 ECTS*

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
Student Union fee: EUR 19,20
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Type of higher education institution:
published in the:
MBl. 2016/17, Stk. 38 j

Additional information

mit den Schwerpunkten Sprachwissenschaft, Literaturwissenschaft oder Kulturwissenschaft

Definition of the field of studies

The degree programme English and American Studies deals with the language, literature and culture of the English-speaking world (especially the Anglo-American region).


The master's programme consists of the following modules: “Advanced Language Studies”, “Advanced Linguistics”, “Advanced Literary Studies”, “Advanced Cultural Studies”, “Research“ (in the focus subject) and elective modules. The composition of the modules depends on the chosen focus. Students are strongly recommended to spend part of their studies in an English-speaking country, using the mobility programmes of the university. The third semester is recommended for this. The degree programme concludes with a master's examination and a master's thesis.

Entrance examinations


Supplementary examinations