About Degree

Students enrolled in the MA programme must select a specialisation according to their main areas of study. Full details of degree structure are provided below.

Forms of Study

  • Single Subject Study:

    Single Subject students are enrolled only in the MA programme of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures. Single Subject students must obtain 120 credits in total, out of which 12 are elective.

    Other requirements include:
    MA Thesis
    Final Exam

  • Double Subject Study:

    Double Subject students are enrolled in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures AND another subject within the Faculty of Arts. They must pass the entrance exams in both subjects. At the conclusion of their studies they must choose a thesis topic in one of their two subjects of study. The students must obtain 120 credits in total, out of which 12 are elective –at the department, 54 credits in total are required, out of which 6 are elective.

    Other requirements include:
    MA Thesis
    Final Exam

Credit Requirements

As of year 2017/2018, in year 1 of full-time study 60 credits should be obtained. In order to be admitted into Year 2, minimum 40 credits are required.
Double-Subject Students have to obtain 40 credits in both their Subjects together.

Duration

The MA programme is normally two years (i.e. four semesters of instruction) in duration for full time students. However, many students take a third year to complete the final thesis. Please consult with your thesis supervisor should you need to prolong your studies for this reason.