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Degree Structure

Our M.A. programmes consist of several modules (120 credit points in total) which should be completed within four semesters. Thus, courses worth around 30 credit points should be selected each semester.

All offered courses can be found in the online course catalogue.

For more information on which courses are obligatory for your degree, please click on the name of your M.A.programme below.


M.A. English Linguistics

Curriculum

A detailed overview of the modules in the M.A. English Linguistics as well as further important information can be found here:

>> Module Overview M.A. English Linguistics <<

The English Linguistics M.A. programme consists of ten modules (120 credit points in total) which should be completed within four semesters. Thus, courses worth around 30 credit points (CP) should be selected each semester.

The practical component (module 9) can be completed either within the semester break or during the lecture period. Your fourth semester should be dedicated to your Master's thesis.

You can find all courses in the online course catalogue. Please note that, in several modules, you will be able to choose among a number of courses offered in the respective subject area each semester, i.e., there will be different seminars on the topics listed below.

Further general information that might help you get started with your studies is provided here.

Module Topic / Subject Area CP
ELG-M1 Methods and Skills in English Linguistics (I) 12
ELG-M2 Methods and Skills in English Linguistics (II)  8
ELG-M3 English Linguistics: A Survey of Structure and Use  8
ELG-M4 English Linguistics: Studying Structure and Use  8
ELG-M5 Evolution and Variation in English (I) 14
ELG-M6 Evolution and Variation in English (II) 10
ELG-M7 English: Variation, Contact, Multilingualism (I) 10
ELG-M8 English: Variation, Contact, Multilingualism (II) 10
ELG-M9 Practical Module (Internship) 13
ELG-M10 Master's Thesis 27

M.A. British Studies

Curriculum

The M.A. British Studies programme consists of seven modules (120 credit points in total) which should be completed within four semesters. Thus, courses worth around 30 credit points should be selected each semester.

In modules BLK-M4 and BLK-M5 you have to choose one module component each. Please note that you cannot opt for the same component in both modules (e.g. if you want to do BLK-M4a, you cannot select BLK-M5a because they cover the same subject area).

The practical component (module 6) can be completed either within the semester break or during the lecture period. Your fourth semester should be dedicated to your master's thesis.

You can find all courses in the online course catalogue. Please note that in several modules you will be able to choose among a number of courses offered in the respective area each semester, i.e., there will be different thematic courses on British Literary and Cultural Studies.

Further general information that might help you get started with your studies is provided here.

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M.A. European-American Studies

For information on the M.A. European-American Studies please visit the American Studies homepage.



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Department of English and American Studies

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University of Regensburg

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