English Language and Literature, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Semester)
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English, French (take IELTS)
University of Geneva ,
The Master of Arts in English Language and Literature is a second-cycle program that gives students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of one of the subjects they studied for their Bachelor’s degree.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Each Master’s program has a handbook that contains a list of modules grouped by theme. Students should select their modules based on their major. Each module requires some form of evaluation. With a Master’s degree, students can gain access to even more specialized research programs.

Length of programme:
  • 3 semesters
ECTS credits:
  • 90

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Literary Research Methodologies
  • The Syntax of the Clause
  • The Western, 1900 - 1940
  • Poetry and the Visual Arts
  • Reading Saussure and Chomsky
  • Literary Research Methodologies
  • The Syntax of the Clause

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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  • Candidates for the Faculty must meet the University's general enrollment conditions
  • They must also hold a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, referred to below as BA, or a degree considered equivalent by the Dean of the Faculty
  • Candidates who hold a diploma or degree equivalent to at least 180 credits from another Faculty of arts or university may be admitted to the Faculty for an MA programme; they may request that their additional credits be treated as equivalents
  • Candidates for a Master of Arts/MA in disciplines requiring specific expertise for a BA may be required to do supplementary studies before being admitted.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 460 International
  • EUR 460 EU/EEA
  • 500 CHF / semester


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