English is an international language – it is the native language of around 350 million people and the second language of many more. The programme is offered by Aarhus University.
As the language of globalisation, it enables you to communicate across borders, whether in culture or commerce. Today, the private job market, public institutions and PhD degree programmes require English language skills and knowledge of the Anglophone world.
You will acquire these competencies in the Master’s programme in English. In this degree programme, you will learn to use English at a high international level and gain in-depth knowledge of the history, culture and social conditions of the English-speaking world.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score.
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6.
Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing).
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The requirements for admission to the Masters degree programme in English vary according to the track you wish to enrol in.
Track A (120 ECTS credits in English)
Examples of Bachelors degrees qualifying for admission to Track A:
Track B (75 ECTS credits in English with a supplementary subject at Masters degree level of 45 ECTS credits)
The admission requirements for Track B of the Masters degree programme are a completed Bachelors degree (135 ECTS credits) in English and a supplementary subject (45 ECTS credits) at Bachelors degree level in another subject taught at upper secondary school.
Examples of Bachelors degrees qualifying for admission to Track B:
Track C (120 ECTS credits in English aimed at upper secondary school teaching)
Track C is an option available to students who have completed a supplementary subject in English at Bachelors degree level and wish to make English their main subject, i.e. to continue studying English.
Admission to the Masters degree programme in English requires Danish at A level or similar.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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