M.A. American Studies

Leiden University

Application deadline: Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: October). Start in 1 September: June (non-EEA: April).
Tuition fee:
  • € 1,900 / Year (EEA)
  • € 15,800 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014, February  2015, September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 60 ECTS
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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Description

In this one-year programme you will explore major issues in the history, literature and culture of the U.S., but you will also undertake in-depth studies of specific historical and literary topics.

In this master programme, offered in an inspiring academic environment, you will study U.S. history, literature and culture, as part of an integrated approach to American Studies. This will enable you to explore connections between historical events and cultural and literary developments. The strengths of Leiden MA programme lie particularly in African-American history and literature, U.S. political history and foreign policy, and immigrant and ethnic studies in the U.S. Graduates in American Studies go on to a variety of careers in teaching, journalism, radio and TV, politics, government, publishing and research, as well as other fields that call for academic training and skills. Leiden is a leading center of research in American Studies, and has an international faculty and student body.

This programme will end in 2013

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Programme internationalization:

    This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

    Requirements

    Knowledge minimum

    Previous education

    Additional language requirements:

    • IELTS overall band: 6.5
    • TOEFL paper based: 570
    • TOEFL computer based: 230
    • TOEFL internet based: 88

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band: 6.5
    TOEFL paper-based test score : 570
    TOEFL iBT® test: 88

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    Accreditation

    Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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