M.A. American Studies

Utrecht University

Application deadline: Start in 1 September: April (non-EEA: December).
Tuition fee:
  • € 1,906 / Year (EEA)
  • € 15,150 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: 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

The Master's program American Studies in Utrecht focuses on the political and cultural interaction between social and ethnic groups in the US and on the global spread of American culture.

American Studies is an interdisciplinary field that studies American culture and society from a comparative perspective. In this program you will explore the political culture, cultural diversity, and global cultural footprint of the United States. This focus makes American Studies a highly dynamic and relevant discipline for students who seek to understand the cultural, ethnic, and national encounters that have shaped the most powerful and controversial culture in the world. The Utrecht Program is judged best in the field in the Netherlands by the Keuzegids Master's Selection Guide 2014.

Contents

Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 50%
  • practice: 15%
  • self study: 35%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.

This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

Specialities:

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Requirements

Additional language requirements:

  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1
  • IELTS overall band: 6.5
  • IELTS writing: 6
  • TOEFL paper based: 580
  • TOEFL computer based: 237
  • TOEFL internet based: 93

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

75 (Grade B2)
TOEFL paper-based test score : 580
TOEFL iBT® test: 93

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

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