M.A. American Studies

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR15150 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
Utrecht University | Utrecht, Netherlands
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.

Description of American Studies

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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Start in 1 September: April (non-EEA: December).
Tuition fee
  • EUR 15150 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 1906 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

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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Are you curious, entrepreneurial, intellectually versatile, socially responsible? Do you want to get more out of your Master's programme?

Requirements for American Studies

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

Work Experience for American Studies

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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Utrecht University, Netherlands

Netherlands Utrecht University is a research university comprising of seven faculties which collectively span the entire academic spectrum in teaching and research. Founded in 1636, the University is now a modern, leading institute enjoying a growing international reputation. In the Shanghai Ranking, Utrecht University ranks 1st in the Netherlands, 12th in Europe and 48th worldwide.