English Language and Literature

Degree programme specification

This degree study programme is divided into two tracks: Linguistics and Literary and Cultural Studies. Each student chooses one specialization and the focus of their studies is in that track. All students must complete five type A/required courses. The remainder of the programme consists of type B/selective and type C/elective courses that the student chooses based on the track chosen. The student then writes a Master’s thesis based on the track and relevant coursework. With the exception of some courses in translation, all teaching, coursework, and exams in this study programme are carried out in the English language.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study follow-up master's
Mode full-time, combined
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction english

Work experience

Graduate destination

Graduates with this degree are capable of complex written and oral expression in English. They have a deep knowledge of the literatures, cultures, and histories of the major English-speaking countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, and the Commonwealth countries. They are able to analyse various forms and functions of language in diverse genres and communicative situations. In addition to work in the fields of translating, interpreting, editing, journalism, tourism, and teaching at both the secondary and tertiary levels, graduates are well-suited for any profession that demands the ability to think and express themselves independently and critically.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Further studies

Further studies are possible in the doctoral degree study programmes of English linguistics or English literature.

Further information

http://anglistika.phil.muni.cz/studium/navazujici-magisterske-studium

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