Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in English Language and Literature

Programme specification

General information

Graduates of this degree programme will have written and spoken English-language competence at the C2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. They will be well-grounded in the theory and practice of teaching English as a second language. Graduates will have a deep knowledge of literary and cultural theories and the literatures and cultures of English-speaking countries. They will also have a deep knowledge of diachronic and synchronic linguistic theories, including the history of the English language. They will be able to work independently and conduct critical analyses.

A successful graduate is able to

  • produce complex written and oral expression in English
  • have 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

Graduate destination

Graduates of this degree programme are qualified to teach English as a second language at secondary schools and adult-oriented language tuition providers. They are prepared for work in a wide range of public institutions, including local and national government offices, the media, international organizations. and NGOs, and in the private sector, where high-level English-language skills and communicative and analytical skills are required. They are also prepared to enter doctoral-level degree programmes in linguistics, English-language literature, and language teaching, continuing on to an academic career.

Admission Requirements

Unfortunately no information about admission requirements is available.

Field of study combinations

Field combinations with Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in English Language and Literature

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Study field data

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study Follow-up master's
Mode full-time No
combined No
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction

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