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English Literature and Culture

Programma-opties

  • Master's Honours Programme (honoursprogramma)

    The Master's Honours Programme is a 15ECTS interdisciplinary course especially for students who want to get more from their studies by focusing on their leadership skills.

  • Master's placement (specialisatie)

    This Master's track includes an optional work placement for which you are awarded ECTS credit points.

    It is your responsibility to find a placement yourself, but the Mobility Office can offer help with this where necessary. Click the link above to find examples of placements completed by other Master's students.

Opbouw programma

VakPeriode 1Periode 2Periode 3Periode 4
Literature of Holiness and Heroism: Saints' Lives in Anglo-Saxon England (5 EC, facultatief)
Something Wicked this Way Comes': Order and Conflict in Renaissance England (5 EC, facultatief)
The Digital Text: The Book Past and Future (10 EC, facultatief)
Masterlanguages Courses (5 EC, facultatief)
Module from Writing Editing and Mediating or Interdisciplinary Seminars in Modern Literature (10 EC, facultatief)
Literature and Laughter: Literary and Theoretical Approaches to Comedy (5 EC, facultatief)
Strangers in the South Seas: The Western Idea of the Pacific (5 EC, facultatief)
Literature and Rebellion 1381-1539 (5 EC, facultatief)
MA Thesis (20 EC)
MA Work Placement (10 EC, facultatief)
British Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture (5 EC, facultatief)

The course titles above are recent examples. Courses can vary each year.

For more information about the range of areas in which students can write their dissertations click the Research tab above.

Details of optional modules in Writing, Editing and Mediating (WEM) and interdisciplinary literature courses can be found by scrolling through: https://www.rug.nl/ocasys/rug/vak/showpos?opleiding=5346 WEM courses deal with a variety of topics from contemporary fiction to the editing of medieval texts. Recent interdisciplinary literature courses dealt with European modernism, minority literatures, and homosexuality in nineteenth and twentieth-century writing.

Work placements (which are optional) are arranged by students themselves but are supervised by the English Department which will gives advice about them. To discuss placements contact: j.p.m.jansen@rug.nl.

Students can also follow Masterlanguage courses which are jointly organized by English departments of the universities of the Netherlands. More information about the courses can be found on the Masterlanguage website: http://masterlanguage.nl/taal/engels. Masterlanguage courses should be planned in consultation with the Board of Examiners of your degree programme.

The course titles above are recent examples. Courses can vary each year. Recent interdisciplinary courses dealt with European modernism, minority literatures and homosexuality in nineteenth and twentieth-century literature.

For more information about the variety of areas in which students can write their dissertations click the Research tab above.

Placements (which are optional) are arranged by the students themselves but they are supervised by the English Department which will give you advice about them. To discuss placements contact: j.p.m.jansen@rug.nl.

Students can also follow Masterlanguage courses. These courses are jointly organized by the English departments of the universities of the Netherlands and courses take place all over the country. More information about the courses can be found on the Masterlanguage website: http://masterlanguage.nl/taal/engels/. You may follow Masterlanguage courses in consultation with the Board of Examiners of your Master's degree programme.

Check out the content of the courses on Ocasys: https://www.rug.nl/let/courses-ma-literary-studies

Studeren in het buitenland

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Waarom in Groningen?
  • An academic humanities degree with a socially relevant focus
  • Size: The resources of a large research university but with small classes (typically 10-15 students)
  • Atmosphere: A friendly ambience contributes to our positive student feedback
  • International: Our staff have received their doctorates from a mix of Dutch and international institutions (Oxford, Cambridge, Toronto, Edinburgh)
  • Employability: Academic excellence with transferable skills
  • An academic humanities degree with a socially relevant focus
  • Size: The resources of a large research university but with small classes (typically 10-15 students)
  • Atmosphere: A friendly ambience contributes to our positive student feedback
  • International: Our staff have received their doctorates from a mix of Dutch universities and international institutions (Oxford, Cambridge, Toronto, Edinburgh)
  • Employability: Academic excellence with transferable skills

The programme has a study advisor whom you can contact if you have any questions or if you need confidential advice about study-related matters. More complex problems, for example long-term illness, can be referred to the student counsellors.

In addition, you can also follow various courses at the Study Support section of the Student Service Centre (SSC), for example, courses on study skills and giving presentations.

The programme has a study advisor whom you can contact if you have any questions or if you need confidential advice about study-related matters. More complex problems, for example long-term illness, can be referred to the student counsellors.

In addition, you can also follow various courses at the Study Support section of the Student Service Centre (SSC), for example, courses on study skills and giving presentations.

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