The goal of the degree program is to train experts in the field of English Studies who have sound theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge of the English language and can apply such knowledge in practice. They have thorough knowledge and understanding of the literature, culture and the social and political systems of English-speaking countries, including Great Britain, Ireland and Canada, the major trends and research fields of modern theoretical and applied linguistics and their results that mainly apply to the English language. They can apply the acquired knowledge in the business sector, the media, education, diplomacy, at institutions engaged in international relations, in tourism, the publishing sector, tender agencies, local, regional and national government offices and, in general, in the cultural public sphere. They are prepared to pursue studies in doctoral degree programs.
The program is offered to full-time students as well as in the form of a correspondence program. The range of subjects taught in courses of two academic-hour-long sessions (lectures, seminars and consultations) per week is grouped as follows:
(a) Introductory courses in English linguistics, English history, literature and culture
(b) Two paths students choose from:
The graduates of the MA degree program have a thorough knowledge of:
The graduates of the MA degree program are qualified for:
Personal abilities and skills required for the practice of the qualification:
For a successful application please follow the steps below:
The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:
*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!
Head of program:
Dr. Gabriella Hartvig