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English Studies
MA
Master of Arts
Develop strong critical thinking and academic skills for further research in Literature and Linguistics and gain access to a wide variety of career opportunities
English Studies at EUC
The MA in English Studies at EUC offers students the opportunity to examine literary, theoretical and critical texts from a variety of cultural contexts, fostering advanced skills of comprehension, interpretation and analysis. A core feature of the program is the investigation of topics pertaining to Linguistics, Literature and culture(s) with courses such as English in Globalization, Theories of Literature, Postcolonial Studies, World Literature, Second Language Acquisition, Ecocriticism and English Language Teaching Methodology.  This coursework enables students to develop practical and academic techniques for further research. In addition to further academic studies, the program prepares graduates for careers in a variety of business and government or non-governmental sectors.  Graduates are able to excel in careers such as teaching, marketing, NGO grant writing, web content development, administrative posts and journalism.

Program Summary

Languages: English
Duration:18 months
Mode of Study:Online
ECTS:90

Our graduates work in:

  • Public and Private Education
  • Language Institutes
  • Media
  • Publishing
  • Research Centers

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5 Stars Distinction for Online Learning European University Cyprus has received the Five Stars distinction in the area of Online Learning on the QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars University Ratings) rating of institutions around the world. This rating of excellence was achieved with high scores for student-faculty engagement, student services and technology and for commitment to online learning. Through rigorous and independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics, European University Cyprus also received Five Stars in teaching, employability, internationalization, medicine and inclusiveness. Language Centre The Language Centre of European University Cyprus was founded in 2016 and serves as a coordinating and examining centre for all language courses offered at EUC, such as the following:
  • ESP (English for Special Purposes)
  • EFL (English as a Foreign Language),
  • Greek as a Foreign Language
  • EPT (English Placement Test) and GPT (Greek Placement Test) sessions
  • Other foreign languages (e.g. German, Russian, etc.)
All instructors are highly qualified and hold postgraduate degrees from a number of Universities of the U.K and the U.S.A among others.  Apart from their academic qualifications, our instructors also have extensive teaching experience in tertiary education. The Language Centre is supervised by the Chairperson of the Department of Humanities and there are academic coordinators for each of the languages offered by the Centre. View the past version of the program here.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
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Core Requirements60
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Master Thesis30
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Total Requirements90

Master – Online – English Language and Literature

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Core Courses60 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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ENS600Research Methods10
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ENS610English in Globalisation10
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ENS620World Literature10
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ENS630Core Issues in Second Language Acquisition10
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ENS640Theories of Literature10
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ENS650Postcolonial Studies10
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Master Thesis30 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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ENS690Master Thesis or
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or
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Three Electives30 ECTS
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Students select three (3) from the following courses
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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ENS660Ecocriticism10
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ENS661Avant-Garde and Experimental Writing10
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ENS662Special Topics in Literature10
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ENS663Language in Society10
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ENS664English Language Teaching (ELT) Methodology10
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ENS665Special Topics in Linguistics10
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