English Literature and Culture

SubjectEnglish, Literature


Type of DegreeMA in Literary Studies

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 14,800

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As the oldest English department in the Netherlands Groningen has a long tradition of commitment to excellent teaching and high-quality research.

The BA and MA programmes have been rated in 2011 and 2012 as the best in the Netherlands by the two leading university league tables. English Literature and Culture offers an attractive and challenging programme that allows students optimal choice from a range of courses (which changes every year) drawing on the full historical and geographical sweep of literatures in English. Students may also take courses from another MA programme in Writing, Editing, and Mediating.

Staff have received their doctorates from Dutch universities as well as international institutions including Oxford, Cambridge, Toronto, and Edinburgh. At the same time, students' theses are supervised by researchers whose work is being published and read throughout the English-speaking world. 

This is a full-time course which is the equivalent of 60 ECTS. As such, it typically consists of 4 taught courses and a final thesis of 15-18,000 words.

Career Prospects

After graduation, you are well prepared for a career in for example:

  • publishing
  • teaching
  • research
  • translation
  • journalism
  • cultural functions
  • administrative jobs etc.

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