English and American Studies

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Is Shakespeare relevant and if so, why?
  • Why is the UK opposed to the Euro?
  • What kind of different English accents are spoken in the world today and why?
  • How did 9/11 impact American literature?
  • What does the “American Dream” mean today?
  • If you are considering reading English Studies, you should definitely enjoy speaking and, if possible, also writing!

    Carolin Kleinsorge read more ...

  • The aspect I enjoy most is learning more about the highly diverse cultural and literary history of the United States.

    Florian Maasz, Bachelor's degree read more ...

Degree programmes

 

English and American Studies, Bachelor 2 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

in combination with the M.Ed, it constitutes a modular degree programme in the course of which students have the option to decide whether they wish to continue their studies to become teachers after completing their B.A. degree.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Technical terminology (e.g. business English, legal English)
  • Cultural Science
  • Linguistics
  • Literary Studies

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:

  • excellent English skills

... enjoy:

  • languages, reading

... struggle through:

  • the intricacies of grammar (and, if required, the Latin proficiency certificate, if aiming for the M.Ed degree)
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in arts administration
  • in academia
  • in the print media
  • in the PR industry

And else?

An internship ...

is optional. It is done as part of the optional module.

Studying abroad ...

is mandatory.
Duration: 6 weeks; 3 months if aiming at becoming a teacher, if the 2nd degree course is not a modern foreign language

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

PD Dr. Monika Müller
Building, Room: GB 5/141
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25066
Email:
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Anglistik
Building, Room: GB 6/135
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25053
Email:
Website Fachschaft

Internet

Degree programmes' website

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Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German, English

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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