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BA in English and American Studies

University of Pécs
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Pécs
English
01 September 2020
Application deadline: 15 July 2020
2,300 EUR

Program description

BA in English and American Studies

This program of study will enable our students to make a serious contribution to their field in theoretical and practical terms, utilising both inter- and multi-disciplinary approaches. Those who successfully complete their studies at Bachelor (BA) level will be well qualified to continue their studies at postgraduate (MA) level. By obtaining their BA, students will possess a wide range of skills and knowledge:

  • a thorough understanding of the English language and of English-speaking peoples and cultures worldwide,
  • a high level of competence in the English language meeting the competency requirements of both the Written and Oral parts of the Advanced Level State Proficiency Examination,
  • familiarity with basic research- and study techniques within the field of English Studies,
  • the ability to translate a variety of non-field-specific texts in an intelligent manner.

In addition, with a knowledge of the social, economic and environmental characteristics specific to Hungary and to various English-speaking countries, students will be able to exchange such knowledge in a constructive, solution-oriented manner to:

  • strengthen cultural ties through a creative application of their language- and problem-solving skills,
  • contribute to local cultural and civic life, especially in the area of Anglophone cultural connections,
  • play active roles in mass communication, media and tourism.

Admission requirements

Prerequisite

  • High school / secondary education (or higher)

Language requirements

  • English
  • TOEFL / IELTS certificate (not older than 2 years)

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Program content

1st semester

  • The History of Philosophy
  • Language Development
  • The Language of English Literary and Cultural Studies

2nd semester

  • The Language of English Linguistics
  • History of the United Kingdom

3rd semester

  • Introduction to Applied Linguistics
  • History of the United States

4th semester

  • American Literature and Culture
  • United States Society and Culture

5th semester

  • Contemporary British Society and Culture
  • Modern British and Irish Literature
  • Introduction to Irish Culture

6th semester

  • British Film and Visual Culture
  • American Popular Culture and Media
  • Ethnic Literatures in the United States

Scholarships & funding

Scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the website.

Career opportunities

Those who successfully complete their studies at Bachelor (BA) level will be well qualified to continue their studies at postgraduate (MA) level.

By obtaining their BA, students will possess a wide range of skills and knowledge:

  • a thorough understanding of the English language and of English-speaking peoples and cultures worldwide,
  • a high level of competence in the English language meeting the competency requirements of both the Written and Oral parts of the Advanced Level State Proficiency Examination,
  • familiarity with basic research- and study techniques within the field of English Studies,
  • the ability to translate a variety of non-field-specific texts in an intelligent manner.

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About this institute

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University of Pécs

The University of Pécs opened its doors in 1367, making it the first and oldest institution of its kind in Hungary. With longer and shorter interruptions, UP has been shaping the young academic society for over six-an-a-half centuries, not just...


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University of Pécs

Vasvári Pál str. 4.
H-7622 Pécs
Hungary

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international.pte.hu

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