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Full time September MA 2 years
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Unleash your potential with the MA in English Studies programme. Delve into the realms of English language, linguistics, literature, and teaching, all under one roof. Our esteemed researchers and teachers will nurture your skills in presentation, independent study, and project management, paving the way for a successful career. Whether you aspire to be a language teacher, venture into media, publishing, business, or international organisations, this programme equips you with the necessary expertise. With a diverse range of elective courses and research seminars, you can tailor your learning experience to suit your interests. From English linguistics to literatures in English and applied linguistics, you will explore a plethora of subjects. Enhance your linguistic and literary knowledge, refine your academic writing and presentation skills, and engage in research projects. Stand out with a Master's thesis and the opportunity to study abroad. Join us and embark on a transformative academic journey. Unlock your potential in the world of English Studies.

About the course

Goal of the pro­gramme

The Master’s Programme in English Studies helps you develop your expertise in areas that are often separated in other programmes: English language and linguistics, literature in English and the teaching of English. By working in a stimulating environment with accomplished researchers and teachers, you develop skills needed in your future career, such as skills in presentation, independent and group work and project management.  

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Entry Requirements

See course description on university website for further admission details.


Fees

Tuition fee per year (non-EU/EEA students): 13000 €

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Helsinki

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Scholarships

Scholarships are intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master's programme at the University of Helsinki.

Each degree programme may award scholarships covering either 50% or 100 % of the tuition fee.

Tuition fees range from 13 000 to 18 000 euros.

Duration of the scholarship is two years. For all scholarships, students are required to study full time (earn at least 55 ECTS per year) to fulfil the requirements of the scholarship. After the first study year, the progress of your studies will be checked and, depending on your progress, the scholarship will be continued.

Value of Scholarship(s)

6500 euro - 18000 euro

Eligibility

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

- You are eligible for the Master’s programme at the University of Helsinki.
- You are liable for tuition fees: Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries who do not have permanent residence status in the EU/EEA area are liable for tuition fees.
- You meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for Finland.
- You have obtained excellent results in your previous studies and can prove this in your application.

Application Procedure

How to apply for a scholarship

Find the Master's programme you want to apply to on https://www.helsinki.fi/en/degree-programmes/atmospheric-sciences-masters-programme
See the instructions on how to apply to the Master’s programme and prepare the necessary attachments.
Apply for a scholarship with the same application form used to apply to the Master's programme.
Submit all scholarship-related documents together with the other enclosed documents of your application to the Master's Programme.
Selection process

Scholarships are granted based on academic merit.

The Master's programme conducts an academic assessment of your degree application and your scholarship application.
The Master's programme makes a proposal to the Scholarship Committee concerning the scholarship application.
The Scholarship Committee makes the final decision on the scholarship.
If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an official acceptance letter with the information about your scholarship status.


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