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M.A.English studies (Literature, Linguistics, Culture)

Tuition fee €2,317.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time


The basic aim of the programme offered at the Department of English Philology is to develop
students’ critical and independent thinking and to improve decision making abilities, rather
than to provide them with simple information and knowledge in the subjects studied. The
courses are designed:
- to broaden students’ knowledge in the area of language, literature and culture studies;
- to enhance students’ awareness of interdisciplinary approaches and critical interpretation of
primary sources;

- to provide students with an understanding of the everyday intellectual challenges of a
multicultural society;
- to prepare students for positions that require cross-cultural understanding; linguistic, and
literary analysis skills; creativity, critical thinking, analytical skills and decision making ability.

Career opportunities

Academic career: researchers, linguists, literary scholars, cultural critics. Career in education:
teachers or lecturers, teaching or educational administration. Graduates have the potential to
undertake jobs in the media and arts, advertising, in publishing, translation agencies, in the
leisure industry, etc.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States