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Anglophone Studies (Bachelor of Arts)

Program: Anglophone Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Program length: 6 semesters / 3 years (180 ECTS points)

The Anglophone Studies B.A. program is an English-language degree which qualifies students for professional work and for further scientific work. The program is divided into two mandatory areas and one elective area. Mandatory area I comprises an introduction to the subject disciplines, language practice, a practical area, profile modules for acquiring professionally relevant key qualifications, and the bachelor's thesis. Mandatory area II comprises advanced studies in the subject disciplines, in which the four sub-fields of British literature and cultural studies, the early modern period and modern period, North American culture and literary science and linguistics are covered.

Major topics

  • English literature and cultural studies
  • North American literature and cultural studies
  • Linguistics 

Objectives

Alternatively to admission to a Master of Arts program, graduates of the program may enter professional fields in which subject-relevant technological competencies and interconnected thinking and communicative skills are required, in addition to language and cultural knowledge of anglophone societies, with corresponding focus on major topics.

Completion of this B.A. makes students into competitive experts in English-speaking cultures on the international labor market, including due to a half-year or full-year stay abroad. To name a few: the fields of university, publishing, media, web technologies, PR, apprenticeship professions in economics and industry, human resources, marketing, politics, trade and commerce, consulting.