Bangor University

Bangor University

European Languages and Cultures

This course provides students with an extensive grounding in contemporary critical theory and the way it can be applied in a range of European cultural contexts. It offers opportunity to specialise in specific aspects of European culture that are close to areas of staff expertise, including history, film, literature and the visual arts. Students will conduct an extensive research project of your choice under close guidance in a supportive and vibrant environment.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree is required, or equivalent qualifications. IELTS overall score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required for students whose 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Students take 4 taught modules (3 compulsory, 1 optional), and prepare a dissertation on a topic of their choice.; semester 1: research methods; modes of critical theory; semester 2: critical theory in practice; target language option module (from a number of options in German, French, Spanish, Italian. Summer: dissertation of 20,000 words on topic relevant to chosen language specialism or comparative (to be approved in Semester 1).

Assessment methods

Coursework includes short exercises and critical essays on research methods and aspects of critical theory; 20,000-word dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The School offers international scholarships as well as fee remission scholarships for MA/PhD study each year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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