English Studies (Media Discourse)

Master‘s studies @ Vilnius University
1 Jul Application deadline
1 Sep Start date
2 years Study duration full-time
5266€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

The English Studies programme provides an excellent opportunity to acquire a specialist qualification in:

  • English literature
  • Culture studies
  • Linguistics with a special track in media linguistics

It is a broadly interdisciplinary programme concerned with both the theoretical and empirical analysis of the role of the English language, culture and literature in modern society. The programme consists of three equally balanced blocks of general and subject-specific courses in linguistics, literature and culture and a block of special courses in media linguistics that is designed to help students apply the latest theories and methods of media linguistics, further develop communicative skills in English in various spheres of public communication and create modern media products.

Why Vilnius University?

  • Global outlook: 2000+ international students from 74 different countries.
  • Among the top 473 universities worldwide (QS).
  • European Union diploma.

What’s after?

  • Academic field (research in literature, culture and linguistics and teaching literary and language courses at higher education institutions).
  • Other diverse areas (editing, translation, lexicography, proofreading and publishing activities, work in literary archives and museums, and various other public institutions and organizations) in which practical application of the acquired knowledge is required.
  • The qualifications acquired by the graduates of the programme can also be applied in broader areas, including employment in publishing houses specialising in literature for the general public, a career in the media focused on scientific, professional and cultural issues, as well as work as translators of fictional and scientific texts.
  • Graduates meet the expectations of employers in the broader labour market by demonstrating their analytical and interpretative skills and knowledge of the contemporary and historical contexts of literature and culture. They also show their wide erudition, the ability of critical thinking as well as various subject-specific competencies acquired during the studies (e.g. the ability to create scientific and professional texts).

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