Master Major in English (90 ECTS): Program Requirements

Disclaimer: The applicable legal regulations can be found in the framework ordinance (Rahmenverordnung) and the program regulation (Studienordnung) for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The information below is for illustrative purposes only and should be regarded as a recommendation. In case of any contradictions between this document and the legal regulations or between the German version and a translation, only the legal regulations or the German version, respectively, have legal bearing.

Overview of Requirements

The requirements for the Master Major in English Literature and/or Linguistics (90 ECTS) are outlined in the corresponding section of the Studienordnung.

Important: In addition to meeting the requirements outlined in the Studienordnung, you must also make sure that at least 50% of the modules in your study program are graded modules.

There are different ways in which one can fulfill these requirements. The following recommended tracks are three ways in which you can ensure that you meet all the requirements:

Note: For students wishing to do the Lehrdiplom, we recommend the "English Literature and Linguistics" track.

We have provided sample timetables for each of these three recommended tracks, to illustrate how you can organize your studies.

In addition, you may want to use our PDF checklists, available on the sub-sites for the three recommended tracks indicated above.