MA in English Language and Literature (Thesis/English

Study Programme Details
Country: Turkey
Admission Sessions:Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative academic journey with Yaşar University’s Graduate School of Social Sciences and our cutting-edge M.A. program in English Language and Literature. Imagine a space where literature, language, and culture converge, providing an interdisciplinary haven for passionate minds. This program extends its arms not only to English Language and Literature enthusiasts but also welcomes graduates from diverse social science backgrounds such as film studies, media and public relations, and international relations.

Picture this: after an entrance exam, candidates dive into a whirlwind of knowledge, completing selected undergraduate courses within a year. The culmination? Choosing a thesis topic that resonates with their area of interest. It’s not just a degree; it’s a narrative of academic exploration and personal growth.


In the tapestry of our program, electives weave together a mosaic of possibilities. From delving into English Language and Literature, American Culture, and Literature to exploring the realms of Cultural Studies and Film Studies, each course is a chapter in a story of intellectual expansion. This isn’t just an education; it’s a journey into the heart of language, culture, and creativity.

Picture yourself navigating the diverse landscapes of literature and film, guided by experienced mentors who blend tradition with innovation. As you unfold the pages of American culture and literature, envision shaping your unique narrative within this vibrant academic community.

Admission Requirements

  • To be a graduate of any bachelor’s degree program.
  • GRE: Min. 149 or
  • GMAT: 450 or
  • ALES: Min. 55 Any Type
  • TOEFL IBT: Min. 96 or its equivalent

A Master’s Degree (M.A.) in English Language and Literature is awarded to students who pass the required courses and electives that make up the curriculum and who complete and successfully defend an M.A. Thesis. Completion of the program requires the accumulation of at least 120 ECTS credits, 60 of which are earned through classes and 60 of which are awarded for research for the thesis, with a GPA of at least 3.00.

US$7,200 per programme

Future Career Outcomes

The M.A. Program is primarily designed for those who wish to pursue a career in teaching and research. Graduates from the program may work as Instructors in academic institutions, and may pursue further graduate research, at the doctoral level, within Turkey or at universities abroad. The linguistic, analytic and interpretive skills acquired in the study of English Language and Literature also open up many other career options, especially in the worlds of media and publishing.

Visa Requirements:

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