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English - MA


120 ECTS - MA degree

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After this programme students will have exact knowledge in their area of specialisation, the English language and its grammar, or history and literature of English-speaking nations, with an overview of disparate opinions, methods and concepts as a basis for research.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

The BA-degree in English, with a grade average of at least 7.25 (First class) gives access to second cycle of higher education. A BA-essay in the undergraduate programme is a requirement for entering the MA. New students must have English language proficiency on the upper C1 level = TOEFL 100, IELTS 7.5.

Contact us

The office of School of Humanities is located at the 3rd floor of the Main Building, Sæmundargata 1. Opening hours are from 10-12 and 13-15 on weekdays.

You can call us at +354 5254400 or send us an e-mail at hug@hi.is.

Our students can use the University Service Desk as the point of access for all service.