Description of the study programme

Description of the study programme

THE GOAL OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME

The study program of the master academic studies in the field of English language and literature aims to enable students to advance in the special fields of English philology, relating to the specific field of study of English language and literature, and continuing on the undergraduate academic studies. The goal is to enable students for the further professional and independent work in the field of applied linguistics and independent scientific-research work in the field of English language and literature, as well as the continuation of studies at PhD studies.

Study program of master studies at Faculty of philology at Slobomir P University is organized in two majors:

  • Major in linguistics
  • Major in literature

MA STUDIES

 STUDY PROGRAM: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (60 ECTS)

CURRICULUM 2012/2013

I SEMESTER CLASSES ECTS
     
THE METHODOLOGY OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 3+3 8
ELECTIVE COURSE 1 3+3 8
ELECTIVE COURSE 2 3+3 8
ELECTIVE COURSE-FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2+2 6
  TOTAL 22 30
II SEMESTER    
ELECTIVE COURSE 3 3+3 8
ELECTIVE COURSE 4 3+3 8
FINAL THESIS 4+4 14
  Total 20 30

 

 

SEMESTER I SEMESTER II
MODERN AMERICAN LITERARY CRITICISM PLAYS BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
SHAKESPEAREAN  PROBLEM PLAYS LITERARY PERIODS HISTORY
AN OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE TRENDS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY MODERN BRITISH NOVEL
ANALYTICAL LINGUISTICS POSTMODERN AMERICAN PROSE
  20TH CENTURY AMERICAN DRAMA

LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSES – major in linguistics

SEMESTER I SEMESTER II
ANALYTICAL LINGUISTICS SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS
ACOUSTIC PHONETICS HISTORY AND TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS
AN OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE TRENDS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY MODERN TENDENCIES IN LINGUISTICS

LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSE – major in literature

 

 

FINAL PAPER AND DIPLOMA

Student who fulfils all the pre-exam obligations and passes all required exams in accordance with the specific study program of Master academic studies acquires the right to defend the final paper. MA studies at Faculty of philology are organized as one-year studies (60 ECTS). Upon completion of the Master study program, students acquire the title of Master of Arts in English language and literature – with the designation of major:

Master of Arts in English language and literature – major in linguistics

Master of Arts in English language and literature – major in literature

 

 

LECTURERS

Faculty of philology recruits eminent professors at MA studies in the current school year:

  • prof. dr Vesna Polovina
  • prof. dr Radojka Vukčević
  • prof. dr Aleksandra Jovanović
  • prof. dr Jelisaveta Milojević
  • prof. dr Biljana Čubrović

 Entrance exam and enrollment

All the graduates who have acquired 240 ECTS at their previous studies can apply to enroll in this study program.

a)     STUDENTS OF RELATED FACULTIES

Students who have acquired the grade point average 8 and above do not take the entrance exam.

Students with the grade point average lower than 8 take the entrance exam regarding their chosen major:

1. Major in Literature

The exam consists of one essay in one of the following courses, which are taught at undergraduate studies:

  • American literature (Vukčević, Radojka: Reading American Literature)
  • Renaissance literature

The exam is in written form and oral if necessary.

2. Major in Linguistics

The entrance exam consists of two parts:

  • Ten questions in the field of theoretical disciplines which are taught at English language and literature undergraduate studies at Slobomir P University (phonetics, lexicology, syntax and stylistics). The candidates are to provide brief answers.
  • An essay of about 300 words on one of the four offered topics, also in the given theoretical fields.

b)     STUDENTS OF UNRELATED FACULTIES

They also must take supplemental exam, which are as follows:

  • General linguistics and
  • Contemporary English language

In addition, students of non-related faculties must also take the following exams depending on the chosen major:

1. Major in literature

The exam consists of one essay in one of the following courses, which are taught at undergraduate studies:

  • American literature (Vukčević, Radojka: Reading American Literature)
  • Renaissance literature

The exam is in written form and oral if necessary.

2. Major in linguistics

The entrance exam consists of two parts:

  • Ten questions in the field of theoretical disciplines which are taught at English language and literature undergraduate studies at Slobomir P University (phonetics, lexicology, syntax and stylistics). The candidates are to provide brief answers.
  • An essay of about 300 words on one of the four offered topics, also in the given theoretical fields.

The entrance exam will be held from 27 – 31 October, 2014 according to schedules which will be announced subsequently on the web page and notice boards of the University.

The following documents are required for the application:

  • entry application form
  • diploma or the Graduation certificate
  • the certificate on passed exams
  • short biography/CV(curriculum vitae)
  • the Birth Certificate
  • the Certificate of Citizenship the curriculum if the candidate is a student of unrelated faculty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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