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English Studies

Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Dual Major)

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Regelstudienzeit 6 semesters
Beginn Winter semester
Zugangsbeschränkung Ja
Unterrichtssprache English
Credit Points / Leistungspunkte

Subject A: 78 CP + Subject B: 78 CP + integrated Degree: 12 LP + Bachelor’s Thesis: 12 CP = 180 CP

Course description

The English Studies bachelor’s degree programme (which lasts six semesters) examines the English language and English-language literatures from the past and present against the general cultural context. The guiding principle is to provide students with the skills to be able to interact with, within and between the English-speaking cultures of the globalised world in an informed, well-founded, knowledgeable, critically reflective and result-oriented manner.
The main areas of focus in English Studies in Cologne are:

  • Film and media studies
  • Literature and natural sciences
  • Research into modern English-language literatures (post-colonial research)
  • Gender and women’s studies
  • (Historical) corpus linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Research into language acquisition
  • Bilingualism
  • Literary, linguistic and media didactics