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FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Qualification AwardedMetaptychiako Diploma Eidikefsis (M.D.E.) - Masters Degree (ΜΑ)
Programme of StudyPROGRAMMA METAPTYCΗIAKŌN SPOUDŌN 2016-2017
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Academic Year2019 - 2020
StatusActive
Websitehttp://www.enl.auth.gr
Contact emailinfo@enl.auth.gr
ECTS / WorkloadOne ECTS unit corresponds to 27.5 hours of workload.
Metaptychiako Diploma Eidikefsis (M.D.E.) - Masters Degree (ΜΑ)
Postgraduate
Α degree awarded by a Greek public University or by a recognized foreign Institution of equivalent status or by a Technological Education Institute is required. Applicants should provide evidence of proficiency in English at least at C1 level. Τhey also need to succeed in all entry requirements, i.e. oral and/or written exams and/or interviews as well as in the overall evaluation of their application.
The Postgraduate Studies Programme of the School of English Language and Literature offers MA courses in four specializations: MA in Linguistics, MA in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, MA in e English and American Studies, and ΜΑ in Language, Literature and Digital Media in Education.
Students of the MA in Linguistics have to attend and successfully complete three (3) compulsory (core) courses and three (3) elective courses. They are also required to write a diploma thesis.
Students of the MA in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching have to attend and successfully complete three (3) compulsory (core) courses and three (3) elective courses. They are also required to write a diploma thesis οr create a portfolio.
Students of the MA in English and American Studies have to attend and successfully complete two (2) compulsory (core) courses and four (4) elective courses. They are also required to write a diploma thesis.
Students of the MA in Language, Literature and Digital Media in Education have to attend and successfully complete four (4) compulsory (core) courses and two (2) elective courses. They are also required to write a diploma thesis οr create a portfolio.
The MA in Linguistics aims at providing a comprehensive background in theoretical and applied linguistics, so that students can acquire specialized knowledge in these scientific fields. Students also acquire the ability to conduct independent research on different linguistic levels, their interface and on various domains of application in
The MA in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching aims at connecting theory and practice in relation to language teaching. Specifically, it aims at offering the opportunity to the MA students to look into and examine subjects which have to do with theories of language learning along with their importance in language teaching.
The MA in English and American Studies aims at giving the opportunity to students to look into the relation between literary texts and the society, history, politics and culture in which they belong; to lead them into a deeper knowledge and understanding of the range of literary / cultural production and theoretical approaches; to train them to participate in a creative and critical dialogue with various texts from different periods and different Anglophone cultures.
The MA in Foreign Language, Literature and Digital Media in Education aims at connecting theory and practice for the teaching of language elements and the incorporation of literature in foreign language teaching. The outcome is the promotion of non-explicit teaching, as well as the optimum use of literary texts in teaching primary education and secondary education students. Moreover, the MA aims at educating teachers in the use of digital media for Foreign Language Learning and Teaching.
The learning outcomes of the Postgraduate Programme of Studies include:
1.deep knowledge base of their chosen field of study
2.knowledge of research methods
3.ability to conduct research independently and collaboratively
4.ability to analyse and interpret information
5.ability to write academic papers
6.ability to make decisions
7.ability to apply knowledge into practice
8.ability to adjust to new conditions
9.development of very good communicative skills
10.ability to work within interdisciplinary frameworks
11.ability to generate new research ideas
12.development of social, professional and moral responsibility
13.sensitivity to gender issues, diversity and interculturalism
Professional qualification is not applicable for the public or private sector.
The qualification allows access to doctoral studies.
A scale of 1 to 10 applies to the marks of each subject in the Hellenic Higher Education. The grading scheme is as follows in the qualification "Ptychion" (Ministerial Decision no Φ.1231/Β1/425 art.60, Hellenic Government Gazette no 1099/2000/B):
Άριστα (Arista) Excellent: 8.50-10.00
Λίαν Καλώς (Lian Kalos) Very Good: 6.50- 8.49
Καλώς (Kalos) Good: 6.00-6.49
Ανεπιτυχώς (Anepitichos) Fail: 0-5,99
Minimum passing grade: 6
2 Semesters and summer term, 75 ECTS
A full academic year is equivalent to 60 ECTS units, each semester to 30 ECTS (European
Credit Transfer System), and the summer term to 15 ECTS (1ECTS=27,5 student work load hours).
Compliance with the ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) regulations
(Ministerial Decision no Φ5/89656/β3, art. 1-3, Hellenic Government Gazette no 466/2007/B).
Full time
Angeliki Athanasiadou