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Master in British Studies 2011

Apply until April 30, 2011

The Centre for British Studies invites applications to its Master in British Studies programme, commencing in October 2011. The M.B.S. is an interdisciplinary postgraduate degree course open to graduates from any academic subject. It has been taught very successfully for over ten years.

On the M.B.S. course, students from different nations and with different academic backgrounds study British history, culture and literature, as well as law, politics, business and economy. Following an introductory semester, students in their second semester may choose between two options, "Economy, Law, Politics" and "Culture, Media and Cultural Management".

The two semesters in Berlin are followed by an internship with a company, public institution or other suitable organisation within the United Kingdom (subject to UK visa requirements for non-EU nationals). The Centre for British Studies helps students to arrange their internship and has a large number of partners in the UK. During the last part of the programme, students complete a Master Thesis. Internship and Master Thesis last three months each on the one and a half year programme, and six months each on the two year programme. 

The course lasts one and a half years for students whose first degree course is equivalent to at least 210 ECTS credits (3 and a half years of full time study), and 2 years for students whose first degree course is equivalent to less than 210 but at least 180 ECTS credits (3 years of full time study). Applicants need to have a good first degree in any subject and a very good knowledge of English. The Centre for British Studies does not charge tuition fees.

The teaching staff consists of academics and practitioners from Germany and the United Kingdom. All classes are conducted in English. The M.B.S. was reaccredited in 2008 with excellent results. The Centre's graduates have turned out to be flexible, success-oriented, young adults who combine academic and business skills with a high level of intercultural competence.

Applications should be made using our application form and sent to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Dannemann, Grossbritannien-Zentrum, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Mohrenstrasse 60, 10117 Berlin, Germany by 30 April 2011.