British, American and Postcolonial Studies

Degree: Master of Arts (MA)

Programme information

Language of instruction

All courses are taught entirely in English.

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Admission procedures

for first-semester students

Start of programme: winter semester only

This subject is currently non-restricted. Nonetheless, candidates are required to apply online for admission:
You can find the upcoming application deadlines here.
If you have any questions about the application process (including how to complete the online form), please contact the staff at the Student Admissions Office (), tel.: +49 251 83-20001 (Mon – Thu 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and Fri 8:30 am – 12:30 pm).
Information on admission procedures for master’s degree programmes
Language requirements: no German required, but an English C2 level is necessary.

for higher-semester students

[Candidates may only apply for winter-semester enrolment in an odd-numbered semester, and for summer-semester enrolment in an even-numbered semester]
Online application

Semester dates

Summer semester 2021: 1 Apr 2021 - 30 Sep 2021, lecture period: 12 Apr. 2021 - 23 Jul 2021
Winter semester 2021/2022: 1 Oct 2021 - 31 Mar 2022, lecture period: 11 Oct 2021 - 4 Feb 2022

Please note

Potential applicants unfamiliar with the German language can find further information concerning the MA in British, American and Postcolonial Studies here:

General advice and psychological counselling

Student Advice and Counselling Centre (ZSB)
of the University of Münster

Botanicum – Centre for Student Affairs, Schlossgarten 3
48149 Münster

Tel. (main office): +49 251 83-22357
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Our consultation hours
Virtual Office Hour:
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Telephone advice service(+49 251 83-20002):
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and 1st Wed of every month, 5 pm – 7 pm
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