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Writing, Editing and Mediating

University of Groningen

Master Postgraduate Groningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary What makes a text a good or captivating text? How do you recognize repetitions, inconsistencies, faulty logic and other problems in texts? What does it take to guide a text from writer to reader?
Course description Working with texts in a professional setting involves a special set of skills. The Writing, Editing and Mediating Master's track (often abbreviated to WEM), offers students a choice of courses that focus on non-fiction writing for specific audiences, the history of texts in their various forms (from manuscript to digital book), proof-reading and correcting English texts, and producing texts for publication. Topics addressed include censorship, copyright, scholarly editions, critical theory and social issues in contemporary literature.Students on the course typically have a BA in English or in an Anglophone culture (e.g. American Studies). Some students with other humanities qualifications and a sufficient level of academic English are accepted by the admissions board.The one-year Master's track in Writing, Editing and Mediating (WEM) is a track within the Master's degree in Literary Studies and is run by the Department of English Language and Culture. It is taught and assessed wholly in English.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes group discussion, group assignment, literature study, oral presentation, research, project, seminar, internship, working group, self study
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Arts
Information about the institution Students and researchers from all over the world come to Groningen to expand their own boundaries as well as those of academia.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Your BA should show that you possess our minimum language requirements of any of the following: TOEFL iBT 110 (min. of 25 on writing skills); IELTS 8 (min. of 7.5 on all items); ERK level C1. If your BA does not certify this, you may have to take an appropriate language test.
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 15 Jan 2020 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 15 Aug 2020 1 May 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 12500€ 11700

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Libertas Support Fund, Eric Bleumink Fund, StuNed Scholarship Programme, Ford Foundation/Ford-IFP, Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Hans Jansen

j.p.m.jansen@rug.nl

Contact information for the institution

Onderwijsvoorlichting

study info

studiekiezers@rug.nl

Telephone number
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