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European Studies

Amherst College

48 months
Duration
75800 USD/year
75800 USD/year
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About

Through a wide range of courses, such as “Arthurian Literature,” “Cityscapes” and “Black Europe,” the European Studies program from Amherst College examine the European experience, seeking to define those elements that have given European culture its unity and distinctiveness.

Overview

Major Program Learning Goals

Students who complete the European Studies program from Amherst College will be able to:

  • express themselves fluently and correctly in at least one language spoken in Europe, both orally and in writing; and preferably also have some fluency in a second language spoken in Europe;
  • write and speak fluently and articulately in English, and employ a variety of rhetorical approaches and research methodologies in the analysis of a given text of cultural production;
  • examine a significant portion of the European experience and seek to define those elements that have given European culture its unity and distinctiveness;
  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge about aspects of European culture;
  • know how to make an argument, orally and in writing, and support it effectively with evidence;
  • think critically about the relationship between materials of cultural production (literature, performance, visual and media arts, music) and the history, politics, and context of their production;
  • study European culture in an independent and interdisciplinary manner;
  • pursue research with current research tools;
  • focus their coursework and interests within the major on a particular field or a specific research question;
  • prepare, develop, and complete an extended research project in the form of the senior thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arthurian Literature
  • Renaissance to Revolution: Early Modern European Art and Architecture
  • WWII in Euro Lit & Film
  • Performance
  • Witches, Vampires and Other Monsters
  • Antisemitism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application, Coalition Application OR QuestBridge Application
  • Amherst College Writing Supplement 
  • $65 Application Fee (non-refundable) or Fee Waiver (requested through Common Application, Coalition Application or Amherst's Quick Pass).
  • School Report
  • Secondary School Transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation (College Counselor / Guidance Counselor)
  • Two Teacher Recommendations (English, Math, Science, Social Studies or Foreign Language)
  • Optional Standardized Test Results for the SAT or ACT (either self-reported or official scores).
  • Early Decision Agreement (for ED applicants)
  • First marking period grades from senior year (for ED applicants)
  • Mid-Year School Report Form (as soon as first trimester/first semester grades are available)
  • Mid-Year Transcript (as soon as first trimester/first semester grades are available)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    75800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 75800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    75800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 75800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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