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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • Unknown
, MI,
Whether you major or minor in English at University of Detroit Mercy, you will gain essential skills to thrive in your career and life. Our courses are taught by award-winning faculty members who are active scholars, authors, and filmmakers. Our students are engaged, passionate, and collaborative.


Your journey with us will transport you to other worlds and teach you to empathize with diverse perspectives. You will graduate a strong and confident reader, writer, thinker and speaker, ready to continue your journey in graduate or professional school or pursue a career in a broad range of competitive fields.

University of Detroit Mercy's Department of English is home to four undergraduate major concentrations--literature, creative writing, professional writing and secondary education. Majors work closely with a faculty advisor to pick courses and plan for their career.


Graduates have pursued successful careers in business and the nonprofit sector; teaching; creative, professional, and technical writing; editing and publishing; information sciences; government and civil service; social work and counseling; web-design; research; information management; advertising, the entertainment industry, and corporate consulting.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: National students application deadline:March 1st
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Literature Written Before 1700
  • Literature Written Between 1700-1900
  • Diverse Literatures
  • Topics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Required Documents

In addition to the application, all freshman applicants must submit:

•   High school transcript

•   ACT or SAT scores

•   A writing sample of at least 250 words on a topic of your choice

•   Letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14420 EUR/year
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  • National

    14420 EUR/year
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Living costs for Highland Park

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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