Master in North American Studies (MANAS)
Universidad de Alcalá de Henares / Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Registration at Universidad Complutense is open until May 4, 2018
A joint project of Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, this new Master’s aims to cater to the current demand in Spain for a graduate degree in North American Studies. This Master’s Degree seeks to offer an opportunity of multidisciplinary study to those students interested in advancing their knowledge of the United States.
Prospective students must have an advanced level of English (C1 or higher), and be motivated to become proficient in the analysis of the history, politics, and culture of the United States, with a special emphasis on the country’s social diversity and ethnicity.
Program requirements: the Master’s requires the completion of 60 credits, distributed in two modules and a master’s thesis.
The Master’s Degree in North American Studies offers three options for field specialization:
‘ Literature and Culture
‘ Policy and International Relations
‘ History and Social Sciences
These three options are designed to help students create their own specialization. This means that students may combine any two elective courses from the three options given according to their own interests.
Why this Master’s?
‘ The Master’s Degree in North American Studies will enable students to gain extensive knowledge of all aspects concerning American society from a multidisciplinary perspective.
‘ The Master’s Degree in North American Studies seeks to train experts who can work in Spanish, American, or international institutions in the fields of education, culture, communications, media, public relations, and political analysis.
‘ The Master’s Degree in North American Studies will prepare students to refine their capacities for research, analysis and debate, which are central to working in a global context.
‘ The Master’s Degree in North American Studies will emphasize critical and analytical reading with a view to training experts and prospective scholars in the field of North American Studies.
‘ The faculty at the two institutions which coordinate the degree (Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Institute Benjamin Franklin at Universidad de Alcalá) includes distinguished scholars specialized in North American Culture.