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    an/a MEd/MA Degree

    She has a MEd Degree in Drama Education from Griffith University, Australia, and a MA Degree in Advanced Theatre Practice majoring in Performing from the Central School of Speech and Drama at the University of London, UK. (Quoted from Drama Education and Second Language Learning)

    The letter M is read as em, isn't it? Why not use an before MEd/MA Degree?

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    Joe Winston is Associate Professor in Drama and Theatre Education at the University of Warwick.
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    Can I say, "Joe Winston is an Associate Professor in Drama and Theatre Education at the University of Warwick"?
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    Re: an/a MEd/MA Degree

    They should be "an".

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    Re: an/a MEd/MA Degree

    Joe Winston is Associate Professor in Drama and Theatre Education at the University of Warwick.
    (Quoted from Second Language Learning through Drama)

    Can I say: Joe Winston is an Associate Professor in Drama and Theatre Education at the University of Warwick?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: an/a MEd/MA Degree

    No. You would only use 'an' there if he was one of several associate professors in the subject.

    The sentence as written is a shorter way of telling us he is the only associate professor etc.

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    Re: an/a MEd/MA Degree

    I'm not so sure. By analogy with French, I feel the usage lacking the article is using the job as a title: He is Chairman and CEO at a large bank. She is Associate Professor of Literature at the university.

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