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Programstruktur

Programme structure

Term 1

1. Compulsory course in The Aesthethics of Intermedial Culture (15 ECTS-credits).

2. Advanced courses within the individual subjects, offered by the various divisions at the Centre for Languages and Literature and taught in their respective languages.

a) The Swedish and Danish Literary Canon - a Historical and Theoretical Perspective    (15 ECTS-credits) or Ibsen and Strindberg (15 ECTS-credits)
b) English Literature (15 ECTS-credits) or American Literature (15 ECTS-credits)
c) The Role of Authors and Intellectuals in the French Public Sphere (15 ECTS-credits) or French Literature in the World (15 ECTS-credits)
d) Latin American Literature in the Twentieth Century (15 ECTS-credits) or Latin America Cultural Icons (15 ECTS-credits)
e) German Literature after the Wall (15 ECTS-credits) or Post-World War II German Literature (15 ECTS-credits)
f) Russian
g) Yiddish Literature after 1945 (15 ECTS-credits) or Yiddish Modernism, 1907-1954 (15 ECTS-credits)
h) Advanced Russian Literature (15 ECTS-credits) or Russian Modernism 1890-1928 (15 ECTS-credits)

Term 2

3. Advanced courses within the individual subjects, offered by the various divisions at the Centre for Languages and Literature and taught in their respective languages (15 ECTS-credits)

4. Either of three options:

a) Individual choice of course at post-graduate or under-graduate level offered by the various divisions at the Centre for Languages and Literature and taught in their respective languages. Students are particularly encouraged to broaden their scope and study compatible courses abroad or at other Swedish universities.

b) World Literature and Intercultural Understanding offered by the Centre for Languages and Literature and taught in English (15 ECTS-credits). The course is divided into two parts:

a) World Literature (7,5 ECTS-credits)
b) Translation, Interpretation and Transformation (7,5 ECTS-credits)

c) For students who leave the programme after one year: A short thesis (approx. 13.000 words).

Term 3

5. Compulsory course in Literary Theory and Methods (15 ECTS-credits) offered by the Centre for Languages and Literature (15 ECTS-credits).

6. Individual choice of course at post-graduate or under-graduate level offered by the various divisions at the Centre for Languages and Literature and taught in their respective language. Students are particularly encouraged to broaden their scope and study compatible courses abroad or at other Swedish universities.  

Term 4

7. Writing of a Master's thesis (approx. 25.000 words) in Literature – Culture – Media, specialising in either English, French, General, German, Spanish, Russian, Scandinavian Literature or Yiddish (20 weeks, 30 ECTS-credits).

There will be joint compulsory seminars. Each student will present and defend his/her Master's thesis at one of these seminars.

Credit System: Three grades (High pass, pass, and fall).

Programme Syllabus