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Literature, Visual Culture and Film Studies

M.A.
24 months
Duration
2000 EUR/year
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About

Engage in broadly interdisciplinary study of the relationship between literature, visual culture and film in contemporary and historical contexts. Gain cutting-edge theoretical insights into intermedial aesthetics and into philosophy of literature, art and film with this Literature, Visual Culture and Film Studies course at Tallinn University.

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Overview

Equip yourself with critical tools for cultural analysis of contemporary image and text-based media.

Why study with us?

  • Interdisciplinary programme that is run in collaboration with the Estonian Academy of Arts. The faculty is comprised of renowned experts in literature, art, film and visual culture. 
  • Seminar-led courses that foster an active debating and discussing environment. 
  • Individual approach to students that provides a supportive learning environment and offers the opportunity to follow personal research interests from an early stage of studies. 
  • International study groups with students from all over the world. The diverse cultural backgrounds of the students contribute to the spirit of comparative study of culture. 
  • Research-centred programme - possibility for further studies at PhD level. 
  • Open to students from all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. 
  • Students can apply for study fee reduction based on their study results.

Graduate career options

Graduates of the  Literature, Visual Culture and Film Studies course at  Tallinn University  will be equipped to work in any area that requires excellent skills in critical thinking, visual analysis and writing. The prospected career options include research, education, cultural journalism, arts administration, cultural management, museum industry, publishing, cultural diplomacy. 

Further study opportunities

The graduates will be prepared to continue their studies at PhD level. We help our students to find relevant internship opportunities, so they can explore their interests and preferences even while studying.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Key Concepts in Literary and Cultural Analysis
  • Key Concepts in Critical Theory and Visual Culture
  • Seminars in Literature, Visual Culture and Film
  • Word and Image in the Middle Ages/Renaissance
  • Histories of Postmodernism: Architecture in Theory and Visual Culture
  • Narratology
  • Adaptation
  • Word and Image

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants from Russia, Ukraine and Georgia:

  • Deadline for submitting your application: 1 June 
  • Deadline for sending your documents by post: 30 June 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
72 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
51 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent
  • Proof of English Proficiency
Entrance exams
  • Statement of research interests (1-2 pages) 
  • Writing sample (an excerpt from either the BA thesis or a paper, 10 pages)
  • Interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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