This track requires a knowledge of one secondary area (such as Baltic studies, cinema studies, history, folklore and mythology, politics, second language acquisition or translation studies).
Why choose Scandinavian Languages and Literature from University of Washington?
- Largest Scandinavian Studies department in North America, also home to the only Baltic Studies program.
- Exceptional placement record for our doctorates at universities in North America and Scandinavia.
- Teaching Assistantships and fellowships offer financial support through the completion of the graduate degree.
- UW Study Abroad offers exchanges and programs with universities in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden and the Baltics.
- Outstanding collection of Nordic and Baltic materials in the UW Libraries System staffed by a Nordic Studies Librarian.
- Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities offers rich programming and research opportunities and fellowships.
- Seattle's thriving cultural institutions such as the Nordic Museum, Swedish Cultural Center, and Seattle International Film Festival.
- UW ranked number 10 in the world in Shanghai Jiao Tong University rankings.
- Old Icelandic
- Methods of Scandinavian Studies
- Topics in Scandinavian Drama and Film
- Topics in Scandinavian Poetry
- Topics in Scandinavian Prose
- 24 months
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- Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
- All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS).
- Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution
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