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Scandinavian Area Studies

University of Washington

M.A.
24 months
Duration
18978 USD/year
10588 USD/year
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The Master's Degree in Scandinavian Area Studies from University of Washington requires broad knowledge of history, society, politics, cinema, and folklore, in addition to an emphasis in one of the following fields: Baltic studies, cinema studies, history, folklore and mythology, politics, second language acquisition or translation studies.

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Overview

Why choose Scandinavian Area Studies 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Scandinavian Drama and Film 
  • Topics in Scandinavian Prose 
  • Topics in Scandinavian Poetry 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

40 alternative credits

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).
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.
120 (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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9489 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    10588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5294 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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