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Literature, Culture and Media

University of Iceland

M.A.
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About

The faculty offers a Master of Arts in Literature, Culture and Media at University of Iceland, plus diverse academic programmes in Asian studies, Nordic languages, the major European and American languages in addition to classical languages.

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Overview

The faculty offers diverse academic programmes in Asian studies, Nordic languages, the major European and American languages in addition to classical languages.

The Master of Arts in Literature, Culture and Media at University of Iceland covering the following subjects are offered:

  • Asian studies: Japanese and Chinese
  • Nordic languages: Danish and Swedish
  • Major European and American languages: English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish
  • Classical languages: Greek and Latin (a key to European culture from the beginning)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Ancestry of English Words 
  •  The Americas: Languages and Cultures  
  •  Introduction to Culture and Communication 
  • Multicultural Literature in North America
  • Women Crimes Writers and Films

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Icelandic
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).
6.5 (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.
83 (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

BA-, B.Ed or a BS-degree with first grade average. A BA-, B.Ed or a BS-essay in the undergraduate programme is a requirement for entering the MA.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).

Funding

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