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English - American Literature and Culture

Uppsala University

24 months
Duration
9945 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

In the Master Programme in English - American Literature and Culture at Uppsala University, you will study American literature in relation to such fields as transnationalism and migration studies, the risk humanities, critical finance studies, the environmental and energy humanities, and black studies. 

Overview

It has arguably never been more challenging yet important to understand America's culture than right now. This Master Programme in English - American Literature and Culture at Uppsala University offers a curriculum for engaging with this demand in which you will engage closely with key texts that have shaped America's literary culture from the revolutionary period to its contemporary global position

 It offers an opportunity to engage with the rich diversity of American writing, from the canonical to the neglected and contemporary.

During the programme you can expect to:

  • gain a deep and broad perspective on issues which profoundly affect American literature as well as contemporary life and scholarship
  • combine course work with research training and a dissertation project
  • be a part of the only programme of its kind in Sweden

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Theory
  • Genre, Mode, Literary Form
  • Rethinking 19th Century American Literature
  • Modernism and Modernity in America
  • Literature and Intersectionality
  • Archives of Empire
  • Inventing America: The Writings of the Colonies and Early Republic 
  • Reading the Contemporary: Post-45 American Literature and Culture 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be English or an equivalent subject.

Selection: Students are selected based on:
  • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
  • a statement of purpose (1 page) and
  • the quality of the Bachelor's thesis/degree project.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9945 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19891 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA

  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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