The Master Programme in Scandinavian Studies is for students with a Bachelor's degree in Scandinavian Studies or the equivalent. It is offered by the Department of Literature and the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Uppsala University.
The Master Programme in Scandinavian Studies promotes contact within the rich network of institutions of Scandinavian Studies in Europe and North America. It is our ambition that you apply for exchange studies for at least one semester of the programme.
The programme provides a firm ground for doctoral studies, but also good career possibilities within the field of cultural communication. A Master's degree in Scandinavian Studies will prepare you for a number of different professions, e.g. as a translator, interpreter, or information officer.
The Master Programme in Scandinavian Studies opens for career possibilities within the area of cultural communication, e.g. as translator, interpreter, or information officer within government administration as well as in organisations and international companies.
The programme also provides career paths in compulsory and upper-secondary schools (as a language teacher), and for PhD studies.
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- Advanced Introduction to Scandinavian Languages and Literatures
- Theory and Method
- Sung, Said, Written: Swedish Cultural Expressions from 1600 to the Present
- Swedish 18th Century Culture from a European Perspective
- Variations in Swedish
- Cinematic Adaptations of Scandinavian Literature
- Academic Writing in Swedish
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be within the Faculty of Arts or Faculty of Social Sciences. Also required is 60 credits in Scandinavian studies (Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian or Swedish language and culture).
- Language proficiency to the level of Swedish 3 in the Swedish secondary school, or the equivalent in Danish or Norwegian.
- All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").
- All qualified applicants will be admitted.
International9931 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19863 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
- Application Fee: SEK 900
- Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
- Tuition fee, total: SEK 200000
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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