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Scandinavian Studies

Uppsala University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
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9931 EUR/year
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About

The Master Programme in Scandinavian Studies at Uppsala University invites you to perform close and critical examination of issues concerning historical and contemporary cultural expressions, as well as the differences and similarities between the Scandinavian languages and literatures.

Overview

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.

Career opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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
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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 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9931 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19863 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA

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

Funding

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