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University of Agder

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About

The Master's programme in English at the University of Agder comprises courses in English language and linguistics, as well as in British and American literature. 

Overview

Students can specialise in either linguistics or literature, defining their own research projects under supervision. We offer courses in both theoretical and experimental linguistics, as well as in early modern and modern literature. 

The Master's programme in English at the University of Agder gives oral and written training in the assessment and testing of different methods of analysis. In the literature courses, there will be advanced training in vocabulary, sense of nuances, and stylistic variation. In the linguistic courses, there will be advanced training in the analysis of language structure and experimental psycholinguistic approaches to the investigation of language processing. 

Job Opportunities

The degree qualifies candidates for admission to Ph.D. programmes in either linguistics or literature. Candidates may find relevant work in education, culture, publishing, journalism and public relations, in the public as well as in the private sector, both nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Literary Theory
  • Linguistic Theory
  • Language Acquisition 
  • The Fantastic Imagination 
  • Literature and the Visual Arts 
  • Historical and Alternate Historical Fiction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Nordic citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway: From 1 February till 15 April.

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.
80
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 ECTS

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.
80
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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Other requirements

General requirements

 The general requirement is completed bachelor’s degree, cand.mag.-degree, or other degree or vocational education with a scope of minimum 3 years’ duration.

  • Academic basis: completed and passed major subject in English with no less than 80 credits. The major subject must include at least 30 credits in language/linguistics and at least 30 credits in literature.
Minimum grade requirements
  • A weighted, average grade of C or better is required, see Regulations concerning admission to programmes and courses at the University of Agder, § 24. The grade requirement is calculated from the grades included in the academic basis described in subsection 1.
Ranking of applicants
  • Weighted grade average is calculated from the academic basis as described in subsection 1. Ranking of applicants is done according to Regulations concerning admission to programmes and courses at the University of Agder, § 25.

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.
  • There are no tuition fees at the University of Agder.

Funding

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