The Literature - Culture - Media, English Literature programme from Lund University 's students can choose between a specialisation in Children’s and Adolescent, English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish or Yiddish Literature, or Scandinavian Studies.
There are theoretical courses, discussing aesthetic and cultural topics of a general nature, as well as courses focused on specific literary genres, themes or historical periods. Critical attention is also given to the many forms in which literature enters the media and the public arena in contemporary society. The final examination takes the form of a Master’s thesis.
The programme serves as preparation either for further academic studies (i.e. a PhD) or for a professional career in the field of literature, culture and media.
- Literary Theory and Method
- English Literature
- Contemporary Writing in English
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Literature View 24 other Masters in Literature in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Based on Bachelor's degree essay (essay should be submitted with application, if the Bachelor´s degree does not require a thesis this should be clearly stated and an equivalent writing sample should be submitted), grades of relevant courses, and letter of intent (submit with application), in that order. Additionally, interviews may be conducted.
- BA or the equivalent in English Literature, including 90 credits in the subject. In addition, an IELTS test (Academic) with a total result of 7.5 with no section scoring less than 7.0 is required.
International10693 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21387 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 220 000
Living costs for Lund
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.