Literature - Culture - Media, Scandinavian Studies, M.A. | Lund University | Lund, Sweden
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Literature - Culture - Media, Scandinavian Studies

24 months
999 EUR/year
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The aim of the Literature - Culture - Media, Scandinavian Studies programme from Lund University is to strengthen students’ historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media.


The Literature - Culture - Media, Scandinavian Studies 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.

Career prospects

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Theory and Method
  • Ibsen and Strindberg
  • Scandinavian Children’s and Youth Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA in Scandinavian Studies, including 90 credits in Scandinavian literature, proficiency in English corresponding to English 6/English Course B from Swedish upper secondary school or the equivalent and proficiency in Swedish, Danish or Norwegian.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    999 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1999 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

SEK 220 00

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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