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Old Nordic Religion, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) Reykjavik, Iceland
This is a research Master in Old Nordic Religion at University of Iceland which takes two years to complete (the second year can be completed as distance learning).

Overview

This is a research Master in Old Nordic Religion at University of Iceland which takes two years to complete (the second year can be completed as distance learning). 

The study centres around at least two compulsory courses (depending on what is available), various choice courses (based on a limited list), and an MA thesis.

In addition to the main course in Old Nordic Religion, students can take various post-graduate courses offered in:

  • Folkloristics
  • Medieval Icelandic Studies
  • Icelandic
  • Archaeology. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Folkloristics
  • Icelandic
  • History
  • History of Religions 
  • Archaeology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

A first grade BA degree, or some comparable qualification.

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.
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  • The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000 (535EUR).

Living costs for Reykjavík

  • 178929 - 290400 ISK/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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