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Literature with a Specialisation in Portuguese Literature

Stockholm University

M.Litt.
24 months
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8524 EUR/year
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Within the Literature with a Specialisation in Portuguese Literature programme at Stockholm University you will develop advanced analytical and interpretive skills for the study of literature.

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Overview

You will gain a deeper understanding of specific issues within Lusophone Literature and learn to use advanced methods for the exploration of literary texts, both in terms of form and in terms of their relation to history, politics and ethics. 

The theoretical level of the courses is high; at the same time, you will develop practical skills related to reviewing and editing literary works. 

As a student in the Literature with a Specialisation in Portuguese Literature programme at Stockholm University you will have access to a large selection of courses in Lusophone Literature and in the wider Humanities. 

A combination of compulsory and individually chosen courses will develop your knowledge and skills in this area, forming the basis for the writing of a strong scholarly Master’s Thesis. 

Program Goals 

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including both broad knowledge of the field and a considerable degree of specialised knowledge in certain areas of the field as well as insight into current research and development work
  • demonstrate specialised methodological knowledge in the main field of study

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Literary Interpretation
  • Scientific Methods and Research Ethics
  • Narrative Theory
  • Literature, Society, Criticism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Partially taught in Portuguese
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree of Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Portuguese or Lusophone Literature. Swedish Upper Secondary School course English B/English 6 or equivalent.
  • The quality/subject of the Bachelor’s Thesis and the relevance of previous studies in relation to the programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8524 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17048 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
  • First instalment: 45000 SEK
  • Total course/programme fee: 180000 SEK

Funding

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