M.A. Literature - Culture - Media, Russian Literature

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR10910 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
Lund University | Lund, Sweden
The aim of the programme is to strengthen studentsí historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media.

Description of Literature - Culture - Media, Russian Literature

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The student can choose to specialise in English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish, or Yiddish literature, and in 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.

Special features of the programme:
  • Courses are taught by distinguished professors, many of them internationally renowned.
  • Students from all over the world contribute to a stimulating atmosphere in our classes.
  • The Centre for Languages and Literature provides an invigorating intellectual and social environment for the programme.
Career prospects

The programme serves as preparation either for further academic studies (PhD) or for a professional career in the field of literature, culture and media

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15
Tuition fee
  • EUR 10910 Year (Non-EEA)
  • Free (EEA)

Non EU/EEA-students: 100,000 SEK per year

Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Presentation av programmet
The aim of this masterís programme is to strengthen the studentís historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture in general and modern media. Consequently the literary text is studied from an intercultural and interdisciplinary perspective. The student can choose between a specialization in English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish, or Yiddish literature, and in Scandinavian studies. The tuition consists of compulsory courses in English and individually selected courses within the various language orientations. Some courses are theoretical, discussing aesthetic and cultural topics of a general nature, while others are focused on specific literary genres, themes or historical periods. Critical attention will also be given to the many forms in which literature enters the media and the public sphere in contemporary society. The programme may serve as a preparation either for further academic studies (i.e. a PhD) or for a professional career related to the field of literature, culture and media. In its full length the programme will comprise two years of study, but a student who chooses to do so can end it after one year. In both cases, the final examination will consist of writing a Masterís thesis in Literature - Culture - Media.

Requirements for Literature - Culture - Media, Russian Literature

Admission requirements
BA in Russian Literature, including 90 credits in the subject. English 6/English Course B.
Selection criteria
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.

Work Experience for Literature - Culture - Media, Russian Literature

No work experience is required.

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