Literature - Culture - Media (Russian Literature Specialisation), M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    20453
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The aim of the Literature - Culture - Media (Russian Literature Specialisation) programme from Lund University is to strengthen students’ historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media.

About

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 Literature - Culture - Media (Russian Literature Specialisation) programme from Lund University:
  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • The Aesthetics of Intermedial Culture
  • Literary Theory and Method
  • Advanced Russian Literary Studies
  • Russian Modernism

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 575

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Entry 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.
English language requirements
Most of Lund University’s programmes require ”English 6/English course B” (unless otherwise stated under "Entry requirements"). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 20453 International
  • Free EU/EEA
  • Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 200 000
  • There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

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