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

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 20453
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
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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.
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  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

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

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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 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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