Master Programme in English with Specialisation in Literature in English, 60 credits
This Master’s Degree Programme is based on the research that is produced in the English Department at Dalarna University in the fields of Irish, British, American and Postcolonial literatures. Since 2004 over 70 students have graduated from our programme and most of them are currently working in the field of education. A number of our graduates have gone on to doctoral studies, both in Sweden as well as abroad.
Why should you take this programme?
- You develop excellent oral and written communication skills as a result of participation in seminar discussions and presentations.
- You will be encouraged to disseminate your research findings and to participate actively in academic debate by attending conferences and publishing your work.
- You will develop advanced skills in research methodology, thus acquiring an excellent academic basis for further research at the doctoral level or work in a wide variety of careers.
- You will study in an international environment that is both stimulating and creative.
Who should study English with Specialisation in Literature in English?
Successful candidates to the programme are those who are interested in becoming part of the international field of English Literature studies, or who have a general interest in literature and culture. The programme is suitable for students with a bachelor’s degree with a major in English, Comparative Literature, or similar fields. Documented good command of both oral and written English is required. More details regarding prerequisites can be found in the right menu.