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English: English Literature, Literary Criticism and Theory

Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)


The two 7.5-credit modules “English Literature and Literary Criticism” and “Literary Theory” are integrated for teaching purposes, though each is examined separately. The integrated course is an introduction to major theories in current literary scholarship. There are four major areas, with three theories represented in each: history, text, subjectivity, and culture in a broad sense. The theories are studied in relation to literary texts selected from various periods and genres.

Prerequisites and selection


A Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent with 90 credits (in depth) pass grade in English including a literary research essay, or equivalent foreign degree. Written proficiency within the In-depth Undergraduate Course, IELTS 7.5 no part under 6.5 or TOEFL 625, TWE score 5.5 must be included.


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