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Literary and Linguistic Perspectives on Speculative fiction

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
25%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-13051
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 750 SEK
First payment: 10 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

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About

The course deals with literary and linguistic perspectives on speculative fiction (a catch-all term for a number of genres that all have as a central feature some departure from the world as we perceive it, including, among other things, science fiction, fantasy, apocalyptic fiction, gothic fiction, horror literature. The course covers a wide range of topics, such as, for example, genre studies, speculative fiction as a literary dialogue, literature as social criticism, etc.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.