Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for courses offered in the autumn semester and 1 December for the courses offered in the spring semester.
Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for courses offered in the autumn semester and 1 October for courses offered in the spring semester.
This course is intended for students in the MA programme in English literature and students in the MA programme in teacher education year 8-13 (lektorutdanning trinn 8-13, studieretning engelsk). This course may be taken as a single course by students who meet the admission requirements for the MA programme in English Literature.
This course fulfils the Literature and Society requirement for the MA in English literature.
Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent qualification, in English literature, or a degree combining English literature and a closely-related discipline (minimum 80 ECTS in English). An average grade equivalent to C or better in the English coursework (80 ECTS) is required.
Application code: 9371 - Enkeltemner på masternivå (Nordic applicants).
The students have the following learning outcomes:
The course is based on independent studies, lectures, seminars and digital communication for 13 weeks. The course convenes once a week for lectures, seminars, student presentations, and supervision.
Quality assurance: All courses will be evaluated once during the period of the study programme. The board of the programme decides which courses will be evaluated by students and teacher each year.
The following two coursework requirements must be completed and approved in order to take the final exam: 1) A written introduction that defines the topic of research, presents the text(s) in question, and relates both to critical review and relevant discourses of literature and justice. The student is encouraged to choose her/his own text and research statement. 2) An essay of 8-12 pages on a new text and topic in the field of literature and justice.
Assessment method: The exam will consist of a term paper of approximately 12-15 pages to be submitted after all classes are completed.
The exam will be assessed on an A-F grades scale. Grades are A-E for passed and F for failed. A re-sit examination is offered in in the beginning of the following semester in cases of grade F/Fail. The deadline for signing up (via the Studentweb) for a re-sit examination is 15 January (for courses offered in the autumn semester) and 15 August (for courses offered in the spring semester). In the event of a re-sit examination, the student is allowed to submit a revised version of his/her term paper within a given deadline.