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Literature - Culture - Media, Spanish Literature - Master's Programme

Master's programme2 years120 credits

The aim of the programme is to strengthen students’ historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media. The student can choose to specialise in English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish, or Yiddish literature, and in Scandinavian studies. 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 programme:

  • 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 (i.e. a PhD) or for a professional career in the field of literature, culture and media.

More information can be found at http://www.sol.lu.se//lkm/

The next application period opens mid-October 2017

Get ready to apply for the autumn 2018 programme - check the entry requirements and how to apply instructions!

Contact

Centre for Languages and Literature
Helgonabacken 12, 223 62 Lund
Box 201, 221 00 Lund
+46 46 222 32 10

Study advisor: Helena Nilsson, helena.nilsson [at] litt.lu.se, +46 46 222 9380

Programme coordinator: Alexander Bareis, alexander.bareis [at] tyska.lu.se

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

BA in Spanish 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 Level 6 (unless otherwise stated under "Entry requirements"). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency - check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.

Country-specific requirements

Check if there are any country-specific eligibility rules for you to study Master's studies or Bachelor's studies in Sweden.

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Important dates

Start Autumn semester 2017

Study period

Application

daytime Lund, full time 100%

In English

August 28, 2017 - June 9, 2019

Closed for applications

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.
 

Step 1: Apply online

  • Check you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in
  • Start your application – go to www.universityadmissions.se where you create an account and select programmes/courses, during the application period
  • Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline
     

Step 2: Submit documents

  • Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at www.universityadmissions.se. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies
  • Get all your documents ready: official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants), official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants), passport/ID and proof of English proficiency (all applicants)
  • Prepare programme-specific documents if stated on this page
  • Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable) before the document deadline

*Note that the process if different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus +).
*If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme.

Programme-specific documents

In addition to the documents mentioned under Step 2, you must also submit the following when you apply to this programme:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Bachelor's degree essay (if the Bachelor's degree does not require a thesis this should be clearly stated and an equivalent writing sample should be submitted)

Please note that the essay or writing sample should be sent directly to "Centre for Languages and Literature, Helena Nilsson, Box 201, 221 00 Lund, Sweden".

 

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Tuition fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 200 000

First payment: SEK 50 000

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Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at www.universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions


*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.

Scholarships & funding

Lund University Global Scholarship programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

Lund University Global Scholarship

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.

Scholarship options at the Swedish Institute website

Country-specific scholarships and funding options

Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.

External scholarships

Information about scholarships from external organisations