UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course offers an intellectually exciting and flexible range of options focusing on Nordic culture in a global context. No prior knowledge of a Nordic language is required, though students can opt to consolidate their language or translation skills, or to start Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian or Swedish from scratch.

Course Modules

Core modules: Language, culture and history. This core module permits research into 2 of the following fields: Postcolonialism; trauma; memory; collective identities. Options: Advanced Scandinavian translation; Nordic cinema (contextualising Dreyer, Bergman and Dogme 95); introduction to Old Norse; crime and small communities in Nordic literature; advanced Old Icelandic literature; sources for the Viking age.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in Scandinavian studies from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a relevant discipline.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees