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Finnish, Literary theory and Methods

The aim of the course is to provide you with thorough knowledge about modern literary theories and methods, as well as about the most important research results within Finnish literature studies.

The course is an obligatory part of the Master’s Programme in Literature with a specialization in Finnish Literature. It can also be a stand-alone course or part of the Master’s Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Finnish Linguistics.

  • Course structure

    The course consists of two modules.

    Modules

    Literary Theory and Methods, 5 credits

    The module discusses modern theories and methods within Finnish literary studies.

    Finnish Literature Studies and Literature, 2,5 credits

    The module consists of analysing Finnish literature in relation to literary studies.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is in the form of lectures and seminars. The language of instruction is Finnish.

    Grading criteria

    Grading criteria: Betygskriterier och betygssättning för kursen Finska, Litteraturvetenskaplig teori och metod (339 Kb)  (in Swedish)

    Assessment

    Literary Theory and Methods, 5 credits

    The module is examined on the basis of a take-home examination.

    Finnish Literature Studies and Literature, 2,5 credits

    The module is examined on the basis of a oral exam.

    Examiner

    Examiners for courses in Finnish (140 Kb)

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    Study Councellor, Finnish