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Master’s Programme in Literature with a Specialization in Russian Literature

Open for admission for Autumn 2021: 15 March – 15 April.

“Russian Literature” is one of thirteen specializations within the Master’s Programme in Literature at the Faculty of the Humanities, and it is offered by the Department of Slavic and Baltic Studies, Finnish, Dutch and German.

  • Programme overview

    Year 1

    Semester 1

    Russian Poetry, Close Reading, 7,5 credits (main field of study: Slavic Languages)

    Semester 2

    Russian Fiction and Non-Fiction, 7,5 credits (main field of study: Slavic Languages)
    Optional courses worth a total of 22,5 credits (of which 15 credits must be in the main field of study: Slavic Languages)

    Year 2

    Semester 3

    Proficiency courses worth a total of 15 credits
    Optional course, 7,5 credits
    Seminar Course in Current Theoretical Perspectives, 7,5 credits (main field of study: Literature)
    The course English for Academic Research, 7,5 credits (main field of study: English) is taken as either a proficiency course or an optional course

    Semester 4

    Russian - Master’s Course, 30 credits (main field of study: Slavic Languages)

  • How to apply

    Prerequisites and special admittance requirements

    Degree of Bachelor or equivalent in the relevant main field of study and English proficiency equivalent to English 6 in Swedish upper secondary school.

  • Contact

    Questions about the structure and content of the programme can be answered by the study counsellor, whom you can contact at studievagledare@slav.su.se.

    The coordinator for the Master’s Programme in Literature is Axel Englund, axel.englund@littvet.su.se.