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MAScandinavian Studies

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Overview

Program description:
Målet med utbildning i skandinavistik är att utbilda experter som kan använda sitt skandinaviska språk, antingen danska, norska eller svenska, både skriftligt och muntligt på en hög nivå, kan kommunicera med de två andra skandinaviska språkens talare på sitt eget huvudspråk, och har breda teoretiska och praktiska kunskaper om hela Skandinaviens språk, litteratur, kultur och historia. Dessa färdigheter och kunskaper kan de senare använda både teoretiskt och praktiskt inom arbetslivet också: inom turismen, näringslivet, media och pressen, kulturen och statsförvaltningen; de kan dessutom översätta och tolka allmänna texter; känner samhällets, ekonomins och miljöns förhållanden och problem både i Ungern och i Skandinavien. Ett annat mål med utbildningen är att förbereda studenterna för studierna på avancerad nivå (MA resp PhD).

Short description:
Students of Scandinavian Studies will be able to acquire wide-ranging education, different skills and competences during their studies. The program provides courses in the liberal arts, special Scandinavian and philological studies, language skills development at a higher level, and special seminars on Scandinavian languages and cultures. Students will gain comprehensive cultural, historical and literary knowledge regarding the whole region of Scandinavia and especially a chosen Scandinavian language/country. In the scope of the Master course, students have a choice of specializations in linguistics and philology based on core studies, and preparation for possible academic fields.

Strength of program:
The Master program aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge as a philological discipline (linguistic, literary and cultural studies) of Scandinavia to graduates who will thus be familiar with the fields and methods of academic research and be able to meet the requirements of the PhD program. Note that the program does not offer teaching qualifications.

Entry requirements: A C1-level, internationally recognized language certificate in the target language or a diploma in the target language. A bachelor degree in Germanic Studies, Specialized in Scandinavian Studies is also required.

Entrance exam: Yes

Type of entrance exam: oral

Entrance exam location: Electronic

Entrance exam description: The application documents are processed by the Department of International Affairs and then forwarded to the department responsible for the given degree programme. The department checks the documents and organizes an interview by telephone, online (e.g. Skype) or in person. After the entrance interview, the department comes to a decision and informs the Department of International Affairs.

Contact:
Mr Rezső Jarmalov
Stipendium Hungaricum coordinator
stipendiumhungaricum@btk.elte.hu

Preparatory year available: No

Specialisation year available: No

Minimum number of scholarship holders: 2

Maximum number of scholarship holders: 20

Link: www.elte.hu/en/scandinavian-studies-ma

Programme structure

Please find the list of study units here:

Scandinavian Studies

Career opportunities

In all fields requiring a university degree without specifications of majors in PhD programmes requiring a major specific degree.

Job examples:
•Education and research
•Management
•Business
•Banking
•Journalism
•Communications

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States