English and Literacy Studies

Is the book an endangered species? Are text messages destroying the English language? How do children learn to read and write? What does reading do to your minds?
Literacy Studies is defined as the study of reading, writing and the written text in a social and cultural context. This master's programme focuses on literacy studies in an English-speaking context, and includes literary, linguistic and educational approaches.
The programme provides high-quality instruction in an intimate but dynamic research environment with many international links.
Application deadline

Non-EU applicants: December 10 - January 10

EU applicants: February 1 - March 1

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree from Nordic countries: February 1 - April 15

Formal prerequisites

A BachelorĀ“s degree with a specialization of at least 80 ECTS credits in English language and/or literature is required. 30 of the 80 ECTS credits must be at advanced level.

Proficiency in English on an advanced level is required and must be documented. For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Stavanger
Credits 120.0
Language of teaching English