MDP in English Language and Culture
This programme, taught entirely in English and aimed at international applicants, seeks to provide an opportunity to study English from a variety of literary and linguistic perspectives. The degree consists of coursework and a research thesis. The objectives of the programme include in-depth understanding of the multifacetedness of contemporary English studies; increased awareness of key debates in contemporary linguistics and literary studies; and an ability to carry out independent research. There are overall 10 study places available for international students.
During their studies, students will specialize in linguistics or literary and cultural studies. The Department has internationally recognized areas of strength in both linguistics and literary studies. In linguistics, these include dialectology, language contact, language variation and change, pragmatics, and bilingualism. In literary and cultural studies, the Department's areas of strength include postcolonial and ethnic literature, American literature, popular fiction, and contemporary fiction.
Applicants will be placed in a rank order on the basis of the following requirements in this order:
- language test result: a) the overall score, b) language area: writing
- earlier academic study success: a) the grade of the main subject: English, b) other subjects
- motivation letter.
Tuition and scholarships
Starting from September 2017 onwards non-EU/EEA students will be charged tuition fees for the programme: 8000 EUR/academic year. Along with the introduction of tuition fees, University of Eastern Finland will provide an attractive scholarship scheme for 50% of the students admitted to the programme. The scholarship will consist of 80-100% exemption from the tuition fees. A scholarship shall be granted for the non-EU/EEA applicants selected to the Programme, who applied for a scholarship while applying for the admission.
More about the tuition fees can be found on our Admissions website. : https://www.uef.fi/web/admissions/tuition-fees-and-scholarships
Along with the introduction of tuition fees, University of Eastern Finland will provide scholarships to students admitted to the programme. For more information, please turn to email@example.com or check our websites: http://www.uef.fi/web/mdp-english/home.
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Last updated October 10, 2016