官网 斯塔万格大学

Is the book an endangered species? Are text messages destroying the English language? What were medieval books like? How do children learn to read and write? Who was Shakespeare and does it matter? What does reading do to our minds?

learning outcomes

Knowledge:
The student will gain:

  • A good understanding of the major theories and issues within a range of selected research areas within Literacy Studies, with focus on the English-speaking world and including both historical and current perspectives
  • A theoretical and methodological basis for academic research within Literacy Studies, focussing on a direction of study that falls within English Studies (linguistic, literary, historical or didactic)
  • An overview of central approaches and research areas within the field of Literacy Studies
  • Detailed knowledge of the particular field of research within which the student chooses to write her/his thesis
  • An understanding of basic research ethics and issues of copyright
  • An understanding of the critical use of sources and of the conventions of writing an academic thesis
  • A good knowledge of the conventions of academic English

Skills:
By the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply their knowledge to independent research work
  • Place their work within a broader research context within Literacy Studies
  • Account for the theories and methods current within their field of research and explain their own choice of theoretical framework and methodology
  • Find relevant sources and organise information and data in appropriate ways
  • Use sources critically and present a sound line of argument

General competence:
By the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply their knowledge to current debates and social/educational issues as well as to school teaching
  • Use spoken and written academic English fluently and correctly
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently both in writing and through oral presentations
  • Work on texts constructively through the giving and receiving of critical feedback

    career prospects

The Master in Literacy Studies can lead you to a wide variety of careers within areas such as education, media, publishing and culture.

Academic requirements

In order to be eligible for master’s programmes in Norway, you need to document a bachelor’s degree of minimum three years. Depending on where you completed upper secondary education, you may be required to have more than three years of university education. Please check the GSU-list for detailed information and requirements for each country.

A Bachelor´s degree, which includes at least 80 ECTS credits in English language and/or literature, is required. 30 of the 80 ECTS credits must be at advanced level.

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