Department of English

English, Celtic and North American Studies

More than 60 courses on offer.

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Courses and Programmes

You may choose to study free elective courses or a programme. The department offers about 60 courses and you may tailor your Bachelor's degree by choosing courses at our department and at other departments at Uppsala university or even other institutions of higher education. Find out what you need to get a degree and how to select a major and minor subjects. You may also study English as part of the teacher training programme.

Master's Programme in English

We offer a Master's programme in English. To be eligible you need a Bachelor's degree in English. The programme includes a wide range of stimulating courses in three specialisations: English linguistics, English literature and American literature and culture.

Master's programme in English

Study Abroad

Do you want to study abroad? As a student at the Department of English you have the opportunity to spend one or two terms at one of our partner universities. We have partnerships with institutions in for example Ireland, Germany, Greece and the UK.

Study abroad

Graduate Studies

The PhD programme in English offers three different specialisations: English linguistics, Engish literature and American literature. The programme makes you an exapert in your chosen field and developes indipendent and critical thinking.

Both practical and theoretical skills are developed as well as a broad knowledge of your chosen field. The doctoral programme prepares students for qualified work in business, public administration and institutions of higher education.

How do I apply to the PhD programme?