Department of English

Introduction to Celtic Literature 2017/2018 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2017 weeks 45-02 (early November - mid-January) - 50 % - Distance learning

Application Deadline: 2017-04-18

Enrolment Code: UU-55104 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Outline for distance course: The distance education course is based on self-study and communication through the web-based learning environment. This contains all information regarding the course and is used for the compulsory course activities. Teaching takes the form of study instructions, exercises and discussions. Access to a computer with Internet connection is required to follow the course. All teaching and examinations are done online. Taking a distance learning course means that you yourself largely determine when you study, since you are not as tied to scheduled classes. Note, however, that this kind of course requires as much effort as an ordinary campus course and that it is equally important to meet set deadlines.

Autumn 2017 weeks 45-02 (early November - mid-January) - 50 % - Campus

Application Deadline: 2017-04-18

Enrolment Code: UU-55129 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Spring 2018 weeks 14-22 (April - early June) - 50 % - Distance learning

Application Deadline: 2017-10-16

Enrolment Code: UU-05104 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Outline for distance course: The distance education course is based on self-study and communication through the Web-based learning environment. This contains all information regarding the course and is used for the compulsory course activities. Teaching takes the form of study instructions, exercises and discussions. Access to a computer with Internet connection is required to follow the course. All teaching and examinations are done online. Taking a distance learning course means that you yourself largely determine when you study, since you are not as tied to scheduled classes. Note, however, that this kind of course requires as much effort as an ordinary campus course and that it is equally important to meet set deadlines.

Entry Requirements: English 6, or English B

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 11250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 11250

About the course:

Ireland has the oldest and most extensive vernacular literature in western Europe. Wales also possesses a rich body of medieval literature. This course will give you an overview of and insight into the literature of these Celtic countries by reading texts in translation. Among other things, you will discover how the greatest hero of Irish tradition (Cú Chulainn) came to kill his only son and how the beautiful, but tragic, heroine Deirdriu killed herself after the murder of her lover Noísiu.

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Contact

Department of English

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 L

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1247 018-471 1245

Fax: 018-471 1229

E-mail: Info@engelska.uu.se

Study Counsellor studievagledare@engelska.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47

Fax: +46-18 471 12 29