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English Literature - A Themes Course

15 credits

This course offers a hands-on introduction to literary theory. Theoretical tools will be put into use in analysing a range of texts written in English, from poetry to films and everything between. The main working methods will be discussion and reflection, aiming at developing critical reading skills.
The course consists of two 7.5 modules. Module 1 provides an up-to-date overview of key theoretical frameworks such as gender studies and ecocriticism, while Module 2 dives more deeply into a specific area of literary study. (See the syllabus for details.)

Växjö – the student city with a living campus

Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.

Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.

With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also a picturesque city where you are always close to forests and water.

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Build your own degree

Did you know that you can combine single-subject courses to build your own degree? In this way, you can design your own degree based on your interests and the career you are aiming for. This does not apply to all courses so make sure to check with a study counsellor at the faculty. Learn more about how you can build your own degree and become unique on the labour market.