NORD3103 - Special Subject in Scandinavian Literature


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

The course NORD3103 is a specialized subject focusing on a central Nordic author's work. Students read 4-5 literary works and 200-300 pages of biographical work, theory, secondary- and scholarly literature.

Learning outcome


  • the candidate has detailed insight into a central Nordic author's work, its reception history, and the period the author was active


The candidate is able to

  • provide a cohesive presentation of a central Nordic author's work
  • analyze one (or more) works in light of the author's key characteristics
  • utilize and demonstrate knowledge of research into the author's work

Learning methods and activities

Seminars with active student participation.

Course requirements:

- Approved reading list

- Approved written and/or oral assignment(s) and/or test(s) (determined by lecturer). Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Obligatory activities from a previous semester may be approved by the department.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved reading list
  • Approved written and/or oral assignment(s) and/or test(s)

Further on evaluation

Assessment: 7-day take-home exam. Scope approx. 4000 words.

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the Master's programme in Scandinavian Studies or Language Studies with Teacher Education.

Course materials

The reading list will be made available at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Scandinavian Language and Literature
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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