Head: P.J. Buchan (Acting)
Campus Address/General Office: 357 University College
Telephone: (204) 474 8487
Fax: (204) 261 0021
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Staff: Please refer to the website for Faculty information: http://umanitoba.ca/icelandic
Icelandic Program Information
Note: Admission to this program is currently suspended.
The Department of Icelandic offers innovative and challenging programs of study leading up to the Master of Arts degree.
Applications are currently not being taken for this program.
Students should familiarize themselves with the Faculty of Graduate Studies ‘GRAD’ courses applicable to their program. If you have questions about which GRAD course(s) to register in, please consult your home department/unit.
Requirements for the M.A. degree include a thesis and three courses (18 credit hours) at the 7000 level in the Icelandic Department.
Second Language Reading Requirement: Yes
Expected Time to Graduate: 2 years
Advanced modern Icelandic usage through translation (English-Icelandic/Icelandic-English), practical exercises, and free composition. Study of fictional and non-fictional texts.
Icelandic literature in the 20th century. Study of modern and contemporary Icelandic literature focusing on a major author.
Study of Old Norse-Icelandic sagas focusing on a specific genre or theme.
Study of Old Norse-Icelandic poetry focusing on a specific genre or theme.