The Department of English is part of the Faculty of Education and Arts and offers teaching at campuses in Bodø, Levanger, and Mo i Rana. Focusing on subject pedagogy, literature, and language, our course offerings provide English accreditation for student teachers studying to teach in elementary schools (1-7), lower secondary schools (5-10) and upper secondary schools (8-13). Both Bodø and Levanger offer courses for in-service teachers (KfK) and a variety of packages for international students. The Bodø Campus also offers courses for students in the Business School and a three-year Bachelor in English degree with courses on both language and literature. This bachelor programme provides not only a foundation in the Humanities, but also an alternative route into teaching.
The Department produces research of international quality under the banner of the subject English in areas such as: literature, children’s literature in English language education, linguistics & applied linguistics, and multilingualism. It is the home of the journal Children’s Literature in English Language Education (CLELEjournal).
The national student survey (Studiebarometer) was published on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Both the Master of Education and the Bachelor of English at Nord University performed exceptionally well!
While the Covid-19 crisis currently prevents global travel, it did not prevent Nord University’s teacher education students from getting a truly international experience.
PhD Fellow Marina Yurievna Prilutskaya will be defending her dissertation, “Use of Students’ Linguistic Resources in Teaching English as an Additional Language in Norway” (Supervisor: Dr. Patrik Anders Bye) on 16 December 2020.