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Department of English
Department of English

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The Department of English is part of the Faculty of Education and Arts and offers teaching at campuses in Bodø, Levanger, Nesna, 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).

Picturebooks, intercultural learning and citizenship in primary English classrooms

The ICEPELL project is leaving us with a treasure trove of pedagogical resources around picturebooks for teachers of English in Grades 1-7.

English Students and the ISU Scare up a Collaboration

English Students from several programmes and the International Students’ Union recently joined forces for this year’s zombie walk.

ASANOR 2022 – America and the Sea: Bachelor of English Students Test the Waters

In week 39, Nord University hosted the American Studies Association of Norway’s biennial conference.