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), one-year survey programmes, micro-courses, and a variety of packages for international students. The Bodø Campus also offers courses for students in the Business School and the Faculty of Social Sciences.

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). 

Being a PhD fellow comes with many challenges: not only does one have to develop a full and compelling research project, usually with an international component, but one also has many other obligations, including teaching, research group activity, and developing …
The Department of English at Nord University, in collaboration with LæreriNord, invites Bodø VGS students to a special half-day event for a taste of college life. University lecturers from the One-Year English Programme have planned a morning of exciting talks and lectures …
On March 4, English students met up at The Cat’s Meow to dance their cares away, Roaring 20s style. Little did they know that they would be required to solve a ‘murder’… It was a exciting and glamorous way to work on communication skills, memorization, logic, rational deduction, teamwork, and …

Phone:        755 17 000


Postal address

Post box 1490

8049 Bodø

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