Description

  • You will be taught by world-leading researchers working in all areas of the arts, from Literature and Migration, to World Cinema, Book History, Gender and Postcolonial Studies.
  • Our core courses are geared to building your theoretical approach to Comparative Literature and giving you hands-on training in preparation to undertaking and writing up your own research project. We have options designed specifically for you, but you are also encouraged to take courses from across
  • The programme is suitable whether or not you already have knowledge of one or more foreign languages; you may follow it entirely in English translation, or make use of your linguistic skills in our areas of expertise. If you wish to take up a new language, this can be part of your programme of study.
  • You will be encouraged to participate in our Postgraduate Conference in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, network with world-leading invited speakers, and engage with our annual cross-disciplinary theme.
  • You will have access to world class libraries, museums, galleries, theatres and teaching/research facilities, that make Glasgow such a vibrant place for postgraduate study.

Study Details:

12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Module Details:

Semester one
Core 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE LITERATURE (20 credits)

Semester two
Core 2: COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN PRACTICE (20 credits)

Optional courses that may be on offer within the School include:
TRANSNATIONAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF GENDER
EUROPEAN NARRATIVES OF ILLNESS. MEDICAL AND LITERARY CASE HISTORIES 1783-1933
READING THE ‘NEW EUROPE’
LITERARY TRANSLATION STUDIES
THEORIES OF READING
READING WORKSHOP IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE, THEORY AND VISUAL CULTURE
CHINA AND THE WEST: INTELLECTUALS AND KNOWLEDGE DYNAMICS

Programme Funding

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Student Destinations

Employers welcome our graduates’ abilities to ‘think outside the box’ in relation to cultures other than their own, as well as their ability to communicate in oral and written form in a logical, coherent, articulate and creative way.

Our graduates go into the workplace well-prepared to work in a global, international environment, as well as in any field requiring sophisticated communication skills. Some common careers include: publishing, editing, creative industries, and teaching.

The programme also provides an excellent preparation for further study in the fields of Comparative Literature and Modern Languages and Cultures.

Fees

Home Full-time fee: £9000 Part-time fee: £1000 per 20 credits EU/International Full-time fee: £19350

Entry Requirements

Candidates should normally have a good Honours degree (2.1 or better) or equivalent in a Modern Foreign Language or cognate discipline (such as English Literature or Philosophy).

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