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BA (Hons) Comparative Literature

Queen Mary University of London
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Course UCAS code: Q200
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Expand your horizons by studying literatures and cultures from around the world. Our BA in Comparative Literature allows you to delve into a range of literatures from different time periods, genres and languages. You’ll examine links between literature and other art forms, including music, film, popular culture and visual arts. In the first year you’ll be given a solid grounding in the discipline of literary studies. Throughout the course, you can tailor your studies to concentrate on the areas of literature that interest you the most, with options from modern fairy tales to European literature to modernist literature in India and China. You can also study a host of themes ranging from madness to migration. There are some creative options, such as editing your own anthology. You also have the option to extend your degree by studying abroad for a year.
Modules:
Year 1 Compulsory Critical Thinking and Writing for Comparative Literature European Literature and its Contexts Introduction to Comparison Introduction to Literature: Texts and Contexts The Scene of Learning Understanding Culture: An Introduction to Cultural Theory Choose two from Brief Encounters: Short Stories and Tall Tales Myth and Modernity The Opposite of Science: How to analyse poems The Romantic Experience in Europe (1800–1840)
Assessment Methods:
Assessment typically includes a combination of exams and coursework, or coursework only. The final year may include completion of a research project.
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15 January

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This is a great uni. It is close to public transport, whilst also having an array of cheap take out, restaurants and fast food options for students. The freshers events are great to make friends and get involved. Don't miss any! The departments are very friendly by letting people change courses, providing links to careers website and going the extra effort to provide the best experience. It's very diverse in culture and backgrounds and reflects the London environment.

Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Admissions Office:
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Admissions Office:
Tel. +44 (0)20 7882 5511
Email. [email protected]

 
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