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Comparative Literature and Critical Theories - MA


University of Birmingham School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

Our MA in Comparative Literature and Critical Theories is an interdisciplinary, transnational programme. It invites students to engage with crucial debates about the different ways in which cultures across time and space have understood the relationship between literature and the world, the concept of representation and the role of the author in the cultural domain.

Sucessful graduates of the programme will be trained in comparative and critical theory and have a strong grounding in a range of world literatures and cultures across time and space.

Students will gain knowledge of a range of transnational critical theories and debates on world literature, as well as a familiarity with comparative approaches to world literary and cultural texts and traditions. They will develop critical reading

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Entry Requirements

The programme allows for multi-disciplinary entry. You will need an upper second-class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent if you were educated outside of the UK.


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