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Comparative Literature

San Francisco State University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
8704 USD/year
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About

The Comparative Literature program of San Francisco State University combines the objectives of graduate study in foreign languages and literature with an emphasis on the intercultural and international aspects of literature.

Overview

The Comparative Literature program of San Francisco State University provides graduate training in subjects common to more than one national literature. Research work in the program is directed toward the problems of literary theory and analysis, genre studies, and literary history.

Career paths

The graduate degree in Comparative Literature is of particular value for students who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in comparative literature, English, foreign language and literature, interdisciplinary humanities, or who plan to teach at the middle school, high school, or community college levels.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Study in Comparative Literature
  • Seminar: Topics in Critical Theory
  • Topics in Comparative Literature
  • Advanced Study in Comparative Literature
  • Editing and Publishing the Comparative Literature Journal
  • Directed Reading in Comparative Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate major in literature (comparative and/or world literature, English, or any foreign language and literature)
  • Sufficient proficiency in a foreign language/literature taught at the graduate level at SF State
  • English language proficiency
  • Two-three page statement of purpose
  • Hold the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor's degree
  • Have the equivalent of a U.S. 3.0 GPA or "B" average

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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