12 months
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About

The Comparative Literature MA program offered at 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 MA program offered at 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:

  • 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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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

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    8918 USD/year
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  • National

    8918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8918 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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Funding

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