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About

The MA in Comparative Literatures and Cultures at University of Bristol gives you the opportunity to study the encounters and exchanges between literatures and cultures across Europe and beyond. We welcome graduates of all arts and humanities disciplines.

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Overview

You will become acquainted with the theory and practice of comparative cultural study, and consider how concepts of national cultures cross borders and interact with ideas of the global and transnational. You will gain a thorough grounding in cultural theory, critical reading and research skills, and put this theoretical knowledge into practice by studying topics and themes that span the disciplines, national contexts and time periods taught by experts in the School of Modern Languages.

While knowledge of a foreign language is not a requirement for this programme, you will have the opportunity to learn a language at a variety of levels, from beginner to advanced, and to engage with material in foreign languages throughout the MA. The MA in Comparative Literatures and Cultures at University of Bristol  culminates in a dissertation - an extended piece of original academic research.

As a postgraduate, you will be considered a full member of the academic community, with the opportunity to participate in the many research seminars and conferences taking place within the Faculty of Arts.

Careers

Studying comparative literatures and cultures allows you to develop a range of analytical skills and a multicultural and interdisciplinary awareness that will allow you to excel in many different professions. Graduates of this programme will be well prepared for doctoral studies in the humanities and arts, as well as careers in

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Institutions of Culture
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Research Skills
  • Dissertation (Comparative Literatures and Cultures)
  • Tradition and Experimentation in Twentieth-Century European Fiction
  • The Rise of the Novel in 19th-Century Europe

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in an arts or humanities discipline, such as modern languages, English or comparative literature, linguistics, history, visual art, theatre or film. Applicants should have studied at least one literature module, and have achieved 60% or above (or international equivalent) in this. Non-traditional qualifications/routes may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21900 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: part-time - £4,900

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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