Comparative Literature, M.A. | Western University - Canada | London, Canada
12 months
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13166 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
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Comparative Literature from Western University - Canada has recognized strengths in various literatures (especially – but not limited to – American, Canadian, Classical, English, French & Francophone, German, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and Spanish).

Overview

What distinguishes Comparative Literature from Western University - Canada from similar programs across the country (Toronto, Alberta, Montreal...) is the insistent focus on critical theory, postcolonial literature, East-West cultural relationships and inter-media studies (particularly visual art and film). 

Graduates with Comparative Literature from Western University - Canada will:

  • define their own research areas and critical perspectives 
  • be employed as Teaching Assistants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Erotomachia: The Battle of the Sexes from Aristophanes to Spike Lee
  • The Nineteenth Century Novel: From Literature to Adaptation
  • Propaedeutics
  • From Language to Writing to Writing Systems
  • The Uncanny and the Fantastic
  • Writing the Medieval Body
  • Testimony, Memory, Fiction
  • Life-Support: Literature and Environmentalism
  • Intermediality: Book to Film
  • Propaedeutics for Comparatists
  • Why (and how) are things similar?: Analogy, Example, Metaphor, Taxonomy
  • Nineteenth-Century Cities: Berlin, London, Paris
  • The Bible and Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours B.A. degree.
  • A minimum average of B+ (78%) for the last two years of study.
  • In addition to proficiency in English, the M.A. Program requires for admission proficiency – at a level sufficient to read original texts and pursue graduate-level work – in a language in which research can be supported by the Program's core faculty (please see ELP requirements below).
  • A sample of written work in English (no less than 10 pages, no more than 20 pages).
    • Biographical information
    • Contact information
    • Statement of academic intent 
    • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
    • Professional background
    • Referee information 
    • Proficiency in English Scores
    • Application fee
    • A sample of written work
    • List of publications
    • References

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      13166 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6583 CAD per semester during 12 months.
    • National

      4240 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 12 months.

    Living costs for London

    1037 - 1625 CAD /month
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