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English Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies

University of Cyprus

24 months
Duration
2562 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Arts in English Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies at University of Cyprus is designed for students who wish to undertake research in literature, with particular emphasis on theoretical, cross-cultural, comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives.

Overview

Students may explore cross-cultural dimensions within English Studies, or Anglophone literature in relation to literatures in other languages. Intergeneric approaches to literature are also encouraged. The Master of Arts in English Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies at University of Cyprus courses examine recent developments in theoretical tendencies and cultural analysis primarily in relation to literary texts but also with respect to the other arts, drawing from disciplines such as psychology, anthropology, sociology, history and philosophy.

Graduates of the programme will be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced knowledge and understanding of a broad spectrum of critical and methodological approaches to texts, and the ability to develop complex interpretations of literary and related texts, often in interdisciplinary contexts;
  • knowledge of a broad social, cultural, and historical framework of the development of relevant literature(s);
  • knowledge of a broad range of core literary and related texts relevant to the field of study, and of their interpretations;
  • ability to communicate ideas in accordance with professional standards and conventions of academic writing, with a view to contributing to the development of knowledge;
  • ability to demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in the delivery of work in a manner transferable to a range of professional contexts;
  • ability to think and articulate ideas creatively.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Problem of Subjectivity in Postmodern Theory and Literature
  • The Sublime
  • Space and Cultural Mobility in Postmodern Theory and Literature
  • Space & Cultural Production
  • The Animal in Literature and Philosophy
  • Nation and Narrative

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The list of items accompanying applications include:

  • a filled-out formal application sheet
  • a certified copy of the BA Degree plus a certified copy of the BA Degree script,
  • a full CV in English,
  • the student's initial statement of purpose.
  • writing samples in English, and
  • min. 2 letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2562 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5125 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2562 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5125 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /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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