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Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish) (Part-time)

24 months
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8190 GBP/year
4515 GBP/year
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About

This multidisciplinary, flexible course in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish) (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London will give you a thorough grounding in comparative literature and cultural studies in the context of modern languages. 

Overview

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish) (Part-time) course at Birkbeck, University of London allows you to explore the cultures of a variety of language-speaking areas: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Brazilian, and Spanish and Latin American. You can take a broadly comparative pathway through the degree or choose to engage with one or more specific language-speaking areas. 

The course brings together a team of renowned academic experts in cultural studies, visual studies, linguistics, comparative literature and cultures, history and thought. We will help you steer a pathway through the programme that reflects your specific interests, career and personal ambitions, and language knowledge. You will be able to choose whether you study texts in the original language(s) or in English translation; if you work in the original language(s) this will be reflected in the final degree title (eg MRes French and Spanish). 

Careers and Employability

Graduates go in to careers in international organisations or businesses, translating and teaching, research and journalism. Possible professions include teacher, researcher, journalist, or translator. This degree may also be useful in becoming an academic librarian, writer, arts administrator, or advertising copywriter.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Studying Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies in Modern Languages
  • Research Skills Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (Modern Languages)
  • Imagining the Nation
  • Interrogating the Self
  • Memory and History

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.

  • On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency
  • The application form 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8190 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8190 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4515 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4515 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish) (Part-time)
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