English (Literary Studies), M.Phil. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
11 months
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5363 USD/year
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About

English (Literary Studies) program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong includes those appropriate to literary studies in English as well as those of most Comparative Literature programmes throughout the world: to encourage critical and systematic studies of English and other literatures in the fullness of their mutual relationships. 

Overview

English (Literary Studies) program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong attempts to develop in the students an understanding of advanced literary studies in English as well as a critical sense of perceiving resemblances and differences in literatures with various cultural and philosophical backgrounds.

The programme is organised to focus on both literary & cultural study, since at the graduate level, literary research often converges with other disciplines. Comparative Literature, apart from cross-cultural studies of literature in influence and reception studies, genre, structure, period and movement, etc. 

Students at English (Literary Studies) program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will gain knowledge in topics as: the relations between:

  • literature and the other arts (e.g., painting, music and film), 
  • literature and sociology (e.g., socio-cultural approaches, sociology of literature, critical theory), 
  • literature and philosophy (e.g., aesthetics, phenomenology, analytic philosophy, hermeneutics), 
  • literature and history (e.g., historicism, new historicism, Marxist criticism), 
  • literature and language (e.g., semiotics, stylistics and literary discourse analysis), 
  • literature and culture (e.g., history of ideas, cultural analysis).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Studies in Literature 
  • Literature and Pedagogy 
  • Major Author(s) 
  • Creative Writing 
  • Children's Literature 
  • Life Writing 
  • Major Contemporary Novels 
  • Aspects of Contemporary Poetry 
  • Modern Drama 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Clearing Round: 31 March (Applications in Clearing Round will only be considered subject to availability of places.)

Credits

21 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency
  • Please submit an 800-word research proposal.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5363 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 11 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 11 months.

HK$42,100 per annum regardless of the study mode

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /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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