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Comparative Literature

The City University of New York

12 months
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855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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The MA in Comparative Literature from The City University of New York prepares you for a range of exciting professional opportunities — whether you decide to earn a doctoral degree or pursue a career in film, translation, education, media, or the arts.

Overview

The MA in Comparative Literature from The City University of New York flexible program meets the needs of busy professionals, with conveniently scheduled late afternoon and evening classes taught by world-class scholars.

Curriculum

The 30-credit curriculum — which includes credits in comparative literature, national literatures, and multimedia screen studies — gives you the flexibility to tailor a course of study to your individual interests. You may also elect to take advantage of part-time adjunct teaching opportunities at the CUNY colleges and other colleges and universities in the New York metropolitan area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • While “Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism: Comparative Literature in the Age of Globalization” is the only required course, you will also complete four comparative literature and three national literature courses that reflect your individual interests. 
  • You can further personalize your course of study with elective options from related disciplines, including the visual arts, music, theatre, film history, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy. 
  • You will broaden your intellectual horizons by diving deep into topics such as the history of translation, celebrity culture, sociolinguistics, opera, masculinity, and existentialism.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CV and 10 page writing sample are required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.

Local students

  • Full-time: $5,545/semester
  • Part-time: $470 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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Funding

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