English Comparative Literature, M.Sc. | An-Najah National University | Nablus, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
24 months
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An-Najah National University's program in English Comparative Literature has been tailored to satisfy the need of talented students who are armed with an outstanding knowledge in English and Arabic literatures and who enjoy a convenient proficiency in the two languages.


The English Comparative Literature program at An-Najah National University is a 36-hour course comprising two pathways; dissertation writing and comprehensive exam. Irrespective of the chosen pathway, students have to successfully complete 21 core credit hours.

Career Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to find jobs in the domains of teaching literature at departments of English and schools, in diplomatic and cultural missions, in public relations department, in research institutions, in civil and non-governmental organizations, in ministries of foreign affairs and in embassies. The job market is saturated with graduates from conventional literature, linguistics and translation programs and it is time we respond to the needs of the graduates of Departments of English who have a passion for literature within a world context.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transatlantic Studies
  • A Special Topic in Literature
  • Theorizing Subjectivity and Power
  • Romanticism in the Arab Context
  • Memory Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective applicant should have a Bachelor degree from An-Najah National University or its equivalent from a Faculty or university credited by An-Najah National University.
  • A Placement Test for the major he/she is applying to.
  • Prospective applicant should be willing to meet with the Supervising Committee for a personal interview if the Specialised Department Council recommends that.
  • Earning a competitive GPA, is a matter usually determined and computed by the Specialized Department by the following formula: An applicant’s Bachelor’s GPA counts 70% and the applicant’s results on the Skills / Placement Exam and personal interview counts 30%.
  • An original or official transcript or copy of certified from both the university from which the applicant graduated and the Palestinian ministry of higher learning.
  • A certificate of work experience, if available.
  • Two recommendation Letters from faculty members or professionals.
  • Personal photo

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Nablus

1790 - 2357 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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