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English and Comparative Literature

12 months
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735 USD/credit 17640 USD/year
597 USD/credit 14328 USD/year
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About

English and Comparative Literature from The American University in Cairo offer students an opportunity to analyze the different questions that literature has posed the central problems of human experience.  

Overview

English and Comparative Literature from The American University in Cairo places great emphasis on comparative literary studies and critical theory. Geographically, research topics cover Anglophone, European and Arabic writing, as well as global literature

Students at English and Comparative Literature from The American University in Cairo will be given: 

  • valuable skills in critical thinking, reading and writing, 
  • a solid foundation in advanced research methods.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Greek Classics in Translation 
  • History of Literary Criticism
  • Modern Literary Criticism 
  • Research Methods in Literature
  • Classics of the Ancient World 
  • Renaissance Writers 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for graduate study must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree with an academic record at a level sufficient to qualify for full or provisional admission. 
  • An online application for graduate studies
  • Online payment of the application fee
  • A statement of purpose 
  • An updated resume (CV)  
  • At least two online letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your academic or professional background
  • Official academic records, of which one must be a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with proof of degree completion. 
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency test results
  • Graduate students may be asked to demonstrate minimum competency in the use of computers and academic libraries as they relate to graduate study and research
  • One recent passport size photograph (a clear electronic copy) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    14328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Cairo

5312 - 6846 EGP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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