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King's College London - Faculty of Arts & Humanities MA in Comparative Literature
King's College London - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

MA in Comparative Literature

London, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

Sep 2024

GBP 27,996 / per year *


* UK students: £12,468 per year | International students: £27,996 per year


Study literature from five different continents covering over 2,500 years, and compare literature written in many different languages from across the world and from antiquity to the present day. We offer a unique range of options from the ancient world right up to twenty-first-century European, Asian, Middle Eastern, African, and American literature as well as the opportunity to develop your language skills.

Key benefits

  • The unique combination of geographical range and historical depth
  • Thematic approaches to facilitate cross-cultural readings on topical issues
  • Study with academic staff who are leading experts in European and World Literature
  • Opportunity to specialize with optional modules from across the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, including learning a language at the King's Language Centre
  • Located in the heart of London, close to libraries and cultural institutions
  • An internationally respected MA that offers a springboard to further study

Course essentials

The MA in Comparative Literature course is ideal for students who want to look beyond conventional literary canons and engage in a comparative study across a wide range of cultures.

Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time, September to September



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