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Comparative Literature and Linguistics with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Expand your literary and cultural horizons while also exploring language in all its aspects. Comparative literature makes comparisons and connections between literatures and cultures. You’ll study a range of genres, time periods, and national literatures, as well as cross-cutting themes. Linguistics complements the study of literature, focusing on how language works and how we communicate. You’ll develop systematic ways of looking at examples as diverse as youth language in our multilingual cities, or the English used in the media and politics. You’ll consider how new technologies shape the form of English and whether the spread of English is changing or even killing other languages. In your first year, you’ll take modules introducing you to various aspects of linguistic and literary theory. The exciting range of optional modules in your second and third years means you can tailor your studies to concentrate on the areas of literature and linguistics that interest you most. You can also extend your degree by studying abroad for a year.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : ABB

Including at least one essay based subject in humanities or social science.Excluded subject - General Studies.

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 100 3

    17th out of 33 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    127 61%

    37th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    32nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    78th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    126 62%

    21st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    11th

    4

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