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UCAS CODE: Q200

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Explore the similarities and differences between literature written in different places and at different times. The Department of Comparative Literature at King’s covers 12 languages, six continents, and spans over 2,500 years.All in a central London location that opens the doors to endless world-class libraries, institutes, galleries, concert halls and theatres. Focus extends beyond the modern and ancient literatures of Europe to the Americas, Australia, the Middle East, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.Where else in the UK can you study African literature in English and French alongside Arab modernist poetry, or modern Indian literature alongside the eighteenth-century European novel?**Key benefits**- All modules are taught in English translation, though you are encouraged to read in the original language where possible and supported in the development of new linguistic skills.- Centrally located, offering opportunities to benefit from London's unique literary and cultural resources.- Friendly and supportive learning environment and student community.- You will acquire analytical and presentational skills valued by employers in heritage-related professions, the media, education, civil service and the performing arts.- Our flexible study courses allow you to pursue your research interests and choose from a wide variety of modules across a number of departments.- Study abroad is available at a wide number of partner institutions in Europe, the USA, Asia and Australia.Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/comparative-literature-ba

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,790per year

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A level : AAB

including grade A in English Literature or English Language and Literature. Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels

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University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 106 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    168 82%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    85th

    1

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