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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

On this Comparative Literature MA, you'll gain a greater understanding of cultural contexts and discover books that have excited imaginations across different historical periods and cultures. You’ll also examine interdisciplinary, cross-national approaches to literature and critical theory.

  • Learn from leading specialists with international reputation
  • Build your network: we collaborate with external partners, from publishers to museums
  • An active programme of research seminars and the annual George Steiner lecture
  • Choose from a range of modules and build your own bespoke degree

Facilities

  • Queen Mary's comprehensive libraries, including our Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Our new Graduate Centre: purpose-built study spaces and a roof-top common room with a terrace
  • Full access to our research and support services

Career paths

This programme provides you with a wide range of academic and transferable skills that are prized in many careers, including the diplomatic service, journalism, teaching, translation, publishing or working within the cultural industries.

You will gain a comprehensive grounding in research skills, preparing you for doctoral study.

These transferable skills, coupled with the networking opportunities on our programme, have allowed graduates of this programme to move into a range of careers, such as:

  • marketing
  • teaching
  • management
  • journalism

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

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

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 100

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    121 60%

    41st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    28th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    87th

    2

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