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Course options

  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This Masters offers interdisciplinary study across linguistic cultures as well as academic fields. Benefitting from a strong and diverse School of Modern Languages and Cultures, you will be able to take courses in the comparative study of literatures, film, visual arts, or societies of two or more language areas OR across two or more disciplines. The high degree of flexibility means that you are able to design a unique programme of study suited to your interests.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • You will be taught by world-leading researchers working in all areas of the arts, from Literature and Migration, to World Cinema, Book History, Gender and Postcolonial Studies.
  • Our core courses are geared to building your theoretical approach to Comparative Literature and giving you hands-on training in preparation to undertaking and writing up your own research project. We have options designed specifically for you, but you are also encouraged to take courses from across
  • The programme is suitable whether or not you already have knowledge of one or more foreign languages; you may follow it entirely in English translation, or make use of your linguistic skills in our areas of expertise. If you wish to take up a new language, this can be part of your programme of study.
  • You will be encouraged to participate in our Postgraduate Conference in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, network with world-leading invited speakers, and engage with our annual cross-disciplinary theme.
  • You will have access to world class libraries, museums, galleries, theatres and teaching/research facilities, that make Glasgow such a vibrant place for postgraduate study.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Employers welcome our graduates’ abilities to 'think outside the box' in relation to cultures other than their own, as well as their ability to communicate in oral and written form in a logical, coherent, articulate and creative way.

Our graduates go into the workplace well-prepared to work in a global, international environment, as well as in any field requiring sophisticated communication skills. Some common careers include: publishing, editing, creative industries, and teaching.

The programme also provides an excellent preparation for further study in the fields of Comparative Literature and Modern Languages and Cultures.

Application deadline

29 August 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,350per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 100

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    182 89%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    36th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    55th

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