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Comparative Literatures and Cultures BA

University of Bristol

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

A BA Comparative Literatures and Cultures degree from Bristol will give you an exciting opportunity to study a wealth of international cultural production in both depth and breadth.You will study the literatures and cultures of the world in translation in comparative frameworks drawing on methodologies from textual, cultural, and visual studies, as well as from translation, philosophy, history, social science and critical theory.Core units in years one and two currently include: What is Comparative Literature and How Do We Practise It?; Introduction to Visual Cultures; Cultures of Representation and Leadership; and Migrations of Culture. In year three you will complete an independent research project. In addition, you will have a choice of optional units that may be based in the culture of a single language or combine input from a range of cultures.Teaching is by experts in the field and is informed by staff research interests. It is delivered in varied ways, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and one-to-one project supervision.You will participate in small-group teaching and may be asked to give introductory talks to initiate discussion. Assessment methods are equally varied, and include presentations, essays, commentaries, exams, collaborative projects, debates, case study explorations, reports and dissertations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,100per year

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University information

University of Bristol

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    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

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    18th out of 106 8

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    169 82%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%


  • Student satisfaction

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    3.78 76%


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    / Max 100
    78 78%


  • Student satisfaction

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    4.31 86%



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