King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

German and Comparative Literature

This course is designed for humanities and liberal arts undergraduates from all around the world, but particularly the UK, the German-speaking countries, Eastern Europe, the United States, Canada, Australia, India, and Asia, who wish to study German literature as an academic subject within a European context and in an English-speaking environment.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in German (in exceptional cases a very high proficiency of German reading knowledge may be acceptable).

Course modules

Modules include: Literature across cultures: contemporary debates; guided reading and research with acadmeic staff in their research specialisms; comparative theories; novel connections; film theory and the cinema experience; german modernism in a european context; melancholia in german and european literature; the world novel; film history and the cinema experience; comedy in theory.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by three coursework essays in the coompulsory and optional modules; one 20,000 word dissertation plus a 5,000 word preparatory critical survey.

Sponsorship information

A small number of competitive School grants are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
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