University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

European and Latin American Comparative Literatures and Cultures

The course provides students with the critical and theoretical tools to enable them to undertake in-depth study of specific aspects of European literature and culture or Latin American and Francophone contexts. It introduces students to a broad range of critical theory concepts and allows them to write a short thesis.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK high 2.1 Honours degree. IELTS score of 7.5.

Course modules

Examples of modules that may be offered: the modern city; cultures of the renaissance; marginalities in nineteenth-century European culture; modern and contemporary French and francophone culture: articulations of the real; searching for happiness; inventing history; the alterity of medieval literature; enlightenment and its critics: from Kant to Foucault; memory and subjectivity in the German novel; new commitments: literature, cinema and culture in Italy 1960 -present; women writers in early modern Italy; culture and society of east Slavic lands from the Mongol invasions to the battle of Poltava; literature and nationalism in Russia and eastern Europe; revolutionising body and mind in early twentieth-century Russia; al-Andalus and Espino: translation and tolerance; golden age literature and culture: the baroque marvel; Iberian voices; the consolidation and crisis of representation in Ibero-American literature; Latin American literary culture; Latin American film and visual arts.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of essays and a thesis.

Sponsorship information

AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council); CCEIT (Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust) including Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (CISS); Vice-Chancellors' Awards (previously known as CHESS/CHSS); Gates Cambridge Trust; Robert Gardiner Memorial Scholarship; College funding; MML MPhil Awards.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,468 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 20,535 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,468 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,468 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,468 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,468 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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