University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Comparative Literature

The Programme is comprised of 2 core courses, a selection of optional courses, and an independent research project (dissertation), which provides an opportunity for students to identify an area of interest for an in-depth critical exploration.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a good Honours degree (2.1 or better) or equivalent in a Modern Foreign Language or cognate discipline (such as English Literature or Philosophy).
Recommended: Fluency in 1 modern foreign language taught in the School and reading knowledge or better in another.
For applicants whose 1st language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level: IELTS: overall score 7.0 withno sub-test less than 7.0 or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification (see below). Common equivalent English language qualifications: all stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme: ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 22 with Speaking no less than 23; CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 185; no sub-test less than 185; CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 185; no sub-test less than 185; PTE Academic (Person Test of English, Academic test): 68; minimum 60 in writing.

Course modules

Core courses:
Semester 1: introduction to comparative literature; comparative literature in practice.
Selection of options is subject to approval by Programme Convener.

Assessment methods

Teaching is almost entirely in small-group seminars, with student assessment based on presentations, essays and individual research diaries; any language classes students may take have assessment as appropriate to that mode of learning.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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