University of Kent

University of Kent

Modern German and Comparative Literature

This course is aimed at students who wish to deepen their knowledge of modern German literature within a broader European context. Kent is one of the few universities in the UK to have a thriving Comparative Literature Department, giving you the opportunity to hone your literary and analytical skills not only on German texts, but also on a broader range of modern literature. The programme is suitable both for those who wish to take their undergraduate studies a stage further and for those who wish to go on to a career in literary studies or intend to do a PhD.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 in a relevant subject (normally German), or equivalent. Please also check our website for general entry requirements (including English language requirements).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a 5000 word essay for each module, and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272