Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

King's College London, University of London

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0) 1051 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE Q200
In this course you will examine in detail the similarities and differences between literature written in different places and at different times. The Department of Comparative Literature at Kings covers 12 languages, six continents, and spans over 2,500 years. Focus extends beyond the modern works of literature of Europe to the Americas, Australia, China, the Middle East, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Comparative Literature is the study of the similarities and differences between... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
62nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
26th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Others in Language and Area Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Others in Language and Area Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
58%
History
36%
Mathematics
25%
French
22%
Spanish
15%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Domestic. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Other UK. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note, this is a provisional fee and subject to change. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note, this is a provisional fee and subject to change. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note, this is a provisional fee and subject to change. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note, this is a provisional fee and subject to change. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note, this is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.

Latest Comparative Literature reviews

Comparative Literature
A
Aster
17 Dec 18

Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

Living in London has been an amazing experience...
N
Nora
17 Dec 18

Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

Really enjoying the course, good facilities and fantastic...

Review breakdown

Overall rating
  • Overall Rating
  • Students' Union
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Accommodation
  • Uni Facilities
  • Course and Lecturers
  • City Life
  • Job Prospects
  • Student Support

How Comparative Literature students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 21 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 57%
3 star 19%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,051 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 60%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

King's College London, University of London

Strand
London
City Of Westminster
WC2R 2LS United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Temple  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Charing Cross   0.2 miles away

Thinking of studying in London?

Check out our London city guide

Other courses you might like

Compare Comparative Literature BA (Hons) at King's College London, University of London against all the unis listed above.