Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

School Of European Culture And Languages

University of Kent

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Course info

UCAS CODE Q200
Our modules in Comparative Literature cover literature from the classics to the modern age. We investigate literary movements, genres and themes. We offer modules on Classical Literature, Romanticism, Realism, Modernism and Postmodernism. Genres studied include the novel, the short story, science fiction, tragedy and the epic, with a particular emphasis on how literary forms have evolved in different cultures, and linguistic traditions. For example, what makes a tragedy by Sophocles so... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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66th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
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44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2019
26th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

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After 6 months
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£21,000
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£22,000

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Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
72%
History
32%
Psychology
22%
Government & Politics
13%
Religious Studies & Theology
13%

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Latest Comparative Literature reviews

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Anonymous
10 Dec 18

Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

Generally good - like my course and everyone is very...
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Louise
18 Oct 17

Asian studies and Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

People and staff are always welcoming- made settling away from home very...

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University of Kent
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44th
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The University of Kent is a leading research-intensive university. It has two main campuses in Canterbury and Medway, a part-time study centre in Tonbridge and postgraduate centres in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome. There are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe, and many of the programmes offer dual UK and European qualifications. Kent is consistently ranked as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK, they achieved the 4th highest score for overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey. Kent’s academics produce world-leading research and lead the way in many fields of study. They were ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework which confirmed their position as one of the UK's leading research universities.

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University of Kent

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CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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