B.A. Comparative Literature with a Year Abroad (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)
Description

Our modules in Comparative Literature with a Year Abroad programme from the University of Kent, 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.

Important information

Requirements: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

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Comparative Literature

Course programme

Course Content Course structure
  • The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.
Stage 1Possible modules may include:
  • The Tale
  • Childhood & Adolesence in Modern Fiction
  • Introduction to Contemporary European and Hispanic Cinemas
  • The Romantic Movement
  • Classical Literature
  • World Literature:An Introduction
  • Classical Mythology:Themes and Approaches
  • Freedom and Oppression in Modern Literature
  • Guilt and Redemption in Modern Literature
You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stageStage 2Possible modules may include:
  • The Text: Approaches to Comparative Literature
  • Fiction and Power
  • Modern Arabic Literature and the Middle East
  • Travel Literature
  • Modernism and the European Avant-Garde
  • Science Fiction: History and Innovation
  • Second Thoughts: Women Novelists from Bronte to Jelinek
  • European Realism
  • Creatures of the Night: Vampires in Literature and Film
  • Prize Winners
  • Postcolonial Images of Africa and South Asia
  • Nordic Literature and Film
  • Shakespeare's Afterlives
You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stageYear abroad
  • The Year Abroad programmes offer you a unique opportunity to experience cultural diversity first hand, to develop intercultural competence and to benefit from exposure to different approaches to the study of comparative literature. Destinations are in various European countries, Hong Kong and North America.
  • A foreign language is not required as the teaching language is English, but tuition in the language of the host country will be offered if possible and it is recommended that you take advantage of your stay abroad to learn and/or practise a foreign language.
Possible modules may include:
  • Comparative Literature Year Abroad Module
Stage 3Possible modules may include:
  • Comparative Literature Dissertation
  • Shakespeare's Afterlives
  • Nordic Literature and Film
  • Postcolonial Images of Africa and South Asia
  • Comparative Literature and English & Linguistics in the Classroom
  • Creatures of the Night: Vampires in Literature and Film
  • Prize Winners
  • Decadence in Fin-de-Siecle Europe
  • European Realism
  • SWIPE Undergraduate Conference
  • Second Thoughts: Women Novelists from Bronte to Jelinek
  • Science Fiction: History and Innovation