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Comparative Literature Research

King's College London

36 months
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20820 GBP/year
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About

The Comparative Literature Research programme at King's College London welcomes applications from students with research interests in any area of modern, medieval and classical literature in the western European languages and in the modern languages of China, India, Africa and the Middle East.

Overview

Special research at Comparative Literature Research programme at King's College London focuses include: the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western literature; the tradition of melancholy from antiquity to 1800; modern Greek poetry; pain in African literature; gender and modern Chinese literature; space in the 19th century European novel; Palestinian and Israeli world literature; linguistics, philology and comparative literature.

Key facts:

Partner organisations: ongoing co-operation in research and student exchange takes place between the programme and the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina  at Chapel Hill.

Joint PhDs available: Exciting opportunities to gain a joint PhD with the University of Hong Kong or National University of Singapore.

Programme Structure

Current PhD topics include:

  • Metonymy in ancient Greek and German poetry
  • French critical thought and comparative literature
  • The Bengali novel and representations of Africa
  • Transnational modernisms
  • Modern Chinese literary representations of the city
  • Illness narratives in Arabic
  • Domestic space in the European novel
  • Palestinian and Arab-American speculative fiction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master of Arts degree with Merit and a minimum of 65% overall in a subject in which the study of literature plays a significant part; applicants must have the linguistic skills relevant to their research project, or be willing to develop them.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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