Comparative Literature, Ph.D. | York University | Toronto, Canada
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Comparative Literature

36 months
Duration
12000 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
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About

This challenging graduate diploma highlights the comparative, multilingual, cross-cultural nature of a student’s graduate training. We offer a Comparative Literature degree at the York University. 

Overview

Features 

  • In the case of MA students, it provides promising opportunities for further study in related disciplines; in the case of PhD Comparative Literature students at York University, it can lead to prospective careers in a range of areas requiring a high level of cross-cultural competency and literacy from government to the global creative industries.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Comparative Literature know how to:

  • identify, define, and historically situate key concepts, terms, methodologies, theoretical approaches, and critical assumptions as they have been developed in the discipline of comparative literature;
  • explain and critique western and non-western literary, cultural and artistic traditions in contexts that are both historical and contemporary;
  • describe fundamental debates in the discipline, as well as new concerns and developments, and situate them vis-à-vis other disciplines;

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
76
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
76
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MA degree with a grade average of at least B+ in an area relevant to undertaking doctoral study in Humanities, or its equivalent.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Your statement of interest is a brief (2 pages or so) description of your qualifications (academic or work) for admission, your interests in our program (areas of scholarship, faculty members you may wish to work with, etc.), and, most importantly, what you will be working on for your major project, for master’s students, their MRP; for PhD, their dissertation. In describing your project, try as best you can to position it in current scholarship.
  • Sample of written academic work relevant to graduate study in Humanities (max 30p)
  • Academic CV

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Comparative Literature.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
22500 CAD
Deadline
01 Mar 2024
Provost Dissertation Scholarship
Merit-based

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York University
Toronto, Canada
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
100000 USD
Deadline
30 Oct 2024
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
Traditional Fulbright Canada Student Awards
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 CAD
Deadline
Not specified
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP)
Merit-based Need-based

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Government Of Canada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 CAD
Deadline
Anytime
Niara Scholarship Application
Merit-based

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Niara
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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