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Comparative Literature

University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. On Campus
84 months
Duration
11442 USD/year
11442 USD/year
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About

Comparative Literature from University of California, Berkeley is a vibrant place for the research and study of literatures and cultures in an interdisciplinary framework, from transnational and cross‐cultural perspectives. 

Overview

Comparative Literature from University of California, Berkeley provides students with tools for engaging, analyzing, and interpreting texts; and for writing, editing, translating, and thinking across disciplinary and national boundaries. Our graduates take up various literary traditions, historical periods and genres, modalities, forms, and contexts, from, for example, Latin American concrete poetry, to discourses of political and race theory, to Yiddish experimental fiction.  

Students at Comparative Literature from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • develop new historical and theoretical frameworks, and rethink those we have inherited, opening new perspectives on social and cultural forms and relations.
  • pursue rigorous research in a variety of literary and cultural fields, undertake team‐based projects, participate in discussions about political, aesthetic, and social issues, and develop a nuanced cross‐cultural understanding of historical and social processes. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Literature
  • Historical coverage

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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.
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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Personal Statement
  • The Writing Sample
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5721 USD per semester and a duration of 84 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5721 USD per semester and a duration of 84 months.

Funding

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