Masters Programs in Comparative Literature

Compare 2 Masters Programs in Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature

A master’s degree is often the next stage in a student's academic career should they choose to advance beyond a bachelor’s degree in a particular field of study. Achieving a master degree generally demonstrates a high level of competency in a subject, setting the individual apart as an expert. A master’s is also usually needed in order to qualify for doctoral programs in that field.

What is a Master in Comparative Literature? Universities and other institutions of higher learning that have undergraduate majors in comparative literature also usually offer graduate degrees. A comparative literature master curriculum is typically focused on the study of literature in a historical and international context. Studies may explore major works in terms of their linguistic and cultural significance.

A Master in Comparative Literature may give the student an opportunity to delve deeper into a particular aspect of study that interests him or her. Additionally, a master’s degree often serves as a bridge between an undergraduate degree and a doctoral program.

Obtaining a master’s degree typically takes between one and three years, depending on the requirements of the institution and the student's workload. The cost of a master’s program may vary widely between institutions, and many schools require a thesis for this degree.

A number of jobs in the field of comparative literature are academic in nature, so students looking for a career in teaching or research are often better positioned with a master’s degree. Professorships usually require an advanced degree, so a master’s is usually necessary at a minimum. A specialization in a particular aspect of comparative literature may help a student fit research or teaching programs at particular institutions.

Academic institutions throughout the world may be offering online master’s degrees. Online courses usually offer students a flexible option for study if they work or live too far from their school of choice. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Comparative Literature Studies: Russian – French

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Arkhangelsk

Designed by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Haute Alsace University, the CLS program gives a unique opportunity to get inside the world of French and Russian literature assisted by highly qualified international teaching staff and have lectures and tutorials both in Russia and France within an academic mobility program. [+]

Master in Comparative Literature Studies: Russian – French Literary RelationsLanguage: Russian, FrenchDesigned by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Haute Alsace University, the CLS program gives a unique opportunity to get inside the world of French and Russian literature assisted by highly qualified international teaching staff and have lectures and tutorials both in Russia and France within an academic mobility program. Compulsory courses:

Comparative Literature Studies Russian and French Literature Intercultural Communication in Europe French and Russian Languages Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS)

Electives:

French poetry of the 18-20 centuries Genres of Russian Literature French Drama and Theatre in the Context of Russian Literature and Culture Modern French Literature in Russian Translation ... [-]

Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures

University of Verona
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Verona

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. [+]

Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literature

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. Besides, students’ linguistic and literary knowledge will be extended to the extra-European variants of these languages and cultures (in the Euro-Mediterranean, Euro-American, and postcolonial areas). The course is therefore meant to open up to worldwide cooperation in the fields of formation, research, and cultural enterprise. In this view, starting from a.y. 2017/2018, the Master’s Degree LM37 has opted for an internationalized statute with a teaching program to be held wholly in English. This degree qualifies as a highly internationally oriented program, opening out to the world and promoting the enrolment of non-Italian speaking students.... [-]